Table 2

Difference of corneal autofluorescence ratio between groups

Groups compared Mean difference Difference range pparam pnon-par
Melanoma and naevus+0.13+0.068 to +0.192<0.001<0.001
Naevus and healthy control−0.04−0.085 to +0.0050.270.27
Melanoma and healthy control+0.09+0.028 to +0.1520.0140.020
  • Difference between mean ratios of two groups.

  • 95% confidence range of the difference.

  • Significance according to the parametric Turkey multiple comparison procedure.

  • Significance according to the non-parametric Kruskal-Wallis test.

  • Significance according to the global Kruskal-Wallis test across the three groups: p<0.001.