Age-related maculopathy in a multiracial United States population: the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey III.

@article{Klein1999AgerelatedMI,
  title={Age-related maculopathy in a multiracial United States population: the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey III.},
  author={Ronald Klein and Barbara E. Klein and Suzanne C Jensen and Julie A. Mares-Perlman and Karen J. Cruickshanks and Mari Palta},
  journal={Ophthalmology},
  year={1999},
  volume={106 6},
  pages={1056-65}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the prevalence of and risk factors for age-related maculopathy (ARM) in three racial/ethnic groups: non-Hispanic whites, non-Hispanic blacks, and Mexican-Americans. DESIGN A nationally representative population-based, cross-sectional study. PARTICIPANTS A total of 8270 persons 40 years of age or older, a sample of the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Age-related maculopathy was determined by the grading of fundus… CONTINUE READING

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