People have usually two kidneys. How are these located?

symmetrically
the left kidney is located higher
the right kidney is located higher
some people have the left one higher, others have the right one higher
Because of the asym­me­try within the ab­dom­i­nal cavity caused by the liver, the right kidney is typ­i­cal­ly slightly smaller and located lower than the left. More­over, the left kidney is located slightly more medial than the right.

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symmetrically
the left kidney is located higher
the right kidney is located higher
some people have the left one higher, others have the right one higher
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flagFinland
9%
87%
2%
0%
41
flagthe United Arab Emirates
8%
71%
20%
0%
35
flagItaly
8%
65%
19%
4%
47
flagCzech Republic
21%
64%
7%
7%
14
flagNew Zealand
16%
58%
25%
0%
12
flagIndia
15%
53%
17%
13%
98
flagSpain
4%
52%
23%
19%
21
flagthe Philippines
31%
52%
5%
10%
19
flagthe United Kingdom
22%
45%
17%
13%
292
flagthe United States
24%
43%
15%
14%
337
flagFrance
28%
42%
20%
8%
35
flagUkraine
21%
42%
14%
21%
14
flagGermany
14%
41%
27%
17%
114
flagPoland
26%
39%
17%
16%
9598
flagthe Netherlands
31%
33%
26%
8%
45
flagRepublic of Ireland
33%
27%
27%
11%
36
flagAustralia
33%
27%
11%
27%
18
flagUnknown
37%
26%
15%
20%
649
flagNorway
65%
20%
15%
0%
20
flagCanada
47%
17%
17%
17%
17

Gender

men37%
women38%
symmetrically
26%
26%
the left kidney is located higher
37%
38%
the right kidney is located higher
17%
17%
some people have the left one higher, others have the right one higher
18%
17%

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