Cardiovascular risk factor burden, treatment, and control among adults with chronic kidney disease in the United States

  • Foster M
  • Rawlings A
  • Marrett E
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Abstract

Background Cardiovascular disease is a major concern in persons with chronic kidney disease (CKD). We assessed the current burden of cardiovascular risk factors and differences in risk factor treatment and control in the general US adult population by CKD status. Methods A cross-sectional study of 10,741 adults aged 20+ years from the 2007-2010 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey was performed. Persons were categorized into 3 groups: CKD stages 3 to 5 (estimated glomerular filtration rate

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Authors

  • Meredith C. Foster

  • Andreea M. Rawlings

  • Elizabeth Marrett

  • David Neff

  • Kerry Willis

  • Lesley A. Inker

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