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Crude Death Rate by Year, New Jersey and the United States, 1980 to 2020

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Why Is This Important?

Crude death rates are the actual measures of mortality risk in a population. Age-adjusted rates are better for comparison across time, geography, and demographic subgroups, so crude rates should only be used to determine the probability or underlying risk of death.


The number of resident deaths per 100,000 population

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How the Measure is Calculated

  • Numerator:

    The number of resident deaths
  • Denominator:

    Estimated number of persons in the population

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Indicator Data Last Updated On 04/20/2022, Published on 06/12/2024
Center for Health Statistics, New Jersey Department of Health, PO Box 360, Trenton, NJ 08625-0360, e-mail: (