Study title and authors:
Cholesterol and all-cause mortality in elderly people from the Honolulu Heart Program: a cohort study.
Schatz IJ, Masaki K, Yano K, Chen R, Rodriguez BL, Curb JD.
The study investigated the relationship between cholesterol levels in 3572 Japanese/American men (aged 71-93 years) and death rates over 20 years.
The study found that those with the lowest cholesterol had a 35% increase in mortality compared to those with the highest cholesterol.