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New Jersey Health Statistics
1998

TABLE N44. LIVE BIRTHS BY AGE, RACE/ETHNICITY, AND DRINKING STATUS OF MOTHER
NEW JERSEY, 1998
RACE/ETHNICITY AND DRINKING STATUS OF MOTHER TOTAL AGE GROUP
10-14 15-19 20-24 25-34 35-44 45-59
NO. % NO. % NO. % NO. % NO. % NO. % NO. %
WHITE NON-HISPANIC                            
Yes 1,240 1.9 1 7.1 59 2.9 166 2.6 693 1.7 315 2.1 6 5.1
No 60,074 94.4 11 78.6 1,897 93.8 6,044 94.3 38,074 94.7 13,947 93.6 99 84.6
Not Stated 2,348 3.7 2 14.3 67 3.3 198 3.1 1,418 3.5 645 4.3 12 10.3
Total 63,662 100.0 14 100.0 2,023 100.0 6,408 100.0 40,185 100.0 14,907 100.0 117 100.0
BLACK NON-HISPANIC                            
Yes 700 3.7 1 1.0 52 1.5 133 2.8 385 4.6 126 5.5 3 15.0
No 17,822 94.1 93 96.9 3,362 97.0 4,524 95.8 7,736 93.0 2,074 90.6 12 60.0
Not Stated 412 2.2 2 2.1 52 1.5 64 1.4 195 2.3 88 3.8 5 25.0
Total 18,934 100.0 96 100.0 3,466 100.0 4,721 100.0 8,316 100.0 2,288 100.0 20 100.0
HISPANIC                            
Yes 255 1.3 2 4.2 49 1.7 68 1.2 106 1.2 29 1.3 1 5.9
No 19,754 98.1 46 95.8 2,866 97.7 5,566 98.3 9,051 98.2 2,209 97.9 15 88.2
Not Stated 120 0.6 0 0.0 17 0.6 26 0.5 58 0.6 18 0.8 1 5.9
Total 20,129 100.0 48 100.0 2,932 100.0 5,660 100.0 9,215 100.0 2,256 100.0 17 100.0
ASIAN/PACIFIC ISLANDER NON-HISPANIC                            
Yes 23 0.3 0 N/A 1 1.1 3 0.4 13 0.3 6 0.4 0 0.0
No 7,265 98.3 0 N/A 94 98.9 739 98.4 4,997 98.2 1,418 98.7 16 100.0
Not Stated 104 1.4 0 N/A 0 0.0 9 1.2 81 1.6 13 0.9 0 0.0
Total 7,392 100.0 0 N/A 95 100.0 751 100.0 5,091 100.0 1,437 100.0 16 100.0
OTHER NON-HISPANIC                            
Yes 14 1.8 0 0.0 3 3.2 4 2.4 6 1.5 1 1.0 0 N/A
No 740 96.7 1 100.0 89 95.7 162 97.0 395 97.3 93 94.9 0 N/A
Not Stated 11 1.4 0 0.0 1 1.1 1 0.6 5 1.2 4 4.1 0 N/A
Total 765 100.0 1 100.0 93 100.0 167 100.0 406 100.0 98 100.0 0 N/A
TOTAL                            
Yes 2,240 2.0 4 2.5 166 1.9 374 2.1 1,224 1.9 479 2.2 10 5.5
No 105,975 93.1 152 95.0 8,334 96.2 17,098 95.0 60,414 93.0 19,810 90.5 142 78.0
Not Stated 5,635 4.9 4 2.5 161 1.9 517 2.9 3,306 5.1 1,603 7.3 30 16.5
Total 113,850 100.0 160 100.0 8,661 100.0 17,989 100.0 64,944 100.0 21,892 100.0 182 100.0
Total by race/ethnicity and total by age includes race/ethnicity not stated and/or age not stated.
Use of alcohol by the mother is self-reported and under-reporting is possible.


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