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Table 4 Prevalence of diabetic retinopathy at diabetes diagnosis and at 6-year follow up

From: Prevalence and progression of visual impairment in patients newly diagnosed with clinical type 2 diabetes: a 6-year follow up study

  Diabetic retinopathy at 6-year follow up a  
Diabetic retinopathy at
diabetes diagnosis a
No diabetic
retinopathy
Background retinopathy   
   Microaneurysms
only
Without
maculopathy
With
maculopathy
Proliferative
retinopathy b
Total
No diabetic retinopathy 680 (88.3) 46 (6.0) 32 (4.2) 10 (1.3) 2 (0.3) 770 (96.0)
Background retinopathy       
   Microaneurysms only 2 (20.0) 3 (30.0) 4 (40.0) 1 (10.0) 0 (0) 10 (1.2)
   Without maculopathy 8 (47.1) 1 (5.9) 3 (17.6) 1 (5.9) 4 (23.5) 17 (2.1)
   With maculopathy 0 (0) 1 (20.0) 0 (0) 3 (60.0) 1 (20.0) 5 (0.6)
Proliferative retinopathy 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Total 690 (86.0) 51 (6.4) 39 (4.9) 15 (1.9) 7 (0.9) 802 (100)
  1. Data are numbers (row- and column-%)
  2. a Refers to the eye with the most pronounced diabetic retinopathy at diabetes diagnosis and 6-year follow up, respectively
  3. b Among these, 2 patients with new vessels on the optic disc
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