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Deaths due to Kidney Disease by County, New Jersey, 2018-2020

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Deaths due to Kidney Disease by County, New Jersey, 2018-2020

Why Is This Important?

Kidney disease was the tenth leading cause of death among New Jersey residents and in the nation as a whole in 2020.


Deaths with nephritis, nephrotic syndrome, and nephrosis (kidney disease) as the underlying cause of death. ICD-10 codes: N00-N07, N17-N19, N25-N27

Data Notes

Data have been age-adjusted to the U.S. 2000 standard population.

Data Sources

How the Measure is Calculated

  • Numerator:

    Number of deaths due to kidney disease
  • Denominator:

    Estimated number of persons in the population

Related Health Objectives and Indicators

Healthy NJ 2020 Objective CKD-1

NJ Target: Reduce kidney disease deaths to 12.9 per 100,000 population (age-adjusted) for the total population, 6.4 for Asians, 22.6 for Blacks, 9 for Hispanics, and 12.2 for Whites by 2020

Related Health Status Outcomes Indicators:

Health Topic Pages Related to: Deaths due to Kidney Disease

Indicator Data Last Updated On 03/24/2023, Published on 06/05/2024
Center for Health Statistics, New Jersey Department of Health, PO Box 360, Trenton, NJ 08625-0360, e-mail: (