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Table 1 Characteristics of AD patients and non-demented family

From: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use and Alzheimer's disease risk: the MIRAGE Study

CHARACTERISTIC AD (N = 691) NON DEMENTED (N = 973) AGE ADJUSTED PERCENT AD AGE ADJUSTED PERCENT NON-DEMENTED P-VALUE*
Mean Age (SD) 70.0 (8.2) 65.0 (8.8)    <0.0001
Sex (%male) 242 (35.0) 381 (39.2) 36.5 39.9 0.39
Greater than HS Ed (%) 403 (58.3) 643 (66.1) 59.3 65.1 0.10
African American (%) 215 (31.1) 204 (21.0) 28.4 21.3 0.01
Use of NSAIDs† (%) 24 (3.5) 66 (6.8) 3.5 6.7 0.08
APOE-ε4 carrier (%) 448 (64.8) 370 (38.0) 65.3 38.0 <0.0001
  1. * Reported p-values use General Estimating Equations to account for correlation among observations.
  2. †Exposure to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs had to precede index date by one year or more.