Socioeconomic disadvantage and kidney disease in the United States, Australia, and Thailand

Sarah L White, Kevin McGeechan, Michael Jones, Alan Cass, Steven J Chadban, Kevan R Polkinghorne, Vlado Perkovic, Paul J Roderick

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Abstract

Objectives. We sought to determine whether an elevated burden of chronic kidney disease is found among disadvantaged groups living in the United States, Australia, and Thailand. Methods. We used data on participants 35 years or older for whom a valid serum creatinine measurement was available from studies in the United States, Thailand, and Australia. We used logistic regression to analyze the association of income, education, and employment with the prevalence of chronic kidney disease (estimated glomerular filtration rate
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1306 - 1313
Number of pages8
JournalAmerican Journal of Public Health
Volume98
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008

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