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Health Indicator Report of End-Stage Renal Disease Incidence

Kidney failure treated with dialysis or a kidney transplant is called end-stage renal disease (ESRD). Diabetes and high blood pressure are the main causes of ESRD.[ ^1^]


This is Healthy New Jersey 2020 (HNJ2020) Objective CKD-2. Data for White, Black, and Asian include Hispanics. Definition: New cases of ESRD per 100,000 population (all ages). Numerator: New cases of ESRD. Denominator: Total population.

Data Sources

  • Population Estimates, [ State Data Center], New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development
  • Quality Insights Renal Network, [] (2010-2014)
  • United States Renal Data System, [] (2015-2020)


New cases of end-stage renal disease per 100,000 population. (See graph-specific notes.)


New cases of end-stage renal disease. (See graph-specific notes.)


Number of persons in the population. (See graph-specific notes.)

Healthy People Objective: Reduce the rate of new cases of end-stage renal disease (ESRD)

U.S. Target: 34.4 new cases per 100,000 population
State Target: 33.8 new cases per 100,000 population

Other Objectives

'''Healthy New Jersey Objective CKD-2''': Reduce the incidence of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) per 100,000 population to 33.8 for the total population, 28.5 among Whites, 67.9 among Blacks, and 17.0 among Asians. '''Healthy New Jersey Objective CKD-3''': Reduce the incidence of diabetes-related ESRD among adults aged 18 years and older to 20.2 per 100,000 adult population aged 18 years and older.

Available Services

End Stage Renal Disease Assistance: []
Page Content Updated On 04/30/2021, Published on 04/30/2021
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