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New Jersey Health Statistics
1998

TABLE N42. CLINICAL ESTIMATE OF GESTATION BY RACE/ETHNICITY OF MOTHER, PLURALITY, AND BIRTH WEIGHT
NEW JERSEY, 1998
RACE/ETHNICITY OF MOTHER CLINICAL ESTIMATE OF GESTATION (WEEKS)
< 28 28-31 32-36 37-41 42+ NOT STATED
NO. % NO. % NO. % NO. % NO. % NO. %
WHITE NON-HISPANIC 290 0.5 451 0.7 4,485 7.0 55,344 86.9 1,266 2.0 1,826 2.9
BLACK NON-HISPANIC 375 2.0 385 2.0 2,115 11.2 15,490 81.8 268 1.4 301 1.6
HISPANIC 154 0.8 198 1.0 1,552 7.7 17,839 88.6 325 1.6 61 0.3
ASIAN/PACIFIC ISLANDER NON-HISPANIC 54 0.7 48 0.6 522 7.1 6,617 89.5 63 0.9 88 1.2
OTHER NON-HISPANIC 7 0.9 8 1.0 72 9.4 662 86.5 8 1.0 8 1.0
NOT STATED 18 0.6 5 0.2 32 1.1 271 9.1 9 0.3 2,633 88.7
TOTAL 898 0.8 1,095 1.0 8,778 7.7 96,223 84.5 1,939 1.7 4,917 4.3
 
PLURALITY < 28 28-31 32-36 37-41 42+ NOT STATED
NO. % NO. % NO. % NO. % NO. % NO. %
SINGLETON 683 0.6 793 0.7 6,798 6.2 94,429 86.5 1,939 1.8 4,548 4.2
TWIN 171 4.2 237 5.8 1,646 40.1 1,771 43.2 0 0.0 277 6.8
TRIPLET 40 8.6 57 12.2 307 65.7 21 4.5 0 0.0 42 9.0
QUADRUPLET+ 4 9.8 8 19.5 27 65.9 2 4.9 0 0.0 0 0.0
NOT STATED 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 50 100.0
TOTAL 898 0.8 1,095 1.0 8,778 7.7 96,223 84.5 1,939 1.7 4,917 4.3
 
BIRTH WEIGHT < 28 28-31 32-36 37-41 42+ NOT STATED
NO. % NO. % NO. % NO. % NO. % NO. %
< 1,500 GRAMS 859 47.9 628 35.0 234 13.0 22 1.2 2 0.1 50 2.8
1,500 - 2,499 GRAMS 14 0.2 427 6.0 4,113 58.2 2,300 32.5 5 0.1 208 2.9
2,500 - 3,999 GRAMS 6 0.0 37 0.0 4,366 4.8 82,763 91.5 1,396 1.5 1,835 2.0
4,000+ GRAMS 0 0.0 0 0.0 53 0.4 11,098 93.2 536 4.5 225 1.9
NOT STATED 19 0.7 3 0.1 12 0.4 40 1.5 0 0.0 2,599 97.2
TOTAL 898 0.8 1,095 1.0 8,778 7.7 96,223 84.5 1,939 1.7 4,917 4.3


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