Race differences in access to health care and disparities in incident chronic kidney disease in the US.

@article{Evans2011RaceDI,
  title={Race differences in access to health care and disparities in incident chronic kidney disease in the US.},
  author={Kira E Evans and Josef Coresh and Lori D. Bash and Tiffany L Gary-Webb and Anna K{\"o}ttgen and Kathryn Carson and L. Ebony Boulware},
  journal={Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association},
  year={2011},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={899-908}
}
BACKGROUND The contribution of race differences in access to health care to disparities in chronic kidney disease (CKD) incidence in the United States is unknown. METHODS We examined race differences in usual source of health care, health insurance and CKD incidence among 3883 Whites and 1607 Blacks with hypertension or diabetes enrolled in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study. In multivariable analyses, we explored the incremental contribution of access to health care in explaining… CONTINUE READING

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