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Table 2 Clinically documented cardiovascular risk factors and disease conditions amongst study subjects.

From: Reduced clinical and postmortem measures of cardiac pathology in subjects with advanced Alzheimer's Disease

Condition AD Control
Hypertension 22/35 (62.8%) 18/22 (81.8%)
Hyperlipidemia/Dyslipidemia 14/35 (40%) 12/22 (54.5%)
Diabetes mellitus 7/35 (20%) 7/22 (31.8%)
Coronary Artery Disease 15/35 (42.9%) 11/22 (50%)
Myocardial infarction 5/35 (14.3%) 5/22 (22.7%)
Arrhythmia 13/35 (37.1%) 13/22 (59.1%)
Valvular disorder 2/35 (5.7%) 3/22 (13.6%)
Congestive heart failure 1/35 (2.9%)1 8/22 (36.4%)
Carotid artery disease 2/35 (5.7%) 3/22 (13.6%)
Stroke/Transient ischemic attack 16/35 (45.7%) 6/22 (27.3%)
Peripheral vascular disease 3/35 (8.6%) 6/22 (27.3%)
Total Number of Conditions 2.91 (1.64)1 4.18 (1.84)
Timespan covered by records (months) 73.5 (50.8) 82.1 (73.4)
  1. 1. Significantly different from control (p < 0.01).
  2. Values shown are proportions and percentages affected within each diagnostic group, except for the total number of conditions and the timespan covered by the available medical records, where the means and standard deviations are shown.