Knowledge, attitudes, and self care practices associated with glaucoma among hospital workers in Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria.

@article{Adegbehingbe2008KnowledgeAA,
  title={Knowledge, attitudes, and self care practices associated with glaucoma among hospital workers in Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria.},
  author={Bernice Oluwakemi Adegbehingbe and Luqman Adeleke Bisiriyu},
  journal={Tanzania journal of health research},
  year={2008},
  volume={10 4},
  pages={240-5}
}
This study was carried out to determine the level of correct knowledge about glaucoma and attitudes towards blindness prevention and treatment, and how these factors influence self care practices among teaching hospital workers. A random sample of the workers at Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital in Nigeria was interviewed. All respondents were asked the year of their last visit within the past one year to an eye care practitioner. A total of 205 members of staff were interviewed; 85… CONTINUE READING
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