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Table 6 The incidence of ROP in nearby parts of the world

From: Incidence and risk factors of retinopathy of prematurity in three neonatal intensive care units in Palestine

Site of study Year of publication Incidence Level of Human development
Palestine (this study) 2019 23.5% Medium
Oman [17] 2016 46.4% Very high
Kuwait [18] 2010 38.9% Very high
Saudi Arabia [19] 2016 33.7% Very high
Bahrain [7] 2015 20.4% Very high
Jordan [20] 2011 28.6% High
Egypt [21] 2015 36.5% Medium
Sudan [22] 2014 37% Low
  1. ROP retinopathy of prematurity