Comparison of the prevalence and mortality risk of CKD in Australia using the CKD Epidemiology Collaboration (CKD-EPI) and Modification of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD) Study GFR estimating equations: the AusDiab (Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle) Study.

@article{White2010ComparisonOT,
  title={Comparison of the prevalence and mortality risk of CKD in Australia using the CKD Epidemiology Collaboration (CKD-EPI) and Modification of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD) Study GFR estimating equations: the AusDiab (Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle) Study.},
  author={Sarah Louise White and Kevan Roy Polkinghorne and Robert C. Atkins and Steven J Chadban},
  journal={American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation},
  year={2010},
  volume={55 4},
  pages={660-70}
}
BACKGROUND The Chronic Kidney Disease Epidemiology Collaboration (CKD-EPI) is more accurate than the Modification of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD) Study equation. We applied both equations in a cohort representative of the Australian adult population. STUDY DESIGN Population-based cohort study. SETTING & PARTICIPANTS 11,247 randomly selected noninstitutionalized Australians aged >or= 25 years who attended a physical examination during the baseline AusDiab (Australian Diabetes, Obesity and… CONTINUE READING
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