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NJ Health Statistics
1997

NATALITY
Table 26

TABLE N26. BIRTHS BY BIRTH WEIGHT AND MOTHER'S COUNTY AND SELECTED MUNICIPALITY OF RESIDENCE
NEW JERSEY, 1997

COUNTY/ MUNICIPALITY

TOTAL

WEIGHT AT BIRTH
LESS THAN 1,500 GRAMS 1,500-2,499 GRAMS 2,500 GRAMS AND OVER

NOT STATED

ATLANTIC 3,488 74 209 3,197 8
    Atlantic City 750 25 53 671 1
BERGEN 10,700 109 521 9,380 690
BURLINGTON 5,221 71 309 4,832 9
CAMDEN 7,100 136 476 6,483 5
    Camden 1,778 60 173 1,545 0
CAPE MAY 1,150 10 51 1,088 1
CUMBERLAND 1,880 29 122 1,729 0
    Vineland 738 11 46 681 0
ESSEX 12,303 333 1,048 10,678 244
    East Orange 1,213 40 129 1,036 8
    Irvington 1,042 44 112 878 8
    Newark 5,102 153 520 4,404 25
GLOUCESTER 3,252 42 165 3,042 3
HUDSON 8,710 160 567 7,498 485
    Jersey City 3,871 92 327 3,235 217
    Union City 1,099 19 48 1,004 28
HUNTERDON 1,416 23 64 1,319 10
MERCER 4,506 75 292 4,103 36
    Trenton 1,527 42 136 1,341 8
MIDDLESEX 9,820 111 570 8,908 231
    New Brunswick 821 17 52 750 2
    Old Bridge Twp. 767 5 45 661 56
    Perth Amboy 780 9 48 719 4
    Woodbridge 1,252 15 80 1,132 25
MONMOUTH 8,175 134 451 7,279 311
MORRIS 6,148 72 323 5,653 100
OCEAN 6,151 75 308 5,567 201
    Dover Township 938 8 47 881 2
    Lakewood 1,539 11 77 1,278 173
PASSAIC 7,878 127 467 7,181 103
    Passaic 1,412 16 83 1,279 34
    Paterson 2,977 57 218 2,681 21
SALEM 763 11 49 701 2
SOMERSET 4,253 51 235 3,911 56
SUSSEX 1,885 26 94 1,756 9
UNION 7,270 131 488 6,498 153
    Elizabeth 2,011 45 150 1,778 38
    Plainfield 819 20 84 711 4
WARREN 1,263 16 62 1,181 4
TOTAL 113,332 1,816 6,871 101,984 2,661


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