Table 1

Responses of patients with juvenile macular dystrophies correlated with clinical vision measures

ActivityVAScot II-4-e
Activities involving central vision:
 Threading a needle0.47 −0.38
 Reading street signs at night0.46 −0.42
 Reading directions on medicine bottles0.35 −0.20
 Reading ingredients on cans of food0.30 −0.18
 Reading street signs during the day0.49 −0.47
 Seeing faces across a street0.46 −0.29
 Reading ordinary newspaper print0.64 −0.52
 Playing cards0.52 −0.47
 Reading numbers on TV screen0.29 −0.32
 Finding destination/unfamiliar buildings0.13−0.15
Finding a seat in a movie theatre0.25 −0.34
 Finding particular items in a store0.24 −0.16
 Walking outdoors at night0.30 −0.36
 Participating in social gatherings0.11−0.09
 Walking through shopping malls0.16−0.21
Negotiating steps:
Walking down steps in dim light0.27 −0.27
 Walking down steps during daylight0.26 −0.40
Driving at night0.120.19
 Driving during the day−0.20−0.10
 Driving in unfamiliar areas0.40 0.02
Eating meals0.07−0.10
Writing checks0.51 −0.41
 Engaging in physical exercise0.22 −0.19
 Watching a movie at a theatre0.23 −0.35
 Using a ruler0.36 −0.32
 Walking outdoors during the day0.05−0.20
 Preparing meals0.04−0.06
 Using a screwdriver0.070.10
 Using escalators−0.04−0.08
 Watching television0.09−0.37
 Grocery shopping0.24 −0.28
 Using public transport0.29 −0.26
  • VA indicates visual acuity; Scot II-4-e, areas of central scotoma to the II-4-e Goldmann targets.

  • 0.01<p⩽0.05.

  • p⩽0.01.