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Title: Prevalence and elimination of cataract in a rural setting in Yemen
Authors: Al Saud, Abdul Aziz Bin Ahmed Bin Abdul Aziz
Alamuddin, Mohamad N.
Rushood, Adel A.
Issue Date: 1997
Language: English
Abstract: A pilot observational study was conducted from 17 to 30 March 1996 in three locations in Yemen, namely Shabwa, Mukalla and Mahweet. The study population included 5341 people who came voluntarily to selected government hospitals for eye care. To determine the prevalence of the different eye diseases, especially cataract, among the study population, the team applied a case study form to collect the necessary data. The team examined patients and performed any surgery required. The findings are analysed, the limitations of the study discussed and recommendations formulated
Description: 408-414
Keywords: Prevalence
Rural Population
Cataract Extraction
Socioeconomic Factors
Subject: Eye Diseases
ISSN: 1020-3397
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