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Statistics about Polycystic kidney disease

Complication statistics for Polycystic kidney disease:

The following are statistics from various sources about the complications of Polycystic kidney disease:

Prevalence and incidence statistics for Polycystic kidney disease:

See also prevalence and incidence page for Polycystic kidney disease

Prevalance of Polycystic kidney disease: 600,000 Americans

Prevalance Rate: approx 1 in 453 or 0.22% or 600,000 people in USA [about data]

Prevalance of Polycystic kidney disease: About 600,000 people (Source: excerpt from Kidney and Urologic Diseases Statistics for the United States: NIDDK) ... In the United States, about 500,000 people have PKD, and it is the fourth leading cause of kidney failure. (Source: excerpt from Polycystic Kidney Disease: NIDDK)

Incidence statistics about Polycystic kidney disease:

The following statistics relate to the incidence of Polycystic kidney disease:

  • Incidence statistics for congenital cases:
    • 13 infants were born alive with cystic kidney disease in the UK 2002 (University of Ulster, 2003)
    • 1 fetal deaths or still births occurred due to cystic kidney disease in the UK 2002 (University of Ulster, 2003)
    • 6 cases of induced abortions occurred following prenatal diagnosis of cystic kidney disease in the UK 2002 (University of Ulster, 2003)
    • Cystic kidney disease occurred in 6.8 per 10,000 births in the UK 2002 (University of Ulster, 2003)
  • more about incidence...»

Society statistics for Polycystic kidney disease

Hospitalization statistics for Polycystic kidney disease:

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

  • 0.012% (1,487) of hospital consultant episodes were for cystic kidney disease in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 85% of hospital consultant episodes for cystic kidney disease required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 54% of hospital consultant episodes for cystic kidney disease were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 46% of hospital consultant episodes for cystic kidney disease were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 29% of hospital consultant episodes for cystic kidney disease required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 6 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for cystic kidney disease in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 3 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for cystic kidney disease in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 30 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for cystic kidney disease in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 39% of hospital consultant episodes for cystic kidney disease occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 4% of hospital consultant episodes for cystic kidney disease occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 21% of hospital consultant episodes for cystic kidney disease were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.011% (5,579) of hospital bed days were for cystic kidney disease in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)

About statistics:

This page presents a variety of statistics about Polycystic kidney disease. The term 'prevalence' of Polycystic kidney disease usually refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Polycystic kidney disease at any given time. The term 'incidence' of Polycystic kidney disease refers to the annual diagnosis rate, or the number of new cases of Polycystic kidney disease diagnosed each year. Hence, these two statistics types can differ: a short-lived disease like flu can have high annual incidence but low prevalence, but a life-long disease like diabetes has a low annual incidence but high prevalence. For more information see about prevalence and incidence statistics.

 

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