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Table 1 Characteristics of OID cases and control subjects

From: Statin use and ocular inflammatory disease risk

  OID cases Control subjects p value
Number of subjects 92 920  
Mean age (year)s 58.2 58.1 0.97a
Ethnicity    0.0018b
 White 48 (52.2) 378 (41.1)  
 African-American 30 (32.6) 207 (22.5)  
 Other 0 (0) 6 (0.6)  
 Unknown 14 (15.2) 329 (35.8)  
Medical characteristics    
 Diabetes 24 (26.1) 95 (10.3) <0.0001b
 Lipid metabolism disorders 7 (7.6) 53 (5.8) 0.47b
 Hypertension 32 (34.8) 185 (20.1) 0.0011b
 Cardiovascular disease 12 (13.0) 141 (15.3) 0.56b
 Cerebrovascular disease 2 (2.2) 47 (5.1) 0.21b
 Arterial disease 3 (3.3) 32 (3.5) 0.91b
  1. Values are expressed as number (percentage) of individuals unless otherwise indicated. OID, ocular inflammatory disease. aPaired t test; bMcNemar's test.