About the Data
Suicide mortality data was queried from CDC Wonder, under Underlying Cause of Death, based on the following ICD-10 codes: ICD-10 codes: X60-X84, Y87.0.
Depression Among Medicare Population and Mental Health Care Provider Rate data were accessed via the CARES Engagement Network. The former's source is Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; the latter's is CMS, National Provider Identification, made available via County Health Rankings.
National Survey on Drug Use and Health percentage data is based on a survey conducted by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
Ocean County depression prevalence data is from the New Jersey Behavioral Risk Factor Survey, accessed via New Jersey State Health Assessment Data (NJSHAD).
New Jersey depression prevalence data by demographics and other characteristics is from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, conducted by the CDC.
• Homicide Deaths in New Jersey
• Gun Violence Deaths in New Jersey