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Table 1 Societal data for patients with a negative evolution of their ETDRS score over 24 months of follow-up (78.2% of patients): For negative ETDRS score evolution: 1 corresponds to changes between − 10 and − 5 letters; 2 corresponds to changes between − 5 and 0

From: Influence of new societal factors on neovascular age-related macular degeneration outcomes

Variable Categories Percentage
Negative ETDRS Score evolution 1 65.574
  2 34.426
Number of injections between baseline and M24 0 21.311
  1 13.115
  2 4.918
  3 13.115
  4 8.197
  5 6.557
  6 6.557
  7 6.557
  8 3.279
  9 1.639
  10 3.279
  12 3.279
  16 1.639
  17 1.639
  19 1.639
  20 1.639
  22 1.639
Outpatient follow-up No 80.328
  Yes 16.393
  Sometimes 3.279
Family status Couple 52.459
  Living alone 45.902
  Family 1.639
Transportation to the clinic Medicalised vehicle 40.984
  Taxi 6.557
  Public transportation 3.279
  Personal car 47.541
  Walking 1.639
Commuting time to the clinic 0 to 1 h 42.623
  1 to 2 h 42.623
  More than 2 h 14.754
Low vision rehabilitation No 88.525
  Yes 11.475
Daily reading None 27.869
  Journal 29.508
  Books 32.787
  Computer 9.836
Health assurance covering 100% of expenses No 34.426
  Yes 65.574
Economic burden of the treatment on the patient (0–10 scale) 1 4.918
  2 13.115
  3 19.672
  4 6.557
  5 24.590
  6 9.836
  7 18.033
  8 3.279
Painfulness of the treatment burden (0–10 scale) 1 8.197
  2 16.393
  3 29.508
  4 9.836
  5 21.311
  6 9.836
  7 1.639
  8 1.639
  10 1.639