Table 4 The questions on the BECK anxiety inventory (BAI) associated with RNFL thickness loss.

From: The effect of anxiety and depression on progression of glaucoma

Variables RNFL thickness progression rate, um/year P value
Score 0 Score 1–3
Q1. Numbness or tingling 0.63 ± 1.47 1.49 ± 1.80 0.006
Q2. Feeling hot 0.70 ± 1.56 1.34 ± 1.67 0.040
Q3. Wobbliness in legs 0.70 \(\pm 1.37\) 2.56 \(\pm 2.62\) 0.033
Q4. Unable to relax 0.75 \(\pm 1.45\) 1.20 \(\pm 1.95\) 0.158
Q5. Fear of worst happening 0.89 \(\pm 1.38\) 0.83 \(\pm 2.10\) 0.851
Q6. Dizzy or lightheaded 0.62 \(\pm 1.45\) 1.19 \(\pm 1.75\) 0.042
Q7. Heart pounding/racing 0.47 \(\pm 1.46\) 1.34 \(\pm 1.65\) 0.002
Q8. Unsteady 0.66 \(\pm 1.42\) 1.24 \(\pm 1.85\) 0.047
Q9. Terrified or afraid 0.62 \(\pm 1.41\) 1.54 \(\pm 1.90\) 0.011
Q10. Nervous 0.82 \(\pm 1.76\) 0.94 \(\pm 1.41\) 0.661
Q11. Feeling of choking 0.81 \(\pm 1.60\) 1.29 \(\pm 1.64\) 0.250
Q12. Hands trembling 0.75 \(\pm 1.39\) 2.25 \(\pm 2.91\) 0.121
Q13. Shaky/unsteady 0.72 \(\pm 1.38\) 2.42 \(\pm 2.71\) 0.053
Q14. Fear of losing control 0.75 \(\pm 1.36\) 3.51 \(\pm 3.54\) 0.114
Q15. Difficulty in breathing 0.72 \(\pm 1.35\) 0.09 \(\pm 2.69\) 0.070
Q16. Fear of dying 0.84 \(\pm 1.61\) 1.96 \(\pm 1.38\) 0.171
Q17. Scared 0.78 \(\pm 1.49\) 1.04 \(\pm 1.80\) 0.400
Q18. Indigestion 0.73 \(\pm 1.42\) 1.08 \(\pm 1.85\) 0.234
Q19. Faint/lightheaded 0.86 \(\pm 1.62\) 0.27 \(\pm 0.25\) 0.530
Q20. Face flushed 0.69 \(\pm 1.41\) 1.66 \(\pm 2.12\) 0.038
Q21. Hot/cold sweats 0.82 \(\pm 1.66\) 1.08 \(\pm 1.39\) 0.423
  1. The comparison was performed using independent samples t-test.
  2. Statistically significant values are shown in bold.
  3. Continuous data are mean ± mean standard deviation unless otherwise indicated.