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Table 3 Forms of visual impairment categories among people living with T2DM at Dessie town Hospitals, Northeast Ethiopia, 2020, (n = 322)

From: Visual impairment and its predictors among people living with type 2 diabetes mellitus at Dessie town hospitals, Northeast Ethiopia: institution-based cross-sectional study

Visual impairment category Frequency Percent
< 6/12–6/18 Bilateral mild VI 28 23.1
< 6/18–6/60 Bilateral moderate VI 10 8.3
< 6/60–3/60 Bilateral severe VI 1 0.8
< 3/60-NLP Bilateral blindness 4 3.3
< 6/12–6/18, other eye 6/6–6/12 Monocular mild VI 0 0.0
< 6/18–6/60, other eye 6/6–6/18 Monocular moderate VI 48 39.7
< 6/60–3/60, other eye 6/6–6/60 Monocular severe VI 20 16.5
< 3/60-NLP, other eye 6/6–3/60 Monocular blindness 10 8.3
Total   121 100
  1. Note: NLP no light perception, VI visual impairment