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Table 2 Prevalence of self-reported cataracts in older adults in Ghana by health related factors and subjective wellbeing, SAGE Wave 1

From: Self-reported cataracts in older adults in Ghana: sociodemographic and health related factors

Characteristics Self reported cataract X2(p-value)
n (%) N
Obese    
Yes 26 (5.8) 449 0.42 (0.519)
No 195 (5.1) 3829  
Self-reported diabetes    
Yes 14 (8.4) 162 3.31 (0.069)
No 214 (5.2) 4116  
Self-reported hypertension    
Yes 60 (10.4) 580 35.63 (0.001)
No 166 (4.5) 3698  
Self-reported stroke    
Yes 12 (11.4) 108 8.74 (0.003)
No 213 (5.1) 4170  
Alcohol use    
Ever 143 (5.7) 2512 0.001 (0.976)
Never 93 (5.3) 1766  
Tobacco use    
Ever 54 (4.9) 1111 0.395 (0.530)
Never 171 (5.4) 3167  
Level of subjective well being/life satisfaction
Satisfied 113 (4.7) 2407  
Indifferent 105 (5.8) 1799 5.76 (0.056)
Not satisfied 7 (9.9) 72