Statistics

Figure 1 (below) shows the number of children with amblyopia who have registered with the Ohio Amblyope Registry over the past 15 calendar years (2000-2015).

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Figure 2 (below) shows the age when amblyopia was first diagnosed in children who participate in the Ohio Amblyope Registry during the past 15 years (2000-2015).

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Figure 3 (below) shows the number and percentage of children with amblyopia in Premier Services over the past 14 years (2000-2014). Families of children in Premier Services receive phone calls/letters/email blasts to help increase the success of maintaining eye doctor appointments and success of treatment and cure of the amblyopia.

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Figure 4 (below) shows the race, based on parental reports, of children with amblyopia participants in the Ohio Amblyope Registry over the past 15 years (2000-2015). The category of “Other” typically involved mixed or multiple races. 766 respondents declined to provide race information (i.e., Blank).

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Figure 5 (below) shows the type of Eye Doctor that the amblyopic patient has based on parental reports (2000-2015). Note that there are two types of Ophthalmologists; Medical Doctor (MD) and Osteopath (DO). Optometrists are ODs. 904 of the respondents didn’t know what type of eye doctor their child was seeing.

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