Table 2

Univariable and multivariable analyses of the risk factors for non-complaince 

Compliant (418)P valuesNon-compliant (193)P values
UnivariableMultivariable
OR (95% CI)OR (95% CI)
Status
 PayingReferenceReference
 Non-paying1.3 (0.8 to 1.9)0.31.4 (0.8 to 2.3)0.2
Age (years)
 >45Reference Reference
 ≤451.7 (1.2 to 2.4)0.0021.4 (0.9 to 2.2)0.1
Gender
 MaleReferenceReference
 Female1.0 (0.7 to 1.4)0.91.2 (0.8 to 1.9)0.4
Mean distance from SC1 (0.99 to 1.01)0.91 (0.98 to 1.01)0.6
Visits to SC
 More than one visitReferenceReference
 One visit2.6 (1.7 to 3.9)<0.0012.5 (1.6 to 3.9)<0.001
Presenting vision
 NormalReferenceReference
 Moderate VI0.8 (0.5 to 1.2)0.20.9 (0.6 to 1.4)0.6
 Severe VI1.2 (0.6 to 2.2)0.71.1 (0.6 to 2.3)0.7
 Blind1.8 (1.0 to 3.2)0.061.8 (0.9 to 3.5)0.1
Referral clinic
 Neuro-ophthalmologyReferenceReference
 Cornea2.3 (0.9 to 5.9)0.082.3 (0.9 to 6.0)0.1
 Glaucoma1.2 (0.4 to 3.6)0.81.5 (0.5 to 4.9)0.5
 Retina1.6 (0.6 to 4.1)0.31.6 (0.6 to 4.1)0.4
 Children’s eye clinic3.2 (0.9 to 12.3)0.082.7 (0.7 to 10.9)0.2
 Low vision and rehabilitation6.2 (1.6 to 24.5)0.0083.8 (0.8 to 17.1)0.08
 Oculoplastic3.1 (1.1 to 8.8)0.033.0 (1.0 to 8.8)0.05
 Others1.3 (0.4 to 4.5)0.651.3 (0.4 to 4.6)0.7
Marital status
 SingleReferenceReference
 Married0.8 (0.6 to 1.2)0.341.1 (0.7 to 1.7)0.6
Primary language
 TeluguReferenceReference
 Others1.1 (0.6 to 1.9)0.741 (0.6 to 1.8)0.9
Education
 No schoolingReferenceReference
 Formal schooling1.1 (0.7 to 1.6)0.71.0 (0.6 to 1.7)0.9
Earning member
 NoReferenceReference
 Yes1.3 (0.9 to 1.9)0.11.9 (1.2 to 2.8)0.005
  • SC, secondary care centre; VI, visual impairment.