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Table 1 Baseline characteristics

From: Cardiovascular and cancer events in hyper-high-density lipoprotein cholesterolemic patients: a post hoc analysis of the MEGA study

  HDL-C (mg/dL)
  ≤ 60 > 60 to ≤ 90 > 90
N 4896 2697 239
Age (years) 58.1 58.7 58.2
Male (%) 37.8 21.4a 19.7a
Body mass index (kg/m2) 24.4 23.0a 21.4a
Hypertension (%) 44.8 37.3a 33.5a
Diabetes mellitus (%) 23.2 17.0a 15.5a
Total cholesterol (mg/dL) 242.3 243.1 242.5
LDL-C (mg/dL) 161.3 150.9a 126.4a
HDL-C (mg/dL) 48.4 70.3a 97.0a
Triglycerides (mg/dL) 172.2 110.2a 80.5a
Non–HDL-C (mg/dL) 193.9 172.8a 143.5a
Lipoprotein(a) (mg/dL) 23.9 26.1a 25.7a
Blood pressure (mmHg)    
 Systolic 132.9 131.1a 130.0a
 Diastolic 79.1 77.7a 77.8a
Fasting blood glucose (mg/dL) 110 105a 96a
Former or current smokers (%) 24.5 14.2a 13.4a
  1. HDL-C high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, LDL-C low-density lipoprotein cholesterol.
  2. aP < 0.01 versus ≤ 60 mg/dL group.