Factors associated with missed eye examinations in a cohort with diabetes.

@article{Maberley2002FactorsAW,
  title={Factors associated with missed eye examinations in a cohort with diabetes.},
  author={David A. L. Maberley and Anita Koushik and Alan F. Cruess},
  journal={Canadian journal of public health = Revue canadienne de sante publique},
  year={2002},
  volume={93 3},
  pages={
          229-32
        }
}
BACKGROUND The diabetes screening program in Moosonee and Moose Factory, Ontario was evaluated to explore which factors may be associated with individuals who had/had not attended screening examinations for diabetic retinopathy. METHODS Exposure data were collected from patient charts for basic demographic and medical history data. The main outcome of interest was the absence of a retinal examination in the two years preceding data collection. RESULTS There were 248 subjects identified with… CONTINUE READING

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