Table 3

Comparisons of RNFL thickness and peak locations in different astigmatism groups (<a onClick="popup('http://www.diagnosticpathology.org/content/7/1/55/mathml/M3','MathML',630,470);return false;" target="_blank" href="http://www.diagnosticpathology.org/content/7/1/55/mathml/M3">View MathML</a>)
Normal astigmatism group High corneal astigmatism group P*
RNFL thickness (μm)
Average 94.15 (8.59) 91.67 (7.25) 0.195
Superior 106.74 (12.50) 110.86 (13.72) 0.194
Nasal 61.79 (11.13) 57.50 (7.74) 0.067
Inferior 111.18 (16.34) 111.61 (13.95) 0.905
Temporal 97.06 (17.69) 86.75 (13.41) 0.007
RNFL peak location (degree)
α angle 55.59 (8.86) 60.82 (8.34) 0.013
β angle 61.66 (7.20) 66.80 (10.74) 0.043
superotemporal peak 156.12 (19.37) 158.53 (22.51) 0.633
inferotemporal peak 167.32 (28.10) 167.11 (17.48) 0.970

* Independent t-test, RNFL indicates retinal nerve fiber layer.

Liu et al.

Liu et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2012 7:55   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-7-55

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