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Methods for a Population-Based Study of Myopia and Other Eye Conditions in School Children: The Sydney Myopia /Study

Ojaimi, Elvis; Rosen, David B; Smith, Wayne T; Morgan, Ian; Martin, Frank J; Mitchell, Paul


Purpose: The Sydney Myopia Study will establish the prevalence of myopia and other eye diseases in a large representative sample of Sydney school children. It will also examine the relationship between myopia and potential modifiable risk factors and will assess potential gene-environment interactions by examining parents and siblings. Methods: The target population is a stratified random cluster sample of 1750 Year 1 (age 6 years) and 1500 Year 7 (age 12 years) students from Sydney...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
Source: Opthalmic Epidemiology
DOI: 10.1080/09286580490921296


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