Table 3.

APOE allele percentages in AD

Ethnic groupAllelenControls, %Prevalent AD, %Incident AD, %
Number of individuals genotyped = 984.
* p < 0.05 significant difference as compared with white/NH for E2 allele.
p < 0.05 significant difference as compared with white/NH for E4 allele.
n = number of alleles; NH = non-Hispanic.
Totalε21728.77.710.5
ε31,49577.774.771.4
ε429313.617.618.0
White/NHε2337.05.315.6
ε334981.781.671.0
ε45011.213.213.2
Black/NHε24011.3*12.510.8
ε323666.767.071.6
ε47222.020.517.6
Hispanicε2998.86.49.2
ε391078.576.360.5
ε417112.617.419.7