Table 6.

Relative risk (RR) for AD associated with cholesterol quartiles

Incident AD total cholesterol quartilesRR (95% CI)RR adjusted* (95% CI)
* RR adjusted for education.
CI = confidence interval.
<177 mg/dL1.8 (1.1–2.9)1.6 (1.0–2.7)
177–200 mg/dL1.2 (0.7–2.1)1.1 (0.6–1.9)
201–224 mg/dL1.1 (0.8–2.1)1.1 (0.6–1.8)
>225 mg/dL1.0 reference1.0 reference