Familial aggregation of Alzheimer disease among whites, African Americans, and Caribbean Hispanics in northern Manhattan.

@article{Devi2000FamilialAO,
  title={Familial aggregation of Alzheimer disease among whites, African Americans, and Caribbean Hispanics in northern Manhattan.},
  author={Gourie Devi and Ruth Ottman and M. X. Tang and Karen S. Marder and Yael Stern and Richard Mayeux},
  journal={Archives of neurology},
  year={2000},
  volume={57 1},
  pages={72-7}
}
BACKGROUND Alzheimer disease (AD) aggregates in families. OBJECTIVE To compare the familial aggregation and lifetime risk of AD to the age of 90 years in the first-degree relatives of patients with AD and unrelated controls among Caribbean Hispanics, African Americans, and whites in Washington Heights, Manhattan, New York, NY. METHODS Family history of AD and demographic information were obtained from informants of 435 patients with probable or possible AD concerning 1577 siblings and… CONTINUE READING

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