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Deaths due to Asthma by Year, New Jersey and the United States, 2000 to 2020

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Why Is This Important?

Asthma causes repeated episodes of wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness, and nighttime or early morning coughing.[https://www.cdc.gov/asthma/ ^1^]

Definition

Deaths with asthma as the underlying cause of death. ICD-10 codes: J45-J46

Data Notes

  • Data have been age-adjusted to the U.S. 2000 standard population.
  • This is Healthy New Jersey 2020 (HNJ2020) Objective AS-1.

Data Sources

How the Measure is Calculated

  • Numerator:

    Number of deaths due to asthma
  • Denominator:

    Estimated number of persons in the population

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Indicator Data Last Updated On 04/04/2023, Published on 06/12/2024
Center for Health Statistics, New Jersey Department of Health, PO Box 360, Trenton, NJ 08625-0360, e-mail: chs@doh.nj.gov (https://www.nj.gov/health/chs)