A Study to Assess the Psychosocial Aspects of Refractive Errors and Effectiveness of Health Education in Correcting Stigmas Related to Spectacle Use in High-School Students of Rural India
The purpose of this study was to assess the psychosocial aspects of refractive error and effectiveness of health education in addressing spectacle use related stigma in high-school students of rural India.
A cross sectional study was conducted with 255 high school students from a school near Bhopal.
Most respondents indicated nutritional deficiency (68%) and bad eye care (56%) as the common reasons for low vision.
Health education played a significant role in addressing spectacle use related stigmas among students of rural India