Blog
About

6
views
0
recommends
+1 Recommend
0 collections
    0
    shares
      • Record: found
      • Abstract: found
      • Article: not found

      [An epidemiological survey of blindness and low vision in Shandong Province].

      1

      [Zhonghua yan ke za zhi] Chinese journal of ophthalmology

      Read this article at

      ScienceOpenPubMed
      Bookmark
          There is no author summary for this article yet. Authors can add summaries to their articles on ScienceOpen to make them more accessible to a non-specialist audience.

          Abstract

          An epidemiological survey of blindness and low vision was carried out in a sample population of 115 167 in Shandong Province to find that the prevalence of binocular blindness was 0.34%, that of unilateral blindness 0.65%, that of binocular low vision 0.46%, and that of unilateral low vision 0.64%. The prevalence rates increased with age and the leading causes of blindness, in order of importance, were cataract, corneal diseases and glaucoma in urban areas, and cataract, corneal diseases and retinal diseases in rural areas.

          Related collections

          Author and article information

          Journal
          Zhonghua Yan Ke Za Zhi
          [Zhonghua yan ke za zhi] Chinese journal of ophthalmology
          0412-4081
          0412-4081
          Nov 1992
          : 28
          : 6
          Affiliations
          [1 ] Department of Ophthalmology, Shandong Provincial Hospital, Ji-nan.
          Article
          1306475

          Comments

          Comment on this article