Causes of Kidney failure


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Cause statistics for Kidney failure: The following are statistics from various sources about the causes of Kidney failure:

  • Diabetes is the leading cause of kidney failure in the USA (Kidney and Urology Foundation of America)
  • High blood pressure is the second leading cause of kidney failure in the USA (Kidney and Urology Foundation of America)
  • 138,483 under treatment for ESRD resulting from diabetes in the USA 2001 (United States Renal Data System 2003 Annual Data Report, 2003)
  • 91,636 under treatment for ESRD resulting from hypertension in the USA 2001 (United States Renal Data System 2003 Annual Data Report, 2003)
  • 60,888 under treatment for ESRD resulting from glomerulonephritis in the USA 2001 (United States Renal Data System 2003 Annual Data Report, 2003)
  • 17,112 under treatment for ESRD resulting from cystic kidney disease in the USA 2001 (United States Renal Data System 2003 Annual Data Report, 2003)
  • 16% of new cases of end-stage renal disease were due to hypertension in Australia 2002 (McDonald & Russ, 2003, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 26% of new cases of end-stage renal disease were due to diabetic nephropathy in Australia 2002 (McDonald & Russ, 2003, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 268 new cases of end-stage renal disease per 1,000 population have diabetic nephropathy as a causal factor in Australia 2001 (Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 27% of new cases of end-stage renal disease were due to glomerulonephritis in Australia 2002 (McDonald & Russ, 2003, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 6% of new cases of end-stage renal disease were due to polycystic kidney disease in Australia 2002 (McDonald & Russ, 2003, 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)
  • Nearly 0.1% of diabetic adults attending specialist diabetes services suffered end-stage renal disease in Australia 2002 (Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 41,312 new cases of end-stage renal disease resulted from diabetes in the US 2001 (United States Renal Data System, 2003, NIDDK)
  • 44% of new cases of end-stage renal disease resulted from diabetes in the US (United States Renal Data System, 2003, NIDDK)
  • 24,942 new cases of end-stage renal disease resulted from hypertension in the US 2001 (United States Renal Data System, 2003, NIDDK)
  • 27% of new cases of end-stage renal disease resulted from hypertension in the US (United States Renal Data System, 2003, NIDDK)
  • 7,687 new cases of end-stage renal disease resulted from glomerulonephritis in the US 2001 (United States Renal Data System, 2003, NIDDK)
  • 8% of new cases of end-stage renal disease resulted from glomerulonephritis in the US (United States Renal Data System, 2003, NIDDK)
  • 2,143 new cases of end-stage renal disease resulted from cystic kidney in the US 2001 (United States Renal Data System, 2003, NIDDK)
  • 2% of new cases of end-stage renal disease resulted from cystic kidney diabetes in the US (United States Renal Data System, 2003, NIDDK)
  • 138,483 cases of end-stage renal disease resulted from diabetes in the US 2001 (United States Renal Data System, 2003, NIDDK)
  • 35% of cases of end-stage renal disease resulted from diabetes in the US (United States Renal Data System, 2003, NIDDK)
  • 91,636 cases of end-stage renal disease resulted from hypertension in the US 2001 (United States Renal Data System, 2003, NIDDK)
  • 23% of cases of end-stage renal disease resulted from hypertension in the US (United States Renal Data System, 2003, NIDDK)
  • 60,888 cases of end-stage renal disease resulted from glomerulonephritis in the US 2001 (United States Renal Data System, 2003, NIDDK)
  • 15.5% of cases of end-stage renal disease resulted from glomerulonephritis in the US (United States Renal Data System, 2003, NIDDK)
  • 17,112 cases of end-stage renal disease resulted from cystic kidney in the US 2001 (United States Renal Data System, 2003, NIDDK)
  • 4% of cases of end-stage renal disease resulted from cystic kidney diabetes in the US (United States Renal Data System, 2003, NIDDK)

Underlying condition causes of Kidney failure: The list of possible underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Kidney failure) mentioned in various sources as possible causes of Kidney failure includes:

Kidney failure as a complication: Other conditions that might have Kidney failure as a complication might be potential underlying causes of Kidney failure. The list of conditions listing Kidney failure as a complication in our database includes:

Kidney failure as a symptom: Conditions listing Kidney failure as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Kidney failure. The list of conditions listing Kidney failure as a symptom in our database includes:

Causes of Kidney failure: medical news summaries: The following medical news items are relevant to causes of Kidney failure:

Related information for causes of Kidney failure: Further relevant information on causes of Kidney failure may be found in the risk factors for Kidney failure and underlying causes of Kidney failure.
Last revision: May 30, 2003

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