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This report looks at hearing, eye care and teeth, based on the April 2016 to March 2017 results and with cross-year comparison.

It explores how often people have their eyes tested, who they would contact in the event of pain or redness in the eye, vision and hearing difficulties, and number of natural teeth.

Main points

  • 29% of adults seldom or never had their eyes tested.
  • 71% have their eyes tested at least every two years.
  • 52% of people who had hearing problems still had difficulties with their hearing when wearing a hearing aid.


Hearing and eye care (National Survey for Wales), April 2016 to March 2017 , file type: PDF, file size: 724 KB

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