White Boys More Likely to Be Color Blind

April 3, 2014 7:01 PM

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White Boys More Likely to Be Color Blind

Color blindness is not colorblind, as it appears to afflict Caucasian boys at three times the rate of African-American boys, according to a new study.

Among children 37 to 72 months of age, a total of 5.6% of Caucasian boys had color blindness compared with 1.6% of African-American boys, reported Rohit Varma, MD, MPH, of the University of Illinois at Chicago, and colleagues.

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