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Global prevalence of chronic kidney disease: A systematic review and meta-analysis

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Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a global health burden with a high economic cost to health systems and is an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD). All stages of CKD are associated with increased risks of cardiovascular morbidity, premature mortality, and/or decreased quality of life. CKD is usually asymptomatic until later stages and accurate prevalence data are lacking. Thus we sought to determine the prevalence of CKD globally, by stage, geographical location, gender an...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1371/journal.pone.0158765

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care, Primary Care Health Sciences
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care, Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Primary Care, Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care, Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDM, CCMP
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Public Library of Science Publisher's website
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PLoS One Journal website
Volume:
11
Issue:
7
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Article: e0158765
Publication date:
2016
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1932-6203
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uuid:e4b49eb1-145f-45f7-bf13-404e2f1169b2
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629300
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pubs:629300

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