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The Journal of Korean Academic Society of Nursing Education 2005;11(2):214-221.
Published online December 31, 2005.
A Study on the Perception of the Myopia in Children's Mother
Kim, Jin-Hyang;Yang, Soon-Ok;
1Department of Nursing, Ansan 1 College
2Division of Nursing, Hallym University
학령초기아동 어머니의 근시 인식
김진향, 양순옥
1안산1대학 간호과
2한림대학 간호과
This study was to investigate the perception of the myopia in early school-aged children's mother and develope myopia preventive education program. Method: Data was collected from June 1th to 24th, 2003. The sample group(two elementary schools in A city)consisted of 105students mother with normal vision(naked vision 1.0 or more), 105 students mother with subnormal vision(0.7 or less). The data was analyzed using S.A.S. For the test of homogeneity and significance of variable, Fisher's Exact test and Student's t-test were used. Results: 1. There was significant difference in perception of being changed the children's eyesight between normal and myopia group(t=7.86, p=.0492). 2. High scores of cause of myopia were distance from TV or computer to viewer and time of watching TV or using computer in both groups. 3. There was significant difference in perception score of cause of myopia in the myopia group was 13.26, and 18.04 in the normal group(t=3.01, p=0.003). Especially in the unbalanced and regulated diet, regulated exercise, distance of eyes reading books and illumination, normal group had more perception score than myopia group. Conclusion: A myopia education program for children and parents should be planed and the effect be verified.
Key Words: Child, Mothers, Myopia

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