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Table 4 The analysis of composite score and each subscale score among four subgroups

From: Impact of Dry Eye Syndrome on Vision-Related Quality of Life in a Non-Clinic-Based General Population

  group A (n = 70) group B (n = 50) group C (n = 49) group D (n = 60)
General Health 57.8 ± 13.5 60.1 ± 12.9 62.9 ± 15.4 62.1 ± 14.6
General Vision 65.5 ± 13.8 70.5 ± 9.6 66.3 ± 11.6 69.5 ± 11.5
Ocular Pain 78.9 ± 21.3 § 92.2 ± 14.4 84.9 ± 14.5† 94.2 ± 13.1
Near activity 81.8 ± 19.0 86.7 ± 13.7 89.6 ± 13.6 86.6 ± 15.9
Distance activity 91.2 ± 15.3 94.3 ± 11.5 95.2 ± 9.8 96.6 ± 8.9
Social function 93.6 ± 15.2 96.6 ± 10.6 98.2 ± 6.3 97.5 ± 8.5
Mental health 80.2 ± 23.4‡ 92.3 ± 12.8 85.7 ± 17.4 93.0 ± 12.5
Role difficulties 84.7 ± 22.7 91.2 ± 20.5 85.7 ± 25.1 93.8 ± 16.2
Dependency 90.1 ± 19.3 94.1 ± 16.8 92.9 ± 18.9 96.5 ± 14.1
Color vision 93.8 ± 13.9 96.6 ± 15.0 99.0 ± 5.0 97.5 ± 8.9
Peripheral vision 93.4 ± 17.6 97.1 ± 8.2 96.4 ± 10.2 97.5 ± 8.9
Composite score 85.3 ± 14.5† 91.2 ± 10.6 89.5 ± 8.6 92.3 ± 8.3
  1. † P < 0.05, ‡P < 0.01, § P < 0.001.