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Magnitude and Projections

GBD Region Map & Estimates of Vision Loss

Age-std prevalence of all vision loss 2020

(all ages, males & females)

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Source: Data from VLEG/GBD 2020 model, accessed via the IAPB Vision Atlas

How to cite the maps and VLEG/GBD 2020 data

If distributing/publishing this model’s data, it is obligatory to use the following reference:

Bourne, Rupert, Jaimie Adelson, Seth Flaxman, Paul S. Briant, Hugh R. Taylor, Robert J. Casson, et al. Trends in Prevalence of Blindness and Distance and Near Vision Impairment Over 30 Years and Contribution to the Global Burden of Disease in 2020. The Lancet Global Health, 2020. Advanced online publication doi:10.2139/ssrn.3582742

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