Epidemiology of anemia associated with chronic renal insufficiency among adults in the United States: results from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.

@article{Hsu2002EpidemiologyOA,
  title={Epidemiology of anemia associated with chronic renal insufficiency among adults in the United States: results from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.},
  author={C-Y Hsu and Charles E Mcculloch and Gary C. Curhan},
  journal={Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN},
  year={2002},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={504-10}
}
Anemia associated with chronic renal insufficiency (CRI) may have substantial clinical and public health importance, but little is known about its epidemiology. This study aims to quantify the relationship between reduced renal function and hemoglobin level, to assess the iron status of subjects with CRI, and to estimate the burden of anemia associated with CRI. The Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III) (1988 to 1994) data on 15,971 adults aged >18 yr with… CONTINUE READING
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