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Table 3 Causes of new registered blindness in Jing-An district, Shanghai, China in 2001-2009

From: Causes and 3-year-incidence of blindness in Jing-An District, Shanghai, China 2001-2009

  2001-2003 2004-2006 2007-2009
Causes cases eyes % order Incidence 1/100000 cases eyes % order Incidence 1/100000 case eyes % order Incidence 1/100000
MMD 15 29 14.5 2 4.8(2.4,7.3) 17 32 15.1 1 5.5(2.9,8.1) 39 74 26.1 1 12.6(8.6,16.5)
Glaucoma 19 38 19.0 1 6.1(3.4,8.9) 16 32 15.1 1 5.2(2.6,7.7) 28 53 18.7 2 9.0(5.7,12.4)
AMD 13 20 10.0 5 4.2(1.9,6.5) 16 29 13.7 3 5.2(2.6,7.7) 19 33 11.6 3 6.1(3.4,8.9)
RP 6 11 5.5 7 1.9(0.4,3.5) 13 26 12.3 4 4.2(1.9,6.5) 12 23 8.1 4 3.9(1.7,6.1)
Diabetic 8 16 8.0 6 2.6(0.8,4.4) 8 16 7.6 6 2.6(0.8,4.4) 11 22 7.8 5 3.6(1.5,5.6)
CO 3 4 2.0 9 1.0(0,2.1) 10 15 7.1 7 3.2(1.2,5.2) 16 21 7.4 6 5.2(2.6,7.7)
RD 15 27 13.5 3 4.8(2.4,7.3) 5 8 3.8 8 1.6(0.2,3.0) 10 16 5.6 7 3.2(1.2,5.2)
ONA 13 26 13.0 4 4.2(1.9,6.6) 14 25 11.8 5 4.5(2.2,6.9) 7 14 4.9 8 2.3(0.6,3.9)
UVITIS 3 6 3.0 8 1.0(0,2.1) 4 7 3.3 9 1.3(0,2.6) 6 10 3.5 9 1.9(0.4,3.5)
OTHERS 17 23 11.5   5.5(2.9.8.1) 12 22 10.4   3.9(1.7,6.1) 16 18 6.3   5.2(2.6,7.7)
Total 100 200 100.0   32.3(25.9,38.6) 106 212 100.0   34.2(27.7,40.7) 142 284 100.0   45.8(38.3,53.4)
  1. MMD: myopic macular degeneration; AMD: age-related macular degeneration; ONA: optic nerve atrophy; RP: retinitis pigmentosa; CO: corneal opacity; RD: retinal detachment.