Refractive errors in an elderly Chinese population in Taiwan: the Shihpai Eye Study.

@article{Cheng2003RefractiveEI,
  title={Refractive errors in an elderly Chinese population in Taiwan: the Shihpai Eye Study.},
  author={Ching-Yu Cheng and W M Hsu and Jorn-Hon Liu and Su-Ying Tsai and Pesus Chou},
  journal={Investigative ophthalmology & visual science},
  year={2003},
  volume={44 11},
  pages={4630-8}
}
PURPOSE Few epidemiologic data are available on refractive status in elderly Asians. The purpose of the study was to determine prevalence and risk factors associated with refractive errors in a metropolitan elderly Chinese population in Taiwan. METHODS A population-based survey was conducted in the Shihpai district of Taipei, Taiwan. A total of 2045 residents aged 65 years or more were randomly selected and invited to complete a comprehensive questionnaire and undertake a detailed ocular… CONTINUE READING
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