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New Jersey Health Statistics 1996

NATALITY
1996

TABLE N24. OBSTETRIC PROCEDURES PERFORMED REPORTED ON CERTIFICATES OF RESIDENT LIVE BIRTHS
BY RACE OF MOTHER
NEW JERSEY, 1996
PROCEDURE TOTAL WHITE BLACK OTHER NOT STATED
NUMBER PERCENT NUMBER PERCENT NUMBER PERCENT NUMBER PERCENT NUMBER
NONE 1,886 1.6 1,132 1.4 476 2.4 263 3.1 15
AMNIOCENTESIS 9,618 8.4 8,101 9.8 824 4.1 659 7.7 34
ELECTRONIC FETAL MONITORING 103,394 90.4 76,207 92.4 18,738 93.0 7,916 92.2 533
INDUCTION OF LABOR 15,113 13.2 11,656 14.1 2,436 12.1 944 11.0 77
STIMULATION OF LABOR 33,329 29.2 24,617 29.9 5,895 29.2 2,636 30.7 181
TOCOLYSIS 2,596 2.3 1,763 2.1 649 3.2 166 1.9 18
ULTRASOUND 63,093 55.2 45,890 55.7 12,529 62.2 4,343 50.6 331
OTHER 34,010 29.7 26,750 32.4 4,073 20.2 3,028 35.3 159
NOTE: The percent is the number of procedures performed per 100 women who gave birth in the racial group.


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