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Worldwide trends in body-mass index, underweight, overweight, and obesity from 1975 to 2016: a pooled analysis of 2416 population-based measurement studies in 128·9 million children, adolescents, and…
- Leandra Ziad A Zargar Abdul Niveen M Benjamin Cecilia Robe Abarca-Gómez Abdeen Hamid Abu-Rmeileh Acosta-Cazar, Leandra Abarca-Gómez, +1,022 authors M. Ezzati
- The Lancet
- 16 December 2017
Summary Background Underweight, overweight, and obesity in childhood and adolescence are associated with adverse health consequences throughout the life-course. Our aim was to estimate worldwide… Expand
Trends in adult body-mass index in 200 countries from 1975 to 2014: a pooled analysis of 1698 population-based measurement studies with 19·2 million participants
BACKGROUND Underweight and severe and morbid obesity are associated with highly elevated risks of adverse health outcomes. We estimated trends in mean body-mass index (BMI), which characterises its… Expand
The incidence of contact lens-related microbial keratitis in Australia.
OBJECTIVE To establish the absolute risk of contact lens (CL)-related microbial keratitis, the incidence of vision loss and risk factors for disease. DESIGN A prospective, 12-month,… Expand
Worldwide trends in diabetes since 1980: a pooled analysis of 751 population-based studies with 4·4 million participants
Summary Background One of the global targets for non-communicable diseases is to halt, by 2025, the rise in the age-standardised adult prevalence of diabetes at its 2010 levels. We aimed to estimate… Expand
Cataract blindness--challenges for the 21st century.
Cataract prevalence increases with age. As the world's population ages, cataract-induced visual dysfunction and blindness is on the increase. This is a significant global problem. The challenges are… Expand
Correction of refractive error and presbyopia in Timor-Leste
- J. Ramke, R. du Toit, A. Palagyi, G. Brian, T. Naduvilath
- British Journal of Ophthalmology
- 1 July 2007
Aim: To investigate the aspects of spectacle correction of vision-impairing refractive error and presbyopia in those aged ⩾40 years in Timor-Leste. Method: A population-based cross-sectional survey… Expand
Risk factors for moderate and severe microbial keratitis in daily wear contact lens users.
OBJECTIVE To establish risk factors for moderate and severe microbial keratitis among daily contact lens (CL) wearers in Australia. DESIGN A prospective, 12-month, population-based, case-control… Expand
Prevalence and causes of blindness and low vision in Timor-Leste
- J. Ramke, A. Palagyi, T. Naduvilath, R. du Toit, G. Brian
- British Journal of Ophthalmology
- 1 September 2007
Aim: To estimate the prevalence and causes of blindness and low vision in people aged ⩾40 years in Timor-Leste. Method: A population-based cross-sectional survey using multistage cluster random… Expand
Eye care in Timor‐Leste: a population‐based study of utilization and barriers
Background: To determine utilization of Western‐style conventional health services for eye problems in Timor‐Leste, and barriers to seeking that care.
Blindness and vision impairment in the elderly of Papua New Guinea
- Jambi N Garap, S. Sheeladevi, B. R. Shamanna, P. Nirmalan, G. Brian, Carmel Williams
- Clinical & experimental ophthalmology
- 1 May 2006
Background: To estimate the magnitude and causes of blindness and vision impairment in Papua New Guinea for service delivery planning and ophthalmic education development.