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Deaths due to Influenza and Pneumonia by County, New Jersey, 2018-2020

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Deaths due to Influenza and Pneumonia by County, New Jersey, 2018-2020

Why Is This Important?

Influenza and pneumonia combined were the eleventh leading cause of death among New Jersey residents and ninth among all US residents in 2020.

Definition

Deaths with influenza or pneumonia as the underlying cause of death. ICD-10 codes: J09-J18 Influenza and pneumonia are combined for ranking as a leading cause of death, however the majority (86.0 to 99.9%, depending on the year) of those deaths are due to pneumonia. Not all pneumonia deaths are related to influenza. Pneumonia can also be due to other viruses as well as bacteria. See [https://icd.who.int/browse10/2019/en#/J09-J18] for a complete list.

Data Notes

Data have been age-adjusted to the U.S. 2000 standard population.

Data Sources

How the Measure is Calculated

  • Numerator:

    Number of deaths due to influenza and pneumonia
  • Denominator:

    Estimated number of persons in the population

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Indicator Data Last Updated On 03/24/2023, Published on 06/06/2024
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)