International Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease / 2009 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Risk of Dementia Associated with Elevated Plasma Homocysteine in a Latin American Population

Table 2

Odds ratios (ORs) for risk of dementia associated with log-transformed levels of total homocysteine (tHcy).

NumberCrudeNumberModel NumberModel

GroupRisk factorCases/TotalOR95% CICases/TotalOR95% CICases/TotalOR95% CI

Total samplelog(tHcy)169/2100 4.2–9.3152/1787 2.4–7.3152/1786 2.0–6.4
55–66 yearslog(tHcy)23/1094 1.7–12.321/927 1.6–24.621/9274.50.9–20.5
66 yearslog(tHcy)146/1006 2.9–7.5131/860 2.3–7.8131/859 2.0–7.2

Model 1 adjusted for age, sex, education, diabetes, APOE genotype, folate, and vitamin B12; Model 2 adjusted for age, sex, education, diabetes, APOE genotype, folate, vitamin B12, and stroke, ; .

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