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Table 3 Demographic characteristics and peripapillary RNFL thickness of the FMF and healthy control groups by colchicine dosage

From: Effect of oral Colchicine on Peripapillary retinal nerve fiber layer thickness in patients with familial Mediterranean fever

Variables Healthy Control Group (n = 32) < 1.5 mg/day (n = 21) ≥ 1.5 mg/day (n = 20) Kruskal-Wallis test
Age (years) (mean ± SD) 34.72 ± 9.07 37.66 ± 11.67 35.35 ± 10.38 p = 0.746
Gender (male/female) 10/22 5/16 8/12 p = 0.543
Mean RNFL (μm) (mean ± SD) 98.18 ± 1.89 102.90 ± 7.32 99.85 ± 9.42 p = 0.150
Superior RNFL (μm) (mean ± SD) 117.04 ± 2.21 115.23 ± 8.96 116.30 ± 11.20 p = 0.405
Inferior RNFL (μm) (mean ± SD) 123.72 ± 2.84 130.04 ± 11.52 125.95 ± 12.70 p = 0.148
Temporal RNFL (μm) (mean ± SD) 70.45 ± 6.32 74.52 ± 11.58 71.10 ± 9.97 p = 0.363
Nasal RNFL (μm) (mean ± SD) 81.27 ± 4.16 87.76 ± 10.22 84.40 ± 14.17 p = 0.145
  1. FMF familial Mediterranean fever, RNFL retinal nerve fiber layer, μm micrometer