Table 1: Dependency between gender and myopia.

ReferenceCountryTime of data collection (years)Age (years)Prevalence of myopiaGirls and boys (%)
Girls (%)Boys (%)

Ahmed et al. [1]India20076–225.43.61.8
Czepita et al. [2]Poland2000–20056–187.45.12.3
Giloyan et al. [3]Armenia201110–1653.446.66.8
Goh et al. [4]Malaysia20037–1521.217.53.7
Hsu et al. [5]Taiwan2005-20067–1325.925.30.6
Ip et al. [6]Australia2003–200511–1514.19.74.4
Lam and Goh [7]Hong Kong1990-19916–1755.957.4−1.5
Maul et al. [8]Chile19985–1514.719.4−4.7
Mäntyjärvi [9]Finland1980-19817–1526.619.57.1
Pokharel et al. [10]Nepal1980-19815–151.51.50
Quek et al. [11]Singapore200215–1972.767.75.0
Zhao et al. [12]China19985–1523.514.19.4