The Age-Specific Prevalence of Myopia in Asia: A Meta-analysis

@article{Pan2015TheAP,
  title={The Age-Specific Prevalence of Myopia in Asia: A Meta-analysis},
  author={Chen-Wei Pan and M. Dirani and C. Cheng and T. Wong and S. Saw},
  journal={Optometry and Vision Science},
  year={2015},
  volume={92},
  pages={258–266}
}
  • Chen-Wei Pan, M. Dirani, +2 authors S. Saw
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • Optometry and Vision Science
  • Purpose To estimate the age-specific prevalence of myopia in Asia. Methods We searched PubMed, Embase, and Web of Science from their inception through September 2013 for population-based surveys reporting the prevalence of myopia in adults or children in Asia. We pooled the prevalence estimates for myopia by age groups and by year of birth using a random-effects model. Results We identified 50 eligible population-based studies including 215,672 subjects aged 0 to 96 years reporting the… CONTINUE READING
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