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Proportion of People with Diabetes with Diabetic Retinopathy of Any Severity, by Country

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Map figures are for both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.

Zhang X, Saaddine J, Chou C, Cotch M, et al. Prevalence of Diabetic Retinopathy in the United States, 2005 – 2008. JAMA. 2010; 304(6): 649-56. http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=186384

Yau J, Rogers S, Kawasaki R, Lamoreaux E, et al. Global Prevalence and Major Risk Factors of Diabetic Retinopathy. Diabetes Care. 2012; 35(3): 556-64. http://care.diabetesjournals.org/content/35/3/556.full

Xie X, Xu L, Jonas J, Wang Y. Prevalence of Diabetic Retinopathy Among Subjects with Known Diabetes in China: The Beijing Eye Study. Eur J Ophthalmol. 2009. http://www.eur-j-ophthalmol.com/article/prevalence-of-diabetic-retinopathy-among-subjects-with-known-diabetes-in-china---the-beijing-eye-study-art004538. Accessed May 17, 2016

Wong T, Cheung N, Tay W, Wang J, et al. Prevalence and Risk Factors for Diabetic Retinopathy: The Singapore Malay Eye Study. Ophthalmol. 2008; 115(11): 1869-75. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0161642008004521

Villena J, Yoshiyama C, Sanchez J, Hilario N, et al. Prevalence of Diabetic Retinopathy in Peruvian Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: Result of a hospital-based retinal telescreening program. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2011; 30(5): 408-14. http://iris.paho.org/xmlui/handle/123456789/9449

Reference

Title
Prevalence of Diabetic Retinopathy in the United States, 2005 – 2008
Publication
JAMA
Publication Date
2010
Authors
Zhang X, Saaddine J, Chou C, Cotch M, et al
Volume & Issue
Volume 304, Issue 6
Pages
649-56
URL
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Title
Global Prevalence and Major Risk Factors of Diabetic Retinopathy
Publication
Diabetes Care
Publication Date
2012
Authors
Yau J, Rogers S, Kawasaki R, Lamoreaux E, et al
Volume & Issue
Volume 35, Issue 3
Pages
556-64
URL
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Title
Prevalence of Diabetic Retinopathy Among Subjects with Known Diabetes in China: The Beijing Eye Study
Publication
Eur J Ophthalmol
Publication Date
2009
Authors
Xie X, Xu L, Jonas J, Wang Y
Volume & Issue
Volume 19, Issue 1
Pages
91-9
URL
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Title
Prevalence and Risk Factors for Diabetic Retinopathy: The Singapore Malay Eye Study
Publication
Ophthalmol
Publication Date
2008
Authors
Wong T, Cheung N, Tay W, Wang J, et al
Volume & Issue
Volume 115, Issue 11
Pages
1869-75
URL
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Title
Prevalence of Diabetic Retinopathy in Peruvian Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: Result of a hospital-based retinal telescreening program
Publication
Rev Panam Salud Publica
Publication Date
2011
Authors
Villena J, Yoshiyama C, Sanchez J, Hilario N, et al
Volume & Issue
Volume 30, Issue 5
Pages
408-14
URL
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