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Table 2 Choroidal thickness (CT) of the studied groups

From: Choroidal thickness in relation to urinary albumin excretion rate in type 2 diabetes mellitus without retinopathy

Variable (µm) Group 1 Group 2 Group 3 F P Post hoc test
Mean  ±  SD Mean  ±  SD Mean  ±  SD 1 vs 2 1 vs 3 2 vs 3
SFCT 293.48  ±  28.51 285.87  ±  20.30 270.82  ±  14.90 16.55 <  0.001 0.141 <  0.001 <  0.001
SIM 285.48  ±  26.08 278.88  ±  21.51 266.62  ±  22.41 10.03 <  0.001 0.273 <  0.001 0.013
IIM 287.47  ±  36.19 279.02  ±  24.93 261.67  ±  36.36 9.86 < 0.001 0.218 <  0.001 0.019
TIM 277.03  ±  28.48 273.72  ±  35.27 259.10  ±  22.83 6.36 0.002 0.809 0.003 0.019
NIM 280.27  ±  21.96 275.88  ±  31.45 261.27  ±  25.38 8.42 <  0.001 0.638 <  0.001 0.008
SOM 268.85  ±  19.00 263.48  ±  18.55 250.20  ±  23.10 13.40 <  0.001 0.319 <  0.001 0.001
IOM 270.32  ±  16.88 266.32  ±  14.67 254.90  ±  22.54 11.43 <  0.001 0.458 <  0.001 0.002
TOM 272.65  ±  23.94 265.10  ±  21.35 251.12  ±  18.05 15.86 <  0.001 0.129 <  0.001 0.001
NOM 270.87  ±  21.29 267.33  ±  20.82 255.68  ±  22.07 8.27 <  0.001 0.638 < 0.001 0.009
  1. SFCT subfoveal choroidal thickness; SIM superior of the inner macula (CT); IIM inferior of the inner macula (CT); TIM temporal of the inner macula (CT); NIM nasal of the inner macula (CT); SOM superior of the outer macula (CT); IOM inferior of outer macula (CT); TOM temporal of the outer macula (CT); NOM nasal of the outer macula (CT)