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Zhonghua Yan Ke Za Zhi. 1989 Mar;25(2):115-9.

[An epidemiologic study of glaucoma in Shunyi County, Beijing].

[Article in Chinese]


An epidemiologic survey of glaucoma was conducted Feb.--July, 1985, in Shunyi County of Beijing, revealing that the prevalence of glaucoma was 0.60%, which consisted of angle closure glaucoma 0.41%, and open angle glaucoma 0.11%. The prevalence of primary glaucoma was 1.40% in persons over 40 years of age, accounting for 9.28% of the blind and 16.67% of the low-visioned. The methodology for glaucoma screening was discussed.

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