Indicator Report - Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome and Nephrosis Deaths
Why Is This Important?
Nephritis, nephrotic syndrome and nephrosis is among the leading causes of death in North Carolina and the United States.
Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome, and Nephrosis Deaths by County, 2007-2011
Deaths were coded under the 10th revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD). Age-adjusted death rates
were calculated using the direct method and the projected United States 2000 population as the standard.
Death Certificate Database, State Center for Health Statistics
NCHS Bridged Population Estimates
Nephritis, nephrotic syndrome, and nephrosis deaths include all resident deaths where nephritis, nephrotic syndrome, and nephrosis
were coded as the underlying (primary) cause of death.
How We Calculated the Rates
Number of nephritis, nephrotic syndrome, and nephrosis deaths (ICD-10: N00-N07, N17-N19, N25-N27)
Total resident population
Page Content Updated On 03/06/2013,
Published on 04/19/2013
State Center for Health Statistics, N.C. Division of Public Health, Telephone: 919-733-4728, Fax: 919-733-8485