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October 1, 2005

Error in Figure in: The Prevalence of Refractive Errors Among Adults in the United States, Western Europe, and Australia

Arch Ophthalmol. 2005;123(10):1314. doi:10.1001/archopht.123.10.1314

Error in Figure. In the Epidemiology article by The Eye Diseases Prevalence Research Group titled “The Prevalence of Refractive Errors Among Adults in the United States, Western Europe, and Australia,” published in the April 2004 issue of the ARCHIVES (2004;122:495-505), an error appeared in Figure 3 on page 498. In the creation of that figure, the black and white prevalence rates from the Baltimore Eye Survey were inadvertently reversed. The corrected figure is reprinted here with its legend.

Figure 3.
Prevalence of myopia of −5 diopters or less in white persons (A) and black and Hispanic persons (B). BES indicates Baltimore Eye Survey, Baltimore, Md; BDES, Beaver Dam Eye Study, Beaver Dam, Wis; BMES, Blue Mountains Eye Study, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; RS, Rotterdam Study, Rotterdam, the Netherlands; Melbourne VIP, Melbourne Visual Impairment Project, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; Proyecto VER, Vision Evaluation and Research, Nogales and Tucson, Ariz.

Prevalence of myopia of −5 diopters or less in white persons (A) and black and Hispanic persons (B). BES indicates Baltimore Eye Survey, Baltimore, Md; BDES, Beaver Dam Eye Study, Beaver Dam, Wis; BMES, Blue Mountains Eye Study, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; RS, Rotterdam Study, Rotterdam, the Netherlands; Melbourne VIP, Melbourne Visual Impairment Project, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; Proyecto VER, Vision Evaluation and Research, Nogales and Tucson, Ariz.

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