Do excessive internet use, television viewing and poor lifestyle habits affect low vision in school children?

@article{Bener2010DoEI,
  title={Do excessive internet use, television viewing and poor lifestyle habits affect low vision in school children?},
  author={Abdulbari Bener and Huda S. Al-Mahdi and Pankit Vachhani and Mohammed Al-Nufal and Awab Ibrahim Ali},
  journal={Journal of child health care : for professionals working with children in the hospital and community},
  year={2010},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={
          375-85
        }
}
The aim of this study is to determine whether excessive internet use, television viewing and the ensuing poor lifestyle habits affect low vision in school children in a rapidly developing country. This is a cross-sectional study and 3000 school students aged between six and 18 years were approached and 2467 (82.2%) students participated. Of the studied school children 12.6 percent had low vision. Most of the low vision school children were in the 6-10 years age group and came from middle income… CONTINUE READING
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