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The National Eye Survey of Trinidad and Tobago

Alternative title:
Prevalence, causes, risk factors and impact of vision impairment
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Background: Avoidable vision impairment (VI, Snellen acuity <6/12) is a global public health concern. There were no data on the prevalence, causes, or risk factors associated with VI in Trinidad and Tobago, and only limited data within the Caribbean region. The societal cost of VI and the impact on quality of life was unknown.

Study design: A national, population-based, cross-sectional survey of the non-institutionalized population aged 40 years and above in Trinid...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Merton College
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Director, Health Economic Research Centre, University of Oxford
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Supervisor
Department:
Vision and Eye Research Unit, Anglia Ruskin University
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Supervisor
Department:
King's College London
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Department:
University of Oxford
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The Ministry of Health of the Government of Trinidad and Tobago More from this funder
Type of award:
D.M
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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