The Current Population Survey (CPS) is a monthly survey of households conducted by the Bureau of Census for the Bureau of Labor Statistics. It provides a comprehensive body of data on the labor force, employment, unemployment, persons not in the labor force, hours of work, earnings, and other demographic and labor force characteristics.
The LAUS program produces monthly and annual employment, unemployment, and labor force data for Census regions and divisions, States, counties, metropolitan areas, and many cities, by place of residence.
The PLACES Project provides model-based population-level analysis and community estimates to all counties, places (incorporated and census designated places), census tracts, and ZIP Code Tabulation Areas (ZCTAs) across the United States.
MMWR is a free online version of the classic publication published since 1976. Article topics include the effects of prison violence on juveniles, tobacco use, and disease and health conditions for meat-packers.
WISQARS (Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System) is an interactive, online database that provides fatal and nonfatal injury, violent death, and cost of injury data from a variety of trusted sources. Researchers, the media, public health professionals, and the public can use WISQARS data to learn more about the public health and economic burden associated with unintentional and violence-related injury in the United States.
The Community Guide is a collection of evidence-based findings of the Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF). It is a resource to help you select interventions to improve health and prevent disease in your state, community, community organization, business, healthcare organization, or school.
CHS is responsible for compiling and releasing statistical information on the health of New Jersey residents. CHS publishes official reports on births, deaths, chronic illnesses, injuries, and behavioral risk factors, among other types of information.
Healthy NJ 2020 & 2030
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is the City’s blueprint for giving everyone the chance to live a healthier life. Its aim is to improve every community’s health, especially among groups with the worst health outcomes, so that our city becomes a more equitable place for everyone. TCNY 2020 looks at traditional health factors, as well as social factors, such as how many people in a community graduated from high school or go to jail.
The causes of death reported in these pages are the underlying causes classified according to the tenth revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD, 10th revision) adopted by New York State in 1999. Historically, several revisions of the ICD have been used, therefore, it is necessary to employ a comparability ratio when comparing cause of death statistics across revisions. Comparability ratios have been published by the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS).
The New York City Community Health Profiles capture the health of 59 community districts and highlights disparities among neighborhoods. They can be used by policymakers, community groups, health professionals, researchers and residents to encourage community engagement and action.
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Includes links to reports on Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Center, Children's Specialized Hospital, Clara Maass Medical Center, Community Medical Center, Jersey City Medical Center, Monmouth Medical Center, Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Saint Barnabas Medical Center, RWJUH Hamilton, RWJUH New Brunswick, RWJUH Somerset, RWJUH Rahway.