These data sources provide information for communities looking for more local data. These sources provide either unique, local data; more information on demographic breakdowns (e.g., age, sex, race/ethnicity); or data for sub-county geographic units (e.g., cities, zipcodes or school districts).
New Jersey Data Sources
|New Jersey Behavioral Risk Factor Survey||The Behavioral Risk Factor Survey is an annual survey of New Jersey’s adult population about behaviors which affect health.||Demographic|
|New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance - Life and Health Actuarial||This Department of Banking & Insurance provides health insurance data for the state of New Jersey.|
|New Jersey Department of Education - Data and Reports||This site contains education data including enrollment, dropouts, adjusted cohort graduation rates, and the New Jersey Student Health Survey. Data is available at both the school district and state level.||Sub-County|
|New Jersey Department of Health - Prevention Quality Indicators||The Prevention Quality Indicators identify hospital admissions that may have been avoided if high-quality outpatient care would have been accessed or available.||Demographic|
|New Jersey Department of Transportation - Crash Records||This site provides a variety of motor vehicle crash data at the state and county level.|
|New Jersey Environmental Public Health Tracking Network||This New Jersey Department of Health and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection provide data on health, human exposures, and environmental hazards. This tracking data can be used to help understand patterns and trends in environmental hazards, levels of human exposure, and patterns and time trends in disease.||Demographic|
|New Jersey State Cancer Registry||The New Jersey State Cancer Registry is a population-based registry that collects data on all cancer cases diagnosed and/or treated in New Jersey. Interactive cancer data is available at http://cancer-rates.info/nj/.||Demographic|
|New Jersey State Health Assessment Data||The State Health Assessment Data query system allows users to create custom tables with data covering births, infant and fetal deaths, birth and infant health indicators, environmental health, mortality and leading causes of death, nutritional and physical activity, and state health goals.||Demographic|
|New Jersey State Health Assessment Data - Immunizations||State Health Assessment immunization data are available in the form of customizable tables, maps, charts, and other figures.||Demographic|
|New Jersey State Police - Crime Reports and Statistics||The Uniform Crime Reporting program is a system of collecting and analyzing crime and arrest statistics.||Sub-County|
|New Jersey Student Health Survey||The New Jersey Department of Education conducts a survey of student self-reported health behaviors using a core of questions from the Youth Risk Behavior Survey, developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and additional questions from other sources.||Demographic|
These resources include public health agencies (including local public health offices, state agencies, and public health institutes) and other partners in improving community health including United Ways, counties associations, hospital associations, and extension offices.