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Table 4 Distribution of study participants by their cholesterol levels (N = 112)

From: Poor drug adherence and lack of awareness of hypertension among hypertensive stroke patients in Kampala, Uganda: a cross sectional study

Total cholesterol, n (%)
<200 (normal) 54 (60.0)
 200–239 (border line high) 20 (22.2)
 ≥240 (high) 16 (17.8)
HDL cholesterol, n (%)
 >40 (desirable) 61 (67.8)
 ≤40 (lower than desired) 29 (32.2)
LDL cholesterol, n (%)
 <100 (optimal) 28 (31.1)
 100–129 (near optimal) 24 (26.7)
 130–159 (border line high) 23 (25.6)
 160–189 (high) 9 (10.0)
 ≥190 (very high) 6 (6.7)
Fasting triglycerides, n (%)
 <150 (normal) 44 (80.0)
 150–199 (border line high) 5 (9.1)
 200–499 (high) 5 (9.1)
 >500 (very high) 1 (1.8)