Relative risks of Chronic Kidney Disease for mortality and End Stage Renal Disease across races is similar

@inproceedings{Wen2014RelativeRO,
  title={Relative risks of Chronic Kidney Disease for mortality and End Stage Renal Disease across races is similar},
  author={Chi Pang Wen and Kunihiro Matsushita and Josef Coresh and Kunitoshi Iseki and Mohammad J. Islam and Ronit Katz and William Marvin McClellan and Carmen Peralta and Haiyan Wang and Dick de Zeeuw and Brad C Astor and Ronald T. Gansevoort and Andrew S. Levey and Adeera Levin},
  booktitle={Kidney international},
  year={2014}
}
Some suggest race-specific cutpoints for kidney measures to define and stage chronic kidney disease (CKD), but evidence for race-specific clinical impact is limited. To address this issue, we compared hazard ratios of estimated glomerular filtration rates (eGFR) and albuminuria across races using meta-regression in 1.1 million adults (75% Asians, 21% Whites, and 4% Blacks) from 45 cohorts. Results came mainly from 25 general population cohorts comprising 0.9 million individuals. The… CONTINUE READING
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