The prevalence of CKD among adults in Beijing, China is 13%, according to a recent study published in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases (2008;51:373-384).


An estimated 1.43 million adults in China’s capital have CKD, researchers reported.

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The prevalence rose with age; it was 10% among those aged 18-39 years and 30.5% among individuals aged 70 years and older.