Awareness of incident open-angle glaucoma in a population study: the Barbados Eye Studies.

@article{Hennis2007AwarenessOI,
  title={Awareness of incident open-angle glaucoma in a population study: the Barbados Eye Studies.},
  author={Anselm J. M. Hennis and S Y Wu and Barbara Nemesure and Robert A Honkanen and Maria Cristina Leske},
  journal={Ophthalmology},
  year={2007},
  volume={114 10},
  pages={1816-21}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate factors related to awareness of incident open-angle glaucoma (OAG) in the Barbados Eye Studies. DESIGN Cohort study with 81% to 85% response rate over 9 years. PARTICIPANTS Four thousand three hundred fourteen participants of African descent, 40 to 84 years old at baseline. METHODS Standardized study visits included an interview on demographic, medical, health care, and other factors; various ophthalmic measurements; fundus photography; and comprehensive ophthalmologic… CONTINUE READING