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Title: Vision assessment of operators of passenger service vehicles operating across Bushenyi-Ishaka municipality, Bushenyi District Uganda
Authors: Okaali, Simon Daniel
Keywords: Passenger service
Bushenyi District
Issue Date: 2013
Publisher: Kampala International University
Abstract: Introduction Normal vision plays a major role in safe driving and it is the one human sense that is absolutely essential for safe driving. Ninety five percent of sensory input to the brain required for driving comes from vision. However, vision of majority of drivers in Uganda is not assessed before they acquire driving licenses. General objective. To assess the vision of operators of passenger service vehicles operating across Bushenyi – Ishaka Municipality, Bushenyi District Methods A cross-sectional descriptive study with both quantitative and qualitative techniques was used. Semi structured questionnaires were administered to 392 operators of passenger service vehicles in Bushenyi – Ishaka Municipality. Data was analyzed in three different levels i.e. Univariate, to find out the proportion of respondents with reduced vision for driving. Bivariate analysis was done to assess the effect of individual factors on accident involvement. Multivariate analysis was done using binary logistic regression tool to assess for the effect of the potential confounding variables.
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