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Prescription for glasses or contact lenses in the United Kingdom (UK) 2014, by gender
This statistic depicts the share of respondents who have a prescription for glasses or contact lenses in the United Kingdom in 2014, by gender. Of respondents, 73 percent of males had a prescription for glasses or contact lenses.
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Male73%25%1%
Female81%19%-
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Source

Release date

May 2015

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

November 18, to December 21, 2014

Number of respondents

1,653 respondents

Age group

18 years and over

Special properties

All who have ever been to the opticians

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

Prescription for glasses or contact lenses in the United Kingdom (UK) 2014, by gender
This statistic depicts the share of respondents who have a prescription for glasses or contact lenses in the United Kingdom in 2014, by gender. Of respondents, 73 percent of males had a prescription for glasses or contact lenses.
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