Table 2—

Patient characteristics, digital DR screening results, and follow-up recommendations (n = 201)

Negative or subclinical rescreen in 1 yearPositive/nonurgent referral: ophthalmology follow-up in 8 weeksPositive/urgent referral: ophthalmology follow-up in 7–30 daysχ2 (df)P
Patients104 (51.7)75 (37.3)*22 (11.0)
Sex
    Female69 (56.56)40 (32.78)13 (10.66)3.12 (2)0.21
    Male35 (44.30)35 (44.30)9 (11.40)
Race
    White53 (62.36)27 (31.76)5 ( 5.88)7.87 (2)0.02
    Non-white51 (43.97)48 (41.37)17 (14.66)
Age (years)
    18–4431 (57.41)18 (33.33)5 ( 9.26)1.70 (4)0.79
    45–6462 (50.82)47 (38.52)13 (10.66)
    ≥6511 (44.00)10 (40.00)4 (16.00)
  • Data are n (%) unless otherwise indicated.

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    * Includes one patient with ungradable digital image rescreened by ophthalmology.