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New Jersey Health Statistics
1999

TABLE M12. LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH BY AGE GROUP
NEW JERSEY, 1999
RANK   1-14   15-24 25-44 45-64 65-84 85+ TOTAL
1   UNINTENTIONAL INJURIES   UNINTENTIONAL INJURIES MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS HEART DISEASE HEART DISEASE HEART DISEASE
    76   229 664 4,230 11,732 8,652 23,493
2   MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS   HOMICIDE UNINTENTIONAL INJURIES HEART DISEASE MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS
    37   78 628 2,655 10,516 2,678 18,178
3 CONGENITAL ANOMALIES   SUICIDE HIV INFECTION DIABETES MELLITUS CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES
  19   61 523 479 2,060 1,545 4,122
4 HEART DISEASE   MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS HEART DISEASE UNINTENTIONAL INJURIES CHRONIC LOWER RESPIRATORY DISEASES INFLUENZA & PNEUMONIA CHRONIC LOWER RESPIRATORY DISEASES
  19   51 399 435 2,019 990 3,130
5   HOMICIDE   HEART DISEASE SUICIDE CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES DIABETES MELLITUS CHRONIC LOWER RESPIRATORY DISEASES DIABETES MELLITUS
    13   22 234 414 1,410 765 2,436
6   HIV DISEASE HIV DISEASE HOMICIDE CHRONIC LIVER DISEASE & CIRRHOSIS INFLUENZA & PNEUMONIA SEPTICEMIA UNINTENTIONAL INJURIES
    12 7 142 339 877 648 2,227
7 CHRONIC LOWER RESPIRATORY DISEASES CONGENITAL ANOMALIES CHRONIC LIVER DISEASE & CIRRHOSIS HIV DISEASE SEPTICEMIA ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE INFLUENZA & PNEUMONIA
  8 7 97 332 829 577 2,075
8 IN SITU, BENIGN, & NEOPLASMS OF UNCERTAIN/UNKNOWN BEHAVIOR INFLUENZA & PNEUMONIA CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES CHRONIC LOWER RESPIRATORY DISEASES NEPHRITIS, NEPHROTIC SYNDROME, & NEPHROSIS DIABETES MELLITUS SEPTICEMIA
  8 6 91 306 760 462 1,742
9   INFLUENZA & PNEUMONIA CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES DIABETES MELLITUS SEPTICEMIA UNINTENTIONAL INJURIES NEPHRITIS, NEPHROTIC SYNDROME, & NEPHROSIS NEPHRITIS, NEPHROTIC SYNDROME, & NEPHROSIS
    7 6 82 193 548 429 1,380
10     ANEMIAS SEPTICEMIA SUICIDE ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE UNINTENTIONAL INJURIES ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE
      6 56 154 448 299 1,041
RESIDUAL   81   100 956 1,891 5,374 3,436 14,157
TOTAL   280   573 3,872 11,428 36,573 20,481 73,981
Residual includes deaths from all other causes in the specific age group.
Total column includes deaths of persons under 1 year of age and persons of unknown age.


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