Screening for risk factors of chronic kidney disease in a community in Niger Delta Nigeria.

@article{Okafor2015ScreeningFR,
  title={Screening for risk factors of chronic kidney disease in a community in Niger Delta Nigeria.},
  author={Umezurike Hughes Okafor and Shafique Ahmed and Evelyn I Unuigbe},
  journal={Annals of African medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={137-42}
}
BACKGROUND Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is associated with many traditional and nontraditional risk factors. Screening for these risk factors has been associated with appropriate interventions and preventive measures in the management of CKD. The aims and objective of this study are to screen for risk factors of CKD in a Niger Delta community in Nigeria. SUBJECTS AND METHODS This was a cross-sectional study. The study location was Ido, a Niger Delta community in Rivers State. All subjects… CONTINUE READING

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