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Hello, I am 28 years old and my weight is 70 kg and height is 5.5 inch. How to calculate cholesterol level and what cholesterol level it should be?

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It should be <150 mg %
Cholesterol levels in blood are investigated by a blood examination called Lipid Profile in which blood sample is taken in morning after 12 hours overnight fasting. Weight and height are used to calculate Body mass index, which is an anthropometric index for assessing obesity. Formula is [(weight (kg)) / (Height (m))^2] category normal :18.5 - 24.99 overweight: 25-29.99 obese grade 1: 30-34.99 obese grade 2: 35-39.99 obese grade 3 or morbidly obese: >= 40.
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