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To investigate the incidence and prevalence of dry eye disease (DED) in Taiwan and to explore its potential risk factors.
Population-based longitudinal data from 2000 to 2013 based on Taiwan National Health Insurance Research Database were used in this study.
To explore potential risks factor of interest, patients who had DED diagnosis before the exposure were excluded.
Each patient from the exposure and his/her matched non-exposure controls were followed until either the diagnosis of DED or censorship.
Kaplan–Meier method was used to compare the hazard of DED between cohorts. Stratified Cox proportional hazard models were applied to estimate the adjusted effect.