Table 2 Rapid Assessment of Cataract Surgical Services and Rapid Assessment of Avoidable Blindness studies in Latin America
CountrySurvey areaConditions in survey areaYearSample sizeCoverage (%)Population survey area% 50+ years
ParaguayCountryAll groups1999213689.04 153 00012.2
PeruPiura-Tumbes DistrictRural; poor2002478299.61 838 13513.1
ArgentinaPart of Buenos AiresUrban; poor to middle income2003430293.52 716 57321.1
BrazilCampinas cityUrban; all income goups2003222492.7980 00017.8
CubaHavana cityUrban, poor/middle income2004276098.42 175 91332.0
VenezuelaCountryAll groups2004331797.623 054 21013.7
Guatemala4 provincesUrban and rural, poor/middle income2004480698.11 339 50811.9
MexicoNuevo Léon StateUrban and rural, poor/middle income2005378099.63 834 14114.0
ChileBio Bio ProvinceUrban and rural, poor/middle income2006300097.21 861 56220.4