: To evaluate near point of convergence (NPC), near point of accommodation (NPA), and accommodative facility (AF) in order to determine their normative data in a rural population.: The target population for this population-based, cross-sectional study was people living in rural areas. Each subject underwent extensive optometric and ophthalmic examinations, including the measurement of visual acuity, refraction, NPA, NPC, and AF.: The data of 1113 individuals was analyzed of whom 58.8% (n = 576) were women. The mean age of the participants was 15.26 ± 7.38 years (range: 6-30 years). The mean spherical equivalent of the subjects was 0.16 ± 0.63 D. The prevalence of myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism was 16.28% (13.97-18.58), 5.97% (4.49-7.44), 11.93% (9.91-13.95) in this study, respectively The mean and 95% confidence interval of NPC, NPA, and binocular accommodative facility (BAF) was 6.99 cm (6.84-7.15), 9.91 cm (9.71-10.11), and 9.84 cpm (9.63-10.06), respectively. A significant correlation was found between age and the parameters such that all evaluated parameters worsened significantly with age ( < .001).: The results of the present study showed the normal ranges of NPA, NPC, and BAF in a 6-30 year-old population living in rural areas of northern Iran. These parameters changed significantly with age.
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