Internet Use and Television Viewing in Children and its Association with Vision Loss: A Major Public Health Problem

@inproceedings{Bener2012InternetUA,
  title={Internet Use and Television Viewing in Children and its Association with Vision Loss: A Major Public Health Problem},
  author={Abdulbari Bener and Huda S. Al-Mahdi},
  booktitle={Journal of public health in Africa},
  year={2012}
}
Little is known about the distribution of eye and vision conditions among school children in Qatar. The aim of the study was to examine the effects of excessive internet use and television viewing on low vision and its prevalence with socio-demographic characteristics. This is a cross-sectional study which was carried out in the public and private schools of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education of the State of Qatar from September 2009 to April 2010. A total of 3200 students aged 6-18… CONTINUE READING

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