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Table 1 Composition of focus groups

From: A qualitative study on barriers and enablers to uptake of diabetic retinopathy screening by people with diabetes in the Western Province of Sri Lanka

Medium of discussion-Sinhala language Medium of discussion-Tamil language
Female Male Female Male
Group 1: in medical care N = 9 Group 5: in medical care N = 7 Group 8: in medical care N = 5 Group 10: in medical care N = 9
Group 2: in medical care N = 9 Group 6: had been referred to an eye clinic N = 10 Group 9: mixed group: had been referred to an eye clinic or who had previous DR treatment and major surgery N = 5 Group 11: mixed group: had been referred to an eye clinic or who had previous DR treatment and major surgery N = 6
Group 3: Had been referred to an eye clinic N = 6
Group 4: had previous DR treatment and major surgery N = 12 Group 7: had previous DR treatment and major surgery N = 9