Table 4

Craftswomen’s attitudes towards spectacle wear (N=263)

StatementsStrongly agree, n (%)Agree, n (%)Neutral, n (%)Disagree, n (%)Strongly disagree, n (%)
Wearing spectacles does not help correct vision.3 (1.11)6 (2.30)8 (3.00)152 (57.8)94 (35.7)
Wearing spectacles will make eye problems worse.5 (1.90)12 (4.60)28 (10.6)137 (52.1)81 (30.8)
Wearing spectacles will cause more headaches or tearing.5 (1.90)20 (7.60)33 (12.5)126 (47.9)79 (30.0)
People wearing spectacles look more educated.17 (6.50)81 (30.8)23 (8.70)83 (31.6)59 (22.4)
People wearing spectacles look fashionable.12 (4.60)56 (21.3)14 (5.30)116 (44.1)65 (24.7)
People wearing spectacles have more money or are from higher social status.5 (1.90)22 (8.40)15 (5.70)134 (51.0)87 (33.1)
People wearing spectacles look older.9 (3.40)16 (6.10)1 (0.400)140 (53.2)97 (36.9)
People wearing spectacles look disabled.8 (3.00)24 (9.10)7 (2.70)140 (53.2)84 (31.9)
People wearing spectacles are bringing attention to themselves to show off.13 (4.90)38 (14.4)18 (6.80)117 (44.5)77 (29.3)
Wearing spectacles harms a woman’s prospects of marriage.6 (2.30)8 (3.00)13 (4.90)132 (50.2)104 (39.5)
Wearing spectacles would make me less likely to choose someone as a marriage partner.2 (0.80)10 (3.80)10 (3.80)148 (56.3)93 (35.4)
If I wear spectacles, people will think better of me as a craftswoman.9 (3.40)22 (8.40)12 (4.60)138 (52.5)82 (31.2)
If I wear spectacles, people will be less likely to order products from me.5 (1.90)13 (4.90)11 (4.20)145 (55.1)89 (33.8)
If I wear spectacles, people will assign me to less technical or complicated work.9 (3.40)21 (8.00)19 (7.20)136 (51.7)78 (29.7)
If I wear spectacles, people will bully me or tease me.12 (4.60)30 (11.4)12 (4.60)116 (44.1)93 (35.4)