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Table 1 Patient characteristics: Sex, marital status, number of eyes affected by MD, type of MD, whether both eyes diagnosed at same time, registration status.

From: +Psychometric evaluation of the MacDQoL individualised measure of the impact of macular degeneration on quality of life

Demographic and clinical data   N (valid %)
Sex women 99 (63.5)
  men 57 (36.5)
Marital status married or living with partner 74 (47.4)
  widowed 68 (43.6)
  divorced or separated 8 (5.1)
  single 6 (3.6)
Number of eyes affected by MD one 6 (3.8)
  two 150 (96.2)
Type of MD wet only 90 (57.7)
  dry only 19 (12.2)
  wet and dry 42 (26.9)
  wet and type MD in 2nd eye not specified 4 (2.6)
  type of MD not specified 1 (0.6)
Both eyes diagnosed at same time yes 46 (32.6)
  no 95 (67.4)
  missing 15
Registration status blind 8 (5.4)
  partially sighted 67 (45.6)
  not registered 72 (46.2)
  missing 9