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Table 3 Distribution of Types of Refractive Errors, Spherical Equivalent, Amblyopia, Strabismus and Ocular Abnormality among Orang Asli Children

From: Status of visual impairment among indigenous (Orang Asli) school children in Malaysia

Charateristcis Types of Refractive Errors Number (%) Amblyopia (n = 3) Strabismus (n = 2) Ocular abnormality (n = 2)
Emmetropia (n = 72) Myopia (n = 6) Hyperopia (n = 31) Anti-metropia (n = 1)
Gender Male 40 (36.4) 2 (1.8) 14 (12.7) 0 (0.0) 2 (1.8) 2 (1.8) 2 (1.8)
Female 32 (29.1) 4 (3.6) 17 (15.5) 1 (0.9) 1 (0.9) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
Age Level 1 (7–9 years old) 34 (30.9) 1 (0.9) 23 (20.9) 0 (0) 3 (2.7) 2 (1.8) 2 (1.8)
Level 2 (10–12 years old) 38 (34.5) 5 (4.5) 8 (7.3) 1 (0.9) 0 (0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)