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Table 2 Distribution of predisposing factors according to occupation, sex, and residence

From: Bacterial and fungal causes of infectious keratitis among patients attending Research Institute of Ophthalmology

Predisposing factors

P value

Urban

Rural

P value

Farmer

Other jobs

Housewives

P value

Ocular trauma with non organic objects

0

6

< 0.05

2

4

0.367

1

5

0

< 0.05

Ocular trauma with organic objects

1

8

< 0.05

0

9

< 0.05

8

0

1

< 0.05

Previous ocular surgery

7

4

0.365

6

5

0.762

2

2

7

0.103

Idiopathic

4

6

0.527

7

3

0.157

1

4

5

0.272

Diabetes mellitus

6

3

0.317

2

7

0.114

3

1

5

0.263

Contact lens

2

0

0.157

2

0

0.367

0

2

0

0.135

Topical steroids

3

0

0.083

0

3

0.223

0

2

1

0.367