Data & Statistics

Leading Causes of Death in New Jersey

Top 10 causes of death in 2019:

  1. Heart disease
  2. Cancer
  3. Unintentional injury
  4. Stroke
  5. Chronic lower respiratory disease
  6. Alzheimer's disease
  7. Septicemia
  8. Diabetes
  9. Kidney disease
  10. Influenza and pneumonia

More information

New Jersey State Health Assessment Data (NJSHAD)

The NJ State Health Assessment Data (NJSHAD) System, maintained by CHS, provides on-demand access to public health datasets, statistics, and information on the health status of New Jerseyans. NJSHAD logo


NJSHAD contains:

  • Reports on over 200 public health status indicators containing graphs, data tables, maps, and explanatory information
  • Community Profiles display indicator report data by county or major racial/ethnic group
  • Dataset Queries that allow users to create customized graphs, maps, and tables of state, county, and municipality-level data from public health datasets
  • Health Topics contain links to indicator reports and dataset query modules for a single topic
  • Other Data & Resources such as links to other data sources, partner organizations, and additional information about public health data



Last Reviewed: 4/26/2021