Table 1

Demographic information of experts participating in the survey

Total n=214
Gender
Men
116 (54.2%)
Women
97 (45.3%)
Prefer not to say
1 (0.5%)
Age in years
18–30 years
10 (4.6%)
31–40 years
64 (29.9%)
41–50 years
45 (21.1%)
51–60 years
43 (20.1%)
60–65 years
34 (15.9%)
>65 years 18 (8.4%)
Country of practice
Western Europe
152 (70.7%)
Eastern Europe
4 (1.9%)
United Kingdom
7 (3.3%)
United States
8 (3.7%)
Australia
2 (0.9%)
North Africa
10 (4.7%)
South East Asia
8 (3.7%)
Middle East
5 (2.3%)
South America
15 (7%)
Other
4 (1.8%)
Job title*Clinician
158 (73.9%)
Clinical academic
44 (20.8%)
Purely academic
9 (4.2%)
Consultant
36 (16.8%)
Head of a department 24 (11.2%)
Ophthalmology experience in years<5 years
17 (7.9%)
5–10 years
43 (20.1%)
11–15 years
34 (15.9%)
>15 years
120 (56.1%)
Expertise*Medical retina
215 (100%)
Vitreous-retinal disease
123 (57.2%)
Uveitis
85 (39.5%)
Paediatric retinal diseases
34 (15.8%)
Retinal oncology
20 (9.3%)
  • *Participants chose all answers that applied. Proportions do not add up to 100 percent.