Color blindness affects approximately every 1 in 12 man (8%) and 1 in 200 women (0.5%). This means there is definitely one colorblind men in your neighborhood or at your workplace.
There are more than 300 million color blind people in the world and many of them don't know it yet!
Color Blind people
Color vision tests that consist of different colored circular dots are all called pseudoisochromatic color vision tests. The Ishihara, Divorine, and this online Waggoner CCVT are all pseudoisochromatic color vision tests. This test is not the Ishihara but it is a pseudoisochromatic color vision test. The Waggoner CCVT is considered superior to Ishihara.
A multitude of organizations currently use TestingColorVision.com:
- U.S. Navy
- U.S. Army
- Kaiser Permanente
- Core Medstaff
The Waggoner CCVT is also being used in several studies being performed by Ph.Ds.
Here is a list of some occupations that it is either required or highly recommended to have normal color vision:
Animal Code Enforcement, Color Printing Operator, Firefighters, Art Teacher, Criminal Lab Technician, Biomedical Equipment Technician, Customers Officer, Hazardous Materials Technician, Border Patrol Agent, Electrician, Mapmaker, Clinical Lab Technician, Electronics Technician, Meat Inspector, Clothing Sales, Engineers (Many different types), Military Pilot, Pharmacy Technician, Public Transportation Operator, State Park Ranger, Police Officer, Railroad Conductor, State Trooper, Produce Inspector, Registered Nurse, TSA Screener, School Bus Driver, Weather Analyst, Semi-truck Driver, Weather Analyst, TSA Screener, Graphic Artist and Graphic Designer