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Table 3 Incidence of cancer according to high-density cholesterol level (during follow-up, all patients)

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

Cancer type High-density lipoprotein cholesterol (mg/dL) No. of patients (%) p
All ≤ 60 164/4896 (3.3) 0.5654
> 60 to ≤ 90 77/2697 (2.9)  
> 90 to ≤ 120 6/225 (2.7)  
> 120 0/14 (0.0)  
Digestive organs ≤ 60 80/4896 (1.6) 0.6998
> 60 to ≤ 90 38/2697 (1.4)  
> 90 to ≤ 120 5/225 (2.2)  
> 120 0/14 (0.0)  
Respiratory organs ≤ 60 13/4896 (0.3) 0.7093
> 60 to ≤ 90 10/2697 (0.4)  
> 90 to ≤ 120 0/225 (0.0)  
> 120 0/14 (0.0)  
Breast ≤ 60 14/3045 (0.5) 0.7375
> 60 to ≤ 90 12/2119 (0.6)  
> 90 to ≤ 120 0/185 (0.0)  
> 120 0/7 (0.0)  
Female reproductive organs ≤ 60 18/3045 (0.6) 0.3139
> 60 to ≤ 90 6/2119 (0.3)  
> 90 to ≤ 120 0/185 (0.0)  
> 120 0/7 (0.0)  
Other ≤ 60 46/4896 (0.9) 0.2190
> 60 to ≤ 90 14/2697 (0.5)  
> 90 to ≤ 120 1/225 (0.4)  
> 120 0/14 (0.0)