Table 2

Poisson regression for eye exams in all sectors by optometrists and ophthalmologists in 2007/08
Percent Indigenous Incidence Rate Ratio (IRR) (95%CI) IRR (95%CI) controlling for remoteness IRR (95%CI) controlling for remoteness and SEIFA IRR (95%CI) controlling for remoteness , SEIFA and age
Very low (0-1%) 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Low (1.1-3.0%) 0.97 (0.96-0.97)* 0.98 (0.97-0.98)* 0.99 (0.99-0.99)* 0.99 (0.99-0.99)*
Low medium (3.1-6.0% ) 0.88 (0.88-0.88)* 0.91 (0.91-0.91)* 0.97 (0.97-0.97)* 0.98 (0.98-0.98)*
High medium (6.1-10.0%) 0.91 (0.9-0.91)* 0.99 (0.98-0.99)* 1.00 (1ā€“1)* 1.03 (1.03-1.04)*
High (10.1-20.0%) 0.84 (0.83-0.84)* 0.92 (0.92-0.93)* 0.9 (0.89-0.9)* 1.0 (1.0-1.0)
Very high (>20%) 0.66 (0.65-0.66)* 0.79 (0.79-0.8)* 0.66 (0.65-0. 67)* 0.85 (0.83-0.85)*

*pā€‰<ā€‰0.05.

Kelaher et al.

Kelaher et al. BMC Ophthalmology 2012 12:51   doi:10.1186/1471-2415-12-51

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