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Table 4 Pupil Diameters (mm) at Admission and Discharge

From: Possible involvement of the autonomic nervous system in cervical muscles of patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis / chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS)

  Total ME/CFS recovered ME/CFS unrecovered P-value
D-A
P-value
(D-A) / A
Admission Discharge D-A (D-A) / A Admission Discharge D-A (D-A) / A Admission Discharge D-A (D-A) / A
Variables 5.440 (1.034) 5.394 (1.050) -0.046 (0.633) -0.002 (0.123) 5.480 (1.063) 5.380 (1.076) -0.099 (0.700) -0.011 (0.134) 5.391 (0.997) 5.411 (1.017) 0.020 (0.532) 0.009 (0.107) 0.001 0.007
Sex
 Men 5.621 (1.117) 5.541 (1.089) −0.080 (0.621) −0.008 (0.114) 5.672 (1.172) 5.520 (1.110) −0.152 (0.666) − 0.019 (0.119) 5.555 (1.042) 5.567 (1.064) 0.013 (0.548) 0.007 (0.104) 0.005 0.015
 Women 5.336 (0.969) 5.310 (1.017) −0.027 (0.640) 0.001 (0.129) 5.367 (0.977) 5.298 (1.047) −0.068 (0.719) −0.005 (0.142) 5.299 (0.960) 5.324 (0.980) 0.025 (0.523) 0.010 (0.109) 0.043 0.265
Age strata (years old)
 10–49 5.807 (0.914) 5.772 (0.901) −0.035 (0.637) 0.001 (0.118) 5.853 (0.949) 5.764 (0.930) −0.089 (0.687) −0.008 (0.126) 5.750 (0.866) 5.782 (0.865) 0.032 (0.562) 0.011 (0.107) 0.010 0.029
 50–89 4.889 (0.958) 4.827 (1.001) −0.062 (0.629) −0.006 (0.131) 4.920 (0.976) 4.806 (1.024) −0.114 (0.721) −0.015 (0.146) 4.850 (0.937) 4.853 (0.974) 0.003 (0.483) 0.005 (0.109) 0.040 0.101
Hospitalization period (days)
 5–60 5.505 (1.044) 5.455 (1.042) −0.050 (0.606) −0.003 (0.112) 5.594 (1.085) 5.459 (1.076) −0.135 (0.674) −0.018 (0.117) 5.404 (0.988) 5.450 (1.005) 0.047 (0.501) 0.014 (0.103) 0.001 0.001
 61–120 5.393 (1.025) 5.349 (1.053) −0.043 (0.653) −0.001 (0.131) 5.401 (1.041) 5.326 (1.073) −0.075 (0.717) −0.005 (0.145) 5.381 (1.006) 5.380 (1.027) −0.001 (0.554) 0.005 (0.111) 0.134 0.317
  1. mean (standard deviation)