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Deaths among Persons 25-44 Years Old by Year, New Jersey and the United States, 2000 to 2020

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Why Is This Important?

The deaths of younger adults present a public health concern and an opportunity for prevention. The leading cause of death among persons aged 25-44 years is unintentional injury. These deaths are, for the most part, preventable.


Deaths among those aged 25 through 44 years

Data Notes

The peak in the New Jersey rate in 2001 is due to deaths related to the 9/11 terrorist attacks. In 2001, 476 deaths (11%) among those aged 25-44 years were due to 9/11-related injuries.

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How the Measure is Calculated

  • Numerator:

    Number of deaths among persons aged 25-44 years
  • Denominator:

    Estimated number of persons aged 25-44 years in the population

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Indicator Data Last Updated On 03/27/2023, Published on 06/05/2024
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