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Deaths due to Stroke by County, New Jersey, 2020

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Deaths due to Stroke by County, New Jersey, 2020

Why Is This Important?

Stroke was the fifth leading cause of death in New Jersey and the US in 2020. It is a major cause of serious disability for adults and it is preventable and treatable.


Deaths with cerebrovascular disease (stroke) as the underlying cause of death. ICD-10 codes: I60-I69

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 stroke
  • Denominator:

    Estimated number of persons in the population

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Health Topic Pages Related to: Deaths due to Stroke

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: (