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Table 1 Content of KAP of glaucoma questionnaire and scoring scheme

From: Knowledge of glaucoma and associated factors among primary glaucoma patients in Kunming, China

Questions Scores
1. Do you know what kind of eye disease you have? Yes: 1; No: 0
2a. What is glaucoma? Satisfactory:1; Unsatisfactory:0
3. Can glaucoma be cured without visiting doctors? Yes: 0; No: 1
4a. What is normal intraocular pressure? Satisfactory:1; Unsatisfactory:0
5. Does glaucoma cause blindness? Yes: 1; No: 0
6a. Why is the visual field measured? Satisfactory:1; Unsatisfactory:0
7. Is it important to have glaucoma screening for your relatives? Yes: 1; No: 0
8. Do you know your intraocular pressure at your last visit?  
9. When did you first know you had glaucoma?  
10. Did you have any difficulty with your vision when you first knew you had glaucoma?  
11. What kind of difficulty did you have with your vision?  
(if ‘yes’ for above)  
12. What were your sources of information about glaucoma?  
13. Have you ever used anti-glaucoma medications (pills or eyedrops)?  
14. What is(are) your medication(s)? How many times per day do you  
use it (them)? (if ‘yes’ for above)  
15. Can you use all the anti-glaucoma medications on time?  
16. Have you ever stopped the medications on your own?  
17. Which medication(s) did you stop? (if ‘yes’ for above)  
18. Do the anti-glaucoma medications have side effects?  
19. Have the side effects of the medications been explained to you?  
20a. What is the purpose of the medications you use?  
  1. KAP knowledge, attitude, and practices
  2. aSatisfactory answers for questions 2, 4, 6, and 20 are as follows:
  3. 2: The disease is caused by increased intraocular pressure or the disease can affect the optic nerve or the disease can affect the visual field;
  4. 4: Any numbers in the range 10-21 mmHg;
  5. 6: Optic nerve damage can cause visual field damage or visual field can be used to analyze the progress of glaucoma;
  6. 20: Reducing intraocular pressure or preventing the development of glaucoma;
  7. Answers other than satisfactory answers are considered to be unsatisfactory answers