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Table 1 Participant characteristics

From: The transcriptome of peripheral blood mononuclear cells in patients with clinical subtypes of late age-related macular degeneration

  Patients with GA
(n = 19)
Patients with nAMD
(n = 38)
Patients with PCV
(n = 19)
Healthy controls
(n = 20)
P-value
Age, years, mean (SD) 80.4 (8.3) 78.3 (7.8) 71.9 (7.8) 71.7 (8.9) 0.001
Females, n (%) 8 (42) 17 (45) 13 (68) 14 (70) 0.11
Smoking status, n (%)      0.50
 Active 5 (26) 10 (26) 7 (37) 3 (15)  
 Ex-smoker 10 (53) 7 (18) 3 (16) 8 (40)  
 Never smoker 4 (21) 21 (56) 9 (47) 9 (45)  
Alcohol consumption, units, median (IQR) 3 (2 to 10) 7 (1 to 10) 4 (1 to 13) 5 (1 to 8) 0.96
Body mass index, mean (SD) 26.5 (6.7) 25.3 (4.4) 25.2 (3.1) 24.7 (3.1) 0.68
Physically active, n (%) 11 (58) 21 (55) 10 (53) 12 (60) 0.97
  1. Abbreviations: GA Geographic atrophy, IQR Interquartile range, nAMD Neovascular age-related macular degeneration, PCV Polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy, SD Standard deviation