APOE allele* | Observed frequency | |||||
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Cataracts | ||||||

Controls (n = 374) | Nuclear (n = 154) | Cortical (n = 310) | Posterior subcapsular (n = 238) | Mixed (n = 302) | All cases (n = 1004) | |

n, number of alleles. | ||||||

*p>0.05 for all alleles when comparing controls and cataracts (all cases) or cataract subgroups. 95% confidence intervals of all odds ratios included 1.0 (no difference). | ||||||

ε2 | 0.112 | 0.110 | 0.113 | 0.071 | 0.126 | 0.107 |

ε3 | 0.773 | 0.792 | 0.774 | 0.832 | 0.768 | 0.789 |

ε4 | 0.115 | 0.097 | 0.113 | 0.097 | 0.106 | 0.105 |