Status: Baseline only

  
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Baseline only

Most Recent Data:
14.1 percent (2013-16)

Target:
12.8 percent

Desired Direction:
Decrease desired

Baseline:
14.1 percent of adults aged 18 years and over had chronic kidney disease in 2013-16 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)

Reduce the proportion of adults with chronic kidney disease

Target-Setting Method
Minimal statistical significance

Summary

Kidney diseases are a leading cause of death in the United States. People who have chronic kidney disease (CKD) are more likely to have heart disease and stroke — and to die early. It’s possible to prevent or delay CKD by managing risk factors like diabetes and high blood pressure.