Vision Impairments are disorders of the eyes and often include the loss of sight to the extent that it is considered a handicap. Impairments can result from either disease, trauma, or congenital or degenerative conditions.
Department of Health Data
- See the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) dataset.
Behavioral Health Risks of Pennsylvania Adults
- Reports containing data from annual surveys of modifiable risks that affect people's health.
External Data Sources
Prevalence and Causes of Visual Impairment and Blindness Among Adults 40 Years and Older in the United States (National Eye Institute)
Statistics on Vision Impairment (Lighthouse International)