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New Jersey Health Statistics
1998

TABLE N58. CONGENITAL ANOMALIES BY AGE AND RACE/ETHNICITY OF MOTHER
NEW JERSEY, 1998
CONGENITAL ANOMALIES (ALL RACES/ETHNICITIES) TOTAL PERCENTAGES BY AGE GROUP
NO. % 10-19 20-24 25-29 30-34 35-39 40-59
None 105,499 92.7 94.8 93.9 93.6 92.2 91.0 87.6
Central Nervous System Anomaly 121 0.1 ** 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 **
Heart Malformation 117 0.1 ** ** 0.1 0.1 ** **
Other Circulatory/Respiratory Anomaly 141 0.1 ** 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 **
Gastrointestinal Anomaly 97 0.1 ** ** 0.1 0.1 ** **
Urogenital Anomaly 306 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.3 **
Cleft Lip/Palate 99 0.1 ** 0.1 0.1 0.1 ** **
Polydactyly/Syndactyly/Adactyly 139 0.1 ** 0.2 0.1 0.1 ** **
Club Foot 80 0.1 ** ** ** 0.1 ** **
Other Musculoskeletal/Integumental Anomaly 187 0.2 ** 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2 **
Down's Syndrome 42 0.0 ** ** ** ** ** **
Other Chromosomal Anomaly 46 0.0 ** ** ** ** ** **
Other Anomaly 858 0.8 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.7
 
NEWBORNS WITH NO CONGENITAL ANOMALIES BY RACE/ETHNICITY OF MOTHER TOTAL PERCENTAGES BY AGE GROUP
NO. % 10-19 20-24 25-29 30-34 35-39 40-59
White Non-Hispanic 60,430 94.9 95.6 95.3 95.4 94.9 94.6 92.1
Black Non-Hispanic 17,531 92.6 93.8 92.9 92.5 92.8 90.5 88.2
Hispanic 19,391 96.3 96.2 96.4 96.7 96.4 95.4 93.9
Asian/Pacific Islander Non-Hispanic 7,105 96.1 96.8 96.4 96.2 95.8 96.5 96.0
 
CONGENITAL ANOMALIES BY RACE/ETHNICITY OF MOTHER WHITE NON-HISPANIC BLACK NON-HISPANIC HISPANIC ASIAN/PACIFIC ISLANDER NON-HISPANIC
NO. % NO. % NO. % NO. %
None 60,430 94.9 17,531 92.6 19,391 96.3 7,105 96.1
Central Nervous System Anomaly 57 0.1 34 0.2 24 0.1 4 **
Heart Malformation 68 0.1 24 0.1 16 ** 7 **
Other Circulatory/Respiratory Anomaly 85 0.1 24 0.1 24 0.1 7 **
Gastrointestinal Anomaly 55 0.1 20 0.1 17 ** 2 **
Urogenital Anomaly 192 0.3 43 0.2 47 0.2 22 0.3
Cleft Lip/Palate 58 0.1 17 ** 17 ** 7 **
Polydactyly/Syndactyly/Adactyly 35 0.1 75 0.4 18 ** 9 **
Club Foot 45 0.1 13 ** 17 ** 4 **
Other Musculoskeletal/Integumental Anomaly 100 0.2 40 0.2 35 0.2 12 **
Down's Syndrome 28 0.0 5 ** 7 ** 2 **
Other Chromosomal Anomaly 23 0.0 15 ** 6 ** 1 **
Other Anomaly 462 0.7 168 0.9 161 0.8 56 0.8
"All Races/Ethnicities" 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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