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Screening for Convergence Insufficiency in School-age Children

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00472407
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 11, 2007
Last Update Posted : August 15, 2018
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Marjean Kulp, Ohio State University

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study was to assess the ability of common tests of eye alignment, convergence, and accommodation to identify children with convergence insufficiency in a school screening setting.

Condition or disease
Convergence Insufficiency

Detailed Description:
The purpose of the Screening for Convergence Insufficiency in School-age Children study was to assess the ability of common tests of eye alignment, convergence, and accommodation to identify children with convergence insufficiency in a school screening setting (where it may not be feasible to do more than one test).

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 282 participants
Observational Model: Ecologic or Community
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Screening Eye Coordination Study Screening for Convergence Insufficiency in School-age Children
Actual Study Start Date : October 2004
Actual Primary Completion Date : November 2006
Actual Study Completion Date : January 2008




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Ages Eligible for Study:   9 Years to 17 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Of the 282 subjects included in the analysis, approximately 60% were female, 81.5% identified themselves as white, 11% as African American, 2.5% as other, and 5% did not report race. Two percent classified themselves as Hispanic or Latino, 76% reported not being Hispanic or Latino, and 22% did not report their ethnicity.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age 9 to 17 years
  • Enrolled in participating school
  • Parental permission, assent
  • Ability to complete testing

Exclusion criteria: referral on vision screening for reduced distance visual acuity or significant uncorrected refractive error


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Locations
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United States, Ohio
The Ohio State University College of Optometry
Columbus, Ohio, United States, 43210
Sponsors and Collaborators
Ohio State University
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Marjean Kulp, OD, MS Ohio State University
Publications:
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Responsible Party: Marjean Kulp, Professor, Ohio State University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00472407    
Other Study ID Numbers: 2004H0161
First Posted: May 11, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 15, 2018
Last Verified: August 2018
Keywords provided by Marjean Kulp, Ohio State University:
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Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Ocular Motility Disorders
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Cranial Nerve Diseases
Eye Diseases