Table 3

Characteristics of infants who presented blind from retinopathy of prematurity in low-income and middle-income countries over the last decade

CountryYearNumber ROP blind% not screenedMean GA (range)Mean BW (range)% GA >32 weeks and BW >1500 g
West India
(Kulkarni)23
20166643 (65%)31.2
(26–36.3)
1175
(700–2300)
No data
North India
(Sanghi)24
1999–20086657 (86.4%)28.5±2.2
(25–36)
1258.23±486
(620–3250)
10 (15.1%)
India- Delhi
(Azad)22
2012115109 (94.8%)29.1±2.3
(25–36)
1323.1±450.9
(600–2800)
6% >34 weeks
7% >1750 g
Mexico
(Zepeda-Romero)25
2010–20128982 (91.7%)Median
29.5±2.5
(25–35)
Median
1232±325
(700–2000)
14.7% >1500 g
12.4% >32 weeks
Pakistan (Sadiq)262015–20163No data321733
(1400–2000)
No data
  • BW, birth weight; GA, gestational age; ROP, retinopathy of prematurity.