Diabetic retinopathy in Victoria, Australia: the Visual Impairment Project.

@article{McKay2000DiabeticRI,
  title={Diabetic retinopathy in Victoria, Australia: the Visual Impairment Project.},
  author={Rebecca L McKay and Catherine A. McCarty and Hugh R Taylor},
  journal={The British journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2000},
  volume={84 8},
  pages={865-70}
}
AIM To establish the prevalence, severity, and risk factors for diabetic retinopathy in a representative sample of Victorian residents aged 40 years and older. METHODS A population based, cluster sampling method was used to recruit 4744 participants (86% participation rate). Nine randomly selected, suburban Melbourne clusters and four randomly selected, rural Victorian clusters were used. Participants provided a detailed medical and personal history and underwent an ocular examination… CONTINUE READING