Race, gender, and socioeconomic disparities in CKD in the United States.

@article{Norris2008RaceGA,
  title={Race, gender, and socioeconomic disparities in CKD in the United States.},
  author={Keith C. Norris and Allen R. Nissenson},
  journal={Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN},
  year={2008},
  volume={19 7},
  pages={1261-70}
}
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a national public health problem beset by inequities in incidence, prevalence, and complications across gender, race/ethnicity, and socioeconomic status. As health care providers, we can directly address some factors crucial for closing the disparities gap. Other factors are seemingly beyond our reach, entrenched within the fabric of our society, such as social injustice and human indifference. Paradoxically, the existence of health inequities provides unique… CONTINUE READING