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Table 2 Events calendar used to determine age of subjects in 2005

From: The Nigerian national blindness and visual impairment survey: Rationale, objectives and detailed methodology

Event Year Present age if born in this year
Start of Second World War 1939 66
End of Second World War 1945 60
Queen of England visit to Nigeria 1957 48
Nigerian Independence 1960 45
Assassination of Premier of Northern Nigeria 1966 39
Nigerian Civil War started 1967 38
Change of money to Naira 1972 33
Assassination of General Murtala 1976 29
Change to Shagari civilian government 1979 26
Football World Cup 1994 11