Skip directly to searchSkip directly to the site navigationSkip directly to the page's main content

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

Indicator Report Data View Options

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.
  • This is Healthy New Jersey 2020 (HNJ2020) Objective CKD-1.

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: (