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New Jersey Resources


State Statistics

New Jersey State Health Department

http://www.state.nj.us/health/index.html:  Department of Health and Senior Services.


New Jersey Title V Office

http://www.state.nj.us/health/fhs/famhlth.htm:  Division of Family Health Services.

http://www.state.nj.us/health/fhs/chshome.htm:  Maternal, Child and Community Health Services.


National Maternal & Child Health Clearinghouse; State Resources

www.nmchc.orgNational Maternal and Child Health Clearinghouse; Toll-Free Number: (888) 434-4MCH.

http://mchb.hrsa.gov/data/Maternal and Child Health Bureau.  Title V is administered by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB), as part of the Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

http://www.nmchc.org/html/states.htm:  State resource links.

http://www.mchb.hrsa.gov/:  Maternal and Child Health Bureau.

http://www.mchb.hrsa.gov/programs/adolescents/abstinence.htm:  Special Projects of Regional and National Significance: Community-Based Abstinence Education under Title V of the Social Security Act.


http://www.state.nj.us/health/fhs/chshome.htm:  Maternal, Child and Community Health Services.

http://www.state.nj.us/njded/frameworks/chpe/chapter8d.pdf:  Human Sexuality and Family Life.


Maternal & Child Health Director

Celeste Andriot Wood MA

Director, Maternal, Child & Community Health

NJ Department of Health & Senior Services

50 East State St, 6 th Floor

PO Box 364

Trenton, NJ 08625-0364

(609) 984-1384

(609) 292-3580



Sexually Transmitted Disease Map of Statistics

CDC Data and Statistics:

http://www.cdc.gov/std/stats/chlamydia.htm:  CDC National Profile, Chlamydia 2004.

http://www.cdc.gov/std/stats/gonorrhea.htm:  CDC National Profile, Gonorrhea 2004.

http://www.cdc.gov/std/stats/syphilis.htm:  CDC National Profile, Syphilis 2004.

http://www.cdc.gov/std/stats/otherstds.htm:  CDC National Profile, Other STDs 2004.


http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/stats/2004SurveillanceReport.pdf   HIV/AIDS Surveillance Report, 2004.

http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/pubs/Facts/At-A-Glance.htm:  HIV/AIDS At A Glance, 2003.

http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/stats/hasr1402/table12.htm:  Persons reported to be living with HIV infection and with AIDS, by state and age group, reported through December 2002.

http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/stats/hasr1402/table14.htm:  AIDS cases and annual rates per 100,000 population, by area and age group, reported through December 2002, United States.

http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/stats/hasr1402/table15.htm Cases of HIV infection (not AIDS), by persons’ area of residence and age category, reported through December 2002.

http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/stats/AIDS_CasesAnnual _Rates2002.pdf:  AIDS cases by metropolitan area and age, 2002.

http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/stats/hasrsuppVol9No2.htm:  Characteristics of people living with AIDS at the end of 2001.


http://www.niaid.nih.gov/publications/stds.htm:  National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, fact sheets on sexually transmitted diseases.


New Jersey STD/HIV Statistics:

http://www.state.nj.us/health/chs/stats99/cd.htm:  Communicable diseases, 1999.

http://www.state.nj.us/health/chs/stats99/c12.htm:  STDs by age group, 1999.

http://www.state.nj.us/health/chs/stats99/c1.htm:  AIDS cases, 1981-1999.

http://www.state.nj.us/health/chs/stats99/c5.htm:  AIDS cases by age, race/ethnicity and sex, 1999.


Pregnancy Statistics And Rates.  Out-Of Wedlock Births, Abortions, Deaths.

National Statistics:

http://www.childtrends.org/table2_99.aspBirth rates for females 15-19 & pregnancy and abortion rates for females 15-19 by state.

http://www.childtrends.org/table1_99.aspBirths to mother under age 20, births to unmarried mothers, sexually active teens and teen births that are repeat births.

http://www.childtrends.org/PDF/FAAG2002.pdf:  Facts at a glance 2002.

http://www.childtrends.org/factlink.asp:  National Vital Statistics.

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr49/nvsr49_05.pdf:  Births: Preliminary Data for 2000.

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr49/nvsr49_01.pdf:  Births: Final data for 1999.

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/products/pubs/pubd/hus/tables/99hus022.pdf:  National Fetal Deaths.

http://www.socio.com/data_arc/daappp_0.htm:  Data archive on adolescent pregnancy.

http://www.teenpregnancy.org/usa/statebystate.htm:  Teen Pregnancy State Statistics.


New Jersey Statistics:

http://www.state.nj.us/health/chs/stats99/natality.htm:  Births, 1999.

http://www.state.nj.us/health/chs/stats99/n4.htm:  Birth rate by age, 1999.

http://www.state.nj.us/health/chs/stats99/n32.htm:  Births by marital status and county, 1999.

http://www.state.nj.us/health/chs/stats99/mortality.htm:  Mortality, 1999.


New Jersey State Vital Statistics

http://www.state.nj.us/health/chs/:  Center for Health Statistics.



State Legal Issues

New Jersey Government Home Page Web Site



Sex Education & HIV Laws For New Jersey

http://www.state.nj.us/njded/frameworks/chpe/chapter8d.pdf:  Human Sexuality and Family Life.

18A:35-4.20  Sex education programs to stress abstinence

18A:35-4.21  Abstinence from sexual activity stressed in curriculum


State Curricula for Sex Education

Curricula Adoption Laws and Procedure




State Laws On Character Education



Age Of Sexual Consent Laws For New Jersey


2C:14-2 Sexual Assault

Statutory Rape Laws For New Jersey

See sexual assault laws below.


Sexual Assault Laws For New Jersey

2C:14-2 Sexual Assault


Sodomy Laws For New Jersey

No specific statute for sodomy.


Sexual Harassment Laws For New Jersey

No specific statute for sexual harassment.


Sexual Abuse Reporting Procedures & Requirements For New Jersey

9:6-8.10.  Report of abuse


http://nccanch.acf.hhs.gov/The National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information is a national resource for professionals seeking information on child maltreatment.


http://nccanch.acf.hhs.gov/general/legal/index.cfmNational Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information; Links on this site show you overviews of state-by-state statutes and reporting laws.  The following web site and e-mail address provide links to this site, contact person information and the main office address and phone number for the National Clearinghouse:

Internet: http://nccanch.acf.hhs.gov/

E-Mail: nccanch@caliber.com


http://www.childhelpusa.org/report_local.htmChildhelp USA


Legal Age Of Marriage Allowed Without Parental Consent Laws For New Jersey

37:1-6. Consent for minors; requirements  



State Family Resources

State Office for Family Research Council

http://www.frc.org/:  Home page web site for the Family Research Council 801 G. Street, NW Washington, DC 20001 (202) 393-2100.

http://www.njfpc.org/:  New Jersey Family Policy Council P. O. Box 6011 Parsippany, NJ 07054 (973) 263-5258.