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End-stage renal disease in African-American and white men. 16-year MRFIT findings.

Authors
  • Klag, M J1
  • Whelton, P K
  • Randall, B L
  • Neaton, J D
  • Brancati, F L
  • Stamler, J
  • 1 Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, Md, USA.
Type
Published Article
Journal
JAMA
Publication Date
1997
Volume
277
Issue
16
Pages
1293–1298
Identifiers
PMID: 9109467
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

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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