Attributes Associated with Eye Care Use in the United States: A Meta-Analysis – Corrected Proof

Objective: To model the factors that are associated with the use of eye care services among the US population with and without diabetes, stratifying by age group. Design: Meta-analysis. Participants: We analyzed data from 3 datasets: the Behavioral Risk Factors Surveillance System combined years 2006–2009, the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey combined years 2005–2008, and the National Health Interview Survey year 2008. For all 3 datasets, we analyzed data from all survey participants aged 40 years or older who participated in vision-related survey modules. Methods: We performed multivariate logistic regression analyses to assess associations between any eye care use (Read more...)

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