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Correspondence
RE: epidemiology of chronic kidney disease of undetermined aetiology in Taiwanese farmers
  1. Che-Jui Chang1,2,
  2. Hsiao-Yu Yang2,3,4
  1. 1 Department of Family Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital Hsin-Chu Branch, Hsinchu, Taiwan
  2. 2 Institute of Environmental and Occupational Health Science, National Taiwan University College of Public Health, Taipei, Taiwan
  3. 3 Department of Public Health and Institute of Environmental and Occupational Health Science, National Taiwan University College of Public Health, Taipei, Taiwan
  4. 4 Department of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
  1. Correspondence to Dr Hsiao-Yu Yang, Department of Public Health and Institute of Environmental and Occupational Health Science, National Taiwan University College of Public Health, Taipei 10055, Taiwan; hyang{at}ntu.edu.tw

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We appreciate the reader’s response1 to our study on chronic kidney disease of undetermined or non-traditional aetiology (CKDu or CKDnT) among Taiwanese farmers.2 Indeed, in Table 1 of the original article, the difference between serum creatinine among farmers and non-farmers was not significant. It could be explained by the fact that the renal function of most of the participants was within the normal range, and …

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  • Contributors All authors contribute equally.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

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