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Half of adults will get chronic kidney disease, model predicts
Washington Post

A new model predicts that about half of all people aged 30 and older in the United States will develop chronic kidney disease during their lifetimes, a surprisingly large proportion for a condition that is not on the radar screens of many Americans.

Writing in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases Monday, a team of researchers concluded that 54 percent of people between the ages of 30 and 49 will develop the disease. The figure is 52 percent for people between the ages of 50 and 64, and 42 percent for those 65 and older.