A public health perspective on vision screening

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Abstract

Health screenings, including vision screenings, can be an effective means for identifying problems needing further care. This paper re-views the generally accepted criteria for determining screening protocols and discusses the concepts of sensitivity and specificity as related to vision screening.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)359-360
Number of pages2
JournalOptometry and Vision Science
Volume61
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1984

Keywords

  • Sensitivity
  • Specificity
  • Vision screening

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology
  • Optometry

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