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Table 1 Demographics of subjects with polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy included in the analysis

From: Characteristics and racial variations of polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy in tertiary centers in the United States and United Kingdom

Number of subjects 80 eyes (71 patients) Mean age (years) 69.4 ± 10.4
Follow up (months) 31.8 ± 27.9  
Mean BCVA Initial Last follow up
  65.1 ± 19.1 63.0 ± 27.6
Mean change in BCVA −2.1 ± 24.2 (ETDRS Letters)  
Gender 25 males (35%) 46 females (65%)
Lens status 66 phakic eyes (82.5%) 14 pseudophakic eyes (17.5%)
  1. BCVA indicates Best corrected visual acuity (ETDRS letter count)
  2. PCV indicates polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy
Ethnicity Asian Black White Other
Number of subjects 19 (26.8%) 33 (46.5%) 16 (22.5%) 3 (4.2%)
Gender (female/total) 11/19 (58%) 22/33 (67%) 11/16 (69%) 2/3 (67%)
Mean change in BCVA −2.3 ± 29.0 3.5 ± 18.2 −13.1 ± 26.9 2.3 ± 10
Mean age (years) 67.8 ± 9.2 71.1 ± 9.8 67.8 ± 13.3 67.7 ± 6.8
  1. BCVA indicates Best corrected visual acuity (ETDRS letter count)
  2. PCV indicates polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy