Journal of Ophthalmology / 2017 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

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

Table 4

Univariate analysis of thyroid function and IOP in thyroid disease patients without glaucoma.

VariablesIOP (mmHg) value

TSH (μIU/mL)0.128
 1st quartile (<1.30)
() (32.32%)
14.79 ± 2.92
 2nd quartile (1.30–1.90)
() (15.72%)
14.80 ± 2.80
 3rd quartile (1.90–2.75)
() (17.75%)
14.68 ± 2.85
 4th quartile (≥2.75)
() (34.21%)
14.87 ± 2.91

Free T4 (ng/dL)0.762
 1st quartile (<1.15)
() (33.12%)
14.76 ± 2.89
 2nd quartile (1.15–1.26)
() (22.76%)
14.81 ± 2.85
 3rd quartile (1.26–1.38)
() (18.53%)
14.81 ± 2.88
 4th quartile (≥1.38)
() (25.59%)
14.84 ± 2.92

T3 (pg/mL)<0.001
 1st quartile (<2.87)
() (41.69%)
14.60 ± 2.92
 2nd quartile (2.87–3.12)
() (22.91%)
14.77 ± 2.86
 3rd quartile (3.12–3.40)
() (18.17%)
14.95 ± 2.88
 4th quartile (≥3.40)
() (17.23%)
14.90 ± 2.91

Characteristics of disease(+)(−) value

Hypothyroidism14.65 ± 2.9014.85 ± 2.880.001
Hyperthyroidism14.87 ± 2.9414.78 ± 2.870.161
Nodular cyst14.88 ± 2.8614.74 ± 2.910.016
Hormone treatment14.86 ± 2.9514.78 ± 2.870.191

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

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