Diverse Communities

One of the nation’s most diverse states, New Jersey is home to people from many cultures, races and ethnic groups.

The Office of Minority and Multicultural Health is committed to helping people in these diverse communities live longer, healthier lives and to leading the effort to reduce – and eventually eliminate – health disparities in New Jersey.

Click here to learn more about New Jersey’s minority and multicultural health initiatives.

Minority Health Data

Health experts agree that better data is essential to fully understand, and eliminate, health disparities. Complete, accurate and consistent data can help us better identify and serve at-risk populations. Data can show how disease prevalence, quality of treatment, and health outcomes differ from one community to another. It can also be used to monitor the effectiveness of health programs and track progress in eliminating disparities.

2015 Cancer Map and Adult Obesity Prevalence Map

Healthy People 2030 - Health Disparities

New Jersey Health Disparity Priority Areas Data


Last Reviewed: 8/9/2022