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Data for Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome, and Nephrosis Deaths by County, 2007-2011

County Deaths per 100,000 (age-adjusted) Lower Limit Upper Limit Numerator
Alamance 22.3 19.2 25.5 198
Alexander 21.6 15.0 28.2 41
Alleghany ** 13
Anson 29.3 20.8 37.8 46
Ashe 10.5 6.0 14.9 21
Avery ** 16
Beaufort 16.7 12.2 21.3 52
Bertie 22.9 14.9 31.0 31
Bladen 26.1 19.0 33.3 51
Brunswick 15.7 12.7 18.8 101
Buncombe 17.5 15.4 19.6 269
Burke 21.8 17.9 25.7 120
Cabarrus 21.2 18.0 24.5 162
Caldwell 20.8 16.8 24.9 101
Camden ** 11
Carteret 11.4 8.2 14.5 50
Caswell 18.0 11.1 24.9 26
Catawba 18.0 15.2 20.8 156
Chatham 10.2 7.1 13.2 43
Cherokee 12.4 7.8 17.0 28
Chowan ** 11
Clay ** 12
Cleveland 22.6 18.7 26.5 127
Columbus 23.0 17.8 28.2 74
Craven 22.2 18.4 26.0 131
Cumberland 25.7 22.8 28.6 301
Currituck ** 15
Dare 12.4 7.1 17.8 21
Davidson 19.0 16.1 21.9 163
Davie 8.9 5.2 12.6 22
Duplin 22.9 17.4 28.3 67
Durham 20.5 17.9 23.2 228
Edgecombe 27.7 21.6 33.8 79
Forsyth 16.2 14.4 18.0 303
Franklin 19.6 14.4 24.8 54
Gaston 20.5 17.8 23.1 222
Gates ** 12
Graham ** 7
Granville 16.7 11.9 21.5 47
Greene 27.4 17.1 37.8 27
Guilford 17.9 16.2 19.6 440
Halifax 20.4 15.7 25.2 71
Harnett 22.2 17.7 26.6 97
Haywood 14.5 11.0 18.1 65
Henderson 11.4 9.2 13.6 103
Hertford 23.1 15.3 30.9 34
Hoke 29.9 20.7 39.2 40
Hyde ** 3
Iredell 17.8 14.8 20.8 138
Jackson 18.7 12.8 24.7 38
Johnston 22.6 18.9 26.3 142
Jones ** 15
Lee 14.1 10.1 18.1 48
Lenoir 27.6 22.1 33.1 98
Lincoln 22.4 17.6 27.3 82
Macon 14.7 10.4 19.0 45
Madison 17.4 10.4 24.3 24
Martin 20.7 13.6 27.8 33
McDowell 16.9 12.1 21.7 47
Mecklenburg 19.1 17.6 20.5 655
Mitchell ** 13
Montgomery ** 18
Moore 14.8 12.0 17.5 111
Nash 25.5 21.3 29.8 140
New Hanover 14.2 11.9 16.4 154
Northampton 23.5 15.7 31.3 35
Onslow 17.7 14.0 21.5 86
Orange 12.2 9.3 15.1 69
Pamlico ** 17
Pasquotank 16.6 11.4 21.9 39
Pender 21.0 15.7 26.2 62
Perquimans ** 16
Person 19.1 13.4 24.9 42
Pitt 20.0 16.6 23.4 133
Polk ** 16
Randolph 16.3 13.5 19.2 124
Richmond 29.9 23.2 36.6 77
Robeson 31.1 26.6 35.7 177
Rockingham 19.5 15.9 23.0 115
Rowan 18.9 16.0 21.9 155
Rutherford 16.3 12.5 20.1 71
Sampson 25.3 19.9 30.7 85
Scotland 24.3 17.4 31.1 48
Stanly 16.2 12.1 20.3 59
Stokes 14.2 9.8 18.5 40
Surry 21.5 17.4 25.6 106
Swain ** 18
Transylvania 14.2 10.0 18.4 44
Tyrrell ** 6
Union 18.5 15.2 21.7 126
Vance 32.7 25.5 39.9 79
Wake 14.6 13.2 16.0 447
Warren 28.2 19.3 37.0 39
Washington ** 12
Watauga 9.0 5.2 12.9 21
Wayne 27.2 22.9 31.5 156
Wilkes 13.7 10.1 17.3 57
Wilson 25.6 20.8 30.3 111
Yadkin 17.5 12.2 22.9 41
Yancey ** 18
North Carolina 18.6 18.2 19.0 8,860

Data Notes

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. 

Data Sources

Death Certificate Database, State Center for Health Statistics  NCHS Bridged Population Estimates 

Definition

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

Numerator: Number of nephritis, nephrotic syndrome, and nephrosis deaths (ICD-10: N00-N07, N17-N19, N25-N27)
Denominator: Total resident population

Date Indicator Content Last Updated: 03/06/2013


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