Table 3

Mean estimated prevalence of myopia and hyperopia in children aged 4 to 12 years.

Female

Male

All


Refractive Category:

N

%

N

%

N

%

Myopia ≤-4

8

0.8

8

0.9

15

0.8

Myopia -3.75≤x≤-0.75

58

6.1

58

6.3

118

6.1

Myopia of -0.50

11

1.2

17

1.8

29

1.5

Emmetropia -0.25≤x≤0.50

504

53.0

501

54.2

1030

53.2

Hyperopia +0.75≤x≤+1.25

320

33.6

282

30.5

624

32.2

Hyperopia ≥+1.50

50

5.3

59

6.4

120

6.2

Total

951

100

925

100

1936

100


Junghans and Crewther BMC Ophthalmology 2005 5:1   doi:10.1186/1471-2415-5-1

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