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Table 3 Disease pattern of study subjects among patients attending St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College, 2017 (n = 881)

From: Prevalence and associated factors of low vision and blindness among patients attending St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Diseases Frequency (%) Presenting VA < 6/18–3/60 (%) Presenting VA < 3/60 (%)
Cataract 181(20.5) 31(34.1) 15(23.4)
Glaucoma 158(17.9) 20(22.0) 21(23.4)
Refractive error 118(13.4) 14(15.4) 3(4.7)
Pseudophakia 111(12.6) 20(22.0) 6(9.4)
Trauma 72(8.2) 1(1.1) 8(12.5)
ARMD 29(3.3) 11(12.1) 12(18.8)
Strabismus 15(1.7) 2(2.2) 0(0.0)
DR 10(1.1) 1(1.1) 2(3.1)
HR 6(0.7) 0(0.0) 0(0.0)
Uveitis 11(1.2) 1(1.1) 2(3.1)
TCO 6(0.7) 1(1.1) 1(1.6)
NTCO 14(1.6) 2(2.2) 1(1.6)
Others 317(36.0) 1(1.1) 4(6.2)
  1. ARMD age related macular degeneration, DR diabetic retinopathy, HR hypertensive retinopathy, TCO trachomatous corneal opacity, NTCO non-trachomatous corneal opacity