Non–HDL Cholesterol Shows Improved Accuracy for Cardiovascular Risk Score Classification Compared to Direct or Calculated LDL Cholesterol in a Dyslipidemic Population

Study Questions:

How accurate is a cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk score determined using three different measurements: direct low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C), calculated LDL-C, and non–high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (non–HDL-C), when compared to classification by reference measurement?