Table 3

Causes of low vision and blindness

No in group% attributed to:
Refractive errorAMDCataractGlaucomaDiabetes
Low vision (<6/18–3/60)
75–7931246.518.023.75.12.9
80–8436041.726.725.38.12.5
85–8934932.733.532.37.52.0
90+15525.844.530.34.50.7
Blindness (<3/60)
75–7935051.48.617.111.4
80–84901.170.05.613.33.3
85–8982072.015.913.40
90+43088.49.314.00