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Prevalence of Color Vision Deficiency in Qazvin
Mohammad Khalaj , Ameneh Barikani, Mozhgan Mohammadi
, barikani.a@gmail.com
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Background : Color vision deficiency (CVD) is an X chromosome-linked recessive autosomal dominant. Determine the prevalence of color blindness in Qazvin population.
Materials and Methods : In a cross sectional study color vision deficiency examined in 1853 individuals with age 10-25 years old who participated in private clinics and eye clinic of Bu-Ali hospital in Qazvin in 2010. The screening of color vision deficiency was performed using Ishihara test. Data were analyzed by SPSS-16 with χ2 test with p<0.05.
Results : Mean age of participant was 17.86±4.48 years. 59.5% of them were female. 3.49% of the total population had color vision deficiency that 0.93% and 2.56% were female and male respectively.
Conclusion : color vision deficiency must be noticed by decision makers in health field for screen planning.
Keywords: Color Vision Defects, Prevalence, Color deficiency
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Type of Study: Short Communication | Subject: Optometry
* Corresponding Author Address: Department of Ophthalmology, Qazvin University of Medical Sciences, Qazvin, Iran
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Khalaj M, Barikani A, Mohammadi M. Prevalence of Color Vision Deficiency in Qazvin. ZJRMS. 2014; 16 (1) :91-93
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