Effectiveness of computerized visual screening tool used in driving schools in Malaysia

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Purpose: A survey on new Malaysian drivers was conducted in Malaysia between year 2006-2009. The objective of this study was to look at the effectiveness of the present computerized visual screening tool and to compare it with the conventional testing method. Methods: A total of 3717 drivers aged 19±6 years, who had passed in the computerized visual screening, participated in this study. Results: 250 subjects achieved less than 0.3 LogMAR with their best eye and 83 subjects failed the Ishihara Test after retested using the conventional tool. Conclusion: These finding showed the computerized visual screening test failed to filter some subjects according to the standards set.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4
Number of pages1
JournalMalaysian Family Physician
Volume6
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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Keywords

  • Colour vision
  • Driving
  • Vision
  • Visual acuity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Family Practice
  • Community and Home Care

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