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Table 1 Compliance behaviors and compliance rates for orthokeratology patients with different wearing experience

From: Assessment of patient compliance in orthokeratology and analysis of influencing factors: a cross-sectional study

Compliance behaviors Compliance for group I (%) (n = 156) Compliance for group II (%) (n = 82) P*
1 Adequate hand washing 80.8 73.2 0.178
 Washing hands before wearing lenses 98.1 97.6  
 Washing hands before removing lenses 92.9 80.5  
 Washing hands with soap 85.3 87.8  
2 Adequate lens cleaning 85.9 78.0 0.124
 Cleaning lenses before wearing 98.1 95.1
 Cleaning lenses after wearing 90.4 85.4
 Rubbing and rinsing lenses 94.2 87.8
3 No use of expired solution 94.9 89.0 0.096
4 No topping off solution 92.3 95.1 0.41
 Replacing total volume of solution with fresh solution 98.7 98.8
 Replacing solution after each use 92.3 95.1
5 Lens case replacement according to recommendation of eye care professionals 55.8 24.4 < 0.001
6 No exposure to non-sterile solution 71.8 28.0 < 0.001
 Drying hands after washing with tap water 76.9 47.6
 No use of non-sterile solution when washing lenses 94.2 61.0
7 Removal of lens deposition interval according to recommendation of eye care professionals 67.3 39.0 < 0.001
Compliance (%) 26.9 6.1 < 0.001
  1. Group I = subjects wearing orthokeratology lenses for less than 1 year. Group II = subjects wearing orthokeratology lenses for more than 1 year
  2. *Chi-square test (χ2)