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Lv, L. and Zhang, Z. (2012) Pattern of myopia pro- gression in Chinese medical students: A two-year follow- up study. Graefe’s Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, 12, 2074-2079. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22678717

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  • TITLE: Risk factors for myopia in Inner Mongolia medical students in China

    AUTHORS: Yanyan Wu, He Yi, Wenzhong Liu, Haiying Jia, Yuki Eshita, Shubi Wang, Peng Qin, Juan Sun

    KEYWORDS: Medical Students; Myopia; Prevalence; Ethnicity; Area

    JOURNAL NAME: Open Journal of Epidemiology, Vol.2 No.4, November 27, 2012

    ABSTRACT: Objective: The aim of the study was to investigate myopia and related factors in Inner Mongolia Medical Students, China. Methods: The survey employed a self-administered questionnaire. All medical students from the Inner Mongolia Medical University campus and those living and learning on campus were eligible. The questionnaire consisted of three sections: students’ basic information, attitude on myopia behavior, and myopia status of students. 6047 medical students completed the questionnaire. Results: A total of 6040 (90.5%) students aged 16 to 28 years (mean 21 ± 1.5 years) completed the questionnaire, of which 1772 (29.3%) were male and 4268 (70.6%) were female. The Mongolia of medical students had the lowest rate (64.3%) of myopia. The prevalence of myopia in Han nationality was highest (72.8%). Myopia occurred more frequently among students living in the city than in the rural. 76.4% urban and 66.6% rural students had myopia (p