Kidney Disease

Data are for the U.S.

Morbidity
  • Number of adults aged 18 and over with diagnosed kidney disease: 6.0 million
  • Percent of adults aged 18 and over with diagnosed kidney disease: 2.4%

Source: Summary Health Statistics Tables for U.S. Adults: National Health Interview Survey, 2018, Table A-4b, A-4c pdf icon[PDF – 186 KB]

Mortality
  • Number of deaths from nephritis, nephrotic syndrome and nephrosis: 51,565
  • Deaths per 100,000 population: 15.7
  • Cause of death rank: 8

Source: National Vital Statistics System – Mortality Data (2019) via CDC WONDER

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Page last reviewed: May 7, 2021