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Clinical characteristics of young adult cataract patients: a 10-year retrospective study of the Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center
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    Young adult cataracts - a 10 year study
    • Rodney P Jones, Statistical Advisor Healthcare Analysis & Forecasting

    In the UK I have observed that the number of cataract operations is undulating in parallel with changes in the number of deaths. The number of deaths is showing highly unusual on/off switching which may arise from a hidden infectious outbreak. This on/off switching can be revealed by applying a rolling 12-month total to your data. Are you able to apply such a rolling total to your data to see if there are any hidden patterns in the trends? A list of publications regarding on/of switching in deaths and medical conditions can be found at http://www.hcaf.biz/2010/Publications_Full.pdf I hope that this will prove to be helpful. Kind Regards

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