Table 3

Characteristics of the record review’s random sample

Preventative eye careGlaucomaDiabetic eye care
No. of practices sampled377
No. of records sampled948237
Patient age (mean±SD, years)43.1±17.656.2±15.261.6±10.6
Patient gender:
 Male39 (41%)*44 (54%)22 (59%)
 Female53 (56%)*38 (46%)15 (41%)
Year of the sampled visit:
 201339 (41%)53 (65%)30 (81%)
 201455 (59%)29 (35%)7 (19%)
Eye care provider:
 Optometrist94 (100%)72 (88%)36 (97%)
 Ophthalmologist0 (0%)10 (12%)1 (3%)
  • *Gender was missing from two records.