Table 1

Characteristics of the study sample

Patients/eyes, n26/50
Male/female, n16/10
Age, years
 Mean±SD64.9±7.38
 Range52–76
Duration of diabetes, years
 Mean±SD18.7±6.9
 Range7–33
Haemoglobin A1c (%)
 Mean±SD7.7±1.9
 Range6.1–14.1
ETDRS level, no. eyes (%)
 108 (16)
 204 (8)
 3527 (54)
 434 (8)
 474 (8)
 533 (6)