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Two-year changes in refractive error and related biometric factors in an adult Chinese population

He, Mingguang; Kong, Xiangbin; Chen, Qianyun; Zeng, Y; Huang, Yuanzhou; Zhang, Jian; Morgan, Ian; Meltzer, Mirjam E.; Jin, Ling; Congdon, Nathan


IMPORTANCE This article provides, to our knowledge, the first longitudinal population-based data on refractive error (RE) in Chinese persons. OBJECTIVE To study cohort effects and changes associated with aging in REs among Chinese adults. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS A 2-year, longitudinal population-based cohort study was conducted in southern China. Participants, identified using cluster random sampling, included residents of Yuexiu District, Guangzhou, China, aged 35 years or older who...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: JAMA Ophthalmology
DOI: 10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2014.1011


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