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Table 3 Results of binary logistic regression of computer vision syndrome in all adults, males and females

From: Computer vision syndrome among computer office workers in a developing country: an evaluation of prevalence and risk factors

Risk factors Odds ratio (95 % CI)
All adults Male Female
Female gender 1.28 (1.05–1.57)*   
Age 0.98 (0.97–1.00) 0.95 (0.92–1.01) 1.03 (1.01–1.06)¥
Duration of occupation (years) 1.07 (1.04–1.10)# 1.12 (1.08–1.17)# NA
Daily computer usage (hours) 1.10 (1.07–1.14)# 1.16 (1.11–1.21)# 1.06 (1.02–1.10)¥
Pre-existing eye disease 4.49 (3.33–6.03)# 4.38 (2.96–6.48)# 5.20 (3.25–8.34)#
Not using a VDT filter 1.02 (1.01–1.03)* 1.01 (1.00–1.02)¥ 1.02 (1.01–1.03)#
Adjusting brightness of screen 0.74 (0.61–1.01) 0.73 (0.55–0.98) 0.67 (0.50–1.01)
Angle of Gaze 1.01 (0.91–1.10) NA 1.01 (0.99–1.02)
Use of contact lenses 3.21 (1.09–9.47)* 5.25 (1.12–24.5)* NA
Ergonomic knowledge 1.24 (1.19–1.30)# 1.26 (1.19–1.34)# 1.23 (1.15–1.31)#
  1. NA not associated
  2. VDT visual display terminal
  3. * p < 0.05
  4. ¥p < 0.01
  5. #p < 0.001