Data are for the U.S.
- Number of adults with diagnosed kidney disease: 5.1 million
- Percent of adults with diagnosed kidney disease: 2.1%
- Number of deaths from nephritis, nephrotic syndrome and nephrosis: 50,046
- Deaths per 100,000 population: 15.5
- Cause of death rank: 9
Page last reviewed: February 18, 2013
Content source: CDC/National Center for Health Statistics