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Life Expectancy at Age 65 by Race/Ethnicity, New Jersey, 2000 to 2020

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  • 95% confidence intervals are not computed if the age-specific death rate is zero for any age group in the life table.

Why Is This Important?

Life expectancy is a summary mortality measure often used to describe the overall health status of a population.


Average remaining number of years that a person 65 years of age would be expected to live if current death rates were to remain constant In NJSHAD, life expectancy is calculated using a method developed by CL Chiang. For more information on calculation of life expectancy in NJSHAD, please visit the [[a href="query/LifeExp.html" life expectancy documentation page]].

Data Notes

Data for White, Black, and Asian do not include Hispanics. Hispanic ethnicity includes persons of any race. A stable life expectancy statistic should be based on a population of at least 5,000 persons with at least one death in each five-year age group.

Data Sources

How the Measure is Calculated

  • Numerator:

    Not applicable. For information on life expectancy calculation, please see [[a href="query/LifeExp.html" life expectancy documentation page]].
  • Denominator:

    See numerator note.

Related Health Objectives and Indicators

Environmental Public Health Tracking Indicator PV-137

Description: Life expectancy

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Health Topic Pages Related to: Life Expectancy at Age 65

Indicator Data Last Updated On 04/28/2022, Published on 06/12/2024
Center for Health Statistics, New Jersey Department of Health, PO Box 360, Trenton, NJ 08625-0360, e-mail: (