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Table 3 The participants’ attitude towards cataract among adults in Yirgalem town at Sidama national regional state, Southern Ethiopia, 2020

From: Knowledge about cataract and associated factors among adults in Yirgalem town, Sidama National Regional State, southern Ethiopia, 2020: a community based cross sectional study design

Variables Disagree Neutral Agree
No. (%) No. (%) No. (%)
Afraid to undergo a cataract surgery 261 (44.5) 120 (20.5) 205 (35.0)
Worried about the cost to incur for the cataract surgery 235 (40.1) 86 (14.7) 265 (45.2)
Afraid that the operation will lead to lose eye sight 243 (41.5) 86 (14.7) 257 (43.9)
Believe that could manage my work with one eye 216 (36.9) 76 (13.0) 294 (50.2)
Afraid that operation will make away from routine work for long time 213 (36.3) 62 (10.6) 311 (53.1)
Believe that poor eye vision is natural process and no need to intervene 199 (34.0) 93 (15.9) 294 (50.2)
Worried that their partner, children and relatives will have to suffer due to eye surgery 227 (38.7) 89 (15.2) 270 (46.1)
Afraid that they will have to wait long periods of time in the waiting list to do the operation 206 (35.2) 80 (13.7) 300 (51.2)
Believe that they were too old to undergo an eye surgery 199 (34.0) 89 (15.2) 298 (50.9)
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