Literacy is an independent risk factor for vision impairment and poor visual functioning.

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PURPOSE People with limited literacy are at increased risks of chronic systemic conditions. The authors therefore investigated the independent contribution of limited literacy on visual impairment and visual function in a large eye survey in Singapore. METHODS The authors undertook a population-based, cross-sectional study of Asian Malays (≥ 40 years old… (More)
DOI: 10.1167/iovs.11-7725

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