Journal of Ophthalmology / 2018 / Article / Tab 6

Research Article

Prevalence of Myopia among Children Attending Pediatrics Ophthalmology Clinic at Ohud Hospital, Medina, Saudi Arabia

Table 6

Prevalence of myopia in different regions worldwide.

CountrySample sizeStudied age group (years)Prevalence of myopia (%)

Saudi Arabia-Qassim (Aldebasi Yousef H)51766–135.8%
Saudi Arabia-Riyadh (Al-Rowaily Mohammad A)13194–82.5%
Nigeria-Aba (Atowa UC et al.)11978–152.7%
Macedonia-Tetovo (Mahmudi E. et al.)1193–91.6%
Ethiopia-Addis Ababa (Jafer K et al.)5707–152.6%
Morocco (Anera et al.)5456–166.1%
Iran-Shiraz (Yekta et al.)21305–154.3%
India-North India (Saxena Rohit et al.)98845–1579.5%
China-Guangzhou (He M et al.)50535–158%
Australia-Sydney (Rose KA et al.)17356–122%
US-California (Theophanous et al.)60,7895–1941.9%
South Korea (Jang JU et al.)10798–1347%

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