Table 1: Demographic characteristics and 8-hydroxydeoxyguanosine (8-OHdG) levels between pseudoexfoliation glaucoma cases and controls.

VariablesCases ()Controls ()value

Age in years, mean (SD)62.27 (6.31)59.91 (8.33)0.146a
Male/female, n26/1530/150.751b
Systemic diseases, n (%)
Diabetes mellitus6 (14.6)6 (13.3)0.862b
Hypertension4 (9.7)5 (11.1)0.605b
Coronary artery disease2 (4.8)2 (4.4)0.924b
Hypercholesterolemia3 (7.3)2 (4.4)0.569b
Family history of glaucoma5 (12.2)1 (2.2)0.069b
Smokers5 (12.2)5 (11.1)0.874b

8-OHdG concentration, ng/mL
Mean (SD)30.48 (31.52)16.95 (10.66)0.008a
Median18.1113.780.032c

By gender
Males, mean (SD)29.53 (26.94)17.02 (11.02)0.023a
Median18.1713.120.041c
Females, mean (SD)32.12 (39.22)16.80 (10.29)0.154a
Median17.6817.970.442c

Notes. aIndependent sample t-test (two-tailed); bchi-square test; cMann–Whitney U test.