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New Jersey Health Statistics
1998

TABLE M3. MORTALITY BY DETAILED RACE GROUPS
NEW JERSEY, 1998
RACE NUMBER OF DEATHS PERCENT
WHITE   60,694 85.3
BLACK   8,787 12.4
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE   35 0.0
ASIAN/PACIFIC ISLANDER   709 1.0
  ASIAN INDIAN 242 0.3
  CHINESE 146 0.2
  FILIPINO 107 0.2
  KOREAN 100 0.1
  JAPANESE 22 0.0
  VIETNAMESE 16 0.0
  HAWAIIAN 3 0.0
  OTHER ASIAN/PACIFIC ISLANDER 73 0.1
OTHER   7 0.0
NOT STATED   908 1.3
TOTAL   71,140 100.0
There is evidence of under-reporting among race groups other than white and black. Figures should be used with caution.


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