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New Jersey Health Statistics
1998

TABLE M12. LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH BY AGE GROUP
NEW JERSEY, 1998
RANK 1-14 15-24 25-44 45-64 65-84 85+ TOTAL
1 UNINTENTIONAL INJURIES UNINTENTIONAL INJURIES UNINTENTIONAL INJURIES MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS HEART DISEASE HEART DISEASE HEART DISEASE
  75 266 680 3,984 11,717 8,317 23,045
2 MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS HOMICIDE & LEGAL INTERVENTION MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS HEART DISEASE MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS
  45 94 633 2,515 10,522 2,457 17,691
3 CONGENITAL ANOMALIES SUICIDE HIV INFECTION DIABETES MELLITUS CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES
  21 63 468 440 2,083 1,465 4,088
4 HOMICIDE & LEGAL INTERVENTION MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS HEART DISEASE CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASES PNEUMONIA & INFLUENZA CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASES
  17 36 415 272 1,763 1,110 2,699
5 HEART DISEASE HEART DISEASE SUICIDE UNINTENTIONAL INJURIES DIABETES MELLITUS CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASES PNEUMONIA & INFLUENZA
  16 25 214 404 1,373 646 2,402
6 HIV INFECTION CONGENITAL ANOMALIES HOMICIDE & LEGAL INTERVENTION CHRONIC LIVER DISEASE & CIRRHOSIS PNEUMONIA & INFLUENZA SEPTICEMIA DIABETES MELLITUS
  8 11 142 286 1,055 433 2,325
7 CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES HIV INFECTION CHRONIC LIVER DISEASE & CIRRHOSIS HIV INFECTION SEPTICEMIA DIABETES MELLITUS UNINTENTIONAL INJURIES
  5 10 102 252 716 426 2,008
8   CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASES CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASES NEPHRITIS & NEPHROSIS NEPHRITIS & NEPHROSIS SEPTICEMIA
    7 91 247 566 376 1,357
9   PNEUMONIA & INFLUENZA DIABETES MELLITUS SUICIDE ARTERY, ARTERIOLES, & CAPILLARY DISEASES ATHEROSCLEROSIS NEPHRITIS & NEPHROSIS
    7 79 171 500 228 1,098
10   CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES INFECTIOUS & PARASITIC DISEASES PNEUMONIA & INFLUENZA UNINTENTIONAL INJURIES ARTERY, ARTERIOLES, & CAPILLARY DISEASES ARTERY, ARTERIOLES, & CAPILLARY DISEASES
    5 58 157 410 188 804
RESIDUAL 113 87 820 2,049 5,213 3,379 13,623
TOTAL 300 611 3,702 10,777 35,918 19,025 71,140
Residual includes deaths from all other causes in the specific age group.
Total column includes deaths of persons under 1 year of age and persons of unknown age.


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