Australian Trachoma Surveillance Report 2014

Trichiasis

Page last updated: 30 October 2015

Summary form 3—Trichiasis

The completed form was forwarded from the jurisdictional co-ordinators to the National Trachoma Surveillance & Reporting Unit (NTSRU) for checking and analysis.

The Trichiasis form was used to collect data at the community level when screening for cases of trichiasis which included questions on:

  • Number of Aboriginal people in age group
  • Number of Aboriginal people examined for trichiasis
  • Number of Aboriginal people with trichiasis
  • Number of Aboriginal people with trichiasis who were offered ophthalmological consultation within 6 months of the previous screening
  • Number of Aboriginal adults with trichiasis who declined ophthalmological consultation within 6 months of the previous screening
  • Number of Aboriginal adults who underwent trichiasis surgery in the last year

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Summary Form 3 – Trichiasis form was used to collect data at the community level when screening for cases of trichiasis with questions on: Number of Aboriginal people in age group, Number of Aboriginal people examined for trichiasis, Number of Aboriginal people with trichiasis, Number of Aboriginal people with trichiasis who were offered ophthalmological consultation within 6 months of the previous screening, Number of Aboriginal adults with trichiasis who declined ophthalmological consultation within 6 months of the previous screening and Number of Aboriginal adults who underwent trichiasis surgery in the last year Top of page