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Prevalence and determinants of chronic kidney disease in the Swiss population

Published inSwiss Medical Weekly, vol. 146, w14313
Publication date2016
Abstract

The prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) is increasing worldwide, corresponding to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. The latest study on prevalence of CKD involving the three linguistic regions of Switzerland dates back to 2002-2003 and definitions have changed since then. We aimed to assess the current prevalence and determinants of CKD in the Swiss general population.

Keywords
  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Age Factors
  • Albuminuria/epidemiology
  • Cardiovascular Diseases/complications/epidemiology
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Type 2/epidemiology
  • Glomerular Filtration Rate
  • Humans
  • Hypertension/epidemiology
  • Middle Aged
  • Prevalence
  • Renal Insufficiency
  • Chronic/complications/epidemiology
  • Risk Factors
  • Sex Factors
  • Switzerland/epidemiology
Citation (ISO format)
FORNI OGNA, Valentina et al. Prevalence and determinants of chronic kidney disease in the Swiss population. In: Swiss Medical Weekly, 2016, vol. 146, p. w14313. doi: 10.4414/smw.2016.14313
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