Prevalence of age-related macular degeneration in the US population.

  title={Prevalence of age-related macular degeneration in the US population.},
  author={Ronald Klein and Chiu-Fang Chou and Barbara E. Klein and Xinzhi Zhang and Stacy M. Meuer and Jinan B. Saaddine},
  journal={Archives of ophthalmology},
  volume={129 1},
OBJECTIVE To examine the prevalence of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in non-Hispanic white, non-Hispanic black, Mexican American, and other racial/ethnic groups. DESIGN A US nationally representative, population-based, cross-sectional study involving a total of 5553 persons aged 40 years and older from the 2005-2008 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. The main outcome measure was AMD determined by the grading of 45° digital images from both eyes using a standardized… CONTINUE READING
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