Table 3

Demographic Characteristics by APOE4 status (N)

APOE4(-)

APOE4(+)

p-value*


Mean Age

76.2 (54)

76.5 (68)

0.796


Mean ADAS-Cog

21.9 (59)

23.4 (69)

0.273


Mean MMSE

20.3 (55)

19.4 (70)

0.239


Sex

F 59% (37)

F 53% (38)

F = female, M = male

M 41% (26)

M 47% (34)

0.603


Donepezil

N 60% (38)

N 47% (34)

Y 40% (25)

Y 53% (38)

0.167


Memantine

N 70% (44)

N 50% (36)

0.023

Y 30% (19)

Y 50% (36)


Galantamine

N 95% (60)

N 92% (66)

0.502

Y 5% (3)

Y 8% (6)


Number of AD medications

0 – 30% (19)

0 – 15% (11)

1 – 51% (32)

1 – 44% (32)

2 – 19% (12)

2 – 40% (29)

0.012


Completed study

N 37% (23)

N 33% (24)

0.721

Y 63% (40)

Y 67% (48)


N = no, Y = yes

*Fisher Exact test

Contingency analysis

Henderson et al. Nutrition & Metabolism 2009 6:31   doi:10.1186/1743-7075-6-31

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