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Public Health Outcome Data for Certificate of Vision Impairment

5 August 2014

The Public Health Outcomes Framework (PHOF) data update for August 2014 has been published by Public Health England (PHE) for the data period 2012/2013.

The data are presented in an interactive data tool that allows users to view data in a user-friendly format. The data tool also provides links to further supporting and relevant information to aid understanding of public health in a local population.

Indicator 4.12 relates to preventable sight loss and covers:

  • 4.12i Crude rate of sight loss due to Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) in persons aged 65 and over per 100,000 population
  • 4.12ii Crude rate of sight loss due to glaucoma in persons aged 40 and over per 100,000 population
  • 4.12iii Crude rate of sight loss due to Diabetic Eye Disease in persons aged 12 and over per 100,000 population
  • 4.12iv Crude rate of sight loss certifications per 100,000 population

View the Public Health Outcomes Framework data tool indicator 4.12 is under the section for Healthcare and premature mortality.