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Health Indicator Report of Deaths due to Kidney Disease

Kidney disease is the ninth leading cause of death among New Jersey residents and in the nation as a whole.

Notes

Data for White, Black, and Asian do not include Hispanics. Hispanic ethnicity includes persons of any race.

Data Sources

  • Death Certificate Database, Office of Vital Statistics and Registry, New Jersey Department of Health
  • Population Estimates, [http://lwd.state.nj.us/labor/lpa/dmograph/est/est_index.html State Data Center], New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development

Definition

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

Numerator

Number of deaths due to kidney disease

Denominator

Total number of persons in the population

Other Objectives

'''Healthy New Jersey 2020 Objective CKD-1''': Reduce the death rate due to kidney disease to 13.0 for the total population, 12.3 among Whites, 22.6 among Blacks, 9.0 among Hispanics, and 6.4 among Asians.

How Do We Compare With the U.S.?

The New Jersey age-adjusted death rate due to kidney disease is above the national rate.

Available Services

NJDOH End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Assistance: [http://www.nj.gov/health/fhs/chronic/end-stage-chronic-renal/]
Page Content Updated On 11/12/2020, Published on 11/12/2020
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