Table 4

Change in number of blind residents in Malawi extrapolating from Chikwawa data

Age group1983 populationEstimated blind1999 populationEstimated blind
50–59320 4506826414 0725631
60–69186 19219 252292 40412 252
70+91 40915 238255 13837 454
Total598 05141 316961 61455 337