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 (8.3%) compared with women (6.1%).

No significant differences were observed by sex for adults aged 18–44 years (0.9% for men versus 1.3% for women) and those aged 45–64 years (2.9% for men versus 3.3% for women).

Source: National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey, 2020. https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nhis.htm


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