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Discussion, and change it from "Although we used lower sex-specific cut-off limits to define microalbuminuria, the prevalence of microalbuminuria in our study population was slightly lower than several previous population studies in Chinese..." to "The prevalence of microalbuminuria in our study population was slightly lower than several previous population studies in Chinese..." 5. In the paragraph B.8.3 of the Discussion, remove the last sentence entirely: "Nonetheless, as exemplified in the present study, in subjects without established cardiovascular disease, such as treated hypertension might also be a significant correlate of microalbuminuria."
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