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Table 1 Comparison of basic information

From: Effects of aerobic exercise on tear secretion and tear film stability in dry eye patients

   Dry eye without AE Dry eye with AE Pre-clinical dry eye with AE
Part 1 NO. subjects (eyes) 17 (34) 17 (34) 17 (34)
  Male (eyes): Female (eyes) 12 (24): 5 (10) 12 (24): 5 (10) 12 (24): 5 (10)
Age (years) 22.0 (21.0, 23.5) 22.0 (21.0, 24.0) 21.0 (21.0, 23.3)
OSDI score 25.0 (19.4, 32.2) 22.7 (16.0, 32.2) 16.7 (7.3, 21.3)a
Part 2 NO. subjects (eyes) 15 (30) 15 (30) 15 (30)
Male (eyes): Female (eyes) 10 (20): 5 (10) 12 (24): 3 (6) 12 (24): 3 (6)
Age (years) 21.0 (21.0, 23.0) 22.0 (21.0, 23.3) 21.0 (21.0, 23.0)
OSDI score 22.9 (20.5, 32.5) 25.0 (20.0, 45.0) 13.6 (5.0, 25.0)a
  1. a There were significant differences compared with the other groups (P < 0.05)
  2. OSDI the ocular surface disease index