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New Jersey Health Statistics
1998

TABLE M20. LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH BY RACE
NEW JERSEY, 1998
CAUSE GROUP (ICD-9 CODES) WHITE BLACK
RANK DEATHS CRUDE RATE AGE-ADJUSTED RATE RANK DEATHS CRUDE RATE AGE-ADJUSTED RATE
DISEASES OF THE HEART (390-398, 402, 404-429) 1 20,619 319.6 117.0 1 2,214 186.3 151.4
MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS (140-208) 2 15,384 238.4 122.1 2 2,077 174.8 157.6
CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES (430-438) 3 3,513 54.4 19.2 3 500 42.1 33.7
CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASES (490-496) 4 2,463 38.2 15.3 7.5 221 18.6 15.5
PNEUMONIA & INFLUENZA (480-487) 5 2,164 33.5 10.6 7.5 221 18.6 13.8
DIABETES MELLITUS (250) 6 1,878 29.1 13.5 6 410 34.5 30.7
UNINTENTIONAL INJURIES (E800-E949) 7 1,560 24.2 20.5 5 415 34.9 33.4
SEPTICEMIA (38) 8 1,142 17.7 6.8 9 199 16.7 13.3
NEPHRITIS & NEPHROSIS (580-589) 9 920 14.3 5.1 10 172 14.5 11.6
ARTERY, ARTERIOLES, & CAPILLARY DISEASES (441-448) 10 711 11.0 4.6 14 89 7.5 6.2
HIV INFECTION (42-44) 15 260 4.0 3.6 4 494 41.6 39.4
SUICIDE (E950-E959) 12 496 7.7 6.7 18 60 5.0 5.2
EARLY INFANT MORTALITY (760-779) 15 240 3.7 4.7 12 149 12.5 12.3
RESIDUAL -- 10,080 -- -- -- 1,775 -- --
TOTAL -- 60,694 940.7 413.8 -- 8,787 739.5 639.1
Crude death rates are computed per 100,000 race-specific population.
Age-adjusted rates are computed per 100,000 race-specific population based on the 1940 standard.


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