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Table 1 Clinical and epidemiological characteristics of patients

From: Vascular endothelial growth factor genetic polymorphisms and susceptibility to age-related macular degeneration in Tunisian population

  Patients (n = 145) G1(n = 117) G2 (n = 28)
Sex ratio M/W 99/46 83/34 16/12
Mean age (years ± SD) 73.14 ± 8.06 73.22 ± 8.09 72.71 ± 8.77
Range (years) (52–92) (52–92) (53–89)
Exudative AMD subtypes: n (%)    
  ▪ PC CNV 40(27.59) 40(34.18) -
  ▪ O CNV 53(36.55) 53(45.29) -
  ▪ MC CNV 24(16.55) 24(20.51) -
  ▪ Fibrovascular scarring 28(19,31) - 28(100)
Risk Factors: n (%)    
  ▪ Smoker 91(62.75) 72(61.53) 19(67.85)
  ▪ Arterial Hypertension 54(37.24) 46(39.31) 8(28.57)
  ▪ Hypercholestérolemia 28(20.68) 22(18.80) 6(21.42)
  ▪ Heart risk 27(18.62) 21(17.94) 6(21.42)
  ▪ History of AMD 9(6.20) 8(6.83) 1(3.57)
  ▪ Cataract surgery 22(15.17) 17(14.52) 5(17.85)
  1. M: men; W: women; n: number; SD: standard deviation; CNV: choroidal neovascular.
  2. PC: predominantly classic; O: occult; MC: minimally classic.