Available Data Sets
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Years Currently Available
|NJ Birth* Data||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X|
|NJ Mortality Data*||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X|
|NJ Hospital Discharge Data Collection System*||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X|
|NJ EMS **||X||X||X||X||X||X|
* 2021 data expected in summer 2023; ** Date range subject to confirmation.
Variable Lists and Data Dictionaries
Scroll down to view or download the list of available variables for each data set.
Please use the lists of variables as a general reference, as the documents may be subject to minor modifications. The actual lists of variables available for each approved research plan will be determined in accordance with the minimum necessary data standard.
NJ Birth Data
A longitudinally standardized data set (electronic birth file) containing birth data since 2000. Data elements include the setting and date/time of delivery, as well as health and demographic attributes of newborn and mother. Source: Birth certificates submitted to the New Jersey Department of Health Office of Vital Statistics and Registry. Date range available: 2000-2021.*
NJ Mortality Data
Immediate, intermediate, and underlying causes of death coded in ICD-10, as well as demographic attributes of the deceased, place of death. Records of New Jersey residents, regardless of location of death, are included in the database. Source: Death certificates submitted to the New Jersey Department of Health Office of Vital Statistics and Registry. Date range available: 2000-2021.*
NJ Hospital Discharge Data Collection System
Hospital claims data from inpatient discharges and in-person visits made to hospital emergency and outpatient departments. Data elements include admission and discharge dates, encounter information, diagnoses, patient characteristics, and charges. Source: Hospital reporting into the New Jersey Department of Health Hospital Data Collection System. Date range available: 2010-2021.*
NJ Communicable Disease Reporting and Surveillance System (CDRSS) Data
COVID-19 related data elements including dates of onset, lab results, and other relevant information collected from public health partners statewide, including local health departments. Source: New Jersey Department of Health CDRSS, a web-enabled state-wide portal collecting data from local health departments. Date range available: 2020-2021.
NJ Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Data
Details of EMS responses to calls throughout New Jersey. Data elements include location, dates and times, type of transport (e.g., ambulance, helicopter, etc.), relevant medical history, and procedures delivered by the dispatched medical response team. Source: Records in New Jersey Department of Health EMS Data Repository. Date range available: 2017-2022 (subject to confirmation).