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New Jersey

State or CountyTotal PopulationPediatric AsthmaAdult AsthmaCOPDLung Cancer
New Jersey 8,944,469 161,500 575,400 437,800 5,000
Atlantic 270,991 4,790 17,544 13,765 152
Bergen 939,151 16,377 61,021 47,586 525
Burlington 449,284 7,712 29,315 22,798 252
Camden 510,150 9,542 32,480 24,508 285
Cape May 94,430 1,364 6,435 5,588 53
Cumberland 153,797 2,982 9,683 7,162 86
Essex 796,914 15,420 50,190 36,438 445
Gloucester 292,330 5,341 18,740 14,346 164
Hudson 677,983 11,287 44,533 29,583 380
Hunterdon 124,676 2,049 8,229 6,744 70
Mercer 371,023 6,498 24,065 17,829 208
Middlesex 837,073 14,856 54,095 39,828 469
Monmouth 625,846 11,012 40,565 32,294 350
Morris 498,423 8,800 32,272 25,401 279
Ocean 592,497 11,399 37,473 31,571 331
Passaic 507,945 9,966 31,858 23,442 284
Salem 63,436 1,128 4,102 3,294 35
Somerset 333,751 6,098 21,396 16,577 187
Sussex 142,522 2,386 9,360 7,489 80
Union 555,630 10,682 35,070 25,987 311
Warren 106,617 1,782 7,007 5,608 60

*DISCLAIMER: The numbers in this publication reflect the estimated prevalence and incidence of lung disease, and not the actual number. These estimates are based on state or national incidence and prevalence estimates applied to the age-specific population of each county; no adjustments are made for any other factors that may affect the actual local prevalence. When citing this information, please be careful to ensure that the nature and limitations of these estimates are understood.

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