- Death Causes Due to Health Diseases
- New Jersey City Leading Causes of Death
- Mortality General Data
- Leading Causes of Death
- Death Causes NJ
- Death Due to Heart Disease
- Death Rates in NJ
- Residents Leading Causes of Death
- Causes of Death
- Leading Causes of Mortality
- Heart Disease Deaths
- Cancer Deaths
NJ Residents Leading Causes of Death
This dataset shows the New Jersey deaths due to underlying causes of deaths eligible to be ranked as leading causes of death based on the National Center for Health Statistics standards.
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Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, New Jersey, and all NJ counties except Hunterdon and Sussex, where cancer is the leading cause. Cancer is the second leading cause of death in all other NJ counties, as well as in the US and New Jersey as a whole. Together, these two causes of death account for nearly half of all deaths each year.
Unintentional injury, stroke, chronic lower respiratory diseases (CLRD), Alzheimer’s disease, diabetes, septicemia (sepsis), kidney disease, and influenza/pneumonia round out the remainder of the ten leading causes of death for New Jersey.
For each year of 2009-2014, the leading causes of death had been, in order, heart disease, cancer, stroke, CLRD, unintentional injury, diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, septicemia (sepsis), kidney disease, and influenza/pneumonia. In 2015, fueled by the opioid overdose epidemic, unintentional injury replaced CLRD as the fourth leading cause of death. Alzheimer’s disease and septicemia overtook diabetes in positions 6 through 8. In 2016, unintentional injury replaced stroke as the third leading cause of death and diabetes switched places with septicemia to become the seventh leading cause of death.
The age-adjusted death rates for New Jersey’s ten leading causes of death are lower than that of the U.S. for each cause except septicemia and kidney disease.
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John Snow Labs; New Jersey Department of Health;
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Death Causes Due to Health Diseases, New Jersey City Leading Causes of Death
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|Cause_of_Death||Leading Causes of Deaths due to diseases (In order to provide a consistent grouping and ranking standard, the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) prepared a List of 113 Selected Causes of Death. Fifty causes on that list were designated as eligible to be ranked as leading causes of death.)||string||-|
|Number_of_Deaths||Number of deaths based on underlying cause of death||integer||level : Ratio|
|Age_Adjusted_Death_Rate||An age-adjusted rate (per 100,000 Population) is a measure that controls for the effects of age differences between one population and another.||number||level : Ratio|
|Lower_95_Percent_Confidence_Limit||95 percent lower confidence limit. The confidence interval may be thought of as the range of probable true values for a statistic.||number||level : Ratio|
|Upper_95_Percentage_Confidence_Limit||95 percent upper confidence limit. The confidence interval may be thought of as the range of probable true values for a statistic.||number||level : Ratio|
|Year||Cause of Death||Number of Deaths||Age Adjusted Death Rate||Lower 95 Percent Confidence Limit||Upper 95 Percentage Confidence Limit|