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Table 1 Demographic information and baseline results of ocular surface tests

From: Effect of artificial tears on dynamic optical quality in patients with dry eye disease

  Control Mild ADDE Severe ADDE P value P value (subgroup comparison)
(31 eyes) (28 eyes) (31 eyes) within groups control vs mild control vs severe mild vs severe
Male 10 13 10 0.342 0.269 0.785 0.171
Female 21 15 21
Age, y 38.13±13.79 37.71±13.43 36.35±14.40 0.847 0.982 0.678 0.564
OSDI, units 8.67±3.29 24.04±5.22 52.66±14.10 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001
TBUT, s 11.84±3.12 4.05±1.09 3.17±0.99 0.002 <0.001 <0.001 0.024
Schirmer I, mm 16.26±4.98 8.48±2.74 3.83±1.25 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001
LLT, nm 70.81±19.33 59.29±15.33 54.14±16.84 0.015 0.009 <0.001 0.452
  1. Note: Data were expressed as the means ± SD. Due to multiple comparisons, the inspection level was corrected to 0.0125