Number of the Day: 702,000

March 22, 2012 | Number of The Day

According to the state Small Employer Health Benefits Program, 702,000 New Jerseyans — employees of small employers and their families — were covered at the end of 2011 by health plans in the state’s small employer market, for employers with fewer than 50 employees. That is a decline from 769,000 in 2010.