What are the category values for Total Cholesterol?

Your total cholesterol score is calculated using the following equation: HDL + LDL + 20 percent of your triglyceride level. Keeping your cholesterol levels healthy is a great way to keep your heart healthy – and lower your chances of getting heart disease.

Category Value


0.0mg/dL to 199.9mg/dL


200.0mg/dL to 239.9mg/dL


240.0mg/dL and above


Source: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

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