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Recent trends in visual impairment and blindness in the UK.

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OBJECTIVE: To study recent trends in the cumulative incidence of visual impairment in childhood over a 15-year period and to assess progress against WHO goals for prevention. DESIGN, SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS: Data from a population-based register of visual impairment in southern England were used to estimate cumulative incidence and trends in visual impairment (VI) and severe visual impairment/blindness (SVI/BL) for children born in 1984-1998. Causes were classified by anatomical site(s), ti...

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10.1136/adc.2007.117416

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Bodeau-Livinec, F More by this author
Kaminski, M More by this author
Wilkinson, AR More by this author
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Journal:
Archives of disease in childhood
Volume:
92
Issue:
12
Pages:
1099-1104
Publication date:
2007-12-05
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EISSN:
1468-2044
ISSN:
0003-9888
URN:
uuid:7bf8aef4-2144-4cf9-be0f-412b7727dc84
Source identifiers:
199532
Local pid:
pubs:199532

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