TableĀ 1

Refractive errors in the present study and that of Das et al1 using the same criteria

Present study N=173Das et al1 N=228
Refractive errorNo. of pupilsPer centNo. of pupilsPer cent
Myopia2413.9229.6
Hypermetropia2514.55222.8
Astigmatism3218.57332
  • Note that Das et al used cycloplegic drops for all children, while in the present study cycloplegia was used only when the optometrist deemed it necessary.