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Table 1 Demographics of the study enrollees (based on presenting distance VA)

From: Psycho-social impact of visual impairment on health-related quality of life among nursing home residents

Characteristics Without VI, N (%) With VI, N (%)
75 (27.58) 197 (72.42)
Age Range (years)   
60-69 25(33.33) 45(22.84)
70-79 38(50.67) 80(40.61)
80-89 12(16.00) 66(33.50)
90-99 - 6(3.05)
Sex   
Male 23(30.67) 35(17.77)
Female 52(69.33) 162(82.23)
Race/Ethnicity   
Upper caste 25(33.33) 71(36.04)
Advantaged Janjatis 42(56.01) 98(49.75)
Non Dalit Terai 1(1.33) 1(0.51)
Disadvantaged Janjatis 7(9.33) 24(12.18)
Dalit - 3(1.52)
Education   
Illiterate 61(81.33) 165(83.76)
Simple read and write 12(16.01) 30(15.22)
Primary school 1(1.33) 1(0.51)
Secondary school 1(1.33) 1(0.51)
  1. VA: Visual acuity, VI: Visual impairment.
  2. Note: The percentage values in parentheses are by considering numbers in each subgroup as 100%.