Table 3: Comparison of demographics and psychologic parameters between patients with and without complete posterior vitreous detachment identified on optical coherence tomography.

No or partial PVD ()Complete PVD () valuesa

Age, yrs49.7 ± 12.859.7 ± 6.50.001
Female, (%)16 (52)47 (73)0.035
Diabetes mellitus, (%)3 (10)12 (19)0.371
Hypertension, (%)3 (10)24 (38)0.005
Education, yrs12.3 ± 3.510.9 ± 2.90.054
Outdoor occupation, (%)2 (7)4 (6)>0.999
Visual acuity (logMAR)0.02 ± 0.050.07 ± 0.130.029
Refractive errors (SEQ), diopters−1.2 ± 2.8−0.1 ± 3.10.108
Pseudophakia, (%)05 (8)0.169
Depression (PHQ-9)4.6 ± 5.25.2 ± 5.80.587
Stress (PSS)15.2 ± 4.916.1 ± 6.50.463
Anxiety (STAI)
 State anxiety40.1 ± 10.241.9 ± 12.00.475
 Trait anxiety40.3 ± 9.842.5 ± 10.30.319

aStudent’s t-test and chi-square test or Fisher’s exact test used for continuous and categorical variables, respectively. logMAR: logarithm of minimal angle of resolution; PHQ-9: Patient Health Questionnaire-9; PSS: Perceived Stress Scale; PVD: posterior vitreous detachment; SEQ: spherical equivalent; STAI: State-Trait Anxiety Inventory.