Category: chronic kidney disease

QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged ≥18 Years with Kidney Disease, by Age Group and Sex — National Health Interview Survey, United States, July–December 2020

During July–December 2020, 3.1% of adults aged ≥18 years had kidney disease. The prevalence of kidney disease increased with age, from 1.1% among adults aged 18–44 years to 3.1% among those aged 45–64 years and to 7.1% among those aged ≥65 years. Among adults aged ≥65 years, a higher percentage of men had kidney disease Read More >

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2017 Final Deaths, Leading Causes of Death and Life Tables Reports Released

NCHS released a report that presents the final 2017 data on U.S. deaths, death rates, life expectancy, infant mortality, and trends, by selected characteristics such as age, sex, Hispanic origin and race, state of residence, and cause of death. Key Findings: In 2017, a total of 2,813,503 deaths were reported in the United States. The Read More >

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State by State Health Data Source Updated on NCHS Web Site

CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics has updated its “Stats of the States” feature on the NCHS web site.  This resource features the latest state-by-state comparisons on key health indicators ranging from birth topics such as teen births and cesarean deliveries to leading causes of death and health insurance coverage. Tabs have been added to Read More >

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How’s your state doing?

NCHS now has an easy way for you to check out where your state stands on a variety of health measures compared with the nation as a whole and other states, including the following: Mortality from leading causes of death Birth data, including births to unmarried mothers, teen births, cesarean deliveries, low birthweight births, prenatal Read More >

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Chronic Kidney Disease

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention publication Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report: Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a serious condition associated with premature mortality, decreased quality of life, and increased health-care expenditures. Untreated CKD can result in end-stage renal disease and necessitate dialysis or kidney transplantation. Risk factors for CKD include cardiovascular Read More >

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