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Table 3 Blindness and partial sight in England & Wales; summary age-sex distribution of certifications; April 1999 – March 2000

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

  Total Male Female
  Number Column % Number Row % Number Row %
Blind       
0 – 64 years 1965 14 1087 55 860 44
65 years and above 11471 83 4034 35 7322 64
All ages * 13788 100 5245 38 8400 61
Partially Sighted       
0 – 64 years 2891 15 1476 51 1391 48
65 years and above 15725 82 5078 32 10501 67
All ages * 19107 100 6730 36 12195 62
  1. * Data include age and sex unknown