Race, ethnicity and prevalence of primary open-angle glaucoma

Omofolasade Kosoko-Lasaki, Gordon Gong, Gleb Haynatzki, M. Roy Wilson

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Background: Recently, some authors pooled data from studies on the Dutch, Australians and Americans of European origin in an attempt to predict the prevalence of primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) in the United States. Purpose: To examine potential ethnic diversity in the prevalence of POAG among populations of the "same race," Methods: Medical literature was searched, and 11 population-based studies on populations of African origin and five on populations of European origin were identified. Results: The prevalence of POAG was significantly higher in white Australians than in the Dutch (p

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1626-1629
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of the National Medical Association
Volume98
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 2006

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Race, ethnicity and prevalence of primary open-angle glaucoma. / Kosoko-Lasaki, Omofolasade; Gong, Gordon; Haynatzki, Gleb; Wilson, M. Roy.

In: Journal of the National Medical Association, Vol. 98, No. 10, 10.2006, p. 1626-1629.

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Kosoko-Lasaki, O, Gong, G, Haynatzki, G & Wilson, MR 2006, 'Race, ethnicity and prevalence of primary open-angle glaucoma', Journal of the National Medical Association, vol. 98, no. 10, pp. 1626-1629.
Kosoko-Lasaki, Omofolasade ; Gong, Gordon ; Haynatzki, Gleb ; Wilson, M. Roy. / Race, ethnicity and prevalence of primary open-angle glaucoma. In: Journal of the National Medical Association. 2006 ; Vol. 98, No. 10. pp. 1626-1629.
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