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The prevalence rates of refractive errors among children, adolescents, and adults in Germany.

by Sandra Jobke, Erich Kasten, Christian Vorwerk
Clinical ophthalmology (Auckland, N.Z.) ()


The prevalence rates of myopia vary between 5% in Australian Aborigines to 84% in Hong Kong and Taiwan, 30% in Norwegian adults, and 49.5% in Swedish schoolchildren. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of refractive errors in German children, adolescents, and adults.

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