Race, iris pigmentation, and intraocular pressure.

  title={Race, iris pigmentation, and intraocular pressure.},
  author={R. B. Hiller and Robert D. Sperduto and Dean E. Krueger},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  volume={115 5},
The association of intraocular pressure with age, sex, race, iris pigmentation, systemic blood pressure, and family income was evaluated using data from the Health and Nutrition Examination Survey of 1971-1972. In general, mean intraocular pressure was highest for blacks with brown irides and progressively lower for whites with brown irides, whites with neither brown nor blue irides, and whites with blue irides. Multilinear regression analysis showed positive associations of intraocular… CONTINUE READING