Prevalence and Causes of Ocular Morbidity in Mbeere District, Kenya. Results of a Population-Based Survey

@inproceedings{Kimani2013PrevalenceAC,
  title={Prevalence and Causes of Ocular Morbidity in Mbeere District, Kenya. Results of a Population-Based Survey},
  author={Kahaki Kimani and Robert J Lindfield and Laura Senyonjo and Alex M. Mwaniki and Elena B Schmidt},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2013}
}
PURPOSE Ocular morbidity (OM) describes any eye disease regardless of resultant visual loss. Ocular morbidity may affect large numbers of people in low income countries and could lead to many episodes of care. However there is limited evidence about the prevalence of ocular morbidity or resulting health-seeking behavior. This study in Mbeere District, Kenya, set out to explore both these issues. METHODS A cross-sectional household survey was conducted in 2011. Trained teams moved from house… CONTINUE READING
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