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New Jersey Health Statistics
1998

TABLE N37. ONSET OF PRENATAL CARE BY AGE AND RACE/ETHNICITY OF MOTHER
NEW JERSEY, 1998
RACE/ETHNICITY OF MOTHER AND TRIMESTER OF ONSET TOTAL AGE GROUP
10-19 20-24 25-34 35-59
NO. % NO. % NO. % NO. % NO. %
WHITE NON-HISPANIC                    
First 53,020 83.3 1,259 61.8 4,593 71.7 34,397 85.6 12,770 85.0
Second 4,918 7.7 494 24.3 1,132 17.7 2,424 6.0 867 5.8
Third 1,037 1.6 122 6.0 243 3.8 510 1.3 162 1.1
No Care 185 0.3 32 1.6 47 0.7 74 0.2 31 0.2
Not Stated 4,502 7.1 130 6.4 393 6.1 2,780 6.9 1,194 7.9
Total 63,662 100.0 2,037 100.0 6,408 100.0 40,185 100.0 15,024 100.0
BLACK NON-HISPANIC                    
First 11,326 59.8 1,680 47.2 2,757 58.2 5,397 64.9 1,490 64.6
Second 4,207 22.2 1,213 34.1 1,174 24.8 1,459 17.5 361 15.6
Third 1,277 6.7 365 10.2 350 7.4 442 5.3 120 5.2
No Care 732 3.9 102 2.9 165 3.5 350 4.2 115 5.0
Not Stated 1,392 7.4 202 5.7 293 6.2 668 8.0 222 9.6
Total 18,934 100.0 3,562 100.0 4,739 100.0 8,316 100.0 2,308 100.0
HISPANIC                    
First 13,729 68.2 1,684 56.5 3,623 64.0 6,706 72.8 1,715 75.5
Second 4,429 22.0 916 30.7 1,454 25.7 1,710 18.6 349 15.4
Third 1,068 5.3 258 8.7 349 6.2 379 4.1 82 3.6
No Care 158 0.8 38 1.3 56 1.0 57 0.6 7 0.3
Not Stated 745 3.7 84 2.8 178 3.1 363 3.9 120 5.3
Total 20,129 100.0 2,980 100.0 5,660 100.0 9,215 100.0 2,273 100.0
ASIAN/PACIFIC ISLANDER NON-HISPANIC                    
First 5,889 79.7 52 54.7 528 70.3 4,094 80.4 1,214 83.6
Second 891 12.1 28 29.5 139 18.5 583 11.5 141 9.7
Third 225 3.0 11 11.6 52 6.9 144 2.8 18 1.2
No Care 17 0.2 1 1.1 0 0.0 11 0.2 5 0.3
Not Stated 370 5.0 3 3.2 32 4.3 259 5.1 75 5.2
Total 7,392 100.0 95 100.0 751 100.0 5,091 100.0 1,453 100.0
OTHER NON-HISPANIC                    
First 513 67.1 54 57.4 108 64.7 281 69.2 70 71.4
Second 147 19.2 25 26.6 37 22.2 71 17.5 14 14.3
Third 45 5.9 6 6.4 10 6.0 25 6.2 4 4.1
No Care 12 1.6 2 2.1 2 1.2 7 1.7 1 1.0
Not Stated 48 6.3 7 7.4 10 6.0 22 5.4 9 9.2
Total 765 100.0 94 100.0 167 100.0 406 100.0 98 100.0
TOTAL                    
First 84,701 74.4 4,746 54.0 11,651 64.7 50,989 78.5 17,310 78.4
Second 14,646 12.9 2,684 30.5 3,948 21.9 6,273 9.7 1,740 7.9
Third 3,668 3.2 763 8.7 1,008 5.6 1,509 2.3 388 1.8
No Care 1,116 1.0 176 2.0 271 1.5 505 0.8 162 0.7
Not Stated 9,719 8.5 419 4.8 1,129 6.3 5,651 8.7 2,474 11.2
Total 113,850 100.0 8,788 100.0 18,007 100.0 64,927 100.0 22,074 100.0
Total by race/ethnicity and total by age includes race/ethnicity not stated and/or age not stated.


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