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School grades and myopia

Saw, Seang-Mei; Cheng, Angela; Fong, Allan; Gazzard, Gus; Tan, Donald T H; Morgan, Ian

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Aim: To evaluate the association between school performance and myopia in Singapore children. Methods: Children aged 10-12 years from two schools in the Singapore Cohort study Of the Risk factors for Myopia (SCORM) were included. Results of a Year 4 standard nation-wide examination were obtained. Cycloplegic autorefraction and A-scan ultrasound biometry measurements were performed in the schools. Results: The odds ratio for myopia (defined as right eye spherical equivalent at least -0.5 D) was...[Show more]

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Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/54041
Source: Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics
DOI: 10.1111/j.1475-1313.2006.00455.x

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