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New Jersey Health Statistics 1996

NATALITY
1996

 

TABLE N29. RESIDENT BIRTHS BY BIRTH WEIGHT OF CHILD, ONSET OF PRENATAL CARE,
AND RACE OF MOTHER
NEW JERSEY, 1996
RACE AND ONSET OF
PRENATAL CARE
TOTAL
BIRTHS
WEIGHT AT BIRTH
UNDER 1,500
GRAMS
1,500-2,499
GRAMS
2,500 GRAMS
& OVER
NOT STATED
NUMBER PERCENT NUMBER PERCENT NUMBER PERCENT NUMBER PERCENT
WHITE
First Trimester
66,411 661 1.0 3,150 4.7 62,487 94.1 113 0.2
Second Trimester 8,939 88 1.0 485 5.4 8,353 93.4 13 0.1
Third Trimester 1,842 7 0.4 92 5.0 1,737 94.3 6 0.3
No Care 418 34 8.1 64 15.3 319 76.3 1 0.2
Not Stated 4,830 158 3.3 405 8.4 4,246 87.9 21 0.4
Total 82,440 948 1.1 4,196 5.1 77,142 93.6 154 0.2
BLACK
First Trimester
12,284 354 2.9 994 8.1 10,911 88.8 25 0.2
Second Trimester 4,365 88 2.0 417 9.6 3,855 88.3 5 0.1
Third Trimester 1,206 13 1.1 117 9.7 1,074 89.1 2 0.2
No Care 983 107 10.9 262 26.7 613 62.4 1 0.1
Not Stated 1,321 111 8.4 186 14.1 1,011 76.5 13 1.0
Total 20,159 673 3.3 1,976 9.8 17,464 86.6 46 0.2
OTHER
First Trimester
6,638 73 1.1 432 6.5 6,123 92.2 10 0.2
Second Trimester 1,228 11 0.9 84 6.8 1,130 92.0 3 0.2
Third Trimester 291 1 0.3 20 6.9 270 92.8 0 0.0
No Care 42 2 4.8 9 21.4 31 73.8 0 0.0
Not Stated 391 13 3.3 40 10.2 338 86.4 0 0.0
Total 8,590 100 1.2 585 6.8 7,892 91.9 13 0.2
NOT STATED
First Trimester
385 11 2.9 20 5.2 350 90.9 4 1.0
Second Trimester 113 3 2.7 14 12.4 96 85.0 0 0.0
Third Trimester 35 0 0.0 5 14.3 30 85.7 0 0.0
No Care 8 0 0.0 2 25.0 5 62.5 1 12.5
Not Stated 2,605 16 0.6 7 0.3 70 2.7 2,512 96.4
Total 3,146 30 1.0 48 1.5 551 17.5 2,517 80.0
TOTAL
First Trimester
85,718 1,099 1.3 4,596 5.4 79,871 93.2 152 0.2
Second Trimester 14,645 190 1.3 1,000 6.8 13,434 91.7 21 0.1
Third Trimester 3,374 21 0.6 234 6.9 3,111 92.2 8 0.2
No Care 1,451 143 9.9 337 23.2 968 66.7 3 0.2
Not Stated 9,147 298 3.3 638 7.0 5,665 61.9 2,546 27.8
Total 114,335 1,751 1.5 6,805 6.0 103,049 90.1 2,730 2.4


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