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Deaths due to Diabetes by Year, New Jersey and the United States, 2000 to 2020

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Why Is This Important?

Diabetes was the eighth leading cause of death among U.S. and New Jersey residents in 2020.


Deaths with diabetes as the underlying cause of death. ICD-10 codes: E10-E14

Data Notes

  • Data have been age-adjusted to the U.S. 2000 standard population.
  • This is a Healthy New Jersey 2020 (HNJ2020) Objective DM-1.

Data Sources

How the Measure is Calculated

  • Numerator:

    Number of deaths due to diabetes
  • Denominator:

    Estimated number of persons in the population

Related Health Objectives and Indicators

  • Health Initiative: HNJ2020

    Healthy NJ 2020 Objective DM-1

    NJ Target: Reduce diabetes deaths to 15.8 per 100,000 population (age-adjusted) for the total population, 12.0 for Asians, 38.5 for Blacks, 24.5 for Hispanics, and 16.0 for Whites by 2020

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Indicator Data Last Updated On 03/23/2023, Published on 06/04/2024
Center for Health Statistics, New Jersey Department of Health, PO Box 360, Trenton, NJ 08625-0360, e-mail: (