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Table 3 APOE genotypes, atrial fibrillation and ECG abnormalities in the study population. Total number and percentages of total (N = 505).

From: Association of apolipoprotein E genotypes, blood pressure, blood lipids and ECG abnormalities in a general population aged 85+

APOE Genotype Atrial fibrillation No atrial fibrillation VPB*or SVPB No VPB or SVPB Conduction disturbances No conduction disturbances
ε2/ε2 1(0.2) 1(0.2) 0(0) 2(0.4) 0(0) 2(0.4)
ε2/ε3 7(1.4) 53(10.5) 35(6.9) 26(5.1) 9(1.8) 52(10.3)
ε2/ε4 1(0.2) 13(2.6) 8(1.6) 6(1.2) 4(0.8) 10(2.0)
ε3/ε3 54(10.7) 240(47.5) 122(24.2) 173(34.3) 25(4.9) 269(53.3)
ε3/ε4 20(4.0) 107(21.2) 55(10.9) 70(13.9) 10(1.9) 116(23.0)
ε4/ε4 3(0.6) 5(0.9) 2(0.4) 6(1.1) 0(0) 8(1.6)
Total 86(17.0) 419(81.7) 222(43.7) 283(56.3) 48(9.4) 457(90.6)
P   0.06   0.1   0.1
  1. * Abbreviations: VPB = ventricular premature beats SVPB = supraventricular premature beats Conduction disturbances include first and second degree atrioventricular block, left bundle branch block, right bundle branch block