A profile of ocular diseases among school children in slum areas of kanpur

  • R P Sharma
  • R K Gupta
  • Gopal Krishna
  • J P Srivastava
  • S C Saxena
  • V K Srivastava
  • S N Sharma
  • V P Singh
  • S Chandra

Abstract

A prevalence study of ocular diseases carried out among 584 School Children in Kanpur slums revealed the overall prevalence of37.84%; 46.67% in females and34.37% in males. Younger age group children were more affected. The major diseases were refractive errors, trachoma, vit. A deficiency and conjunctivities.

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1995-09-30
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Sharma RP, Gupta RK, Krishna G, Srivastava JP, Saxena SC, Srivastava VK, Sharma SN, Singh VP, Chandra S. A profile of ocular diseases among school children in slum areas of kanpur. Indian J Community Health [Internet]. 1995Sep.30 [cited 2021May13];8(2,3):28 -30. Available from: https://www.iapsmupuk.org/journal/index.php/IJCH/article/view/29
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