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Table 6 Proportion of subjects wearing glasses, by ethnic group comparing Han with other groups, n (%)

From: Prevalence and causes of blindness, visual impairment among different ethnical minority groups in Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, China

  Han (n = 1712) Khazak (n = 1747) Uygur (n = 105) Others (n = 413) Total (n = 3977)
Wearing glasses for any reason 642 37.5% 198 (11.3%)* 15 14.3%* 100 24.2%* 955 24.0%
Wearing distance glasses 59 3.5% 26 (1.5%)* 6 5.7% 5 1.2%** 96 2.4%
Wearing presbyopic glasses 592 34.6% 177 (10.1%)* 10 9.5%* 96 23.2%* 875 22.0%
  1. * p < 0.001 ** p < 0.05