Ethnic differences and determinants of proteinuria among South Asian subgroups in Pakistan.

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BACKGROUND Hypertension, diabetes, increasing age, and smoking are known risk factors for proteinuria. Prevalence of proteinuria is high in South Asians. However, ethnic subgroup differences and determinants of proteinuria within the South Asian population have not been explored. METHODS The National Health Survey of Pakistan conducted between 1990 and… (More)

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@article{Jafar2003EthnicDA, title={Ethnic differences and determinants of proteinuria among South Asian subgroups in Pakistan.}, author={Tazeen Hasan Jafar and N. C. Chaturvedi and Asma Gul and Abdul Quaiyoom Khan and Christopher H. Schmid and Andrew S. Levey}, journal={Kidney international}, year={2003}, volume={64 4}, pages={1437-44} }