About the National Data


Baseline: 386.7 new cases of ESKD per 1,000,000 population occurred in 2016 (adjusted for age, sex, and race)

Target: 290.0 new cases of end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) per 1,000,000 population

Number of new patients requiring kidney replacement therapy (dialysis or transplantation).
Number of persons.
Target-setting method

Maintain consistency with national programs, regulations, policies, or laws

Target-setting method details
Target-setting method justification
The target was selected to align with the Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) initiative, Advancing American Kidney Health, which used a target-setting method of 25 percent improvement.


Comparable HP2020 objective
Retained, which includes core objectives that are continuing from HP2020 with no change in measurement.