Table 2

Distribution of macular thickness measurements in healthy eyes by age and gender

CharacteristicAgeGender
<4041–5051–6061–70≥70β coefficientP valueFemaleMaletP value
(N=436)(N=528)(N=1906)(N=1536)(N=494)(N=2722)(N=2178)
Central macular subfield232.48±20.41234.20±18.84238.81±22.53238.86±23.80234.94±27.521.0540.001233.67±22.83242.01±22.49–12.794<0.001
Inner rings
 Tempo311.64±16.36308.28±18.31308.57±18.85305.16±19.11296.59±21.99–3.132<0.001302.99±18.39310.96±19.69–14.501<0.001
 Superior317.39±15.67314.00±17.38312.65±18.39309.47±18.67301.73±19.93–3.401<0.001307.79±17.79315.28±19.01–14.211<0.001
 Nasal312.81±16.93309.81±17.35309.91±19.06307.08±19.85297.94±21.11–2.999<0.001304.74±19.28312.21±19.06–13.542<0.001
 Inferior319.63±16.56316.15±17.58315.08±18.87311.53±19.54303.86±19.79–3.461<0.001309.99±18.67317.56±19.15–13.946<0.001
 Superior hemisphere312.12±15.67309.08±17.54308.41±18.05305.41±18.50296.57±20.36–3.248<0.001303.34±17.71310.85±18.83–14.341<0.001
 Inferior hemisphere318.61±16.76315.04±17.37314.69±19.12311.21±18.72303.49±19.91–3.248<0.001309.42±18.42317.16±19.01–14.414<0.001
 Average thickness315.37±15.99312.06±17.16311.55±18.12308.31±18.10300.03±19.33–3.248<0.001306.38±17.51314.00±18.52–14.672<0.001
Outer rings
 Tempo282.23±13.65279.18±15.15278.88±15.77275.94±17.30268.42±17.74–2.91<0.001275.38±16.61279.55±16.28–8.8153<0.001
 Superior275.48±12.19272.75±11.96272.46±13.30269.91±13.65264.47±17.12–2.375<0.001269.86±14.18272.77±13.34–7.3329<0.001
 Nasal290.06±13.78286.99±14.34286.25±15.90284.04±17.86277.41±17.27–2.629<0.001283.23±16.38287.41±16.65–8.8063<0.001
 Inferior284.98±12.52282.67±13.77280.90±15.04278.05±15.13272.27±16.90–2.904<0.001279.09±14.88280.44±15.72–3.0472<0.001
 Superior hemisphere275.28±12.33272.26±12.28272.33±13.62269.98±15.31263.31±16.97–2.443<0.001269.11±14.88273.22±13.90–9.902<0.001
 Inferior hemisphere291.09±13.33288.53±15.07286.91±15.41283.99±15.43277.97±15.94–2.966<0.001284.67±15.13286.86±16.11–4.8541<0.001
 Average thickness283.19±12.40280.40±12.99279.62±13.94276.98±14.43270.64±15.57–2.705<0.001276.89±14.21280.04±14.40–7.6696<0.001