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New Jersey Health Statistics
1998

TABLE M35. ALCOHOL-RELATED, DRUG-RELATED, AND INJURY DEATHS BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
NEW JERSEY, 1998
COUNTY ALCOHOL-
RELATED
DRUG-
RELATED
MOTOR VEHICLE
INJURIES
ALL UNINTENTIONAL
INJURIES
FIREARM-
RELATED
SUICIDE HOMICIDE
ATLANTIC 20 29 37 81 14 20 21
BERGEN 32 48 51 153 20 55 11
BURLINGTON 16 23 46 95 17 31 13
CAMDEN 21 58 59 152 51 57 42
CAPE MAY 8 12 8 21 0 4 1
CUMBERLAND 12 15 34 50 7 10 8
ESSEX 63 125 74 257 74 51 88
GLOUCESTER 10 22 28 70 15 21 8
HUDSON 45 70 40 147 21 30 33
HUNTERDON 1 0 8 12 5 8 0
MERCER 21 34 29 91 17 25 13
MIDDLESEX 26 53 59 151 22 51 15
MONMOUTH 28 44 46 130 22 43 7
MORRIS 13 23 29 77 11 28 5
OCEAN 19 32 72 148 23 48 5
PASSAIC 39 47 40 125 13 24 21
SALEM 2 6 11 23 9 7 10
SOMERSET 12 10 24 54 10 14 9
SUSSEX 8 2 8 22 6 10 1
UNION 24 37 38 116 13 25 12
WARREN 3 9 10 23 4 10 1
NOT STATED 1 5 2 10 0 1 2
TOTAL 424 704 753 2,008 374 573 326
ICD-9 codes for categories:
Alcohol-Related = 291, 303, 305.0, 357.5, 425.5, 535.3, 571.0-571.3, 790.3, E860.
Drug-Related = 292, 304, 305.2-305.9, E850-E858, E950.0-E950.5, E962.0, E980.0-E980.5.
Motor Vehicle = E810-E825.
All Unintentional Injury = E800-E949.
Firearm-Related = E922, E965.0-E965.4, E965.0-E965.4, E970, E985.0-E985.4.
Suicide = E950-E959.
Homicide = E960-E978.
TABLE M35A. ALCOHOL-RELATED, DRUG-RELATED, AND INJURY DEATH RATES BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
NEW JERSEY, 1998
COUNTY ALCOHOL-RELATED DRUG-RELATED MOTOR VEHICLE INJURIES ALL UNINTENTIONAL INJURIES FIREARM-RELATED SUICIDE HOMICIDE
ATLANTIC 8.4 12.2 15.5 34.0 ** 8.4 8.8
BERGEN 3.7 5.6 5.9 17.8 2.3 6.4 **
BURLINGTON ** 5.5 10.9 22.6 ** 7.4 **
CAMDEN 4.2 11.5 11.7 30.1 10.1 11.3 8.3
CAPE MAY ** ** ** 21.4 ** ** **
CUMBERLAND ** ** 24.2 35.6 ** ** **
ESSEX 8.4 16.7 9.9 34.3 9.9 6.8 11.7
GLOUCESTER ** 8.9 11.3 28.2 ** 8.5 **
HUDSON 8.1 12.6 7.2 26.4 3.8 5.4 5.9
HUNTERDON ** ** ** ** ** ** **
MERCER 6.3 10.3 8.7 27.4 ** 7.5 **
MIDDLESEX 3.6 7.4 8.2 21.1 3.1 7.1 **
MONMOUTH 4.6 7.3 7.6 21.5 3.6 7.1 **
MORRIS ** 5.0 6.3 16.7 ** 6.1 **
OCEAN ** 6.5 14.7 30.2 4.7 9.8 **
PASSAIC 8.0 9.7 8.2 25.7 ** 4.9 4.3
SALEM ** ** ** 35.4 ** ** **
SOMERSET ** ** 8.5 19.1 ** ** **
SUSSEX ** ** ** 15.4 ** ** **
UNION 4.8 7.4 7.6 23.2 ** 5.0 **
WARREN ** ** ** 23.3 ** ** **
TOTAL 5.2 8.7 9.3 24.7 4.6 7.1 4.0
Rates are computed per 100,000 county-specific population.
* Number is too small to calculate a reliable rate.


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