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Table 2 Participant demographics

From: Identifying the content, functionalities, and features of a mobile application for contact lens wearers

Contact lens wearers Eye care practitioners
Characteristics n (%) Characteristics n (%)
Age Profession
  < 5a 2 (8.33)  Ophthalmologist 3 (33.33)
 5–15a 2 (8.33)  Optometrist 6 (66.67)
 16–25 3 (12.5)
 26–35 8 (33.34)
 36–45 7 (29.17)
 46–55 2 (8.33)
Education Work experience (year)
 Illiterate 3 (12.5)   < 5 1 (11.11)
 Elementary school 1 (4.16)  5–15 5 (55.56)
 High school 1 (4.16)  16–30 1 (11.11)
 Diploma 5 (20.83)  31–45 2 (22.22)
 Bachelor 7 (29.17)
 Master 7 (29.17)
Lens typeb Work experience in CL clinic (year)
 Soft 5 (17.24)   < 5 1 (11.11)
 Corneal RGP 20 (68.96)  5–15 5 (55.56)
 Scleral RGP 4 (13.80)  16–30 1 (11.11)
Contact lens wear durationb       31–45 2 (22.22)
 Neophytes 7 (24.14)
 1–3 years 8 (27.59)
  > 3 years 14 (48.27)
  1. RGP rigid gas permeable
  2. aThe parents answered the questions
  3. bSome participants experienced more than one type of lens