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New Jersey Health Statistics
1998

TABLE N46. MEDICAL RISK FACTORS BY AGE AND RACE/ETHNICITY OF MOTHER
NEW JERSEY, 1998
RACE/ETHNICITY AND MEDICAL RISK FACTORS TOTAL PERCENTAGES BY AGE GROUP
NO. % 10-19 20-24 25-29 30-34 35-39 40-59
WHITE NON-HISPANIC                
None 38,971 61.2 59.2 63.3 64.2 61.9 57.8 48.7
Anemia (Hct.<30/Hgb.<10) 670 1.1 2.5 1.7 1.0 1.0 0.8 **
Cardiac Disease 1,515 2.4 13.1 1.3 2.1 2.6 2.9 3.3
Acute or Chronic Lung Disease 1,592 2.5 4.6 3.9 2.4 2.2 2.1 2.5
Diabetes 2,307 3.6 1.3 2.1 2.9 3.7 5.1 6.2
Genital Herpes 677 1.1 ** 0.8 0.9 1.0 1.3 1.6
Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases 835 1.3 5.4 2.4 1.2 1.0 1.0 0.9
Hydramnios/Oligohydramnios 845 1.3 1.8 1.8 1.3 1.1 1.4 2.5
Hemoglobinopathy 137 0.2 ** ** 0.1 0.3 0.2 **
Hypertension, Chronic 411 0.6 ** 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.9 1.6
Hypertension, Pregnancy-Associated 1,930 3.0 3.7 3.0 2.9 2.9 3.0 4.4
Eclampsia 29 0.0 ** ** ** ** ** **
Incompetent Cervix 287 0.5 ** ** 0.4 0.5 0.5 1.3
Previous Infant 4000+ Grams 893 1.4 ** 0.7 1.1 1.6 1.8 2.4
Previous Preterm or Small-for-Gestational-Age Infant 732 1.1 ** 1.1 10.6 1.2 1.3 1.2
Renal Disease 511 0.8 1.6 1.1 0.7 0.7 0.8 1.0
Rh Sensitization 247 0.4 ** 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.3 **
Uterine Bleeding 325 0.5 ** 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6 **
Other Risk Factor 13,220 20.8 21.3 19.3 18.8 20.4 23.3 28.8
BLACK NON-HISPANIC                
None 9,054 47.8 49.0 49.1 49.4 47.0 42.9 35.7
Anemia (Hct.<30/Hgb.<10) 719 3.8 5.6 4.3 3.3 2.5 2.7 5.0
Cardiac Disease 256 1.4 1.0 0.9 1.3 1.9 1.9 **
Acute or Chronic Lung Disease 792 4.2 4.8 5.2 4.2 3.1 2.9 **
Diabetes 764 4.0 1.2 2.1 4.0 6.4 8.3 11.3
Genital Herpes 216 1.1 1.1 1.3 1.2 1.1 ** **
Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases 1,436 7.6 14.0 8.8 6.0 4.1 4.2 **
Hydramnios/Oligohydramnios 415 2.2 2.5 2.1 2.3 2.0 2.0 **
Hemoglobinopathy 197 1.0 0.8 1.1 1.0 1.4 ** **
Hypertension, Chronic 296 1.6 ** 0.6 1.3 2.5 4.0 7.0
Hypertension, Pregnancy-Associated 737 3.9 3.7 3.5 3.6 3.8 5.1 7.8
Eclampsia 27 0.1 ** ** ** ** ** **
Incompetent Cervix 210 1.1 ** 1.0 1.3 1.8 1.6 **
Previous Infant 4000+ Grams 112 0.6 ** ** 0.8 0.8 1.2 **
Previous Preterm or Small-for-Gestational-Age Infant 541 2.9 1.2 3.1 3.2 3.5 3.5 **
Renal Disease 175 0.9 1.1 1.2 0.8 0.7 ** **
Rh Sensitization 86 0.5 ** 0.6 ** ** ** **
Uterine Bleeding 125 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.7 ** ** **
Other Risk Factor 5,341 28.2 25.8 27.9 27.9 29.6 30.9 31.9
** Number is too small to calculate a reliable rate.                
HISPANIC                
None 12,133 60.3 59.3 61.4 63.0 59.8 53.7 51.3
Anemia (Hct.<30/Hgb.<10) 450 2.2 3.4 3.3 1.8 1.3 1.1 **
Cardiac Disease 205 1.0 1.2 0.7 0.8 1.4 1.4 **
Acute or Chronic Lung Disease 672 3.3 5.1 3.9 2.8 2.4 2.5 **
Diabetes 839 4.2 1.0 2.0 4.1 6.3 9.2 13.4
Genital Herpes 114 0.6 ** 0.7 0.5 0.7 ** **
Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases 669 3.3 6.2 4.0 2.8 1.8 1.6 **
Hydramnios/Oligohydramnios 382 1.9 1.8 1.8 1.9 2.0 2.1 **
Hemoglobinopathy 68 0.3 ** 0.5 ** ** ** **
Hypertension, Chronic 95 0.5 ** ** 0.4 0.6 1.4 **
Hypertension, Pregnancy-Associated 535 2.7 2.9 2.5 2.4 2.5 3.4 **
Eclampsia 24 0.1 ** ** ** ** ** **
Incompetent Cervix 68 0.3 ** ** 0.4 0.6 ** **
Previous Infant 4000+ Grams 148 0.7 ** ** 1.1 0.9 1.6 **
Previous Preterm or Small-for-Gestational-Age Infant 304 1.5 0.8 1.4 17.0 1.9 1.7 **
Renal Disease 222 1.1 1.4 1.3 1.0 0.9 ** **
Rh Sensitization 107 0.5 ** 0.6 0.5 0.1 ** **
Uterine Bleeding 88 0.4 ** 0.4 0.4 ** ** **
Other Risk Factor 4,735 23.5 23.9 22.3 21.8 24.5 27.7 29.8
ASIAN/PACIFIC ISLANDER NON-HISPANIC                
None 5,007 67.7 69.5 70.4 72.4 67.4 60.9 50.0
Anemia (Hct.<30/Hgb.<10) 73 1.0 ** ** 1.0 0.9 ** **
Cardiac Disease 67 0.9 ** ** ** 1.0 ** **
Acute or Chronic Lung Disease 103 1.4 ** ** 1.1 1.1 2.1 **
Diabetes 582 7.9 ** 5.2 6.2 7.9 10.9 19.8
Genital Herpes 17 ** ** ** ** ** ** **
Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases 59 0.8 ** ** 0.9 ** ** **
Hydramnios/Oligohydramnios 77 1.0 ** ** 1.1 0.9 ** **
Hemoglobinopathy 7 ** ** ** ** ** ** **
Hypertension, Chronic 43 0.6 ** ** ** ** ** **
Hypertension, Pregnancy-Associated 151 2.0 ** ** 1.7 1.9 2.5 **
Eclampsia 8 ** ** ** ** ** ** **
Incompetent Cervix 27 0.4 ** ** ** ** ** **
Previous Infant 4000+ Grams 30 0.4 ** ** ** ** ** **
Previous Preterm or Small-for-Gestational-Age Infant 59 0.8 ** ** ** 0.8 ** **
Renal Disease 31 0.4 ** ** ** ** ** **
Rh Sensitization 5 ** ** ** ** ** ** **
Uterine Bleeding 30 0.4 ** ** ** ** ** **
Other Risk Factor 1,271 17.2 21.1 15.4 13.8 18.0 210.5 27.8
** Number is too small to calculate a reliable rate.                
TOTAL                
None 65,827 57.8 55.1 58.5 61.2 58.7 53.9 45.3
Anemia (Hct.<30/Hgb.<10) 1,932 1.7 4.0 2.9 1.5 1.1 1.0 1.1
Cardiac Disease 2,054 1.8 1.1 1.0 1.6 2.2 2.4 2.6
Acute or Chronic Lung Disease 3,188 2.8 4.8 4.1 2.6 2.2 2.2 2.6
Diabetes 4,564 4.0 1.2 2.2 3.6 4.5 6.1 8.3
Genital Herpes 1,034 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.9 1.1 1.2
Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases 3,033 2.7 9.1 4.5 2.2 1.3 1.4 1.3
Hydramnios/Oligohydramnios 1,738 1.5 2.1 1.9 1.5 1.2 1.4 2.1
Hemoglobinopathy 414 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.3 0.4 0.3 **
Hypertension, Chronic 854 0.8 ** 0.4 0.6 0.8 1.3 2.2
Hypertension, Pregnancy-Associated 3,385 3.0 3.4 2.9 2.8 2.8 3.1 4.6
Eclampsia 90 0.1 ** 0.1 0.1 ** ** **
Incompetent Cervix 596 0.5 ** 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.6 1.0
Previous Infant 4000+ Grams 1,189 1.0 ** 0.5 0.9 1.3 1.6 1.8
Previous Preterm or Small-for-Gestational-Age Infant 1,651 1.5 0.9 1.7 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.2
Renal Disease 945 0.8 1.3 1.1 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.9
Rh Sensitization 447 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.3 0.4 0.3 **
Uterine Bleeding 573 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.5
Other Risk Factor 24,808 21.8 23.9 22.1 20.0 21.1 23.5 27.7
Total by race/ethnicity and total by age includes race/ethnicity not stated and/or age not stated.
Percentages are computed per 100 age/race/ethnicity-specific births.
** Number is too small to calculate a reliable rate.


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