Current Gerontology and Geriatrics Research / 2012 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Polymorphisms in HSD17B1: Early Onset and Increased Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease in Women with Down Syndrome

Table 1

Demographic characteristics.

CharacteristicNondementedAlzheimer's disease

16474
Age at baseline (M, SD)**47.3 ± 6.954.2 ± 6.7
Level of intellectual disability ( , %)
 Mild/moderate97 (59.1)35 (47.3)
 Severe/profound67 (40.9)39 (52.7)
Ethnicity ( , %)
 Non-hispanic white142 (86.6)68 (91.9)
 Nonwhite22 (13.4)6 (8.1)
Body mass index (M, SD)**29.9 ± 6.728.0 ± 6.0
Apolipoprotein E ε4 allele ( , %)34 (21.0)20 (27.0)

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