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New Jersey Health Statistics 1996

NATALITY
1996

 
TABLE N34. CONGENITAL ANOMALIES OF NEWBORN REPORTED ON CERTIFICATES OF RESIDENT LIVE BIRTHS,
BY RACE OF MOTHER
NEW JERSEY, 1996
CONGENITAL ANOMALY TOTAL WHITE BLACK OTHER NOT STATED
NUMBER RATE* NUMBER RATE* NUMBER RATE* NUMBER RATE* NUMBER
NONE 104,020 909.8 76,601 929.2 18,744 929.8 8,120 945.3 555
CENTRAL NERVOUS
SYSTEM ANOMALY
111 1.0 79 1.0 21 1.0 8 0.9 3
HEART MALFORMATION 132 1.2 93 1.1 33 1.6 3 0.3 3
OTHER CIRCULATORY/
RESPIRATORY ANOMALY
152 1.3 113 1.4 33 1.6 4 0.5 2
GASTROINTESTINAL
ANOMALY
98 0.9 67 0.8 21 1.0 8 0.9 2
UROGENITAL ANOMALY 337 2.9 270 3.3 49 2.4 15 1.7 3
CLEFT LIP/PALATE 103 0.9 83 1.0 13 0.6 7 0.8 0
POLYDACTYLY/
SYNDACTYLY/ADACTYLY
128 1.1 51 0.6 60 3.0 13 1.5 4
CLUB FOOT 82 0.7 59 0.7 17 0.8 4 0.5 2
OTHER MUSCULOSKELETAL/
INTEGUMENTAL ANOMALY
183 1.6 114 1.4 46 2.3 21 2.4 2
DOWN SYNDROME 51 0.4 42 0.5 5 0.2 3 0.3 1
OTHER CHROMOSOMAL
ANOMALY
52 0.5 36 0.4 11 0.5 4 0.5 1
OTHER 1,161 10.2 794 9.6 275 13.6 86 10.0 6
* Rates are computed per 1,000 live births in the specific racial category.


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