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Table 3 Primary care physicians’ perceived barriers to participation in glaucoma care (n = 82)

From: Primary care physicians’ role perception and self-reported performance in glaucoma care: a survey study

Factors n (%)a Mean (SD)
Lack of time 36 (45) 3.1 (1.6)
Lack of knowledge regarding:  Glaucoma risk factors  Diagnostic evaluation  Treatment options and recommended follow-up  Glaucoma medications’ adverse effects 27 (33) 25 (30) 40 (48) 43 (53) 3.0 (1.5) 2.7 (1.6) 3.6 (1.3) 3.6 (1.1)
  1. aAnswered 4 and above on a 1–6 numerical scale (1-not at all; 6-to a very large extent)