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Table 4 Correlations between HBA1c% and urinary albumin excretion ratio (UAER) with the choroidal thickness (CT) in different sectors in the microalbuminuric diabetic patients

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

Variable (µm) Microalbuminuric group
HBA1c% UAER (µg/min)
r p r p
SFCT − 0.23 0.077 − 0.58 <  0.001
SIM − 0.18 0.169 − 0.69 <  0.001
IIM − 0.04 0.762 − 0.55 <  0.001
TIM − 0.08 0.649 − 0.60 <  0.001
NIM − 0.15 0.146 − 0.65 <  0.001
SOM 0.02 0.704 − 0.39 0.002
IOM − 0.07 0.879 − 0.35 0.006
TOM − 0.15 0.253 − 0.56 <  0.001
NOM − 0.06 0.649 − 0.53 <  0.001
  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)