About the Data


Dataset Documentation and Technical Notes

  • Vital event registry data

  • Other registry data

  • Survey data

  • Calculating age-adjusted rates
  • Small numbers issues
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    ICD-10 Codes for Cause-Specific Mortality Objectives

    Objective Number

    Cause of Death

    ICD-10 Codes

    AS-1

    Asthma

    J45-J46

    CA-1

    Cancer (all sites)

    C00-C97

    CA-2

    Lung Cancer

    C33-C34

    CA-3

    Female Breast Cancer

    C50 (females only)

    CA-4

    Cervical Cancer

    C53

    CA-5

    Colorectal Cancer

    C18-C21

    CA-6

    Oropharyngeal Cancer

    C00-C14

    CA-7

    Prostate Cancer

    C61

    CA-8

    Melanoma

    C43

    CKD-1

    Kidney Disease

    N00-N07, N17-N19, N25-N27

    CKD-4

    End Stage Renal Disease

    N18.0 (through 2010)
    N18.5 (2011 and after)

    DM-1

    Diabetes

    E10-E14

    HDS-1

    Coronary Heart Disease

    I11, I20-I25

    HDS-2

    Cerebrovascular Disease

    I60-I69

    HIV-3

    HIV Infection

    B20-B24

    IVP-1

    Homicide

    X85-Y09, Y87.1

    IVP-2

    Firearm-Related Injuries (includes homicide, suicide, and unintentional injury)

    W32–W34, X72–X74, X93–X95, Y22–Y24, Y35.0

    IVP-3

    Suicide

    X60-X84, Y87.0

    IVP-5

    Motor Vehicle-Related Unintentional Injuries

    V02-V04, V09.0, V09.2, V12-V14, V19.0-V19.2, V19.4-V19.6, V20-V79, V80.3-V80.5, V81.0-V81.1, V82.0-V82.1, V83-V86, V87.0-V87.8, V88.0-V88.8, V89.0, V89.2

    IVP-6

    Unintentional Poisoning

    X40–X49

    OA-2

    Unintentional Falls

    W00-W19


    Cause of death refers to the underlying cause of death.

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    Data Sources

  • New Jersey Department of Health

  • New Jersey Department of Education

  • New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

  • New Jersey Department of Human Services

  • New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)

  • Current Population Survey (U.S. Census Bureau)
  • New Jersey Public Health Training Center (Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School)
  • Quality Insights Renal Network 3
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