Prevalence and risk indicators of myopia among schoolchildren in Amman, Jordan.

@article{Khader2006PrevalenceAR,
  title={Prevalence and risk indicators of myopia among schoolchildren in Amman, Jordan.},
  author={Yousef S Khader and Walid Q Batayha and S M I Abdul-Aziz and M I Al-Shiekh-Khalil},
  journal={Eastern Mediterranean health journal = La revue de sante de la Mediterranee orientale = al-Majallah al-sihhiyah li-sharq al-mutawassit},
  year={2006},
  volume={12 3-4},
  pages={434-9}
}
We aimed to identify the prevalence and risk factors of myopia among secondary-school students in Amman. Thus 1777 (1081 males and 696 females) students aged 12-17 years old were recruited from 8 schools randomly selected from 8 different geographic locations in Amman. Data were collected by questionnaire, and self-reported myopia was checked against school medical records. The prevalence of myopia was 17.6%, with no significant difference between males and females after adjusting for other… CONTINUE READING

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