Mohamed Zainal

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BACKGROUND A national eye survey was conducted in 1996 to determine the prevalence of blindness and low vision and their major causes among the Malaysian population of all ages. METHODS A stratified two stage cluster sampling design was used to randomly select primary and secondary sampling units. Interviews, visual acuity tests, and eye examinations on(More)
A population-based cross-sectional study was carried out to determine the prevalence of visual impairment and blindness and its causes amongst the adult rural Malay population in the district of Kuala Selangor, Selangor. By simple random sampling 330 samples were selected for the study. All samples underwent complete ophthalmological examination. The crude(More)
One hundred and sixty seven (167) perforating eye injuries involving 159 patients were analyzed in a retrospective study over a three-year period. The degree of blindness and their associated factors were determined. Most patients were in the first three decades of life and were males. One hundred and seven (64%) eyes had vision of 3/60 or worse at initial(More)
BackgroundA national eye survey was conducted in 1996 to determine the prevalence rates of blindness and low vision and their major causes among the Malaysian population of all ages. Methods-A stratified two-stage cluster sampling design was used to randomly select primary and secondary sampling units. Interviews, visual acuity tests and eye examinations on(More)
This cross-sectional study looked at the prevalence of microalbuminuria and retinopathy in a cohort of 926 young, Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) patients, and determined the factors which were associated with these microvascular complications. The prevalence of microalbuminuria, defined as the albumin:creatinine ratio > or = 2.5 (for males) or >(More)
A randomised single blinded clinical trial to compare the cost of cataract surgery between extracapsular cataract extraction (ECCE) and phacoemulsification (PEA) was conducted at Hospital Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (HUKM) between March and December 2000. A total of 60 patients were included in this study. The cost of a cataract surgery incurred by(More)
A cross-sectional prevalence study amongst a nursing home elderly population was carried out at Rumah Sri Kenangan, Seremban, Negeri Sembilan between June 1995 until June 1996. A total of 204 cases of 60 years and older were examined in order to determine the ocular morbidity amongst them. It was found that 47.5% had low vision and 19.1% were legally blind.(More)
The influence of dietary protein supplementation upon resistance to haemonchosis was examined in Dorsimal (Polled Dorset x Malin) lambs offered two levels of protein. Lambs were offered either a complete basal ruminant diet (15% crude protein (CP)) or the same diet supplemented with fish meal as a source of rumen bypass protein (19% CP). Lambs from each(More)
The study about religious based spiritual tourism market and its travellers are scarce due to the complex relationship between tourism and religion. Spiritual travellers travel for ritual and spiritual renewal and not for the search of pleasure or leisure. We argue that the well-being of travellers during and after the journey will depend on the amount of(More)
The main purpose of this conceptual paper is to examine the relationship between psychological empowerment and employees’ creativity in the context of Malaysia’s medium manufacturing industry. The study intends to appraise the existing literature and eventually develop the conceptual framework. Successfully understand factors that positively influence(More)