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Frequency of Refraction Errors among School-age Children in Ankara, Turkey: A Cross-Sectional Study

  title={Frequency of Refraction Errors among School-age Children in Ankara, Turkey: A Cross-Sectional Study},
  author={Om and Fm},
  • Om, Fm
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
Uncorrected refractive errors are the most frequent cause of visual impairment in school-age children. The present study sought to evaluate frequency of refraction disorders in school-age children at different socio-cultural levels in Ankara/Turkey. This cross-sectional study was carried out on 1729 children 7-14 years of age. Frequency of refractive errors were determined as 10.8% (n=186) myopia, 3.8% (n=66) hyperopia and 26.3% (n=455) astigmatism. Multiple regression analysis revealed that… 
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