Prevalence and risk factors associated with chronic kidney disease in adults over 40 years: a population study from Central China.

@article{Shan2010PrevalenceAR,
  title={Prevalence and risk factors associated with chronic kidney disease in adults over 40 years: a population study from Central China.},
  author={Yan Shan and Qian Zhang and Zhang-suo Liu and Xiaozhou Hu and Dongwei Liu},
  journal={Nephrology},
  year={2010},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={354-61}
}
AIM Chronic kidney disease (CKD) poses a serious public health problem worldwide. Population-based studies determining the prevalence of this disease in China have been limited in several large developed cities. In the present study, a population-based screening study in Henan, a representative province in Central China, was conducted in order to quantify the prevalence of CKD and identify the associated risk factors for this disease in a population of developing areas of China. METHODS… CONTINUE READING

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