publication . Article . 2014

Investigation of junior school student myopia in high-altitude Tibetan areas in Qinghai Province

Xia Han; Hai-Ling Miao; Dan Huang;
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  • Published: 01 May 2014 Journal: Guoji Yanke Zazhi (issn: 1672-5123, eissn: 1672-5123, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Press of International Journal of Ophthalmology (IJO PRESS)
Abstract
AIM: To know the rate of students' myopia in junior school and factors affecting its occurrence in high altitude Tibetan areas in Qinghai, and provide basis for the prevention of myopia. <p>METHODS: Totally 2 209 junior school students were extracted as respondent with stratified cluster sampling method. The gender, age, ethnicity, grade, eye behavior, physical activity and parental visual conditions were collected by self-made questionnaire, and the curvature of the cornea, anterior chamber depth and axial length were detected. <p>RESULTS: The prevalence of myopia was 48.02%, including the mild myopia, moderate myopia and high myopia were 40.74%, 35.31% and 23....
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: eye diseasesgenetic structuressense organs
free text keywords: tibetan areas, junior school student, myopia, investigation, Ophthalmology, RE1-994
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