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Table 3 Mean Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer (RNFL) thickness and vessel calibers in participants with different number of ideal cardiovascular health metrics

From: Relationship of ideal cardiovascular health metrics with retinal vessel calibers and retinal nerve fiber layer thickness: a cross-sectional study

  Number of ideal cardiovascular health metrics p value p trend
0 1 2 3 4 5 6 or 7
RNFL thickness, micron(mean ± SD) 103.03 ± 9.76 102.00 ± 10.70 101.90 ± 9.76 102.36 ± 10.95 102.11 ± 9.86 102.11 ± 11.24 102.31 ± 10.02 0.81 0.94
CRAE, micron(mean ± SD) 153.76 ± 22.02 150.45 ± 18.94 153.41 ± 19.00 153.23 ± 20.33 155.05 ± 19.59 157.85 ± 19.67 159.81 ± 18.77 < 0.0001 < 0.0001
CRVE, micron(mean ± SD) 241.05 ± 26.69 234.07 ± 25.05 232.12 ± 26.21 232.29 ± 25.86 232.47 ± 24.37 232.01 ± 27.18 231.97 ± 26.90 0.13 0.058
AVR(mean ± SD) 0.64 ± 0.10 0.65 ± 0.10 0.67 ± 0.11 0.67 ± 0.12 0.67 ± 0.10 0.69 ± 0.12 0.70 ± 0.10 < 0.0001 < 0.0001
  1. RNFL retinal nerve fiber layer, CRAE central retinal arteriolar equivalent, CRVE central retinal venous equivalent, AVR arterio- venous ratio, SD standard deviation