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Table 1 Electroretinographic findings of study population compared to domestic normal values

From: Long-term complications of sulfur mustard poisoning: retinal electrophysiological assessment in 40 severely intoxicated Iranian veterans

  Right eye Left eye
Amplitude Implicit time Amplitude Implicit time
Study findings Population data p value (CI 95%) Study findings Population data p value (CI 95%) Study findings Population data p value (CI 95%) Study findings Population data p value (CI 95%)
Rod             
b-wave 96.90 ± 78.74 145 ±  54 0.02 (58.949–134.851) 85.11 ± 7.42 92 ± 7 0.0008 (81.534–88.686) 59.40 ± 39.95 142 ±  42 <0.0001 (40.14–78.65) 84.80 ± 6.63 96 ± 8 <0.0001 (81.60–87.99)
Max response             
a-wave 120.22 ± 58.84 187 ±  42 p < 0.0001 (101.402–139.038) 20.47 ± 1.67 22 ± 2 <0.0001 (19.936–21.004) 120.22 ± 58.84 192 ± 40 <0.0001 (101.402–139.038) 20.47 ± 1.67 21 ± 2 0.051 (19.936–21.004)
b-wave  270.49 ± 101.90 412 ± 71 p < 0.0001 (237.901–303.079) 43.78 ± 2.48 42 ± 4 0.0001 (42.987–44.573) 245.20 ± 73.12 415 ± 76 <0.0001 (221.815–268.585) 42.80 ± 2.23 43 ± 4 0.573 (42.087–43.513)
Cone response             
a-wave  27.28 ± 7.71 30 ± 12 0.0315 (24.814–29.746) 14.26 ± 2.13 15 ± 1 0.0340 (13.579–14.941) 30.24 ± 14.54 31 ± 11 0.7427 (25.59–34.89) 14.45 ± 1.39 15 ± 1 0.0166 (14.005–14.895)
b-wave  70.40 ± 32.48 161 ± 32 <0.0001 (60.012–80.788) 31.52 ± 1.42 31 ± 1 0.0543 (30.99–32.05) 67.31 ± 30.19 162 ± 34 <0.0001 (57.655–76.965) 31.40 ± 1.72 31 ± 1 0.1494 (30.85–31.95)
30-Hz             
N1     41.00 ± 11.52 13 ± 1 <0.0001 (37.316–44.684)     41.70 ± 11.06 14 ± 1 <0.0001 (38.163–45.237)
P1     54.43 ± 27.10 26 ± 2 <0.0001 (45.763–63.097)     58.60 ± 11.05 27 ± 2 <0.0001 (55.066–62.134)
N1-P1 54.43 ± 27.10 94 ± 24 p < 0.0001 (45.763–63.097)     58.50 ± 31.61 96 ± 15 <0.0001 (48.391–68.609)