End-stage renal disease in African-American and white men. 16-year MRFIT findings.
Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, Md, USA.
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Both higher blood pressure and lower income are associated with a higher incidence of ESRD in both white and African-American men. Disparities in blood pressure and socioeconomic status relate importantly to the excess risk of ESRD in African-American men compared with white men.
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