Journal of Ophthalmology / 2020 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Effects of Oral Vitamin B1 and Mecobalamin on Dry Eye Disease

Table 4

The correlations between pre- and posttreatment signs/symptoms/treatment satisfaction scores and sex/age.

G1G2G3G4
Estimate (sex)Estimate (age)Estimate (sex)Estimate (age)Estimate (sex)Estimate (age)Estimate (sex)Estimate (age)

SignsTMHNsns0.056nsnsnsnsns
TBUTFNsnsns−0.0290.719−0.025nsns
TBUTAnsnsnsnsns−0.034nsns

SymptomsDrynessnsnsns−0.065−1.892ns−2.182ns
Painns−0.060ns−0.891nsnsns−0.083
Burningnsnsnsnsns−0.048−2.072ns
Wateringnsnsnsnsnsns−2.734ns
Asthenopiansnsns−0.085nsnsns−0.054
Blurred visionnsns1.820nsnsnsns0.069
Itchingnsnsnsns2.012−0.091−2.636ns
Photophobiansns2.736ns−2.969ns−3.8730.054
Totalnsnsnsnsns−0.346−26.519ns

SatisfactionBeforensnsnsnsns0.030−1.579−0.113
Afternsnsnsnsns−0.0493.627−0.055
After-beforensnsnsnsns−0.082nsns
Following advice−2.223ns0.951nsnsns−0.0190.003
Improvementnsnsnsnsnsnsns−0.136

G1: group 1; G2: group 2; G3: group 3; G4: group 4; TMH: tear meniscus height; TBUTF: tear film breakup time first; TBUTA: tear film breakup time average; Satisfaction: before: pretreatment satisfaction with ocular surface; after: posttreatment satisfaction with ocular surface; following advice: compliance with the doctor's advice; improvement: satisfaction with therapeutic effects. ns: no statistical significance.

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