Which of the following are risk factors for developing glaucoma? Select all that apply.

  1. asthma
  2. pernicious anemia
  3. diabetes mellitus
  4. obesity
  5. hypertension
Numbers 3, 4, and 5 are correct.
Rationale: Diabetes mellitus, obesity, and hypertension are all risk factors for developing glaucoma. Other risk factors include cardiovascular disease, uveitis, long-term use of steroids, family history, and being of East Asian or African descent. Asthma and pernicious anemia are not associated with risk factors for glaucoma.