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State Summary: New Jersey, 2017 Annual Report
New Jersey
2017 Annual Report
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State Findings: New Jersey, 2017, 2017 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low infant mortality rate
  • Higher number of dentists
  • Low prevalence of smoking
Challenges
  • High prevalence of physical inactivity
  • Large disparity in health status by educational attainment
  • Low per capita public health funding
Highlights
  • In the past two years, chlamydia increased 10% from 319.6 to 350.6 cases per 100,000 population
  • In the past five years, physical inactivity increased 13% from 26.4% to 29.8% of adults
  • In the past seven years, premature death decreased 5% from 6,152 to 5,875 years lost before age 75 per 100,000 population
  • In the past 10 years, drug deaths increased 83% from 8.1 to 14.8 deaths per 100,000 population
  • In the past 15 years, violent crime decreased 36% from 384 to 245 offenses per 100,000 population
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