Prevalence and risk factors for age-related macular degeneration in an adult Japanese population: the Funagata study.

@article{Kawasaki2008PrevalenceAR,
  title={Prevalence and risk factors for age-related macular degeneration in an adult Japanese population: the Funagata study.},
  author={Ryo Kawasaki and Jie Jin Wang and Gui-jin Ji and Bronwen Taylor and Toshihide Oizumi and Makoto Daimon and Takeo Kato and Sumio Kawata and Takamasa Kayama and Yasuo Tano and Paul Mitchell and Hidetoshi Yamashita and Tien Yin Wong},
  journal={Ophthalmology},
  year={2008},
  volume={115 8},
  pages={1376-81, 1381.e1-2}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe the prevalence and risk factors for age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in a Japanese population and to compare these with data from a white population. DESIGN Population-based cross-sectional epidemiologic study. PARTICIPANTS A population-based sample of Japanese persons 35 years or older from Funagata, Japan. METHODS The Funagata study is a population-based study of 1758 (43% of eligible) Japanese persons 35 years or older from Funagata, Japan. In 2000 to 2002… CONTINUE READING
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