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Table 1 Patient demographics and overall sample breakdown

From: Neurofilament light chain in the vitreous humor of the eye

Characteristic Overall sample breakdown (N = 77)
Sex
 Male 49 (63.63%)
 Female 28 (36.36%)
Age
 Mean age ± SD 56.21 ± 15.52
 Age > 40 68 (88.31%)
 Age > 50 53 (68.83%)
 Age > 60 35 (45.45%)
Race
 Asian 3 (3.90%)
 American Indian or Alaskan Native 2 (2.60%)
 Black or African 27 (35.06%)
 Hispanic 11 (14.29%)
 White 26 (33.77%)
 Others 8 (10.39%)
Ethnicity
 Hispanic 20 (25.97%)
 Not Hispanic 57 (74.03%)
Education level
 8th grade or less 11 (14.29%)
 High school 28 (36.36%)
 College or greater 38 (49.35%)
Eye disease category
 Age-related macular degeneration 4 (5.19%)
 Diabetic retinopathy 35 (45.45%)
 Age-related cataracts 66 (85.71%)
 Glaucoma 10 (12.99%)
 Epiretinal membrane 17 (22.08%)
 Retinal detachment 32 (41.56%)
 Macular hole 12 (15.58%)
 APOE allele Overall sample breakdown (n = 76, 152 alleles)
 ε2 (may offer some protection against AD) 15 (9.87%)
 ε3 (neutral risk for AD) 121 (79.61%)
 ε4 (increases risk for AD at an earlier age) 16 (10.52%)
APOE genotype Overall sample breakdown (n = 77)
 ε22 0 (0.0%)
 ε23 11 (14.29%)
 ε24 4 (5.19%)
 ε33 45 (58.44%)
 ε34 16 (20.78%)
 ε44 0 (0.0%)
MMSE scores, mean ± SD Mean ± SD (n = 77)
 No cognitive impairment (n = 68) 27.91 ± 1.68
 Mild or severe cognitive impairment (n = 9) 19.44 ± 2.35
  1. APOE apolipoprotein E