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Table 6 The prevalence of corneal and infectious corneal diseases leading to corneal blindness

From: Prevalence of infectious keratitis in Central China

  Blindness in one eye no. Blindness in two eyes no. Blindness in at least one eye no.
  (prevalence (%), 95% CI) (prevalence (%), 95% CI) (prevalence (%), 95% CI)
Corneal diseases 26 2 28
(0.099, 0.061-0.137) (0.008, -0.003-0.019) (0.106, 0.073-0.145)
Infectious corneal diseases 23 1 24
(0.087, 0.051-0.123) (0.004, -0.004-0.012) (0.091, 0.067-0.127)
  1. The prevalence of blindness in at least one eye resulting from infected corneas was 0.091% (95% CI: 0.067-0.127%).