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Table 1 Baseline characteristics and final visual outcome

From: Comparison of clinico-microbiological profile and treatment outcome of in-house and referred post cataract surgery endophthalmitis in a tertiary care center in South India

  Group A. In-house (n = 50) Group B. Referred (n = 50) P value
Mean age (years) ± SD 58.13 ± 12.81 58.74 ± 13.29 0.41
Mean baseline BCVA logMAR (ETDRS equivalent) ± SD 1.99 (20/1954) ± 0.61 1.96 (20/1824) ± 0.45 0.48
Male: Female 29: 21 26: 24 0.55
Mean event to report time days (± SD, 95% CI) 6.83 (±7.61; 95% CI, 4.57 – 9.09) 13.63 (±11.67; 95% CI, 9.95 – 17.31) 0.002*
Number of diabetics 6 2 0.14
Inflammatory score (Mean ± SD) 17.85 ± 5.83 18.18 ± 7.35 0. 24
Final best corrected visual acuity
  ≥ 20/200 29 of 48 (60.42%; 95% CI, 45.30-73.89) 22 of 50 (44%; 95% CI, 30.27-58.65) 0.11
  ≤ 20/400 18 of 48 (37.5%; 95% CI, 24.32-54.67) 26 of 50 (52%; 95% CI, 37.58-66.12) 0.62
  1. *Statistically significant