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New Jersey Health Statistics
1999

TABLE M3. MORTALITY BY DETAILED RACE GROUPS
NEW JERSEY, 1999
RACE NUMBER OF DEATHS PERCENT
WHITE 63,707 86.1
BLACK 9,396 12.7
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 48 0.1
ASIAN/PACIFIC ISLANDER 830 1.1
  ASIAN INDIAN 276 0.4
  CHINESE 168 0.2
  FILIPINO 140 0.2
  KOREAN 117 0.2
  JAPANESE 37 0.1
  VIETNAMESE 18 0.0
  GUAMIAN 4 0.0
  HAWAIIAN 2 0.0
  OTHER ASIAN/PACIFIC ISLANDER 68 0.1
TOTAL 73,981 100.0
There is evidence of under-reporting among race groups other than white and black. Figures should be used with caution. http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/series/sr_02/sr02_128.pdf


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