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February 12, 2011

Attitudes of Students, Parents, and Teachers Toward Glasses Use in Rural China

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Objective To use focus groups to understand barriers to glasses use among children in rural China.

Methods Separate focus groups were conducted between December 17, 2007, and August 5, 2008, for the following 3 groups at each of 3 schools in rural China: children aged 14 to 18 years with myopia of less than –0.5 diopters in both eyes, those children’s parents, and those children’s teachers. Participants were also asked to rank their responses to questions about glasses use. The focus group transcripts were coded independently by 2 investigators using qualitative data management software. (more…)

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