Prescription for glasses or contact lenses in the United Kingdom (UK) 2014, by sight

Do you currently have a prescription for glasses or contact lenses?

by Statista Research Department, last edited May 11, 2015
Prescription for glasses or contact lenses in the United Kingdom (UK) 2014, by sight This statistic depicts the share of respondents who have a prescription for glasses or contact lenses in the United Kingdom in 2014, by eye sight. Of respondents, 91 percent of individuals who are short sighted have a prescription for glasses or contact lenses.
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Do you currently have a prescription for glasses or contact lenses?

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20:20 vision36%64%
Short sighted*91%8%
Long sighted85%15%
Partially sighted74%24%
Registered blind0%100%
YesNo
20:20 vision36%64%
Short sighted*91%8%
Long sighted85%15%
Partially sighted74%24%
Registered blind0%100%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited May 11, 2015
This statistic depicts the share of respondents who have a prescription for glasses or contact lenses in the United Kingdom in 2014, by eye sight. Of respondents, 91 percent of individuals who are short sighted have a prescription for glasses or contact lenses.
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