National Birth Defects Statistics

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) compiles statistical birth defects data from across the country.

New Jersey Birth Defect County Profile

County based birth defects will assist organizations, agencies, individuals, and other interested parties in obtaining relevant information to identified needs and risk factors. 

NJ Birth Defects Data

New Jersey Birth Defects Data and Statistics

The NJ BDR uses its data to conduct thorough and complete epidemiologic surveys and to plan for and inform policy in New Jersey.  In addition, New Jersey contributes to the CDC’s National Birth Defects Prevention Network annual publication of the special issue of Birth Defects Research Part A.  This annual report includes state-specific data on 45 selected birth defects, and journal articles on birth defects surveillance and epidemiology.




New Jersey Birth Defects County Profile

Information Page

Atlantic                    Gloucester                 Ocean                    

Bergen                     Hudson                      Passaic 

Burlington               Hunterdon                Salem

Camden                   Mercer                      Somerset

Cape May                Middlesex                 Sussex

Cumberland           Monmouth               Union

Essex                        Morris                       Warren



Last Reviewed: 12/19/2022