Table 2

Reference ranges derived from data extracted from the 2012 health survey for England

VariableReference ranges
MenWomen
Total cholesterol (mmol/L)2.1–10.02.3–11.9
HDL cholesterol (mmol/L)0.4–3.70.5–5.0
Systolic blood pressure (mm  Hg)70–22059–221
Body mass index (kg/m2)7.5–65.310.3–61.8
  • HDL, high-density lipoprotein.