All Vision Impairment

Vision Impairment Defined

Vision impairment is defined as the best-corrected visual acuity less than 6/12 (‹20/40) in the better-seeing eye (excluding those who were categorized as being blind by the U.S. definition.)

The category “All Vision Impairment” includes both low vision and blindness.

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2010 U.S. Age-Specific Prevalence Rates for Vision Impairment by Age and Race/Ethnicity

2010 Prevalence Rates of Vision Impairment by Race

2010 U.S. Prevalent Cases of Vision Impairment (in thousands) by Age, and Race/Ethnicity

2010 U.S. Prevalent Cases of Vision Impairment (in thousands) by Age, Gender, and Race/Ethnicity

Projections for Vision Impairment (2010-2030-2050)

Changes of Cases between 2000 and 2010

2000 U.S. Prevalent Cases of Vision Impairment (in thousands) by Age, and Race/Ethnicity

2000 U.S. Prevalent Cases of Vision Impairment (in thousands) by Age, Gender, and Race/Ethnicity