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Table 2 Patterns of ocular trauma

From: Factors affecting final functional outcomes in open‐globe injuries and use of ocular trauma score as a predictive tool in Nepalese population

Parameters Frequency (%) Male Female
Affected eye
  Right 40 (56) 31 9
  Left 31 (43) 23 8
  Bilateral 1 (1) 1 0
Zones of involvement  
  Zone I 37 (51) 29 8
  Zone II 20 (27) 12 8
  Zone III 16 (22) 14 (1)a 1
Mode of presentation  
  Emergency 58 (81) 44 14
  OPD 14 (19) 11 3
Place of trauma  
  Home 29 (40) 21 8
  Field 13 (18) 11 2
  Road 10 (14) 10 0
  School 10 (14) 6 4
  Workshop 5 (7) 4 1
  Jungle/Garden 4 (6) 2 2
  Shop 1 (1) 1 0
Agent of trauma  
  Plant (vegetative material) 17 (23) 7 (1)a 9
  Metal/Nails 15 (21) 14 1
  Sharp object 12 (16) 10 2
  Projectile 11 (15) 8 3
  Furniture/Appliances 8 (11) 7 1
  Blunt object 7 (10) 7 0
  Body part 3 (4) 2 1
Chief complaint  
  Diminution of vision 45 (61) 35 10
  Ocular pain 21 (29) 17 4
  Swelling of eye 4 (7) 2 2
  Inability to open eye 2 (3) 1 1
Mode of trauma  
  Accident 58 (80) 45 13
  Physical assault 3 (4) 2 1
  Inadvertent 6 (9) 3 3
  RTA 5 (7) 5 0
  1. OPD Outpatient department, RTA Road traffic accident
  2. aBilateral eye involvement of a single person 
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