Table 2

Detection rate of retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) using the 2005 Philippine Academy of Ophthalmology (PAO)-Philippine Pediatric Society (PPS) ROP screening guidelines compared with the 2013 Revised ROP Philippine Screening Guidelines

CriteriaPresence of ROPTotal screenedDetection rate
2005 PAO-PPS ROP screening guidelines (n=678)
 GA <32 weeks and/or BW <1500 g11052416.9%
 GA ≥32 weeks and/or BW ≥1500 g with risk factor8174
2013 Revised Philippine ROP Screening guidelines (N=851)
 GA <35 weeks and/or BW <2000 g11380613.3%
 GA ≥35 weeks and/or BW ≥2000 g with risk factor545
  • Detection rates are statistically significant, p=0.0496.

  • BW, birth weight; GA, gestational age.