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Association between vision impairment and health among a national cohort of 87 134 Thai adults

Yiengprugsawan, Vasoontara; Sleigh, Adrian; Thai Cohort Study Team; Seubsman, Sam-ang


To date, more than 300 million people worldwide live with low vision and blindness, imposing social and economic burdens on individuals and families. This study analyzes a cohort of 87 134 Thai adults, reporting odds ratios (ORs) and calculating population attributable fractions (PAFs). PAF estimates the proportion of the disease or condition that would not occur if no one in the population had the risk factor. Approximately 28% and 8% reported having refractive errors and vision impairment not...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015-03-31
Type: Journal article
Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health
DOI: 10.1177/1010539511433049


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