Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1093/ndt/gfq084
Title: Ethnic disparities in prevalence and impact of risk factors of chronic kidney disease
Authors: Sabanayagam, C.
Lim, S.C.
Wong, T.Y. 
Lee, J. 
Shankar, A.
Tai, E.S.
Keywords: albuminuria
ethnicity
glomerular filtration rate
prevalence
Singapore
Issue Date: Aug-2010
Citation: Sabanayagam, C., Lim, S.C., Wong, T.Y., Lee, J., Shankar, A., Tai, E.S. (2010-08). Ethnic disparities in prevalence and impact of risk factors of chronic kidney disease. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation 25 (8) : 2564-2570. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1093/ndt/gfq084
Abstract: Background. There is substantial heterogeneity in literature regarding the epidemiology for chronic kidney disease (CKD) in different Asian populations. We aimed to assess the prevalence and risk factors of CKD in a multi-ethnic Asian population in Singapore.Methods. We examined 4499 participants of Chinese, Malay and Indian ethnicity, aged 24-95 years, who participated in the Singapore Prospective Study Program. CKD was defined as an estimated glomerular filtration rate
Source Title: Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/108370
ISSN: 09310509
DOI: 10.1093/ndt/gfq084
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