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Evidence for the need for vision screening of school children in Turkey

Abstract:

Background

In many countries, access to general health and eye care is related to an individual’s socioeconomic status (SES). We aimed to examine the prevalence of oculo-visual disorders in children in Istanbul Turkey, drawn from schools at SES extremes but geographically nearby.

Methods

Three school-based vision screenings (presenting distance visual acuity, cover test, eye assessment history, colour vision, gross stereopsis and non-cycloplegic autorefraction) we...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
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10.1186/s12886-017-0618-9

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Azizoğlu, S More by this author
Crewther, SG More by this author
Şerefhan, F More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Oxford college:
Balliol
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Ophthalmology Journal website
Volume:
17
Issue:
1
Pages:
230
Publication date:
2017-12-02
Acceptance date:
2017-11-20
DOI:
EISSN:
1471-2415
ISSN:
1471-2415
Pubs id:
pubs:897921
URN:
uri:ae907127-f5da-4569-8251-15436fff7d0a
UUID:
uuid:ae907127-f5da-4569-8251-15436fff7d0a
Local pid:
pubs:897921

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