Cataract in rural Myanmar: prevalence and risk factors from the Meiktila Eye Study.


AIMS To determine the prevalence of and risk factors for cataracts in a rural region of central Myanmar. METHODS A cross-sectional, population-based survey of inhabitants >or=40 years of age from villages of central Myanmar; 2076 participated, and 2044 (82.3%) had an examinable lens in at least one eye. Data recording included smoking history, occupation… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/bjo.2008.139725