Journal article

Have the attitudes of Australian squash players towards protective eyewear changed over the past decade?

RM Eime, CF Finch

British Journal of Sports Medicine | Published : 2002

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To assess indicative trends in the use of protective eyewear by Australian squash players and their attitudes towards its use since 1989. METHODS: Data were extracted from three Australian surveys of squash players conducted in 1989, 1995, and 2000. Responses to directly similar attitudinal questions relating to protective eyewear use from each survey were compared. The proportion of players giving each response was calculated for each survey, along with 95% confidence intervals for the differences between the 2000 survey and those from the earlier surveys. RESULTS: Self reported use of protective eyewear ranged from 10.0% in 1989, to 8.6% in 1995, and 18.8% in 2000. However, only..

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