Table 3

 Univariate odds ratios (95% CI) adjusted by age and sex of correctable, non-correctable, or moderate to severe non-correctable unilateral or bilateral vision loss versus normal vision

Outcome (short description)Unilateral vision lossBilateral vision loss
CorrectableNon-correctableModerate to severe non-correctableCorrectableNon-correctable
Fell at home1.06 (0.47 to 2.40)0.71 (0.26 to 1.93)0.84 (0.24 to 2.98)0.45 (0.10 to 1.96)1.07 (0.37 to 3.10)
Fell when away0.61 (0.15 to 2.58) 2.86 (1.16 to 7.08) 1.92 (0.44 to 8.29)1.45 (0.33 to 6.32)0.98 (0.12 to 7.70)
Ever fell0.94 (0.46 to 1.92)1.25 (0.6 to 2.59)1.19 (0.44 to 3.23)0.74 (0.25 to 2.14)1.12 (0.43 to 2.92)
Hip replacement surgery0.93 (0.31 to 2.76)1.30 (0.48 to 3.51)1.65 (0.50 to 5.45)0.67 (0.15 to 3.04)1.76 (0.62 to 5.00)
Nursing home placement1.20 (0.14 to 10.7)2.92 (0.67 to 12.8)3.24 (0.52 to 20.2)4.14 (0.67 to 25.5) 14.8 (4.13 to 53.1)
Using supplied meals1.07 (0.30 to 3.83)2.29 (0.83 to 6.33)2.51 (0.71 to 8.90)0.42 (0.05 to 3.39) 5.21 (2.07 to 13.1)
Getting help with chores1.49 (0.62 to 3.56) 2.90 (1.35 to 6.24) 3.01 (1.09 to 8.27) 1.22 (0.39 to 3.77) 2.95 (1.26 to 6.92)
Dependency1.05 (0.12 to 9.43) 6.90 (1.80 to 26.4) 6.71 (1.50 to 30.0) N/A 9.48 (2.52 to 35.7)
Health/emotional problems0.77 (0.18 to 3.30)2.33 (0.81 to 6.69)1.93 (0.41 to 9.14)1.85 (0.41 to 8.36) 5.81 (2.08 to 16.2)
Did not feel full of life0.80 (0.34 to 1.90)0.57 (0.19 to 1.67)0.91 (0.26 to 3.22)0.82 (0.24 to 2.79) 4.63 (2.18 to 9.82)
Reading the telephone book1.15 (0.77 to 1.72) 2.26 (1.50 to 3.40) 2.13 (1.20 to 3.79) 2.96 (1.79 to 4.90) 6.41 (3.59 to 11.5)
Reading newspaper1.19 (0.73 to 1.93) 2.36 (1.49 to 3.75) 2.85 (1.55 to 5.26) 2.50 (1.41 to 4.45) 9.97 (5.51 to 18.0)
Watching television 2.98 (1.57 to 5.66) 2.30 (1.07 to 4.94) 2.51 (0.90 to 6.98) 7.89 (3.91 to 15.9) 12.5 (6.17 to 25.4)
Seeing faces2.81 (0.92 to 8.57) 5.43 (2.04 to 14.5) 6.70 (2.04 to 22.0) 9.05 (2.91 to 28.1) 40.9 (16.8 to 99.2)
Doing other activities1.25 (0.74 to 2.14)1.28 (0.69 to 2.38)0.78 (0.27 to 2.21)0.84 (0.33 to 2.14) 3.45 (1.72 to 6.94)