IJSRP, Volume 8, Issue 1, January 2018 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Ismath Banu M.T, Joseph J, Weerawardhana P.C.M.C.S, Jeyanthini K
Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is becoming a major health challenge worldwide especially in developing countries. It was earlier due to diabetes and hypertension like emerging chronic diseases, but now rapidly transits to multifactorial causes with increasing incidence and causing major health burden. A hospital based Cross Sectional Descriptive study was conducted to assess the associated risk factors of chronic kidney disease among 250 patients who were attending the nephrology clinic, Teaching Hospital Batticaloa (THB) from March 2016 to January 2017.