Main Organiser

Julius Centre University of Malaya

Co-organiser

Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malay

Supported by

University of Malaya

A STUDY ON FINDING INFLUENCING FACTORS ON DIABETIC RETINOPATHY AMONG DIABETIC PATIENTS USING MULTIPLE REGRESSION APPROACH

Author

Senthilvel V, Radhakrishnan R, Sathiyamoorthi R

Institution

Pondicherry Institute Of Medical Sciences

Abstract

Objectives: To find the influence of factors in the prediction of DR by using multiple regression analysis approach and find out the thickness of the center of retina (macula).

Methods: 200 diabetic retinopathy patients were selected through simple random sampling by using pre-designed and pre-tested questionnaire. Macular edema thickness is to be measured by Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) in the unit of µm and to find other influencing factors.

Results: Out 200 patients, 133 (66.50%) were male and 67 (33.50%) were female. In this paper, the influencing factors were identified, gender and HDL were had no influence over for developing DR.

Conclusion: The influencing factors have been identified and on the basis of which prediction of DR for a person is identified. By finding the influencing factors of DR and one can protect themselves from the development of DR.