About the Data
Mortality data was queried from CDC Wonder, under Underlying Cause of Death.
• Deaths by Diseases of Heart shows data based on the following ICD-10 codes: I00-I02, I05-I09, I11, I13, I20-I25, I26-I28, I30-I51.
• Deaths by Cerebrovascular Diseases shows data based on the following ICD-10 codes: I60-I69.
Prevalence Data for New Jersey, on Angina/Coronary Heart Disease, Heart Attack, and Stroke, is from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. Respondents were asked whether they had ever been diagnosed with these conditions.