Table 1

Patient characteristics at baseline

Bimatoprost (n = 131)Travoprost (n = 135)p Value
Mean (SD) age in years, range63.4 (12.3), 27 to 9162.7 (12.4), 19 to 880.609
Sex0.034
    Female81 (61.8%)66 (48.9%)
    Male50 (38.2%)69 (51.1%)
Race0.572*
    Black or African–American36 (27.5%)33 (24.4%)
    White75 (57.3%)80 (59.3%)
    Hispanic or Latino16 (12.2%)15 (11.1%)
    Asian2 (1.5%)4 (3.0%)
    American Indian or Alaska Native0 (0.0%)2 (1.5%)
    Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander2 (1.5%)0 (0.0%)
    Multiracial0 (0.0%)1 (0.7%)
Iris colour0.950†
    Brown82 (62.6%)84 (62.2%)
    Blue30 (22.9%)31 (23.0%)
    Hazel12 (9.2%)16 (11.9%)
    Green7 (5.3%)4 (3.0%)
Diagnosis0.644
    Ocular hypertension (OHT)28 (21.4%)29 (21.5%)
    Primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) or101 (77.1%)99 (73.3%)
    pigmentary glaucoma
    Chronic angle-closure glaucoma (CACG)0 (0.0%)1 (0.7%)
    Mixed‡1 (0.8%)3 (2.2%)
    Other§1 (0.8%)3 (2.2%)
  • Value shown in bold: p<0.05.

  • *p Value for black or African–American versus all other race categories.

  • †p Value for dark (brown) versus light (blue, hazel or green).

  • ‡One eye diagnosed as having OHT and the other with open-angle glaucoma.

  • §Pseudoexfoliative glaucoma or normal-tension glaucoma.