Table 3 Comparison of type 2 DMO group NEI-VFQ-25 mean subscale scores with ARMD, glaucoma, cataract and reference group NEI-VFQ-25 subscale scores11
SubscalesDMO (n = 33)ARMD (n = 108)Glaucoma (n = 77)Cataract (n = 93)Reference (n = 122)
General Health42±4.465±2.462±2.855±2.669±2.2
General Vision64±2.853±1.971±1.960±1.8*83±7.5
Near Activities60±4.054±2.6*79±2.273±2.292±1.2
Distance Activities67±4.956±2.8*77±2.8*73±2.393±1.0
Peripheral Vision76±4.577±2.6*76±3.1*87±2.297±1.0
Colour Vision77±4.585±2.4*93±1.990±2.198±8.9
Ocular Pain74±4.287±1.589±1.686±2.090±1.4
Role Difficulties61±4.461±3.0*84±2376±2.393±1.2
Social Function74±4.973±2.8*89±2.387±2.099±0.3
Mental Health56±4.458±2.6*81±2.377±2.392±1.1
  • Data are presented as mean ± standard error.

  • All comparisons between DMO and T1DR were statistically significant (p<0.05) unless otherwise stated.

  • *t Test comparison with DMO group was not significant.