Table 3

Age-adjusted and sex-adjusted cataract prevalence and extrapolated numbers

MalesFemalesAll
No%95% CINo%95% CINo%95% CI
Cataract—VA <3/60 (prevalence: 0.7% (95% CI: 0.4% to 1.0%))
Bilateral cataract8410.40.1 to 0.819370.90.5 to 1.427780.70.4 to 1.0
Unilateral cataract60823.02.3 to 3.784304.03.1 to 4.914 5123.53.0 to 4.1
Cataract eyes10 5982.62.1 to 3.214 0133.32.6 to 4.124 6113.02.5 to 3.5
Cataract—VA <6/60 (prevalence: 0.8% (95% CI: 0.5% to 1.2%))
Bilateral cataract23521.20.5 to 1.937961.81.2 to 2.561481.51.0 to 2.0
Unilateral cataract82074.13.2 to 5.010 2784.93.9 to 5.918 4854.53.9 to 5.1
Cataract eyes16 1904.03.1 to 4.920 9915.04.1 to 5.937 1814.53.8 to 5.2
  • VA, visual acuity.