Table 3.

Relationship of medical history and vascular characteristics to MCI

Characteristic% Subjects with MCI, n = 82% Control subjects, n =1270p Value
χ2 Test was used.
Information is obtained from detailed questionnaires concerning medical history and medical conditions and events diagnosed by a physician. Midlife and late life indicate the visit when the questionnaire was answered.
MCI = mild cognitive impairment.
Angina pectoris
Midlife6.33.80.24
Late life22.520.00.58
Myocardial infarction
Midlife3.82.40.39
Late life20.313.70.18
Cerebrovascular symptoms
Midlife3.81.20.16
Late life9.26.50.35
Hypertension
Midlife43.231.60.03
Late life40.535.60.38
Antihypertensive drug treatment
Midlife12.214.50.57
Late life39.035.90.57
Cholesterol lowering drug treatment
Late life20.315.10.25
Diabetes mellitus
Midlife1.41.10.21
Late life8.96.30.84
Smoking
Midlife35.443.20.17
Late life36.636.81.00
Alcohol use
Midlife62.571.10.61
Late life52.572.5<0.001