Risk of coronary heart disease is associated with triglycerides and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol in women | Heart and Vascular Health | Scoop.it

The graded risk for patients is well shown in these charts.  The cut point for the HDL for women is less than 50 and for men les than 40. The triglyceride cutpoint is 150 for both men and women.

The bars are very steep for women (on the left).  Blue is the patients with both good level of HDL & triglyceride.  The purple bar is for patients with both levels in an undesitrable range.  For women the incidence is 2.4 for every 1000 person years in the best group and 13.4 in the worst group.

These parameters diffentiate risk for men less well (low rate of 13.1 and high rate of 22.1)