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New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services

Lisa Jones, MSN
Coordinator, Asthma Awareness & Education Program

(609) 984-6137

Lisa.Jones@doh.state.nj.us

New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services
P.O. Box 364
50 E. State St., 6th Floor
Trenton, NJ 08625-0364

http://www.state.nj.us/health/fhs/asthma/index.shtml

Breathing Easier in New Jersey[PDF - 308 KB]

August 2000


Funded Program: Addressing Asthma from a Public Health Perspective

Asthma State Data Profile: PDF - 707 KB

Program Description:
CDC is funding the health departments in Alabama, California, Connecticut, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin to conduct asthma surveillance, maintain and expand partnerships, implement statewide comprehensive asthma plans with their partners, implement interventions to reduce the burden of asthma, and develop and implement an evaluation plan.

State Asthma Plan
http://www.state.nj.us/health/fhs/asthma/documents/asthma_strategic_plan2008-2013.pdf

 

Data & Surveillance

Percents by Age, Sex, and Race, United States, 2012. Age: Child = 9.3%, Adult =  8.0%, Sex: Male = 7.0%, Female =  9.5%, Race/Ethnicity: White =  8.1%, Black =  11.9%, Hispanic =  7%. Source: National Health Interview Survey, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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