What is the prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in the US?

Updated: Oct 26, 2020
  • Author: Pradeep Arora, MD; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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In the United States, the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) reports that one in 10 American adults has some level of chronic kidney disease (CKD). [17] Kidney disease is the ninth leading cause of death in the United States. [18]


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