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Table 2 Prevalence of maternally vs paternally inherited late-onset Alzheimer's disease (AD)

From: Maternal transmission of Alzheimer's disease: Prodromal metabolic phenotype and the search for genes

Reference AD
cases
No
affected
parents
FH- FHm FHp Mother:father
ratio
Heyman et al.[81] 68 11 84% 10% 6% 1.8:1
Duara et al.[77] 311 69 78% 17% 5% 3.6:1
Edland et al.[78] 118 24 80% 16% 4% 3.8:1
Farrer et al.[70] 251 61 76% 16% 8% 1.9:1
Gomez-Tortosa
et al.[80]
2594 817 68% 23% 9% 2.6:1
  1. FH- = No family history of AD; FHm = maternal history of AD; FHp = paternal history of AD.