Skip to main content

Table 2 Comparison of registration and certification for blindness and partial sight in England and Wales for April 1999–March 2000

From: Leading causes of certification for blindness and partial sight in England & Wales

Blind  
  Total
New registrations with Local Authority Social Services departments in England and Wales* 13723
BD8 (part 5) certificates received by ONS 13788
Partially Sighted  
New registrations with Local Authority Social Services departments in England and Wales* 18480
BD8 (part 5) certificates received by ONS 19107
  1. * As reported to the DH by the Local Authority Social Services department (form SSDA902) and from Local Government Data Unit – Wales