Fraction of the 37 million blind people in 1990 who were blind as a result of cataract

Value 40 %
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Allen D, Vasavada A. Cataract and surgery for cataract. BMJ. 2006 Jul 15 333(7559):128-32 DOI: 10.1136/bmj.333.7559.128 p.128 left column top paragraphPubMed ID16840470
Primary Source [1] Thylefors B, Négrel AD, Pararajasegaram R, Dadzie KY. Global data on blindness. Bull World Health Organ. 1995 73(1):115-21PubMed ID7704921
Comments P.128 left column top paragraph: "In 1990 an estimated 37 million people were blind worldwide—40% of them because of cataract (primary source)."
Entered by Uri M
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