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Prevalence of myopia in urban and rural children in mainland china

He, Mingguang; Zheng, Yingfeng; Xiang, Fan

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It has been well recognized that myopia more likely affects East Asians, particularly the Japanese and Chinese population. Although some studies have reported the prevalence of myopia in children living in mainland China, most of these studies are based on subjects with unknown representativeness, non-uniform definition, and measurement methods. A higher prevalence of myopia in urban settings, compared with rural settings, has been consistently suggested in several studies. This article intends...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/84798
Source: Optometry and Vision Science
DOI: 10.1097/OPX.0b013e3181940719

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