Epidemiology of low cholesterol levels in older adults. The Cardiovascular Health Study.

@article{Manolio1993EpidemiologyOL,
  title={Epidemiology of low cholesterol levels in older adults. The Cardiovascular Health Study.},
  author={Teri Manolio and Walt H Ettinger and Russell P Tracy and Lewis H. Kuller and Nemat O. Borhani and J Christopher Lynch and Linda P. Fried},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={1993},
  volume={87 3},
  pages={728-37}
}
BACKGROUND Low cholesterol levels have been associated with increased mortality from stroke, cancer, and other noncardiovascular diseases, but the reasons for this association remain unclear. One explanation is that persons with low cholesterol levels have early or occult disease that eventually leads to their deaths. METHODS AND RESULTS This possibility was explored in 2,091 men and 2,714 women 65-100 years old in the Cardiovascular Health Study, a multicenter observational study of risk… CONTINUE READING
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