Health Disparity Priority Areas Indicator Report Index
- Health disparities are defined as significant differences between one population and another.
- Reducing health disparity among New Jerseyans is an overarching goal of the New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH).
- The NJDOH Office of Minority and Multicultural Health (OMMH) is committed to helping people in these diverse communities live longer, healthier lives and to leading the effort to reduce - and eventually eliminate - health disparities in New Jersey. Read more.
- New Jersey P.L.2004, c.137 established the "Eliminating Health Disparities Initiative" in OMMH and set forth the following priority areas for OMMH to develop and implement a comprehensive, coordinated plan to reduce health disparities between White and racial and ethnic minority populations in the State.
All Health Disparity Priority Areas Indicator Reports
How To Use the IndexThe index above is organized by topic. Click on a topic area to see its sub-items and select an indicator profile.
- To expand the selection menu and show its contents, click the "+" icon or the link/text to its right.
- To collapse the selection menu and hide its contents, click the "-" icon or the link/text to its right.
- To view an indicator, click the indicator link.
The same reports are organized alphabetically and can be sorted by publication date in the Alphabetical Indicator Report Index page.
Additionally, all or nearly all of the reports in the following topic areas present data by race/ethnicity:
- Birth and Infant Health (except Birth Defects)
- Cancer Screening and Mortality
- Injury and Violence
- Mortality and Leading Causes of Death
- Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity