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Epidemiological Profile of Ophthalmological Care in the Public Service in Brazil (EPP)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01740466
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 4, 2012
Last Update Posted : December 7, 2012
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Instituto de Olhos de Goiania

Brief Summary:
Epidemiological study about eye discomfort complaints, comorbidities and diagnosis at a Brazil's ophthalmological public care service

Condition or disease
Eye Abnormalities

Detailed Description:
  1. 1670 individuals underwent an ophthalmologic evaluation
  2. The data were obtained through the analysis of the medical records with the ICD-10 registration
  3. The studied variables were age and sex of patient, origin, eye discomfort complaints, comorbidities and diagnosis (ICD-10).
  4. The purpose was to evaluate epidemiological aspects of eye diseases in a public service

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Study Type : Observational [Patient Registry]
Actual Enrollment : 1670 participants
Observational Model: Ecologic or Community
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Target Follow-Up Duration: 6 Months
Official Title: Epidemiological Profile of Ophthalmological Care in the Public Service in Brazil
Study Start Date : March 2012
Actual Primary Completion Date : July 2012
Actual Study Completion Date : August 2012

Group/Cohort
Ocular diseases
Observational



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Incidence and prevalence of visual conditions in the Public Service in Brazil [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
    • The ages ranged from 0 to 99 years
    • The mean age was 56.9 years
    • There was a predominance of females (58.1%)
    • The main reason for the consultation was low visual acuity (70%), followed by burning (26%) and itchiness (24.4%)
    • Among the abnormal tests there was a high prevalence of refractive errors (73.4%) and presbyopia (59.6%)
    • The cause of refractive errors was astigmatism (70.5%), hypertrophy (58.6%) and myopia (15.1%)



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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Individuals underwent an ophthalmologic evaluation
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients assisted in public service

Exclusion Criteria:


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Locations
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Brazil
Instituto de Olhos de Goiania
Goiania, Goias, Brazil, 74110120
Sponsors and Collaborators
Instituto de Olhos de Goiania
Investigators
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Study Chair: Marisa N Figueiredo IOG
Additional Information:

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Responsible Party: Instituto de Olhos de Goiania
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01740466    
Other Study ID Numbers: Epidemiological public profile
First Posted: December 4, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 7, 2012
Last Verified: December 2012
Keywords provided by Instituto de Olhos de Goiania:
Prevalence
Vision disorders
Eye diseases
Visual acuity
Primary health care
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Eye Abnormalities
Congenital Abnormalities
Eye Diseases