• Medicine
  • Published in Archives of Iranian medicine 2012

Prevalence of chronic kidney disease and its associated risk factors: the first report from Iran using both microalbuminuria and urine sediment.

@article{Najafi2012PrevalenceOC,
  title={Prevalence of chronic kidney disease and its associated risk factors: the first report from Iran using both microalbuminuria and urine sediment.},
  author={Iraj Najafi and Ramin Shakeri and Farhad Islami and Fatemeh Malekzadeh and Rasool Salahi and Mina Yapan-Gharavi and Mostafa Hosseini and Monirossadat Hakemi and Sudabeh Alatab and Atieh Rahmati and Behrooz Broumand and Ali Nobakht-Haghighi and Bagher Larijani and Reza Malekzadeh},
  journal={Archives of Iranian medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={
          70-5
        }
}
BACKGROUND The incidence of major risk factors of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in the world is on the rise, and it is expected that this incidence and prevalence, particularly in developing countries, will continue to increase. Using data on urinary sediment and microalbuminuria, we aimed to estimate the prevalence of CKD in northeast Iran. METHODS In a cross-sectional study, the prevalence of CKD in a sample of 1557 regionally representative people, aged ≥ 18 years, was analyzed. CKD was… CONTINUE READING

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