Risk factors for age-related macular degeneration: findings from the Andhra Pradesh eye disease study in South India.

@article{Krishnaiah2005RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for age-related macular degeneration: findings from the Andhra Pradesh eye disease study in South India.},
  author={S. Krishnaiah and T. Das and P. Nirmalan and R. Nutheti and B. R. Shamanna and G. Rao and R. Thomas},
  journal={Investigative ophthalmology & visual science},
  year={2005},
  volume={46 12},
  pages={
          4442-9
        }
}
  • S. Krishnaiah, T. Das, +4 authors R. Thomas
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Investigative ophthalmology & visual science
  • PURPOSE To assess prevalence, potential risk factors, and population attributable risk percentage (PAR%) for age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. METHODS A population-based study, using a stratified, random, cluster, systematic sampling strategy, was conducted in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India from 1996 to 2000. Participants from 94 clusters in one urban and three rural areas representative of the population of Andhra Pradesh underwent a detailed… CONTINUE READING
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