Public Health Nutr 2021 Mar 29:1-29. Epub 2021 Mar 29.
Department of Ophthalmology, the Second Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University, College of Medicine, 88 Jiefang Road, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, 310009, China.
Objective: To investigate the vision loss burden due to vitamin A deficiency (VAD) at the global, regional, and national levels by year, age, sex, and socioeconomic status using prevalence and years lived with disability (YLDs).
Design: International, retrospective, comparative burden-of-disease study.
Setting: Prevalence and YLDs data were extracted from the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) Study 2017. Read More