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Prevalence of Chronic Kidney Disease in Medicare Beneficiaries with Diabetes, Aged 65 Years or Older, United States, 2013

Sex Age-adjusted Rate
(per 100)
Overall 31.0
Male 33.5
Female 28.9
Sex Age Group
(in years)
Chronic Kidney Disease Estimated Cases
Attributable to DiabetesReports the estimated number of disease cases that are attributed to diabetes, which can be interpreted as the number of cases that would be reduced if diabetes were eliminated.
Total Cases Crude Rate
(per 100)
95% Confidence Interval
Lower Limit Upper Limit
Overall 65-74 1,817,768 26.1 26.0 26.1 1,281,410
75+ 2,168,750 36.3 36.3 36.4 1,107,320
Total 3,986,518 31.8 31.7 31.8 2,388,730
Male 65-74 970,519 28.0 27.9 28.0 673,350
75+ 1,034,719 39.5 39.4 39.5 514,720
Total 2,005,238 34.0 33.9 34.0 1,188,070
Female 65-74 847,249 24.2 24.2 24.3 608,060
75+ 1,134,031 33.9 33.8 34.0 592,600
Total 1,981,280 29.9 29.9 29.9 1,200,660

Data Source: 2013 Medicare Master Beneficiary Summary File

Note: Medicare analyses are restricted to adults aged 65 or older with full Fee-for-Service coverage during a 2-year period and then extrapolated to the entire Medicare population using a state/sex/age-specific multiplier.

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