What is colour blindness?

  • Published: Colourblindawareness.org, no date
  • Authors: Colourblindawareness.org
  • Date Added: 30 Jan 2014
  • Last Update: 30 Jan 2014
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To raise awareness about colour vision deficiency and to provide advice to people with the condition.



Key Findings:

  • Globally, colour deficiency affects approximately 1 in 12 men (8%) and 1 in 200 women.

  • In Britain, this means that there are approximately 2.7 million colour blind people (about 4.5% of the entire population), most of whom are male.