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State Summary: New Jersey, 2019 Annual Report
New Jersey
2019 Annual Report
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State Findings: New Jersey, 2019, 2019 Annual Report
Strengths
  • High percentage of high school graduation
  • Low prevalence of obesity
  • Low violent crime rate
Challenges
  • High prevalence of physical inactivity
  • Low per capita public health funding
  • Low immunization coverage among children
Highlights
  • In the past three years, drug deaths increased 63% from 14.0 to 22.8 deaths per 100,000 population
  • Since 2013, high school graduation increased 9% from 83.0% to 90.5% of students
  • Since 2003, air pollution decreased 40% from 13.4 to 8.1 micrograms of fine particles per cubic meter
  • In the past 10 years, chlamydia increased 58% from 247.9 to 391.3 cases per 100,000 population
  • In the past two years, disparity in health status decreased 35% from 36.4% to 23.7%
  • In the past 10 years, cancer deaths decreased 7% from 194.3 to 180.4 deaths per 100,000 population
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