Table 1

Demographics of subjects between ARC and control group

ARC group (n=219)Control group (n=218)t valueP value
Age (year)66.99±8.83 (46-85)66.00±7.10 (48-79)1.2810.201
Gender (male/female)94/125110/1181.2760.259
BMI (kg/m2)23.68±3.1621.55±2.747.476<0.001
SBP (mm Hg)132.45±15.50129.92±5.552.2300.027
DBP (mm Hg)74.21±10.6576.58±5.372.8960.004
IOP (mm Hg)13.84±3.59
Visual acuity0.23±0.15
Smoking (yes/no)15/20418/2000.3100.578
Drinking (yes/no)33/18623/1951.9960.158
Diet (meat/vegetarian)159/6098/12034.476<0.001
  • Data are expressed as mean ±SD deviation (SD). Independent-Samples T Test and χ2 test was used.

  • ARC, age-related cataract; BMI, body mass index; DBP, diastolic blood pressure; IOP, intraocular pressure; SBP, systolic blood pressure.