BMJ 1994; 309 doi: (Published 17 December 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:1619

Influence of total cholesterol, high density lipoprotein cholesterol, and triglycerides on risk of cerebrovascular disease: the Copenhagen city heart study

Some authors' errors occurred in table I of this paper by Ewa Lindstrom et al (2 July, pp 11-5); thecorrected version is shown below. These errors do not change the conclusions of the paper.


Relative risks of non-haemorrhagic events and corresponding proportions of study population and cerebrovascular cases with different ranges of plasma cholesterol values at first examination

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Relative to plasma cholesterol <5 mmol/l, based on 12 year follow up. Adjusted for age, sex, length of school education, combination of household income and marital status, cigarette smoking, consumption of > 10 g alcohol/ day, body mass index, systolic blood pressure, diabetes, and triglycerides.


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