Table 3.

Adjusted 10-Year Risk of Coronary Heart Disease Mortality by Cholesterol Level, Stratified by Education

<12 Years Education≥12 Years Education
Cholesterol Level (mg/dL)Mortality Risk (%)95% CIMortality Risk (%)95% CI
CHD = coronary heart disease; CI = confidence interval.
≥2807.64.5–10.72.20.6–3.8
240–2796.54.7 – 8.21.40.7–2.0
200–2395.73.6 – 7.81.60.8–2.3
<2002.40.6 – 3.81.30.7–2.0