Table 1

Frequency of self reported difficulties

FrequencyPatients who failed to answer or did not perform activity for non-visual reasonsActivities
70%2%Glare
54%5%Adaptation to different levels of lighting
49%2%Walking on steps or kerbs
43%6%Reading newspapers
42%3%Shopping
40%30%Needlework
36%2%Crossing the road
32%2%Recognising faces and expressions
26%3%Using bus or train
26%4%Watching television
25%6%Indoor mobility
20%6%Visiting friends or restaurants
17%7%Housework and cooking
17%5%Enjoyment of scenery