Journal of Ophthalmology / 2018 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Corneal Epithelial Damage and Impaired Tear Functions in Patients with Inflamed Pinguecula

Table 2

Schirmer 2 and TBUT test results of the groups.

Patient eyes with inflamed pinguecula (n = 32) (Group 1)Patient eyes without inflamed pinguecula (n = 32) (Group 2)Control eyes (n = 32) (Group 3) for intergroup comparisons
Groups 1 vs 2Groups 1 vs 3Groups 2 vs 3

BUT (s)Mean ± SD8.1 ± 3.99.3 ± 4.313.5 ± 4.9<0.0050.286<0.0010.003
Median8.08.014.0
Range3–193–184–25

ST2 (mm)Mean ± SD11.6 ± 5.111.6 ± 5.317.6 ± 7.8<0.0050.951<0.0010.003
Median11.010.520.0
Range3–222–214–30

value for comparison among three groups (Kruskal–Wallis one-way test). values for intergroup comparisons (Mann–Whitney U test). value <0.05 is statistically significant.

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