Table 3

Panel poisson regression for cataract surgery in all sectors by percent Indigenous population 2005/06-2007/08
IRR 95% CI#
Year
Linear trend 1.03 (1.02-1.04)*
Percent Indigenous
Very low (0-1%) 1.00
Low (1.1-3.0%) 1.06 (1.01-1.11)*
Low medium (3.1-6.0% ) 1.04 (0.97-1.11)
High medium (6.1-10.0%) 0.49 (0.41-0.58)*
High (10.1-20.0%) 0.34 (0.27-0.41)*
Very high (>20%) 0.42 (0.24-0.73)*
Interactions
Year* Low (1.1-3.0%) 0.97 (0.96-0.98)*
Year* Low medium (3.1-6.0%) 1 (0.98-1.02)
Year* High medium (6.1-10.0%) 1.12 (1.09-1.15)*
Year* High (10.1-20.0%) 0.95 (0.91-0.98)*
Year* Very high (>20%) 0.95 (0.91-0.99)*

**pā€‰<ā€‰0.05, #Adjusted for age, remoteness and socioeconomic status.

Kelaher et al.

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

Open Data