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Table 1 Demographic characteristics and ophthalmologic data in the SSDE and non-SSDE groups

From: Vision-related quality of life and psychological status in Chinese women with Sjogren’s syndrome dry eye: a case-control study

  SSDE
(n = 30)
Non-SSDE
(n = 30)
P value
Age (years) 46.8 ± 11.1 49.8 ± 10.2 0.2864
Marital status, n (%)    0.6120
 Married 29 (96.7) 27 (90.0)
 Single 1 (3.3) 3 (10.0)
Household income, n (%)    0.6940
 Low (< RMB3000) 19 (63.3) 22 (73.3)
 Moderate (RMB3000–5000) 5 (16.7) 4 (13.3)
 High (>RMB5000) 6 (20.0) 4 (13.3)
Education level, n (%)    0.5530
 Primary school 1 (3.3) 0 (0)
 High school 12 (40) 14 (46.7)
 University 17 (56.7) 16 (53.3)
In use of tear supplements, n (%) 23 (76.7) 19 (63.3) 0.3990
Duration of disease (years) 1.75 ± 1.80 1.50 ± 1.60 0.6225
BCVA(logMAR) 0.10 ± 0.12 0.10 ± 0.10 0.8848
TBUT (second) 3.10 ± 2.64 4.67 ± 2.27 0.0098*
S1T (mm/5 min) 1.30 ± 1.55 2.57 ± 2.41 0.0390*
CFS 4.73 ± 3.65 0.97 ± 1.44 0.0000*
  1. SSDE Sjogren’s syndrome dry eye, BCVA best-corrected visual acuity, TBUT tear break-up time, S1T Schirmer test without anesthesia, CFS corneal fluorescein staining
  2. * p < 0.05 statistically significant