Table 3

Relationship between dry eye and systemic graft-versus-host disease

Number of patientsNumber with DE (%)OR (95% CI)
BMT
Systemic GVHD (−)5218 (34.6%)1
Systemic GVHD (+)1513 (87%)12.28 (2.48 to 60.5)
PBSCT
Systemic GVHD (−)72 (28.6%)1
Systemic GVHD (+)116 (54.5%)3 (0.4 to 22.7)
CBT
Systemic GVHD (−)132 (15.4%)1
Systemic GVHD (+)11 (100%)13.8 (0.4 to 448.6)
  • BMT, bone-marrow transplantation; CBT, cord blood transplantation; DE, dry eye; GVHD, graft-versus-host disease; PBSCT, peripheral blood stem cell transplantation.