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Information About NJSHAD Small Area Data

Local Data
County-level data are available through NJSHAD in Community Profiles, some Indicator Reports, and all Dataset Queries, except PRAMS.

Local health department (LHD)-level data are available in the Behavioral Risk Factor Survey dataset query. NEW!

Municipality-level data are available in Dataset Queries for the following datasets:
"Select geographic area of residence" is one of the last query builder steps and that is where the county/municipality/LHD filter is.
Choose "Geographic Area" in the final step: "How to Display the Data" to see data listed by county/municipality/LHD.

Age-adjusted death rates are available for municipalities with over 65,000 residents.

CDC's 500 Cities Project external link icon provides estimates of chronic disease risk factors, health outcomes, and clinical preventive service use for nine large New Jersey cities.

external link icon City Health Dashboard contains data for 37 key measures for the same nine large NJ cities plus other select cities of interest. Data are available at the Census tract level for some measures.

NEW! external link icon U.S. Small-area Life Expectancy Estimates Project (USALEEP)'s interactive map shows estimates of U.S. life expectancy at birth by state and census tract.

external link icon U.S. Small-area Life Expectancy Estimates Project (USALEEP)'s interactive site allows users to enter an address or zip code and get average life expectancy for that neighborhood compared to its county, state, and the U.S.

external link icon Links to all local health department websites, contact info, and areas served.
Municipalities with 65,000+ Residents
  1. Bayonne
  2. Brick
  3. Camden
  4. Cherry Hill
  5. Clifton
  6. East Orange
  7. Edison
  8. Elizabeth
  9. Franklin Twp (Somerset County)
  10. Gloucester Twp (Camden County)
  11. Hamilton Twp (Mercer County)
  12. Jersey City
  13. Lakewood
  14. Middletown
  15. Newark
  16. Old Bridge
  17. Passaic
  18. Paterson
  19. Toms River
  20. Trenton
  21. Union City
  22. Woodbridge
NJ Municipalities in CDC's 500 Cities Project
  1. Camden
  2. Clifton
  3. Elizabeth
  4. Jersey City
  5. Newark
  6. Passaic
  7. Paterson
  8. Trenton
  9. Union City
Data source: 500 Cities
NJ Municipalities in City Health Dashboard
  1. Burlington City
  2. Camden
  3. Clayton
  4. Clifton
  5. Egg Harbor City
  6. Elizabeth
  7. Glassboro
  8. Hammonton
  9. Jersey City
  10. Lawnside
  11. Millville
  12. Newark
  13. Passaic
  14. Paterson
  15. Penns Grove
  16. Pleasantville
  17. Salem
  18. Trenton
  19. Union City
Data source: City Health Dashboard

Statistical Calculation Information

Information about how to calculate rates, Years of Potential Life Lost (YPLL), and life expectancy has been moved.

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