Journal of Ophthalmology / 2019 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Factors Associated with Poor Eye Drop Administration Technique and the Role of Patient Education among Hong Kong Elderly Population

Table 2

Univariate analysis for predicting the correlation between eye drop technique scores and demographic and clinical cognitive variables.

Eye drop application technique score
PreeducationPostpre
Correlation coefficient valueCorrelation coefficient value

Age#−0.330.0990.250.217
Sex−0.400.0420.390.048
Education level#0.330.100−0.230.256
Better LogMAR VA#−0.020.941−0.090.670
Worse LogMAR VA#−0.130.562−0.090.674
Weighted average LogMAR VA#−0.060.793−0.100.649
MoCA score#0.360.075−0.270.191
FRAIL score#−0.560.0030.490.012
Barthel index#−0.010.9610.020.913
Lawton’s instrumental ADL score#0.130.5290.190.345

#Spearman correlation analysis; point biserial correlation analysis; variables enrolled were those with univariate significance of ≤0.5.

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