The incidence of eye injuries in New England adults.

  title={The incidence of eye injuries in New England adults.},
  author={Robert J Glynn and Johanna M. Seddon and Barbara Schmiedtov{\'a} Mouton de Gruyter Berlin},
  journal={Archives of ophthalmology},
  volume={106 6},
A population-based study examined the incidence of eye injuries among New England adults and its association with demographic characteristics and risk-taking behaviors. In 3253 random digit-dialed telephone interviews, 26 adults reported 27 eye injuries during the preceding year, yielding a rate of 9.75 eye injuries per 1000 New England adults. Fifty-nine percent of eye injuries occurred at work. Men had a risk of eye injuries 5.5 times that of women and there was a steep linear decline in eye… CONTINUE READING

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