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Table 1 Comparison of clinical variables in Alzheimer patients and controls

From: Association between an angiotensin-converting enzyme gene polymorphism and Alzheimer’s disease in a Tunisian population

Clinical variable Patients (N = 60)
n (%)
Controls (N = 120)
n (%)
p value
Gender F/M 20 (33.3)/40 (66.6) 46 (38.3)/74 (61.6)
Age years ± SD 75.18 ± 5.31 72.94 ± 5.0
Age of onset years ± SD 69 ± 4.48
MMSE 14 (6–22) 28 (> 26) < 10 −3
Tobacco use 12 (20) 30 (25) .45
Diabetes 13 (21.6) 18 (15) .26
Hypertension 15 (25) 20 (16.6) .18
  1. Significant p values in italics