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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population

From: Association study of 15q14 and 15q25 with high myopia in the Han Chinese population

  Patients Controls  
High myopia* WZMC* SHHP*
Patients, n 521 252 688
Age in years, Mean ± SD 36 ± 14.95 42.5 ± 13.3 31 ± 10.66
Sex, n
Male 200(38.4%) 139(55.1%) 385(60.0%)
Female 321(61.6%) 113(44.9%) 303(40.0%)
Axial length, mm ± SD    
Right eyes 29.39 ± 2.85
Left eyes 29.93 ± 11.95
Refraction of the phakic eyes, D ± SD   
Right eyes -14.14 ± 6.28
Left eyes -14.01 ± 6.68
  1. *Patients are from School of Optometry and Ophthalmology and Eye Hospital Ophthalmic Clinic, Wenzhou Medical College, Zhejiang Province, China.
  2. *WZMC are DNA samples randomly selected from Wenzhou Medical College, Zhejiang Province, China.
  3. *SHHP are samples randomly selected from Shanghai the Han Chinese population database.