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Table 2 Characteristics of participants in dataset 2

From: A circular RNA blood panel that differentiates Alzheimer’s disease from other dementia types

Characteristic Total Sample (n = 124) Controls (n = 61) AD (n = 63)
Age, mean (SD) 69.2 (6.8) 68.9 (6.9) 69.5 (6.8)
Education year, mean (SD) 9.4 (2.3) 9.6 (2.0) 9.2 (2.5)
Women, No. (%) 63 (50.8) 31 (50.8) 32 (50.8)
ApoE ε4 positive (%) 37 (29.8) 11 (18.0) 26 (41.3)*
MMSE score, mean (SD) 24.8 (4.6) 29 (0.6) 20.8 (2.9)*
Aβ42, mean (SD), pg/ml 543 (217.1) 723.1 (152.1) 368.5 (90.7)*
T-tau, mean (SD), pg/ml 478.1 (198.3) 331.0 (97.7) 620.5 (163.9)*
P-tau, mean (SD), pg/ml 89.3 (59.3) 52 (30.6) 125.4 (58.1)*
  1. The values of age, education year, MMSE, Aβ42, T-tau, and P-tau are shown as mean (SD)
  2. Abbreviations: AD Alzheimer’s disease, VaD vascular dementia, PDD Parkinson disease dementia, bvFTD behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia, DLB dementia with Lewy body, ApoE ε4 apolipoprotein ε4, MMSE Mini-Mental State Examination, SD standard deviation
  3. *P < 0.05 compared to controls