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Distribution of corneal spherical aberration in a Tanzanian population.

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Summary of "Distribution of corneal spherical aberration in a Tanzanian population."

To investigate the distribution of corneal spherical aberration (SA) in Tanzanian people of African descent, and to examine the correlation between corneal SA and ocular parameters.

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Name: PloS one
ISSN: 1932-6203
Pages: e0222297

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A distribution in which a variable is distributed like the sum of the squares of any given independent random variable, each of which has a normal distribution with mean of zero and variance of one. The chi-square test is a statistical test based on comparison of a test statistic to a chi-square distribution. The oldest of these tests are used to detect whether two or more population distributions differ from one another.

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