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Table 1 Demographic and baseline clinical characteristics of the study and control groups

From: Phaco-UCP; combined phacoemulsification and ultrasound ciliary plasty versus phacoemulsification alone for management of coexisting cataract and open angle glaucoma: a randomized clinical trial

Parameter Study group
(n = 31)
Control group
(n = 30)
P Test of significance
Age; years (mean ±SD) 59.1 ± 7.6 58.2 ± 12.6 0.7 Student t-test
Gender [no. (%)]    0.7 x2: Chi-square
 Male 18 (58.1%) 16 (53.3%)
 Female 13 (41.9%) 14 (46.7%)
Type of glaucoma [no. (%)]    0.7 x2: Chi-square
 POAG 22 (71.0%) 20 (66.7%)
 PEX glaucoma 9 (29.0%) 10 (33.3%)
Number of AGM
median (Q1, Q3)
3 (2, 4) 3 (2, 3) 0.3 Mann-Whitney U
Baseline IOP (mmHg)
Median (Q1, Q3)
24 (22, 28) 24 (22, 25) 0.3 Mann-Whitney U
LogMAR (CDVA) 0.89 ± 0.68 0.79 ±0.46 0.3 Student t-test
Visual field MD (dB) - 8.2 ± 2.4
(−0.95 to −11.54)
- 8.1 ± 1.8
(− 2.87 to – 11.33)
0.9 Student t-test
  1. SD Standard deviation, POAG Primary open angle glaucoma, PEX Pseudoexfoliation, IOP Intraocular pressure, AGM Anti-glaucoma medication, CDVA Corrected Distance Visual Acuity, MD Mean deviation
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