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Table 4 Visual acuity distribution among cases with vitreo-retinal disorders

From: Prevalence and pattern of vitreo-retinal diseases in Nepal: the Bhaktapur glaucoma study

Characteristics Number of cases with vitreo-retinal diseases Normal vision No. (%) Low vision No. (%) Blind No. (%)
Age (years)     
40 - 49 29 24 (82.75) 4 (13.79) 1(3.40)
50 - 59 49 31 (63.26) 9 (18.36) 9 (18.36)
60 - 69 59 39 (66.10) 16 (27.10) 4 (6.80)
70 - 79 59 27 (45.76) 25 (42.37) 7 (11.86)
80 - 89 14 4 (28.57) 5 (35.71) 5 (35.71)
≥90 2 0 (0.00) 2 (100.00) 0 (0.00)
Sex     
Male 94 62 (65.90) 23 (24.40) 9 (9.50)
Female 118 63 (53.38) 38 (32.20) 17 (14.40)
Vitreo-retinal diseases     
AMD 60 31 (51.67) 24 (40%) 5 (8.33)
Diabetic retinopathy 38 33 (86.80) 4 (10.50) 1 (2.60)
Hypertensive retinopathy 35 30 (85.70) 5 (14.30) 0
Branch retinal vein occlusion 19 8 (42.10) 8 (42.10) 3 (15.78)
Macular scar 15 5 (33.33) 5 (33.33) 5 (33.33)
Macular hole 8 3 (37.50) 4 (50) 1 (12.5)
Retinitis pigmentosa 5 0 4 (80) 1 (20)
Retinal detachment 4 0 1 (25) 3 (75)
Others 28 15 (53.57) 6 (21.40) 7 (25)
Total 212 125 (59) 61 (28.80) 26 (12.20)
  1. Note: Visual acuity was based on the eye with vitreo-retinal diseases in unilateral cases and on the better eye in bilateral cases. Low vision has been defined as a best-corrected visual acuity of <6/18 (20/60, 0.3) but not <3/60 (20/400, 0.05).