publication . Article . Other literature type . 2003

Relation to Apolipoprotein E Allele Status

Evans, Denis A.; Bennett, David A.; Wilson, Robert S.; Bienias, Julia L.; Morris, Martha Clare; Scherr, Paul A.; Hebert, Liesi E.; Aggarwal, Neelum; Beckett, Laurel A.; Joglekar, Rajiv; ...
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  • Published: 01 Feb 2003 Journal: Archives of Neurology, volume 60, page 185 (issn: 0003-9942, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: American Medical Association (AMA)
Abstract
Context Few studies compare Alzheimer disease (AD) incidence among black and white subjects. Objective To estimate incidence and the effect of the apolipoprotein E ( APOE ) ϵ4 allele in these races. Design Population-based study of disease incidence using a random, stratified sample. Setting A geographically defined community of 3 adjacent neighborhoods in Chicago, Ill. Participants A total of 6158 persons (78.7% overall; 80.5% of the black subjects and 74.6% of the white subjects) participated; 4.1 years later, persons initially free of AD were sampled for clinical evaluation for disease incidence (overall 842 persons [74.8%] participated; 67.6% of the black su...
Subjects
free text keywords: Incidence (epidemiology), Epidemiology, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Demography, Population, education.field_of_study, education, Confidence interval, Anesthesia, Risk factor, business.industry, business, Gerontology, Odds ratio, Negroid, Apolipoprotein E
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