Table 3

Prevalence of eye problems

Disordern (% screened)
Any problem188 (26.5)
Amblyopia42 (5.9)
Unilateral24 (3.4)
Bilateral18 (2.5)
Amblyopia risk factors170 (24.0)
Strabismus28 (3.9)
Reduced stereoacuity35 (4.9)
Hyperopia38 (5.4)
Myopia10 (1.4)
Astigmatism101 (14.2)
Anisometropia8 (1.1)
Other problems5 (0.1)
  • If a child had more than one problem, he/she was counted repeatedly in each applicable category (26 children had both amblyopia and a risk factor or other problem).