Table 2

Patient demographics and other baseline characteristics

DiquafosolSodium hyaluronateStatistical test
Number of subjects144142
Age (Mean±SD)55.3±17.156.9±16.8p=0.423*
Gender, female, n (%)120 (83.3)125 (88.0)p=0.312†
Sjögren's syndrome, n (%)36 (25.0)32 (22.5)p=0.678†
Fluorescein staining score baseline (Mean±SD)4.4±1.54.8±1.5p=0.067*
Rose bengal staining score baseline (Mean±SD)6.1±2.46.4±2.4p=0.198*
Tear break-up time baseline (Mean±SD)2.7±1.32.5±1.1p=0.045*
Schirmer's test (Mean±SD)2.5±1.72.5±1.7p=0.807*
  • *t test.

  • †Fisher's exact test.