Table 5

The association between axial length and its parameters with age and gender in multivariate linear regressions
Coefficient (95%CI of coefficient) P-value
Axial length (mm) Age (years) −0.007 (−0.012 to −0.003) <0.001
Sex (male/female) 0.111 (0.035 to 0.186) 0.004
Education (Each year in school) 0.011 (0.005 to 0.016) <0.001
Height (cm) 0.025 (0.021 to 0.029) <0.001
Weight (Kg) 0.005 (0.003 to 0.007) <0.001
Anterior Chamber depth (mm) Age (years) −0.013 (−0.014 to −0.012) <0.001
Sex (male/female) 0.038 (0.012 to 0.064) 0.004
Education (Each year in school) 0.004 (0.002 to 0.005) <0.001
Height (cm) 0.003 (0.002 to 0.004) <0.001
Weight (Kg) 0.002 (0.002 to 0.003) <0.001
Lens thickness (mm) Age (years) 0.018 (0.017 to 0.019) <0.001
Sex (male/female) 0.026 (0.01 to 0.043) <0.001
Education (Each year in school) −0.002 (−0.004 to −0.001) 0.005
Height (cm) NS
Weight (Kg) −0.001 (−0.002 to −0.001) <0.001
Vitreous chamber depth (mm) Age (years) −0.011 (−0.015 to −0.007) <0.001
Sex (male/female) NS
Education (Each year in school) 0.009 (0.004 to −0.014) <0.001
Height (cm) 0.023 (0.021 to −0.026) <0.001
Weight (Kg) 0.004 (0.001 to −0.006) <0.001

CI = confidence interval.

Hashemi et al.

Hashemi et al. BMC Ophthalmology 2012 12:50   doi:10.1186/1471-2415-12-50

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