Risk factors for development of decreased kidney function in a southeast Asian population: a 12-year cohort study.

@article{Domrongkitchaiporn2005RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for development of decreased kidney function in a southeast Asian population: a 12-year cohort study.},
  author={Somnuek Domrongkitchaiporn and Piyamitr Sritara and Chagriya Kitiyakara and Wasana Stitchantrakul and Vorasakdi Krittaphol and Porntip H. Lolekha and Sayan Cheepudomwit and Tada Yipintsoi},
  journal={Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN},
  year={2005},
  volume={16 3},
  pages={791-9}
}
End-stage kidney disease has become an increasing burden in all regions of the world. However, limited epidemiologic data on chronic kidney disease in Southeast Asian populations are available. Therefore, a cohort study over a period of 12 yr (1985 to 1997) in 3499 employees of the Electric Generation Authority of Thailand, aged 35 to 55 yr, was conducted to determine the prevalence of decreased kidney function and risk factors associated with future development of decreased kidney function… CONTINUE READING

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