Dr. Tayyaba Sarwar, Dr. Muhammad Saad, Dr. Muhammad Zubair
Introduction: Chronic kidney disease (CKD) has taken on the status of public health concern in recent years, due to its increased prevalence among the world’s population and its impact on morbidity and mortality in affected patients. Objectives of the study: The basic aim of the study is analyses the epidemiology of kidney disease in a Pakistani population. Material and methods: This cross sectional study was conducted at Jinnah Hospital, Lahore during January 2019 to November 2019. The study was a hospital based quantitative cross-sectional study. All Patients with kidney disease was seen in and out patients in nephrology department. Individuals were selected by the sampling technique in the nephrology department at Hospital during the study period. The data was collected from study participants by interview method questionnaire and secondary data. Results: The data was collected from 200 participants (from OPD, medical wards, dialysis center and kidney transplant OPD). The analysis of the demographic data found reveals the following results regarding age, sex, educational and marital status of the respondents: The mean (SD) age of the participants is 43.95 (1.68) years among the participants. Conclusion: The prevalence of CKD would have been much higher than the result obtained by this study, had the research used current level of creatinine. Third, some questions had not been filled by the respondents and that in turn affects the analysis and the result of the study.