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Table 4 Institution adaptation, equipment according to the vision status

From: Prevalence and burden of self-reported blindness and low vision for individuals living in institutions: a nationwide survey

  Blind Low vision No visual problems P-Value on needs
Institution adaptation (Need – Unmet need) 54.5% – 5.8% 39.4% – 1.3% 38.0% – 1.1% <0.0001
Restrooms 29.9% 22.1% 20.7% <0.0001
Bathroom 31.3% 19.2% 20.3% <0.0001
Tables 23.6% 11.2% 14.3% <0.0001
Seats 24.2% 11.6% 12.8% <0.0001
Bed 46.5% 25.2% 28.3% <0.0001
Ramps, etc. 25.0% 17.5% 18.6% <0.0001
Devices to open doors, etc. 1.8% 2.1% 1.6% <0.0001
Other pieces of furniture 5.1% 2.5% 1.8% <0.0001
  1. Adjusted according to the blind French population on age, number of handicaps. First figure : Needed institution adaptation; Second figure: unmet need