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|Title:||Does education explain ethnic differences in myopia prevalence? A population-based study of young adult males in Singapore||Authors:||Wu, H.-M.
|Issue Date:||2001||Citation:||Wu, H.-M.,Seet, B.,Yap, E.P.-H.,Saw, S.-M.,Lim, T.-H.,Chia, K.-S. (2001). Does education explain ethnic differences in myopia prevalence? A population-based study of young adult males in Singapore. Optometry and Vision Science 78 (4) : 234-239. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.||Abstract:||Purpose. To study interethnic variation in myopia prevalence and severity in young adult males in Singapore and to determine whether these variations are related to differences in education level. Methods. A population-based survey of refractive errors in a cohort of 15,095 military conscripts between July 1996 and June 1997 using noncycloplegic autorefraction and a standard questionnaire. Prevalence rates of myopia (||Source Title:||Optometry and Vision Science||URI:||http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/113445||ISSN:||10405488|
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