Prevalence of Amblyopia in School-Aged Children and Variations by Age, Gender, and Ethnicity in a Multi-Country Refractive Error Study.

@article{Xiao2015PrevalenceOA,
  title={Prevalence of Amblyopia in School-Aged Children and Variations by Age, Gender, and Ethnicity in a Multi-Country Refractive Error Study.},
  author={Ou Xiao and Ian George Morgan and Leon B. Ellwein and Mingguang He},
  journal={Ophthalmology},
  year={2015},
  volume={122 9},
  pages={
          1924-31
        }
}
PURPOSE To estimate the age-, gender-, and ethnicity-specific prevalence of amblyopia in children aged 5 to 15 years using data from the multi-country Refractive Error Study in Children (RESC). DESIGN Population-based, cross-sectional study. PARTICIPANTS Among 46 260 children aged 5 to 15 years who were enumerated from 8 sites in the RESC study, 39 551 had a detailed ocular examination and a reliable visual acuity (VA) measurement in 1 or both eyes. Information on ethnicity was available… CONTINUE READING
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