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Query Builder for New Jersey Infant Death Data: 2000-2020 - Count

About this dataset

The data in this module come from death certificates that have been matched to the infant's birth certificate. Year, infant age, cause of death, and geographic area of residence are from the death certificate. All other variables are from the matched birth certificate for the infant.

How to build your query

The most current data year and all deaths are pre-selected in the steps below. If you do not want to choose different years or filter your results by any characteristics or cause of death, skip to the last STEP bar and select how you would like to display the results (i.e., which rows and columns you want in your data table) then click SUBMIT at the bottom left of the query builder steps to get your query result.

If you want to only see data for certain years, characteristics, or causes of death, follow the numbered steps below to narrow your query. When you are done filtering your query, open the last STEP bar to select which rows and columns you want in your data table. After that, click SUBMIT at the bottom left of the query builder steps to get your query result.
  • Select year grouping and year(s). Default is single years, most recent year.

  • Choose age groups below or enter custom age groups. Mother's age is at time of delivery, not conception.

  • Choose race, ethnicity, or race/ethnicity combined. Click the yellow ? for more information.

  • Choose other characteristics of the mother to include in your analysis. The default is all mothers.

  • Choose infant characteristics to include in the analysis. The default is all infants.

  • Choose health services utilization characteristics to include in your analysis. The default is all characteristics.

  • Choose a grouping scheme below. Default is 7 major causes of death. Hover over blue ? bubbles or click on yellow ? for more information.

  • Choose the geographic areas to include in your analysis. The default is all New Jersey residents.

The data and information provided through the NJSHAD Query System are intended to support any individuals or entities engaged in activities designed solely to enhance the well-being of a specific community, which may include the State. Activities include informing evidence-based decision making in the State to plan and improve health service delivery, evaluate health care interventions and systems, and inform health policy decisions. Other uses are not permissible.

As an NJSHAD Query System user, I AGREE TO:
  1. Use the data for statistical reporting and analysis only.
  2. Avoid any attempt to identify or contact individual(s) represented in the NJSHAD query system data.
  3. Avoid disclosure or use of the identity of any individual(s) discovered inadvertently.
  4. Avoid linkage of NJSHAD query system data with other data that, after linkage, might allow identification of an individual represented in the NJSHAD query system data.
  5. Use appropriate safeguards to prevent the inappropriate use or disclosure of individual(s) represented in the data, including when disclosing NJSHAD Query System data to others.
  6. Report IMMEDIATELY any inadvertent or intentional identity disclosures or violations of this agreement of which I become aware to the Center for Health Statistics, NJ Department of Health.

I understand that any violation of the above conditions may result in prosecution under all relevant state and federal laws. If I am a state government employee, this may be grounds for immediate dismissal.
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Content updated: Wed, 31 Dec 1969 19:00:01 EST