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Table 4 Perceived benefits from the use of aphakic spectacles

From: Longitudinal study on visual outcome and spectacle use after intracapsular cataract extraction in Northern India

Perceived benefit Using provided spectacles n = 113 Using other spectacles N = 25 Total* n = 138
Can manage all personal activities 113 (100) 19 (76) 132 [95.7 (90.8–98.4)]
Has facilitated independent mobility 113 (100) 18 (72) 131 [95.0 (89.8–97.9)]
Can recognize family members and cattle clearly 102 (90.3) 17 (68) 119 [86.2(79.3–91.5)]
Has improved economic potential 5 (4.4) 0 5 [3.6 (1.2–8.3)]
Surroundings better visible but hazy 1 (0.9) 1 (4) 2 [1.4 (0.2–5.1)]
Has not helped in any fashion 0 5 (20) 5 [3.6 (1.2–8.3)]
  1. *Figures in parentheses are percentages