Comparison of overall obesity and abdominal adiposity in predicting chronic kidney disease incidence among adults.

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OBJECTIVE Epidemiological data on the association between different aspects of adiposity and the risk for chronic kidney disease (CKD) in a cohort are limited. We compared the independent power of waist circumference (WC), waist-to-hip ratio (WHR), and body mass index (BMI) in predicting CKD in a large cohort of adults. DESIGN This was a population-based… (More)
DOI: 10.1053/j.jrn.2008.11.005

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