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Table 1 Demographic factors associated with myopia in children

From: Prevalence of myopia and associated risk factors among primary students in Chongqing: multilevel modeling

VariablesTotal, n (%)No myopia, n (%)Myopia, n (%)P value
Total997 (100)659 (66.1)338 (33.9) 
School region
 Rural428 (42.9)299 (69.9)129 (30.1)0.030
 Urban569 (57.1)360 (63.3)209 (36.7) 
Gender
 Male523 (52.5)366 (70.0)157 (30.0)0.007
 Female474 (47.5)293 (61.8)181 (38.2) 
Age (years)
 7141 (14.1)127 (90.1)14 (9.9)< 0.001
 8135 (13.5)122 (90.4)13 (9.6) 
 9153 (15.3)115 (75.2)38 (24.8) 
 10179 (18.0)102 (57.0)72 (40.2) 
 11195 (19.6)92 (47.2)103 (52.8) 
 12172 (17.3)88 (51.2)84 (48.8) 
 1322 (2.2)8 (36.4)14 (63.6)