Please take a look at The Mail on Sunday, health section, very interesting!
Female at 36, total cholesterol =4,BMI=25.2
Female at 44, total cholesterol =6.3,BMI=32
Female at 52 total cholesterol =5.6, BMI=32.3
Female at 62, total cholesterol =7.6
There experts gave their views, statin is only mentioned for female aged 62 (BMI=24.7)!!.
Each woman was given an intensive BUPA Essential Health Assessment, which measured blood pressure, pulse, heart rate, lung function, blood glucose, diabetes risk and heart-disease risk. Blood tests checked for cholesterol and liver and kidney problems (such as gout).