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Table 1 Characteristics of study subjects

From: Associations of healthy lifestyles with cerebrospinal fluid biomarkers of Alzheimer’s disease pathology in cognitively intact older adults: the CABLE study

Characteristic No. (n = 1108)
Age (years) 61.1 ± 11.0 (41 to 89)
Sex (F/M) 461/647
Education (years) 9.8 ± 4.4
CM-MMSE 28.2 ± 1.9
MoCA 23.8 ± 4.0
*APOE ε4 (carriers/non-carriers) 161/800
*CSF Aβ42 (pg/ml) 167.6 ± 79.5
*CSF Aβ40 (pg/ml) 5981.8 ± 2728.5
*CSF tau (pg/ml) 171.3 ± 76.1
*CSF p-tau (pg/ml) 36.8 ± 9.1
Healthy lifestyle factors (n, %)
 No current smoking 888 (80.1%)
 No or moderate drinking 951 (85.8%)
 Regular physical activity 275 (24.8%)
 Absence of social isolation 868 (78.3%)
No. of healthy lifestyle factors (n, %)
 0 9 (0.8%)
 1 84 (7.6%)
 2 302 (27.3%)
 3 558 (50.4%)
 4 155 (14.0%)
  1. Summarized as mean ± standard deviation (SD) for continuous data and count for categorical data. Abbreviations: CSF, cerebrospinal fluid; MMSE, Mini-Mental State Examination; p-tau, phosphorylated tau
  2. * Data were missing for CSF Aβ42 (n = 162, 14.6%), CSF Aβ40 (n = 198, 17.9%), CSF tau (n = 92, 8.3%), CSF p-tau (n = 90, 8.1%), and APOE ε4 statues (n = 147, 13.3%)