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Table 2 Socio-demographic and VI-related characteristics of the participants (N = 105)

From: What explains health in persons with visual impairment?

Characteristics Total Category of VI*
   Moderate Severe High-grade Blindness
Number of PVI, n (%) 105 (100.0) 40 (38.1) 25 (23.8) 14 (13.3) 26 (24.8)
Age; years, mean (SD) 63.3 (18.8) 71.4 (15.6) 63.6 (16.4) 71.4 (15.7) 46.4 (16.6)
Time since diagnosis; years, mean (SD) 16.8 (17.8) 8.2 (12.7) 16.9 (17.3) 15.1 (19.5) 31.0 (16.3)
Gender; female, n (%) 66 (62.9) 27 (67.5) 14 (56.0) 8 (57.1) 17 (65.4)
EQ-5D VAS; mean (SD) 58.9 (22.5) 56.2 (21.2) 58.0 (19.5) 46.4 (24.8) 70.7 (22.0)
  1. VI = visual impairment; PVI = persons with visual impairment; EQ-5D VAS = EuroQoL-5D visual analogue scale.
  2. *Moderate VI: BCVA 20/63 - 20/200, Severe VI: BCVA 20/200 - 1/20, High-grade VI: BCVA 1/20 - 1/50, Blindness: BCVA ≤ 1/50.