Journal of Ophthalmology / 2017 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

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

Table 3

Univariate analysis of thyroid function and IOP in a normal population without glaucoma.

VariablesIOP (mmHg) value

TSH (μIU/mL)<0.001
 1st quartile (<1.30)
() (25.91%)
14.94 ± 2.96
 2nd quartile (1.30–1.90)
() (25.58%)
15.02 ± 2.96
 3rd quartile (1.90–2.75)
() (24.68%)
15.04 ± 2.94
 4th quartile (≥2.75)
() (23.83%)
15.02 ± 2.92

Free T4 (ng/dL)<0.001
 1st quartile (<1.15)
() (25.43%)
14.92 ± 2.94
 2nd quartile (1.15–1.26)
() (26.01%)
15.01 ± 2.95
 3rd quartile (1.26–1.38)
() (25.55%)
15.05 ± 2.95
 4th quartile (≥1.38)
() (23.01%)
15.05 ± 2.95

T3 (pg/mL)<0.001
 1st quartile (<2.87)
() (24.36%)
14.64 ± 2.95
 2nd quartile (2.87–3.12)
() (23.44%)
14.88 ± 2.95
 3rd quartile (3.12–3.40)
() (26.06%)
15.10 ± 2.96
 4th quartile (≥3.40)
() (26.14%)
15.19 ± 2.96

Characteristics of disease(+)(−) value

Hypothyroidism14.65 ± 2.9315.01 ± 2.95<0.001
Hyperthyroidism14.87 ± 2.9215.01 ± 2.950.017
Nodular cyst14.92 ± 2.9015.01 ± 2.950.003
Hormone treatment14.82 ± 2.9315.01 ± 2.950.001

Continuous values are presented as mean ± standard deviation (SD).
One-way ANOVA, Student’s t-test.

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