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HERDIN Record #: CAR-BGHMC-12111511505798 Submitted: 15 November 2012 Modified: 26 November 2012

Prevalence of color vision impairment and its impact on career formation among science class high school students at Baguio City National High School SY 2010-2011.

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Color vision is one of the vital visual function parameters of an individual which determines qualification for certain career or employment. This study primarily aims to determine the prevalence of impaired color vision among high school students at Baguio City National High School (BCNHS) and determine its impact on career decision making. The data was gathered by distributing questionnaires and conducting volor vision screening tests which included Ishihara color plates and Fansworth D-15 color test. The prevalence of color deficinecy among male was 9.35% with predominance of deutan type and 0.80% among female with predominance of protan type. All the students in the study had the color vision screening for the first time. There was 26.67% with family history. Some of the students were considering courses that require good color vision thus early detection of color deficiency is beneficial in career formation.

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The main objective of this study is to determine the prevalence of color vision impairment ang determine its impact on career formation among high school students at science class in Baguio City National High School

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