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State Summary: New Jersey, 2016 Annual Report
New Jersey
2016 Annual Report
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State Findings: New Jersey, 2016, 2016 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of smoking
  • Low infant mortality rateLow incidence of chlamydia
  • Low infant mortality rate
Challenges
  • High prevalence of physical inactivity
  • Low per capita public health funding
  • Large disparity in health status by educational attainment
Highlights
  • In the past three years, drug deaths increased 103% from 6.9 to 14.0 deaths per 100,000 population.
  • In the past three years, smoking decreased 22% from 17.3% to 13.5% of adults.
  • In the past five years, chlamydia incidence increased 22% from 275.3 to 336.0 cases per 100,000 population.
  • In the past year, immunizations among children ages 19 to 35 months increased 14% from 67.2% to 76.5%.
  • In the past five years, infant mortality decreased 19% from 5.4 to 4.4 deaths per 1,000 live births.
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The 2012–2016 data in the above graphs are not directly comparable with prior years. See Methodology for additional information.

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