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Table 4 Institutional related characteristics of diabetic patients at Tikur Anbessa Hospital, Ethiopia, 2020 (n = 282)

From: Determinants of diabetic retinopathy in Tikur Anbessa Hospital, Ethiopia: a case–control study

Variable Category Cases Controls
Number (%) Number (%)
Getting health information on diabetic complication Yes 23 (16.2) 108 (77.1)
No 119 (83.8) 32 (22.9)
Difficulty in access to a diabetic care Yes 54 (38.0) 45 (32.1)
No 88 (62.0) 95 (67.9)
Type of difficulty The functionality of a screening device 27 (50.0) 10 (22.2)
Distance to the facility 10 (18.5) 11 (24.4)
Many people in the follow-up clinic 9 (16.7) 10 (22.2)
Quality of the service 8 (14.8) 14 (31.1)
Frequency of visit appointed Every month 21 (14.8) 55 (39.3)
Every 3 months 25 (17.6) 65 (46.4)
Every 6 months 96 (67.6) 20 (14.3)
Trusting relationship with HCP Good 118 (83.1) 123 (87.9)
Poor 24 (16.9) 17 (12.1)