Indian Journal of Community Medicine


Year
: 1985  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 175--179

Prevalence Of Senile Cataract In A Rural Population In Pondicherry


M B Soudarssanane1, R D Bansal2 
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A survey of Senile Cataract was carried out in a rural population of Pondicherry. Three villages, having a total population of 5430 were randomly selected.1728 persons in these villages above the age of 30 years were examined for the presence of Senile Cataract. A prevalence rate of 27.7% was observed. The prevalence rate was significantly higher as age increased. Males and females were equally affected. Operable cases were 20% of the total cases.


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Soudarssanane M, Bansal R. Prevalence Of Senile Cataract In A Rural Population In Pondicherry.Indian J Community Med 1985;10:175-179


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