Table 4

Correlation between the J-OSDI total score and other clinical assessments

Clinical itemsJ-OSDI total scoreOcular symptomsVision-related functionEnvironmental triggers
γP valueγP valueγP valueγP value
DEQS0.829***<0.0010.786***<0.0010.702***<0.001−0.650***<0.001
TFBUT−0.0660.349−0.0440.532−0.0570.416−0.1310.063
CFS0.0180.791−0.0130.852−0.137*0.0490.161*0.022
Schirmer I−0.0900.195−0.0130.844−0.0710.311−0.1290.067
MBI−0.283***<0.001−0.215**0.002−0.1350.053−0.407***<0.001
  • Pearson rank correlation coefficient was used to determine the correlations between the J-OSDI total score and subscale scores and various clinical assessments.

  • *p<0.05, **p<0.01 and ***p<0.001.

  • CFS, corneal fluorescein staining; DEQS, Dry Eye-Related Quality-of-Life Score;J-OSDI, Japanese version of the Ocular Surface Disease Index; MBI, maximum blink interval; TFBUT, tear film breakup time.