Table 3

Causes of blindness and low vision in the 1996 sample

Cause Blindness
No (%)
Low vision
No (%)
Cataract25  (45)109  (52)
Aphakia7 (13)19 (9)
Trachoma3 (5)9 (4)
Other corneal9 (16)13 (6)
Glaucoma5 (9)1 (0.5)
Refractive error and others6 (11)58 (28)
Totals55 (100)209 (100)