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Table 1 Prevalence (%) of selected characteristics by quartile of high density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) concentration in persons aged 60y and over (N = 4911).

From: High-density Lipoprotein Cholesterol, Cognitive Function and Mortality in a U.S. National Cohort

  HDL-C quartile
  All 1 2 3 4
Dead 32 36 31 28 31
Cognitive function index      
   <12 20 17 22 18 21
   12-13 37 25 36 37 38
   14-16 19 22 19 19 17
   17 25 25 24 25 24
Female 57 34 53 64 79
Age 70+ 49 46 50 50 51
Mexican American 2 2 3 2 2
African American 8 5 7 8 11
South region 31 31 33 32 26
Metropolitan residence 44 41 46 39 48
Unmarried 40 30 36 43 50
Education < 12 y 41 46 41 40 36
Fair-poor health 28 34 31 22 25
≥1 chronic illness 56 62 57 54 51
Mobility limitation 33 33 35 31 33
Current smoking 15 16 14 15 14
Alcohol in past month 35 29 31 37 43
No regular physician 15 15 14 14 16
No religious attendance 12 10 12 14 12
Systolic BP ≥140 mmHg 51 50 51 54 47
BMI ≥30 kg/m2 23 29 27 22 15
No physical activity 79 79 78 81 77