Table 2

Diagnostic power of the flicker test with the three different stimulus areas for the three patient groups

Sensitivities at a prefixed specificity
of 96% and result
of the unpaired t test
Ocular hypertensives“Preperimetric” glaucomas“Perimetric” glaucomas
Central stimulationsensitivity (%)11.12051
p valuens ** **
Peripheral stimulationsensitivity (%)24.13773.6
p value * ** **
Full field stimulationsensitivity (%)20.432.966.2
p value * ** **
  • ns = not significant; *p <0.01; **p <0.001.