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State Summary: New Jersey, 2015 Annual Report
New Jersey
2015 Annual Report
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State Findings: New Jersey, 2015, 2015 Annual Report
  • Low infant mortality rate
  • Ready availability of dentists
  • Low incidence of infectious disease
  • Large disparity in health status by education level
  • Low immunization coverage among children
  • Low per capita public health funding
  • In the past year, physical inactivity decreased 13% from 26.8% to 23.3% of adults.
  • In the past 2 years, drug deaths increased 90% from 6.9 to 13.1 per 100,000 population.
  • In the past 5 years, public health funding decreased 17% from $69 to $57 per person.
  • In the past 10 years, premature death decreased 13% from 6,714 to 5,819 years lost per 100,000 population.
  • Since 1990, cancer deaths decreased 14% from 213.7 to 183.6 per 100,000 population.
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*Negative value denotes below US average; positive value denotes above US average. **Difference in the percentage of adults aged 25 and older with vs. without a high school education who report their health is very good or excellent.

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