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Brazil - Campinas Rapid Assessment of Avoidable Blindness 2004

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General Info
Geography 
Brazil (BRA)
São Paulo
Coverage type 
Subnational
Time period covered 
06/2004 - 06/2004
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Individual
  • Interview
Summary 

The Rapid Assessment of Avoidable Blindness (RAAB) is a rapid survey methodology developed at the International Centre for Eye Health (ICEH). It is a population based survey of visual impairment and eye care services among people aged 50 years and over.

The Brazil - Campinas Rapid Assessment of Avoidable Blindness 2004 covered the municipality of Campinas in São Paulo state. Data were collected through household interviews and visual examinations. Subjects with vision-impairing cataract were questioned on barriers keeping them from pursuing cataract surgery, and subjects that had undergone cataract surgery were asked about their operations. Of the targeted sample size, 2,224 subjects were interviewed and examined successfully.

Citation
Primary investigator 
Carlos Arieta
Publisher 
Suggested citation 
International Centre for Eye Health (ICEH). Brazil - Campinas Rapid Assessment of Avoidable Blindness 2004. Grootebroek, Netherlands: RAAB Repository.