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New Jersey Health Statistics
1999

TABLE N34. MATERNAL WEIGHT GAIN BY GESTATION AND BIRTH WEIGHT              
NEW JERSEY, 1999              
WEEKS OF GESTATION MATERNAL WEIGHT GAIN (IN POUNDS)
<16 16-20 21-25 26-30 31-35 36-40 41+
NO. % NO. % NO. % NO. % NO. % NO. % NO. %
<28 353 36.8 111 11.6 68 7.1 52 5.4 29 3.0 16 1.7 16 1.7
28-31 281 25.0 153 13.6 108 9.6 93 8.3 65 5.8 60 5.3 78 6.9
32-36 1,356 15.0 1,095 12.1 1,204 13.3 1,281 14.2 905 10.0 799 8.8 1,189 13.2
37-41 10,465 10.9 10,438 10.9 13,795 14.4 16,946 17.7 12,680 13.3 11,023 11.5 14,679 15.4
42+ 150 8.7 148 8.6 214 12.4 306 17.8 220 12.8 233 13.6 367 21.3
NOT STATED 2,336 43.5 25 0.5 33 0.6 40 0.7 27 0.5 18 0.3 42 0.8
TOTAL 14,941 13.1 11,970 10.5 15,422 13.6 18,718 16.4 13,926 12.2 12,149 10.7 16,371 14.4
                             
                             
BIRTH WEIGHT (GRAMS) MATERNAL WEIGHT GAIN (IN POUNDS)
<16 16-20 21-25 26-30 31-35 36-40 41+
NO. % NO. % NO. % NO. % NO. % NO. % NO. %
<1500 664 33.7 235 11.9 143 7.3 139 7.1 84 4.3 79 4.0 101 5.1
1500-2499 1,342 18.9 865 12.2 921 13.0 934 13.2 664 9.4 521 7.3 885 12.5
2500-3999 11,797 13.1 9,994 11.1 13,165 14.6 15,784 17.5 11,576 12.8 9,904 11.0 12,662 14.0
4000+ 1,115 9.6 869 7.5 1,183 10.2 1,849 16.0 1,592 13.8 1,641 14.2 2,711 23.4
NOT STATED 23 0.8 7 0.2 10 0.4 12 0.4 10 0.4 4 0.1 12 0.4
TOTAL 14,941 13.1 11,970 10.5 15,422 13.6 18,718 16.4 13,926 12.2 12,149 10.7 16,371 14.4
Maternal weight gain was not stated on 10,313 (9.1%) of records. Cases where maternal weight gain was not stated are not displayed here, however they are used in the calculation of percentages.              


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