AHRQ Stats: Hospital Stays For Kidney Failure Most Common in South
Patients living in the South had the highest rate of hospital stays for acute kidney failure in 2014. The rate – 182 stays per 100,000 people – increased 66 percent since 2005. (Source: AHRQ, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project Statistical Brief #231: Acute Renal Failure Hospitalizations, 2005-2014.)
Brian J. Moore, Ph.D., and Celeste M. Torio, Ph.D., M.P.H.