Table 1

Participant characteristics by familial hypercholesterolaemia test result received
DNA diagnosis DNA diagnosis Non-DNA diagnosis Non-DNA diagnosis
positive negative positive negative
Age (mean) 30.9 37.3 40.7 43.9
Gender
Male 5 5 7 5
Female 6 4 2 5
Ethnicity
White British 9 5 5 7
Asian British 1 2 0 0
White Other 1 0 2 0
Jewish 0 1 0 0
Black-Caribbean 0 0 2 3
Greek-Cypriot 0 1 0 0
Prior cholesterol test
Yes 6 6 9 7
No 3 3 0 3
Expected test result
Negative 0 4 0 4
Positive 9 0 6 0
Uncertain 2 5 3 6

Hollands et al.

Hollands et al. BMC Medical Genetics 2012 13:87   doi:10.1186/1471-2350-13-87

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