Foundation Health Measures

Foundation Health Measures are broad, cross-cutting measures of population health.

New Jersey Demographic Profile
  • Population estimates by
    • age,
    • race/ethnicity,
    • nativity,
    • language spoken at home,
    • disability status,
    • poverty,
    • employment,
    • income, and
    • travel time to work
  • Average age at death
  • Birth rate
  • Death rate
  • General fertility rate
General Health Status
  • Life expectancy
  • Years of potential life lost (YPLL)
  • Self-assessed health status
  • Chronic disease prevalence
  • Hospitalization and emergency department admission rates
  • Leading causes of death

Health Disparities

  • Priority areas
  • Data
  • Coding guidelines 
Last Reviewed: 4/21/2017