Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ophtha.2011.01.027
Title: Prevalence and risk factors for visual impairment in preschool children: The sydney paediatric eye disease study
Authors: Pai, A.S.-I.
Wang, J.J.
Samarawickrama, C.
Burlutsky, G.
Rose, K.A.
Varma, R.
Wong, T.Y. 
Mitchell, P.
Issue Date: Aug-2011
Citation: Pai, A.S.-I., Wang, J.J., Samarawickrama, C., Burlutsky, G., Rose, K.A., Varma, R., Wong, T.Y., Mitchell, P. (2011-08). Prevalence and risk factors for visual impairment in preschool children: The sydney paediatric eye disease study. Ophthalmology 118 (8) : 1495-1500. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ophtha.2011.01.027
Abstract: Purpose: To assess the prevalence and associations of visual impairment (VI) in preschool children. Design: Cross-sectional, population-based study. Participants: A total of 2461 children (73.8% participation rate), aged 6 to 72 months, were examined in the Sydney Paediatric Eye Disease Study during 20072009; of whom 1188, aged 30 to 72 months, with complete visual acuity (VA) data in both eyes, were included in this report. Methods: Measurement of VA was attempted on all children using the Electronic Visual Acuity (EVA) system or a logarithm of the minimum angle of resolution (logMAR) chart. Visual impairment was defined as presenting VA
Source Title: Ophthalmology
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/109542
ISSN: 01616420
DOI: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2011.01.027
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