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.) ()
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Abstract

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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