Racial differences in the incidence of chronic kidney disease.

@article{Muntner2012RacialDI,
  title={Racial differences in the incidence of chronic kidney disease.},
  author={Paul M Muntner and Britt B. Newsome and Holly Kramer and Carmen A Peralta and Yongin Kim and David R. Jacobs and Catarina I. Kiefe and Cora E. Lewis},
  journal={Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN},
  year={2012},
  volume={7 1},
  pages={
          101-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES The incidence of ESRD is higher in African Americans than in whites, despite reports of a similar or lower prevalence of CKD. DESIGN, SETTING, PARTICIPANTS, & MEASUREMENTS This study compared the incidence of CKD among young African-American and white adults over 20 years of follow-up in the community-based Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults study. Participants included 4119 adults, 18-30 years of age, with an estimated GFR (eGFR) ≥60 ml/min per 1.73 m… CONTINUE READING

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