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Custom Dataset Query

The NJSHAD interactive query system allows users to query public health datasets directly and produce graphs, tables, and maps of the desired data. Most datasets have state, county, and municipality data.
Preliminary Birth and Death Statistics
  • If you need preliminary municipality-level birth data for school enrollment projections, please email directly.
  • Weekly reports of NJ overdose deaths and Narcan administrations are provided by the Office of the State Medical Examiner
  • The National Center for Health Statistics provides provisional counts of New Jersey births, deaths, drug overdose deaths, and pneumonia and flu deaths.
  • * Due to a nationwide change in diagnosis and procedure coding, the addition of 2016 hospital discharge data to NJSHAD will be delayed.
  • Please read Timeliness and Accuracy of Public Health Data

Query System News and Updates
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  • 2015 data added to Mortality Query Module (updated: July 2017)
  • New Module: Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Survey (added: Apr 2017)
  • 2015 data added to Birth Query Module (updated: Apr 2017)
  • 2014 data updated in Mortality Query Module (updated: May 2017)
  • Age-adjusted death rates for large municipalities added to Mortality Query Module (updated: Mar 2017)
  • Cesarean delivery rates added to Birth Query Module (updated: Mar 2017)
  • New Module: Communicable Diseases (added: Jan 2017)
  • 2014-2015 data added to Behavioral Risk Factor Survey Query Module (updated: Dec 2016)
  • 2014 data added to Fetal Mortality Query Module (updated: Nov 2016)
  • 2015 data added to Hospital Discharge Query Module (updated: Sept 2016)
  • 2014 data added to Mortality Query Module (updated: Sept 2016)
  • 2013 data added to Fetal Mortality Query Module (updated: Sept 2016)
  • 2014 data added to Birth Query Module (updated: August 2016)
  • 2013 data added to Infant Mortality Query Module (updated: June 2016)
  • 2013 data added to Birth Query Module (updated: June 2016)
  • 2013 data added to Mortality Query Module (updated: May 2016)
  • New Module: Emergency Department Discharge (added: Mar 2016)
  • 2012 data added to Infant Mortality Query Module (updated: Nov 2015)
  • 2012 data added to Birth Query Module (updated: Nov 2015)
  • Rates updated in Inpatient Hospital Discharge Query Module (updated: Nov 2015)
  • 2012 data added to Fetal Death Query Module (updated: Nov 2015)
  • 2012 data added to Mortality Query Module (updated: Sept 2015)
  • 2013 data added to Behavioral Risk Factor Survey Query Module (updated: August 2015)
  • 2014 data added to Inpatient Hospital Discharge Query Module (updated: June 2015)
  • New Module: Behavioral Risk Factor Survey (added: Feb 2015)
  • New Module: Inpatient Hospital Discharge (added: Feb 2015)
  • 2011 data added to Fetal Death Query Module (updated: Jan 2015)
  • 2011 data added to Infant Mortality Query Module (updated: Oct 2014)
  • 2011 data added to Mortality Query Module (updated: Sept 2014)
  • Race and ethnicity data added to births that occurred in NYC (updated: Aug 2014)
  • 2011 data added to Birth Query Module (updated: July 2014)
  • 2010 data added to Infant Mortality Query Module (updated: June 2014)
  • 2010 data added to Mortality Query Module (updated: June 2014)
  • 2010 data added to Fetal Death Query Module (updated: March 2014)
  • 2010 data added to Birth Query Module (updated: Jan 2014)
  • 2009 data added to Infant Mortality Query Module (updated: July 2013)
  • Please read 2009 Cause of Death Coding Correction (updated: May 2013)
  • 2009 cause of death data added to Mortality Query Module (updated: May 2013)
  • 2009 data added to Birth Query Module (updated: Oct 2012)
  • 2008 data added to Infant and Fetal Mortality Query Module (updated: June 2012)
  • 2008 data added to Mortality Query Module (updated: May 2012)
  • 2008 data added to Birth Query Module (updated: Nov 2011)
  • 2007 data added to Infant Mortality Query Module (updated: July 2011)
  • 2007 data added to Mortality Query Module (updated: June 2011)
  • 2007 data added to Birth Query Module (updated: March 2011)
  • 2007 data added to Fetal Mortality Query Module (updated: May 2010)
  • 2006 data added to Infant Mortality Query Module (updated: May 2010)
  • 2006 data added to Birth Query Module (updated: May 2010)
  • 1990-1999 data added to Birth Query Module (updated: Feb 2010)
  • 2006 data added to Mortality Query Module (updated: Feb 2010)
  • New Module: Infant and Fetal Mortality (added: Feb 2010)
  • 2000-2003 data added to Mortality Query Module (updated: May 2009)
  • New Module: Mortality (added: April 2009)
  • 2005 data added to Birth Query Module (updated: Nov 2008)

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    The information provided through the NJSHAD query system is intended to support evidenced-based decision making in New Jersey to plan and improve service delivery, evaluate health care systems, and inform policy decisions. Other uses are not permissible.

    Institutional Review Board: If you are a researcher and need data beyond what is offered in the NJSHAD query system, visit NJDOH's IRB site for more information.

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    Content updated: Mon, 30 Apr 2018 05:01:08 EDT