Table 3—

Relative risk of coronary heart disease mortality for various levels of lipids measured at baseline by diabetes status, pooled analysis

Without diabetesWith diabetes
n18,3631,018
CHD659114
LDL cholesterol (mg/dl)
    <1001.004.63 (2.21–9.70)
    100–1291.73 (1.07–2.81)2.93 (1.53–5.61)
    ≥1303.02 (1.93–4.72)5.94 (3.64–9.69)
Non-HDL cholesterol (mg/dl)
    <1301.002.73 (1.27–5.87)
    130–1590.95 (0.65–1.39)2.73 (1.60–4.66)
    ≥1602.11 (1.52–2.91)3.68 (2.51–5.39)
Total cholesterol (mg/dl)
    <2001.003.10 (1.97–4.88)
    200–2392.02 (1.58–2.60)3.52 (2.41–5.14)
    ≥2402.43 (1.90–3.11)4.41 (3.07–6.32)
HDL cholesterol (mg/dl)
    ≥601.001.94 (1.00–3.76)
    40–591.81 (1.40–2.35)3.42 (2.35–4.96)
    <402.59 (1.97–3.41)4.65 (3.24–6.67)
Triglycerides (mg/dl)
    <1501.001.80 (1.34–2.44)
    150–1991.26 (1.03–1.54)3.22 (2.14–4.85)
    ≥2001.34 (1.10–1.63)2.27 (1.61–3.19)
  • Data are RR (95% CI). RR from proportional hazard model adjusted for age, sex, systolic blood pressure, BMI, current smoking, and study sources.