Table 2

Near addition power change (in dioptre) over 6 years, stratified by age groups

Age group (years)Overall
(N=2708)
Malay
(n=904)
Indian
(n=828)
Chinese
(n=976)
40–49+0.37 (0.33 to 0.42)+0.35 (0.26 to 0.44)+0.38 (0.31 to 0.46)+0.39 (0.30 to 0.47)
50–59+0.31 (0.28 to 0.35)+0.48 (0.41 to 0.55)+0.25 (0.19 to 0.31)+0.23 (0.17 to 0.29)
60–69+0.16 (0.12 to 0.19)+0.32 (0.26 to 0.38)+0.12 (0.04 to 0.19)+0.05 (−0.01 to 0.11)
≥70+0.07 (0.02 to 0.12)+0.21 (0.14 to 0.27)+0.02 (−0.09 to 0.13)−0.07 (−0.15 to 0.02)
Total+0.25 (0.23 to 0.27)+0.37 (0.33 to 0.40)+0.23 (0.19 to 0.27)+0.16 (0.13 to 0.20)
  • Data presented as mean (95% CI).