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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of study participants (n = 53)

From: Patients’ visual experience during phacoemulsification cataract surgery and associated fear

Variable   Count %
Age group < 60 years 25 47.2
≥ 60 years 28 52.8
Sex Male 30 56.6
Female 23 43.4
Level of education Below primary 7 13.2
Primary 2 3.8
Secondary 13 24.5
Graduate 24 45.3
Post graduate 7 13.2
Mother tongue Balochi 3 5.7
Pakhtoon 3 5.7
Punjabi 3 5.7
Sindhi 10 18.9
Urdu 25 47.2
Other 9 17.0
Preoperative visual acuity ≥ 6/18 37 69.8
< 6/18 16 30.2