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Differences in eye health, access to eye care specialists and use of lenses among immigrant and native-Born Workers in Spain

Author
Seguí, M.; Cantó, N.; Reid, A.; Martinez, J.; Ronda, E.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
International journal of environmental research and public health
Date of publication
2019-04-01
Volume
16
Number
7
First page
1288
Last page
1288-12
DOI
10.3390/ijerph16071288
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/134344 Open in new window
URL
https://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/16/7/1288 Open in new window
Abstract
Latin American immigrants make up 49% of the total immigrant population in Spain, yet little is known about their eye health. The aim of this study is to determine if there are differences in self-perceived eye health, access to eye care specialists, and use of lenses between a sample of Latin American immigrant workers from Colombia and Ecuador, and native-born workers in Spain. We used data from the PELFI cohort (Project for Longitudinal Studies of Immigrant Families). The sample consisted of ...
Citation
Seguí, M. [et al.]. Differences in eye health, access to eye care specialists and use of lenses among immigrant and native-Born Workers in Spain. "International journal of environmental research and public health", 1 Abril 2019, vol. 16, núm. 7, p. 1288-1288-12.
Keywords
Latin Americans, Self-perceived eye health, Spain, access to eye care specialists, glasses, immigrants, lenses
Group of research
ADBD - Analysis of Complex Data for Business Decisions

Participants

  • Seguí Crespo, Mari Mar  (author)
  • Cantó Sancho, Natalia  (author)
  • Reid, Alison  (author)
  • Martinez Martinez, Jose Miguel  (author)
  • Ronda Pérez, Elena  (author)

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