ERIC Number: EJ629458
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Sociodemographic Correlates of Visual Impairment in Hispanic Adults.
Ma, Fangchao; Lee, David J.; Gomez-Marin, Orlando; Lam, Byron L.
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, v95 n1 p40-45 Jan 2001
A study involving 424 Cuban Americans, 1,620 Mexican Americans, and 603 Puerto Ricans found that Mexican Americans with 0-6 and 7-11 years of education had significantly lower risks of visual impairment than those with 12-17 years. Prevalence rates were lower among Mexican Americans and Puerto Ricans born outside the mainland. (Contains references.) (CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A