Kidney Diseases (CKD), including acute glomerulonephritis, chronic kidney disease due to diabetes, and other chronic kidney diseases, are leading causes of mortality and disease burden in the Region of the Americas in 2019. For example, kidney diseases are ranked as the 8th cause of mortality, the 10th cause of years of life lost, and the 10th cause of disability-adjusted life years in both sexes combined, and one of the causes with the highest rate of increase in the Region.  

This visualization presents the level and trends of mortality and burden of kidney diseases by age, sex, and location (region, subregion, and country) in the Americas from 2000 to 2019.