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Table 6 Working activities, social allowances, copayment and revenue 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
Social allowance 57.9% 35.4% 37.0% <0.0001
Private insurance 54.9% 61.3% 58.9% <0.0001
Monthly average allowances (EUR) 254 168 174 <0.0001
Total monthly average income (EUR) 782 787 797 <0.80
Total monthly average income (EUR)-Paid institution cost 116 119 121 <0.94
  1. Adjusted according to the blind French population on age, number of handicaps and size of the household. Total monthly average income includes social allowances. EUR 1 close to US$ 1 in 2002.