Kidney Disease

Data are for the U.S.

Morbidity
  • Number of adults with diagnosed kidney disease: 5.1 million
  • Percent of adults with diagnosed kidney disease: 2.1%

Source: Summary Health Statistics Tables for U.S. Adults: National Health Interview Survey, 2017, Table A-4b, A-4c Cdc-pdf[PDF – 186 KB]

Mortality
  • Number of deaths from nephritis, nephrotic syndrome and nephrosis: 50,046
  • Deaths per 100,000 population: 15.5
  • Cause of death rank: 9

Source: Deaths: Final Data for 2016, tables B, 6, 7 Cdc-pdf[PDF – 2 MB]

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Page last reviewed: February 18, 2013