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Burundi - Ngozi and Kayanza Rapid Assessment of Avoidable Blindness 2010

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General Info
Geography 
Burundi (BDI)
Kayanza, Ngozi
Coverage type 
Subnational
Time period covered 
10/2010 - 10/2010
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 Burundi - Ngozi and Kayanza Rapid Assessment of Avoidable Blindness 2010 collected data 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. An additional module collected information on willingness to pay for cataract surgery. Of the targeted sample size, 3684 subjects were interviewed and examined successfully.

Citation
Primary investigator 
Levi Kandeke
Publisher 
Suggested citation 
International Centre for Eye Health (ICEH). Burundi - Ngozi and Kayanza Rapid Assessment of Avoidable Blindness 2010. Grootebroek, Netherlands: RAAB Repository.