Magnitude and determinants of refractive error in Omani school children
Rajiv B. Khandekar, Sahar Abdu-Helmi
Publication: Saudi Medical Journal

Published in 2004

Key Highlights:

  • The purpose of this study was to estimate the magnitude and determinants of refractive error in school children, a study was undertaken to review the school screening and refraction data.
  • The prevalence of myopia was 4.1% (95% confidence interval [CI] 4.06-4.18). It was higher among female than male students.
  • The risk of low vision disability was significantly higher in male students than female students.

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