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Table 2 Diabetes and diabetic retinopathy in the adult cataract surgery population in Dili, Timor-Leste

From: An estimation of the prevalence of diabetes mellitus and diabetic retinopathy in adults in Timor-Leste

  Units All patients Patients without diabetes Patients with diabetes HbA1c ≥6.5% (48 mmol/mol)
All Diagnosed during study Previously diagnosed with diabetes
Number of subjects   283 240 43 27 16
Mean HbA1c (95% CI) % 6.1 (5.9–6.3) 5.5 (5.45–5.55) 9.5 (8.8–10.2) 9.7 (8.9–10.6) 9.2 (8.2–10.2)
mmol/mol 43 (41–45) 37 (36–37) 80 (73–88) 83 (74–92) 77 (66–88)
HbA1c range % 4.2–14 4.2–6.4 6.5–14 6.6–14 6.2–12.9
mmol/mol 22–130 22–46 48–130 49–130 44–117
Percentage of subjects with diabetic retinopathy   18.6% (n = 8) 14.8% (n = 4) 25.0% (n = 4)
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