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Table 1 Prevalence of different ocular diseases in three ecological regions

From: Factors associated with childhood ocular morbidity and blindness in three ecological regions of Nepal: Nepal pediatric ocular disease study

Pattern of diseases Total Terai Hill Mountain
N % N % N % N %
Conjunctivitis (Acute and Chronic) 162 43.3 7 6.0 18 23.1 137 76.1
Corneal opacity 81 21.7 53 45.7 16 20.5 12 6.7
Strabismus 50 13.4 12 10.3 16 16.7 22 12.2
Amblyopia 35 9.4 13 11.2 13 16.7 9 5.0
Congenital ptosis 13 3.5 9 7.8 2 2.6 2 1.1
Refractive error 7 1.9 3 2.6 2 2.6 2 1.1
Congenital cataract/aphakia 6 1.6 3 2.6 2 2.6 1 0.6
Choroidal coloboma 4 1.1 4 3.5 0 0.0 0 0.0
Congenital lid and adnexal diseases 5 1.3 0 0.0 3 3.9 2 1.1
Optic atrophy 2 0.5 1 0.9 0 0.0 1 0.6
Retinal diseases 3 0.8 3 2.6 0 0.0 0 0.0
Nystagmus 4 1.1 1 0.9 1 1.3 2 1.1
Globe abnormalities 6 1.6 4 3.5 2 2.6 0 0.0
Others 4 1.1 1 0.9 2 2.6 1 0.6