Table 1

Cohort characteristics

Early findings cohortEarly treatment cohortAll patients with diabetes
n15 169658179 775
Mean age (SD) (years)60.60 (13.80)61.58 (16.64)63.79 (15.18)
Gender
Male9044370544 646
Female6125287635 127
Unspecified002
Mean visual acuity (SD) in the worse seeing eye (number of letters)67.24 (23.63)60.47 (28.66)71.24 (23.04)
Diabetic retinopathy (% eyes)
No/mild diabetic retinopathy38.836.164.6
Moderate NPDR22.05.916.0
Severe NPDR7.83.44.0
PDR31.154.615.4
IMD decile (%)
114.018.615.9
216.315.615.4
313.712.912.9
412.410.411.2
59.18.28.7
68.38.48.6
77.47.47.7
86.86.26.6
97.06.87.0
105.05.65.8
  • IMD, Index of Multiple Deprivation; NPDR, non-proliferative diabetic retinopathy; PDR, proliferative diabetic retinopathy.