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Table 6 Socio-demographic characteristics of participants with glaucoma in the study population

From: A Population-based survey of the prevalence and types of glaucoma in Nigeria: results from the Nigeria National Blindness and Visual Impairment Survey

   Total Participants with glaucoma
   N N % 95 % CI
Total   13,591 (100 %) 682 5.02 4.60–5.47
Socio-demographic factors
 Age group (years) 40–49 4889 93 1.90 1.55–2.33
  50–59 3577 130 3.63 3.03–4.36
  60–69 2773 178 6.42 5.50–7.48
  70–79 1653 178 10.77 9.24–12.52
  80+ 699 103 14.74 12.31–17.54
      p <0.001
 Gender Female 7345 328 4.47 3.98–5.00
  Male 6246 354 5.67 5.05–5.47
      p = 0.002
 Ethnic groupa Hausa 3375 130 3.85 3.00–4.93
  Yoruba 2669 156 5.84 4.94–6.90
  Igbo 1918 149 7.77 6.57–9.16
  Fulani 840 30 3.57 2.53–5.01
  Kanuri 353 18 5.10 3.40–7.58
  Tiv 342 11 3.22 2.29–4.51
  Ijaw 251 15 5.98 4.46–7.96
  Urhobo 245 7 2.86 1.50–5.37
  Ibibio 212 12 5.66 2.35–13.03
  Nupe 211 11 5.21 3.41–7.88
  Others 3117 139 4.46 3.72–5.33
      p <0.001
 Literacy Literate 5925 248 4.19 3.60–4.86
  Illiterate 7666 434 5.66 5.14-6.23
      p = 0.001
 Place of residence Rural 10,540 520 4.93 4.46–5.46
Urban 3051 162 5.31 4.47–6.30
      p = 0.473
 Visual status Not blind 13,022 546 4.19 3.83–4.59
  Blind 569 136 23.90 20.24–27.99
      p <0.001
  1. CI = confidence interval
  2. a58 missing values excluded