Chronic kidney diseases in mixed ancestry south African populations: prevalence, determinants and concordance between kidney function estimators

@inproceedings{Matsha2013ChronicKD,
  title={Chronic kidney diseases in mixed ancestry south African populations: prevalence, determinants and concordance between kidney function estimators},
  author={Tandi E Matsha and Yandiswa Yolanda Yako and Megan A. Rensburg and Mogamat Shafick Hassan and Andre Pascal Kengne and Rajiv Timothy Erasmus},
  booktitle={BMC nephrology},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Population-based data on the burden of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in sub-Saharan Africa is still very limited. We assessed the prevalence and determinants of CKD, and evaluated the concordance of commonly advocated estimators of glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) in a mixed ancestry population from South Africa. METHODS Participants were a population-based sample of adults selected from the Bellville-South community in the metropolitan city of Cape Town. eGFR was based on the… CONTINUE READING
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