Table 1

Distribution of anosmia and dysgeusia according to the PCR status and corneal esthesiometry according to the presence of symptoms

PCR (n=202)P value
Negative (n=101)Positive (n=101)
Anosmia0.006
 No70 (57.8)51 (42.2)
 Yes31 (38.3)50 (61.7)
Dysgeusia0.032
 No67 (56.3)52 (43.7)
 Yes34 (40.9)49 (59.1)
Presence of symptomsP value
NoYes
Negative PCR
Anosmia
 CE right eye5.42 (0.84)5.32 (0.87)0.565
 CE left eye5.62 (0.66)5.54 (0.67)0.578
Dysgeusia
 CE right eye5.46 (0.80)5.26 (0.93)0.270
 CE left eye5.61 (0.65)5.58 (0.70)0.866
Positive PCR
Anosmia
 CE right eye5.31 (0.90)5.62 (0.80)0.075
 CE left eye5.41 (0.66)5.64 (0.63)0.116
Dysgeusia
 CE right eye5.38 (0.91)5.55 (0.82)0.337
 CE left eye5.44 (0.80)5.61 (0.63)0.243
  • *Data are presented as mean (SD) or frequency (proportion).

  • CE, corneal esthesiometry.