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Deaths among Persons 15-24 Years Old by Cause, New Jersey, 2000 to 2020

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  • **Rate does not meet National Center for Health Statistics standards of statistically reliability for presentation (RSE >=23% and n<20).

Why Is This Important?

The deaths of teens and young adults present a public health concern and an opportunity for prevention. The leading cause of death among persons 15-24 years old is injury. These deaths are, for the most part, preventable.


Deaths among those aged 15 through 24 years

Data Notes

Unintentional injuries are commonly referred to as "accidents."

Data Sources

How the Measure is Calculated

  • Numerator:

    Number of deaths among persons aged 15-24 years
  • Denominator:

    Estimate number of persons aged 15-24 years in the population

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Indicator Data Last Updated On 03/27/2023, Published on 06/12/2024
Center for Health Statistics, New Jersey Department of Health, PO Box 360, Trenton, NJ 08625-0360, e-mail: (