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Deaths from Kidney failure

Misdiagnosis and Kidney failure deaths

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Death statistics for Kidney failure

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

  • 76,584 people undergoing end-stage renal treatment died each year in the US 2001 (United States Renal Data System, 2003, NIDDK)
  • 26.1% of deaths from kidney failure were also associated with coronary heart disease in Australia (Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 28.6% of deaths from kidney failure were also associated with heart failure in Australia (Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 1,006 women died from renal failure in Australia 2002 (AIHW National Morbidity Database, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 919 men died from renal failure in Australia 2002 (AIHW National Morbidity Database, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 1.3% of all male deaths was due to renal failure in Australia 2002 (AIHW National Morbidity Database, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 1.6% of all female deaths was due to renal failure in Australia 2002 (AIHW National Morbidity Database, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 15% of deaths from diabetes also had renal failure as an associated cause of death in Australia, 2002 (Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)

Deaths from Kidney failure: medical news summaries

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Kidney failure: Hospitalization Statistics

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

  • 11,601 people were hospitalised for kidney failure in Australia 2001-02 (Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 44% of people hospitalised for kidney failure were women in Australia 2001-02 (Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 56% of people hospitalised for kidney failure were men in Australia 2001-02 (Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 7.7 days was the average length of stay in a hospital for kidney failure for men in Australia 2001-02 (Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
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