Incidence of Age-Related Macular Degeneration in a Multi-Ethnic United States Population: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis.

@article{Fisher2016IncidenceOA,
  title={Incidence of Age-Related Macular Degeneration in a Multi-Ethnic United States Population: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis.},
  author={Diana E. Fisher and Barbara E. K. Klein and Tien Yin Wong and Jerome I. Rotter and Xiaohui Li and Sandi E Shrager and Gregory L Burke and Ronald Klein and Mary Frances Cotch},
  journal={Ophthalmology},
  year={2016},
  volume={123 6},
  pages={1297-308}
}
PURPOSE To describe the incidence of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and associated risk factors in 4 racial/ethnic groups (white, black, Hispanic, and Chinese) residing in the United States. DESIGN Prospective cohort study. PARTICIPANTS A total of 3811 participants, aged 46 to 86 years, from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) cohort, with retinal data collected twice, on average, 8 years apart. METHODS Fundus images, taken using a digital camera through dark-adapted… CONTINUE READING
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