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New Jersey Health Statistics
1998

TABLE N51. BIRTH WEIGHT FOR SELECTED MUNICIPALITIES
NEW JERSEY, 1998
COUNTY LOW BIRTH WEIGHT < 1,500 GRAMS 1,500-2,499 GRAMS 2,500-3,999 GRAMS 4,000+ GRAMS NOT STATED
NUMBER PERCENT
ATLANTIC CITY 98 11.7 22 76 682 53 3
BAYONNE 53 7.8 9 44 551 64 14
BERKELEY TWP (Ocean Co.) 11 5.6 6 5 158 25 1
BLOOMFIELD 34 5.9 9 25 452 65 21
BRICK TWP 67 7.4 16 51 702 130 12
BRIDGEWATER 33 5.7 * 33 467 73 *
CAMDEN 233 12.9 60 173 1,483 94 3
CHERRY HILL 34 4.9 5 29 572 88 1
CLIFTON 58 6.2 9 49 762 97 20
DOVER TWP (Ocean Co.) 60 6.6 10 50 745 102 4
EAST BRUNSWICK 41 7.8 7 34 426 38 20
EAST ORANGE 167 14.3 50 117 925 72 3
EDISON 103 7.5 12 91 1,129 108 30
ELIZABETH 194 9.4 39 155 1,679 163 18
EVESHAM 24 4.3 * 21 460 69 *
FRANKLIN TWP (Somerset Co.) 72 8.3 20 52 682 95 16
GLOUCESTER TWP (Camden Co.) 15 9.8 * 14 119 19 *
HACKENSACK 46 7.9 10 36 455 57 27
HAMILTON TWP (Mercer Co.) 89 8.8 22 67 809 115 2
HOWELL TWP 41 5.6 * 37 580 93 *
IRVINGTON 157 13.6 46 111 889 97 8
JACKSON TWP (Ocean Co.) 62 9.4 11 51 516 77 5
JERSEY CITY 426 11.0 94 332 2,973 248 238
KEARNY 28 5.7 * 25 385 63 *
LAKEWOOD 78 4.6 12 66 1,266 164 194
LINDEN 33 8.0 8 25 331 45 4
MANCHESTER TWP 15 8.3 * 14 141 23 *
MIDDLETOWN (Monmouth Co.) 61 7.2 7 54 634 124 31
MONTCLAIR 40 8.0 7 33 336 50 76
MOUNT LAUREL 29 6.5 5 24 352 67 1
NEW BRUNSWICK 78 7.7 13 65 843 88 7
NEWARK 627 13.2 137 490 3,808 296 17
NORTH BERGEN 64 8.2 9 55 620 68 30
NORTH BRUNSWICK 39 7.8 * 35 405 52 *
OLD BRIDGE 51 6.2 9 42 627 83 64
PARSIPPANY-TROY HILLS 31 4.8 5 26 529 82 5
PASSAIC (Passaic Co.) 128 8.9 23 105 1,185 92 29
PATERSON 273 9.1 67 206 2,527 198 10
PERTH AMBOY 66 7.9 16 50 688 76 6
PISCATAWAY 40 6.2 6 34 531 69 8
PLAINFIELD 89 10.3 24 65 722 47 5
SAYREVILLE 31 6.1 11 20 392 61 25
TEANECK 36 6.9 11 25 376 42 69
TRENTON 187 13.0 44 143 1,170 82 3
UNION CITY (Hudson Co.) 77 7.4 19 58 843 96 24
UNION TWP (Union Co.) 49 8.6 10 39 456 59 5
VINELAND 48 6.5 16 32 621 67 0
WASHINGTON TWP (Gloucester Co.) 45 8.9 6 39 390 71 0
WAYNE 33 5.3 * 30 513 56 *
WEST NEW YORK 44 5.9 9 35 612 75 20
WEST ORANGE 39 6.9 10 29 465 47 15
WILLINGBORO 38 9.2 8 30 334 43 0
WOODBRIDGE 95 7.8 21 74 960 127 31
Municipalities were chosen based on population size (>35,000).      
* Cell values under five are not releasable at the municipality level.


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