Epidemiology of blindness in Nepal.

  title={Epidemiology of blindness in Nepal.},
  author={L B Brilliant and R P Pokhrel and N C Grasset and James M. Lepkowski and Anne Katherine Kolstad and W N Hawks and Ramachandra Pararajasegaram and Girija E. Brilliant and Sari Gilbert and Sharadar Ram Shrestha},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  volume={63 2},
This report presents the major findings of the Nepal Blindness Survey, the first nationwide epidemiological survey of blindness, which was conducted in 1979-80. The survey was designed to gather data that could be used to estimate the prevalence and causes of blindness in the country. Ancillary studies were conducted to obtain information on socioeconomic correlates and other risk factors of blinding conditions and patterns of health care utilization.The nationwide blindness prevalence rate is… CONTINUE READING
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