End-stage renal disease among Roma and non-Roma: Roma are at risk

@article{Kolvek2012EndstageRD,
  title={End-stage renal disease among Roma and non-Roma: Roma are at risk},
  author={Gabriel Kolvek and Katarina Rosicova and Jaroslav Rosenberger and Ludmila Podrack{\'a} and Roy E. Stewart and Iveta Nagyova and Sijmen A Reijneveld and Jitse P. van Dijk},
  journal={International Journal of Public Health},
  year={2012},
  volume={57},
  pages={751-754}
}
Ethnic differences in the occurrence of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) are reported on various populations across the world, but evidence on Roma is lacking. The aim of this study was to explore the relative risk (RR) of ESRD for Roma who constitute a major minority in Slovakia. Patients treated by means of hemodialysis during 2005–2008 were questioned for their ethnicity. Rates of ESRD among Roma and non-Roma based on hemodialysis data were calculated as well as the RR of Roma for ESRD. The… CONTINUE READING
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