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Turkey Chronic Renal Disease In Turkey Study 2007


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Türkiye Kronik Böbrek Hastalığı Prevalansı Araştırması
Türkiye (TUR)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2007 - 12/2007
Data type
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative

The survey of Chronic Renal Disease in Turkey (CREDIT) was a national population-based study of 10,872 participants over the age of 18. A total of 10,748 participants were included in the study, excluding 124 pregnant women from the original sample. Participants were asked about their demographic and socioeconomic characteristics, diet, lifestyle, health status, medications, and relevant family and medical history. Anthropometric measurements and blood pressure were also measured. A fasting blood sample and urine spot sample were also collected from consenting participants.