Table 1

Demographics of glaucoma suspects with and without partial posterior vitreous detachments

CharacteristicWith pPVD (n=55)Without pPVD (n=46)P value
Age (years, average ±SD, range)53.6±11.3 (13–85)58.6±21.5 (9–93)0.16
Female (n, %)34 (61.8%)35 (76.0%)0.12
Ethnicity, self-reported (n, %)0.85
 Caucasian39 (70.9%)33 (71.7%)
 African-American8 (14.5%)7 (15.2%)
 Asian5 (9.1%)4 (8.7%)
 Hispanic3 (5.5%)2 (4.3%)
Refractive error (diopters, average spherical equivalent ±SD, range)−0.50±1.89
(−5.00 to +3.25)
−0.32±1.90
(−4.25 to +3.25)
0.62
  • pPVD, partial posterior vitreous detachment; SD, standard deviation.