Table 1

Prevalence rates of one or more of the six dry eye symptoms present often or all the time in six villages in Sumatra, Indonesia (n=1058)

One or more of the six dry eye symptoms present often or all the time
No% (95% CI)
*Age adjusted to the Indonesia 1990 census population.
Total crude rate105827.5 (24.6 to 30.4)
Age adjusted rate* 27.5 (24.8 to 30.2)
Age groups (years)
    21–2934319.2 (15.0 to 23.5)
    30–3934528.1 (23.2 to 33.0)
    40–4918637.6 (30.5 to 44.7)
    50–599033.3 (23.5 to 43.1)
    60+9430.0 (20.1 to 39.5)
(p for trend <0.001)
Sex
    Male50532.7 (28.3 to 37.1)
    Female55322.8 (19.3 to 26.2)
(p<0.001)