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Table 2 Medical, lifestyle, and family history related factors by glaucoma among adult patients attending the ophthalmic outpatient department in Debre Tabor Comprehensive and Specialized hospital, South Gondar Zone, North West Ethiopia, 2021

From: Glaucoma and its predictors among adult patients attending ophthalmic outpatient department: a hospital-based study, North West Ethiopia

Factors Category Glaucoma
Yes No
Frequency Percent Frequency Percent
Family history of glaucoma Yes 16 6.2 8 3.2
No 50 19.8 179 70.8
Duration of year illness < 6 month 20 7.8 55 21.7
6 month to 1 year 12 4.6 46 18.2
> 1 year 34 13.7 86 34.0
Ocular history of; Trauma 5 2.0 5 2.0
Surgery 3 1.2 13 5.2
Steroid use 8 3.2 3 1.2
refractive error 3 1.2 8 3.2
Blood pressure < 140/90 50 19.8 166 65.6
> = 140/90 16 6.2 21 8.3
Chronic Illness Hypertension 16 6.2 18 7.3
Diabetes mellitus 8 3.2 8 3.2
Cardiac 8 3.2 3 1.2
Chronic kidney disease 3 1.2 5 2.0
None 31 12.3 153 60.5
Previous eye examination Yes 105 41.5 11 4.2
No 10 4.0 81 32.0
Types of Refraction error Myopia 6 6.2
Astigmatism 5 2.0 5 2.0
None 61 24.1 167 66.0
Smoking status Yes 26 10.3 31 12.3
No 40 15.8 156 61.7