Study attributes significant amount of kidney disease globally to PM2.5 pollution
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NOVEMBER 5, 2017
pollution is significant, according to an analysis presented at ASN (American Society of Nephrology) Kidney Week. Standardized ABD (attributable burden of disease) in the 10 most populated countries showed Nigeria, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and India having high ABDs, exceeding 200 incident cases of CKD per 100,000 population. The Global Burden of Kidney Disease Attributable to Air Pollution” (Abstract SA-OR056 ).