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ERIC Number: ED014841
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 1
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ESTIMATED STATISTICS ON BLINDNESS AND VISION PROBLEMS. NATIONAL SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF BLINDNESS FACT BOOK.
HATFIELD, ELIZABETH M.
CURRENT ESTIMATES AND SOME TREND DATA ARE PRESENTED ON THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS -- POPULATION GROWTH (1940-1960), PREVALENCE OF LEGAL BLINDNESS, NEW CASES OF LEGAL BLINDNESS, AGE DISTRIBUTION OF LEGALLY BLIND PERSONS, CAUSES OF LEGAL BLINDNESS, CHANGING PATTERNS IN CAUSES OF LEGAL BLINDNESS, CASES OF GLAUCOMA, SCHOOL CHILDREN NEEDING EYE CARE, PARTIALLY SEEING SCHOOL CHILDREN, AND EYE INJURIES TO SCHOOL CHILDREN. A GLOSSARY OF TERMS RELATING TO THE EYE AND A HISTORICAL REVIEW OF ATTEMPTS TO COMPILE STATISTICS ON BLINDNESS ARE INCLUDED. AN EXPLANATION OF THE ESTIMATION PROCEDURE USED IN COMPILING THE STATISTICS INCLUDES THE REFERENCE TABLES OF BASE FIGURES. THIRTY-SIX TABLES AND A REFERENCE LIST OF 32 ITEMS ARE PRESENTED. THIS DOCUMENT WAS PUBLISHED BY THE NATIONAL SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF BLINDNESS, INC., 16 EAST 40TH STREET, NEW YORK, NEW YORK. 10016.$1.00. (CG)
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Authoring Institution: National Society for the Prevention of Blindness, New York, NY.
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