All children(n = 178) | Congenital cataract(n = 74) | Developmental cataract(n = 104) | |
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*Defined as the mean or median number of months between recognition by caregivers and admission to hospital for surgery. | |||

†Defined as the mean or median number of months between recognition by caregivers and presentation to a health worker. | |||

‡Defined as the mean or median number of months between presentation to a health workers and admission to hospital for surgery. | |||

Total mean delay* (SD) | 34.3 (40.9) | 25.3 (37.4) | 40.8 (42.3) |

Total median delay* | 18 | 9 | 24 |

Recognition mean delay† (SD) | 18.1 (32.2) | 13.4 (29.7) | 21.4 (33.5) |

Recognition median delay† | 3.5 | 2 | 11 |

Presentation mean delay‡ (SD) | 16.4 (31.6) | 11.9 (25.8) | 19.6 (34.9) |

Presentation median delay‡ | 1 | 3 | 0 |

Median (months) | 18 | 9 | 24 |