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Table 4 Factors contributing to 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

Variables Glaucoma COR (95%CI) AOR (95%CI)
Yes No
Age (year)
  < 60 19 84 1 1
  > =60 47 102 2.11(0.926,0.998) 3.24(1.92–5.99)*
Chronic illness
 Yes 35 34 4.95(3.9–16.81) 1.16(0.401–3.35)
 No 32 154 1 1
Intraocular pressure
  < 10mmhg 4 5 1 1
 10-21mmhg 13 185 0.1(3.9–16.81) 0.16(0.401–3.35)
  > =21 mmHg 49 63 2.30(1.35–3.92) 3.09(1.45–6.59)*
Duration of illness
  < 6 month 20 55 1 1
 6 month-1 year 12 46 0.72(1.21–4.67) 0.57(0.78–2.76)
  > 1 years 34 86 1.51(1.53–3.69) 1.95(1.00–3.76)
Blood pressure
 Normal 50 166 1 1
 Hypertensive 16 21 1.26(4.01–14.71) 0.59(0.58–8.19)
Family history of glaucoma
 Yes 16 8 6.68(1.03,-3.611) 3.72(1.03–3.53)*
 No 50 167 1 1
  1. NB. 1: reference
  2. Abbreviations: COR; crude odds ratio, AOR; adjusted odds ratio, CI; confidence interval
  3. *Remained significant at P-Value < 0.05