Prevalence and causes of low vision and blindness in a rural chinese adult population: the Handan Eye Study.

@article{Liang2008PrevalenceAC,
  title={Prevalence and causes of low vision and blindness in a rural chinese adult population: the Handan Eye Study.},
  author={Yuan Bo Liang and David Steven Friedman and Tien Yin Wong and Siyan Zhan and Lan Ping Sun and Jie Jin Wang and Xin Rong Duan and Xiao Hui Yang and Feng Wang and Qiang Zhou and Ning Li Lu Wang},
  journal={Ophthalmology},
  year={2008},
  volume={115 11},
  pages={1965-72}
}
PURPOSE To describe the prevalence and causes of low vision and blindness in a rural population in Northern China. DESIGN Population-based, cross-sectional study. PARTICIPANTS A study of 6830 Han Chinese aged 30 years and older was conducted between October 2006 and October 2007 in rural Yongnian County in Handan, Northern China. METHODS Clustered samples of adults aged 30 years or more residing in 13 residential villages were selected randomly and were invited to participate the Handan… CONTINUE READING