Table 1

Demographics and parental characteristics of myopic children with various 1-year progression speeds

CharacteristicsTotalParticipants with myopia in 2013 (n=3256)
Slow progression
(ΔSE>−0.5D)
Moderate progression
(−1.0D<ΔSE≤−0.5D)
Fast progression
(ΔSE≤−1.0D)
N (%)/Mean (SD)N/Mean%/SDN/Mean%/SDN/Mean%/SD
Total3256152946.9692828.5079924.54
Demographics and parental characteristics
Age (year)7.49 (0.31)7.490.317.510.317.470.30
Baseline spherical equivalent (D)−1.43 (1.10)−1.271.04−1.360.92−1.801.31
Sex
 Female1449 (44.50)69445.3941244.4034342.93
 Male1807 (55.50)83554.6151655.6045657.07
Area of residence
 Urban1623 (49.85)74848.9247551.1940050.06
 Suburban1633 (50.15)78151.0845348.8139949.94
Maternal education level
 High school or less1484 (45.58)71146.5042746.0134643.30
 College or beyond1357 (41.68)60339.4442742.6735844.81
 Unknown415 (12.75)21514.0610511.319511.89
Parental myopia
 None145 (4.45)734.77495.28232.88
 One myopic772 (23.71)37024.2022524.2517722.15
 Both myopic1923 (59.06)87156.9755059.2750262.83
 Unknown416 (12.78)21514.0610411.219712.14