The Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP): program design and demographic characteristics of the population.

@article{Jurkovitz2008TheKE,
  title={The Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP): program design and demographic characteristics of the population.},
  author={Claudine Jurkovitz and Yang Qiu and Changchun Wang and David T. Gilbertson and Wendy Weinstock Brown},
  journal={American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation},
  year={2008},
  volume={51 4 Suppl 2},
  pages={
          S3-12
        }
}
BACKGROUND Chronic kidney disease (CKD) recently was identified as a public health problem requiring a public health prevention approach. The National Kidney Foundation Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP), initiated in 2000, meets the definition of a public health program, offering surveillance and early detection of CKD. This report aims to detail demographic characteristics of KEEP participants and compare them with characteristics of participants in the National Health and Nutrition… CONTINUE READING

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