HealthSavvy: Links: The 10 most reported causes of death in New Jersey *

  1. DISEASES OF THE HEART
    American Heart Association - www.americanheart.org
  2. MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS (Cancer)
    National Cancer Institute - CancerNet - cancernet.nci.nih.gov
  3. CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES
    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) - www.ninds.nih.gov
  4. CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASES
    American Lung Association - www.lungusa.org
  5. PNEUMONIA/INFLUENZA
    NCHS - FASTATS - Pneumonia - www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/pneumonia.htm
    NCHS - FASTATS - Influenza - www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/flu.htm
  6. DIABETES MELLITUS
    Amerian Diabetes Organization - www.diabetes.org
  7. UNINTENTIONAL INJURIES
  8. SEPTICEMIA
    MEDLINEplus Medical Encyclopedia: Septicemia - Overview - www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001355.htm
  9. NEPHRITIS AND NEPHROSIS
    NIDDK : Health Information : Kidney Diseases - www.niddk.nih.gov/health/kidney/kidney.htm
  10. HIV infection
    National Insititutes of Health - Division of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome - www.niaid.nih.gov/daids

*The source used to determine the ten leading causes of death in New Jersey may be found via this link:
NJ Health Statistics 1997: Mortality -

www.state.nj.us/health/chs/stats97/mortlc.htm

The HRLC HealthSavvy Committee selected the web sites which are listed above.

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