Table 4.

Crude all-cause and cardiovascular mortality by serum LDL categoriesa

Serum LDL Categories (mg/dl)Category Size(% Total Sample)All-Cause Death (%)Cardiovascular Death (%)Serum Albumin (Mean ± SD)
< 40167 (12)44 (26)14 (8)3.76 ± 0.43
≥40 and <70503 (35)124 (25)50 (10)3.80 ± 0.44
≥70 and <100 (base)459 (32)92 (20)33 (7)3.87 ± 0.36
≥100 and <130205 (14)49 (24)18 (9)3.86 ± 0.36
≥13084 (6)12 (14)3 (4)3.85 ± 0.37
  • a The percentage of total patients in each group is reported as well as the crude mortality percentage by category.\