Prevalence of primary open-angle glaucoma in an urban south Indian population and comparison with a rural population. The Chennai Glaucoma Study.

@article{Vijaya2008PrevalenceOP,
  title={Prevalence of primary open-angle glaucoma in an urban south Indian population and comparison with a rural population. The Chennai Glaucoma Study.},
  author={Lingam Vijaya and Ronnie Merin George and Mani Baskaran and Hemamalini Arvind and P. V. G. K. Jagannadha Raju and Satyamangalam Ve Ramesh and Govindasamy Kumaramanickavel and Catherine Mccarty},
  journal={Ophthalmology},
  year={2008},
  volume={115 4},
  pages={648-654.e1}
}
OBJECTIVE To estimate the prevalence and risk factors of primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) in an urban population and compare the same with that of our published rural population data in southern India. DESIGN Population-based cross-sectional study. PARTICIPANTS Four thousand eight hundred subjects 40 years or older were selected using a multistage random cluster sampling procedure in Chennai city. INTERVENTION Three thousand eight hundred fifty (80.2%) subjects underwent a complete… CONTINUE READING
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