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Table 8 Proportion of the different types of glaucoma in the Nigeria National Survey of Blindness and Visual Impairment

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

  Proportion of glaucoma
Glaucoma type N %
All glaucomaa 682 100.0
POAG 208 30.5
PACG 35 5.1
Secondary glaucoma 53 7.8
Unclassifiedb 386 56.6
  1. POAG primary open angle glaucoma, PACG primary angle-closure glaucoma
  2. aAll glaucoma prevalence is 5.02 % (95 % CI 4.60–5.47 %)
  3. bNo data on gonioscopy, thus not classified by anterior chamber angle morphology