Journal of Ophthalmology / 2017 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Glaucomatous Optic Nerve Changes and Thyroid Dysfunction in an Urban South Korean Population

Table 1

Demographic and general health characteristics.

CharacteristicsGlaucoma (+) ()Glaucoma (−) () value

Age, years (mean ± SD)44.10 ± 9.1740.50 ± 8.50<0.001
Male (%)1736 (71.4%)91,823 (56.8%)<0.001
IOP (mmHg)15.8 ± 3.115.0 ± 3.0<0.001
Diabetes (%)157 (6.5)4732 (2.9)<0.001
Hypertension (%)497 (20.4)13,998 (8.7)<0.001
Hyperlipidaemia (%)473 (19.5)22,332 (13.8)<0.001
Current smoker (%)547 (22.5)33,158 (20.5)0.033
TSH (μIU/mL)2.39 ± 3.642.26 ± 2.670.089
Free T4 (ng/dL)1.27 ± 0.251.26 ± 0.230.080
T3 (pg/mL)3.21 ± 0.843.162 ± 0.65<0.001
Hyperthyroidism (%)37 (1.5%)2752 (1.7%)<0.001
Hypothyroidism (%)36 (1.5%)3086 (1.9%)<0.001
Nodular cyst (%)138 (5.6%)11,239 (6.7%)<0.001
Hormone treatment (%)48 (2.0%)3081 (1.8%)<0.001

CharacteristicDisc haemorrhage (+) ()Disc haemorrhage (−) () value

Age, years (mean ± SD)44.68 ± 8.9740.55 ± 8.51<0.001
Male (%)151 (66.81%)93,408 (57.02%)0.003

Continuous values are presented as mean ± standard deviation (SD).
Categorical values are presented as percentage (%).
Student’s t-test, Chi-square test.

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