Journal of Ophthalmology / 2018 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Public Awareness regarding the Differences between Ophthalmologists and Optometrists among Saudi Adults Living in Riyadh: A Quantitative Study

Table 4

Independent predictors of participants’ satisfactory knowledge in the public knowledge toward the differences between ophthalmologists and optometrists among the adult respondents of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, in 2018 () (multivariate analysis).

VariableValueOR95% CIBSE

Age>261.73(1.17–1.19)0.40.125<0.001
EducationHigher education1.92(1.54–2.4)0.6530.114<0.001
Visited optometricNo0.75(0.57–0.98)−0.2870.137<0.05
Wearing spectaclesNo0.57(0.45–0.73)−0.5630.125<0.001

Statistically significant.

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