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The Questionnaire used in Hagen et al. Prevalence and Possible Factors of Myopia in Norwegian Adolescents. Scientific Reports 2018.

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posted on 25.02.2020 by Lene Aarvelta Hagen, Stuart Gilson, Rigmor C. Baraas

A cross-sectional study was performed to examine the prevalence of refractive errors in a representative sample of 16–19 years old Norwegian Caucasians (Hagen et al., 2018).


The participants completed an online questionnaire, an adapted version of the one used in the Sydney Myopia study (Ojaimi et al., 2005), to obtain demographic data and to quantify the amount of time spent on various indoor and outdoor activities. The questionnaire was translated into Norwegian.


Data file:

i) Questionnaire (Norwegian language)


References:

Hagen, L. A., Gjelle, J. V. B., Arnegard, S., Pedersen, H. R., Gilson, S. J., & Baraas, R. C. (2018). Prevalence and Possible Factors of Myopia in Norwegian Adolescents. Scientific Reports, 8(1), 13479. doi:10.1038/s41598-018-31790-y


Ojaimi, E., Rose, K. A., Smith, W., Morgan, I. G., Martin, F. J., & Mitchell, P. (2005). Methods for a population-based study of myopia and other eye conditions in school children: the Sydney Myopia Study. Ophthalmic Epidemiology, 12(1), 59-69. doi:10.1080/09286580490921296


Funding

University of South-Eastern Norway and Regional Research Funds: The Oslofjord Fund Norway Grant No. 249049 (RCB). LAH holds a PhD position funded by the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research.

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