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Surveillance of disparities in vision and eye health in the United States: an expert panel's opinions.

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Lee, PP; West, SK; Block, SS; Clayton, J; Cotch, MF; Flynn, C; Geiss, LS; Klein, R; Olsen, TW; Owsley, C; Primo, SA; Rubin, GS; Ryskulova, A ...
Published in: Am J Ophthalmol
December 2012

PURPOSE: To define surveillance approaches and metrics to capture the burden of vision health disparities and to identify properties of a surveillance system to guide public health interventions. DESIGN: Expert panel. METHODS: Analysis of relevant literature and deliberations of expert panel. RESULTS: The panel identified that the purpose of vision surveillance was to link data to public health interventions. Panel members noted the importance of assessing vision through self-reported and performance-based measures. Defined populations should be included in a surveillance system to assess disparities in utilization of eye care and vision loss. The panel suggested that ophthalmic/vision measures should be sustained in national surveys and suggested that a vision surveillance system should be forged among federal agencies. CONCLUSIONS: Employing the 6 outlined strategies would improve vision surveillance and help reach the vision-related objectives of Healthy People 2020.

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Am J Ophthalmol

DOI

EISSN

1879-1891

Publication Date

December 2012

Volume

154

Issue

6 Suppl

Start / End Page

S3 / S7

Location

United States

Related Subject Headings

  • Vision, Ocular
  • Vision Screening
  • Vision Disorders
  • United States
  • Public Health Surveillance
  • Ophthalmology & Optometry
  • Humans
  • Healthcare Disparities
  • Health Services Accessibility
  • Expert Testimony
 

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Lee, P. P., West, S. K., Block, S. S., Clayton, J., Cotch, M. F., Flynn, C., … Saaddine, J. B. (2012). Surveillance of disparities in vision and eye health in the United States: an expert panel's opinions. Am J Ophthalmol, 154(6 Suppl), S3–S7. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajo.2012.09.006
Lee, Paul P., Sheila K. West, Sandra S. Block, Janine Clayton, Mary Frances Cotch, Colin Flynn, Linda S. Geiss, et al. “Surveillance of disparities in vision and eye health in the United States: an expert panel's opinions.Am J Ophthalmol 154, no. 6 Suppl (December 2012): S3–7. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajo.2012.09.006.
Lee PP, West SK, Block SS, Clayton J, Cotch MF, Flynn C, et al. Surveillance of disparities in vision and eye health in the United States: an expert panel's opinions. Am J Ophthalmol. 2012 Dec;154(6 Suppl):S3–7.
Lee, Paul P., et al. “Surveillance of disparities in vision and eye health in the United States: an expert panel's opinions.Am J Ophthalmol, vol. 154, no. 6 Suppl, Dec. 2012, pp. S3–7. Pubmed, doi:10.1016/j.ajo.2012.09.006.
Lee PP, West SK, Block SS, Clayton J, Cotch MF, Flynn C, Geiss LS, Klein R, Olsen TW, Owsley C, Primo SA, Rubin GS, Ryskulova A, Sharma S, Friedman DS, Zhang X, Crews JE, Saaddine JB. Surveillance of disparities in vision and eye health in the United States: an expert panel's opinions. Am J Ophthalmol. 2012 Dec;154(6 Suppl):S3–S7.
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Published In

Am J Ophthalmol

DOI

EISSN

1879-1891

Publication Date

December 2012

Volume

154

Issue

6 Suppl

Start / End Page

S3 / S7

Location

United States

Related Subject Headings

  • Vision, Ocular
  • Vision Screening
  • Vision Disorders
  • United States
  • Public Health Surveillance
  • Ophthalmology & Optometry
  • Humans
  • Healthcare Disparities
  • Health Services Accessibility
  • Expert Testimony