Journal of Geriatrics / 2014 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Dual Sensory Impairment among Community Dwelling Rural Elderly: Concern for Rehabilitation

Table 3

Prevalence of visual impairment based on the National Programme of Control of Blindness for elderly in three age groups.

VisionYoung old  
Old old  
Oldest old  
Total  

Normal vision
% (95% CI)
68.3 (57.6–77.3)41.1 (29.2–54.1)32.4 (19.6–48.5)52.0 (44.6–59.3)
Low vision
% (95% CI)
23.2 (15.4–33.4)42.9 (30.8–55.9)51.4 (35.9–66.5)35.5 (28.7–42.8)
Blindness
% (95% CI)
8.5 (4.2–16.6)16.1 (8.7–9.5)16.2 (7.6–31.1)12.5 (8.4–18.3)

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