To describe the prevalence of refractive errors in a population of adult Americans.
From 1988 to 1990,4926 adults who were 43 to 84 years of age and living in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin at the time of the 1987-1988 census were examined.
Refractions were performed according to a modification of the Early Treatment Diabetic Retinopathy Study protocol.
Included in this study were 4533 people who had not undergone cataract surgery and who had a best corrected visual acuity better than 20/40 in at least one eye.
Mots-clés Pascal : Trouble réfraction oculaire, Epidémiologie, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Age, Education, Cataracte, Diabète, Adulte, Homme, Oeil pathologie, Trouble vision
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Refractive error, Epidemiology, United States, North America, America, Age, Education, Cataract, Diabetes mellitus, Adult, Human, Eye disease, Vision disorder
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 95-0077780
Code Inist : 002B09K. Création : 09/06/1995.