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Deaths from Kidney disease

Kidney disease: Deaths

Deaths from Kidney disease: 35,525 annual deaths due to nephritis, nephrotic syndrome and nephrosis (NVSR Sep 2001)

Deaths from types of Kidney disease: for details see deaths from types of Kidney disease analysis; summary of available deaths by type data:

Death Rates

Cause of death rank: 8th leading cause of death in 1999 and 2000 is "nephritis, nephrotic syndrome and nephrosis" (CDC)

Death Rate Extrapolation

Death rate extrapolations for USA for Kidney disease: 35,525 per year, 2,960 per month, 683 per week, 97 per day, 4 per hour, 0 per minute, 0 per second. Note: this automatic extrapolation calculation uses the deaths statistic: 35,525 annual deaths due to nephritis, nephrotic syndrome and nephrosis (NVSR Sep 2001)

Misdiagnosis and Kidney disease deaths

Kidney disease can be deadly if misdiagnosed...more »

Death statistics for Kidney disease

The following are statistics from various sources about deaths and Kidney disease:

  • 39,480 people died from nephritis, nephrotic syndrome and nephrosis each year in the US 2001 (Deaths: Final Data for 2001, NCHS, CDC)
  • 13.9 people per 100,000 population died from nephritis, nephrotic syndrome and nephrosis each year in the US 2001 (Deaths: Final Data for 2001, NCHS, CDC)
  • Kidney disease was ranked the ninth leading cause of death in the US 2001 (Deaths: Final Data for 2001, NCHS, CDC)
  • 60,000 deaths in the USA (Kidney and Urology Foundation of America)
  • Deaths statistics by age in the USA for kidney diseases:
    • kidney diseases caused 1.5% of deaths for any age in USA 1999 [NVSR 2001]
    • kidney diseases caused 1.2% of deaths for age 55-64 years in USA 1999 [NVSR 2001]
    • kidney diseases caused 1.7% of deaths for age 65 and over years in USA 1999 [NVSR 2001]
    • kidney diseases caused 1.5% of deaths for age 65-74 years in USA 1999 [NVSR 2001]
    • kidney diseases caused 1.7% of deaths for age 75-84 years in USA 1999 [NVSR 2001]
    • kidney diseases caused 1.7% of deaths for age 85 and over in USA 1999 [NVSR 2001]

Deaths from Kidney disease: medical news summaries

The following medical news items are relevant to death from Kidney disease:

Kidney disease: Hospitalization Statistics

The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Kidney disease:

  • 0.26% (33,059) of hospital episodes were for kidney disease in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 84% of hospital consultations for kidney disease required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 46% of hospital episodes for kidney disease were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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