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Table 3 The number of items of equipment and the number of eye units with that equipment

From: “Planning eye health services in Varamin district, Iran: a cross-sectional study”

Clinic Equipment Private clinics (N = 10) Charity clinics (N = 4) Public hospitals (N = 2) Total (N = 16)
  Equip. (n) Unit (n, %) Equip. (n) Unit (n, %) Equip. (n) Unit (n, %) Equip. (n) Unit (n, %)
Slit Lamps 10 8 (80%) 4 4 (100%) 2 2 (100%) 16 14 (87.0%)
Slit Lamp Lenses 15 7 (70%) 6 3 (75%) 6 2 (100%) 27 12 (75.0%)
Goniolens 7 7 (70%) 2 2 (50%) 1 1 (50%) 10 10 (62.5%)
Direct Ophthalmoscopes 9 8 (80%) 2 2 (50%) 2 2 (100%) 13 12 (75.0%)
Indirect Ophthalmoscopes 6 6 (60%) 1 1 (25%) 2 2 (100%) 9 9 (56.2%)
Diode Laser (Photocoagulation, CPC) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Photocoagulation Laser 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
NdYAG Laser 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Fundus Cameras 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Retinoscopes 10 9 (90%) 3 3 (75%) 2 2 (100%) 15 14 (87.5%)
Tonometers 8 7 (70%) 2 2 (50%) 2 2 (100%) 12 11 (68.7%)
VA testing charts 11 10 (100%) 4 4 (100%) 2 2 (100%) 17 16 (100%)
Trial Lens sets and frame 11 10 (100%) 4 4 (100%) 2 2 (100%) 17 16 (100%)
Visual Field Analysers 0 0 1 1 (25%) 0 0 1 1 (6.2%)
A Scan for IOL calculation 0 0 0 0 2 2 (100%) 2 2 (12.5%)
B Scan ultrasound 0 0 0 0 1 1 (50%) 1 1 (6.2%)
Pachymeters 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Auto-Keratometer 1 1 (10%) 1 1 (25%) 1 1 (50%) 3 3 (18.7%)
Refractor Keratometer 12 10 (100%) 3 3 (75%) 2 2 (100%) 17 15 (93.7%)
Keratometers 1 1 (10%) 0 0 1 1 (50%) 2 2 (12.5%)
Orbscan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Topography 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lensometer 8 8 (80%) 4 4 (100%) 2 2 (100%) 14 14 (87.5%)
Color vision test (titmus test) 1 1 (10%) 0 0 0 0 1 1 (6.2%)
  1. Equip. (n): the total sum of equipment in each row available in Varamin district, some units may have more than 1 piece of equipment.
  2. Unit (n. %): the number and proportion of eye units that have at least 1 piece of equipment.