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New Jersey Health Statistics
1999

TABLE N42. CLINICAL ESTIMATE OF GESTATION
BY RACE/ETHNICITY OF MOTHER, PLURALITY, AND BIRTH WEIGHT
            
NEW JERSEY, 1999
            
RACE/ETHNICITY OF MOTHER CLINICAL ESTIMATE OF GESTATION (WEEKS)
< 28 28-31 32-36 37-41 42+ NOT STATED
NO. % NO. % NO. % NO. % NO. % NO. %
WHITE NON-HISPANIC 347 0.6 508 0.8 4,495 7.2 53,862 86.3 1,112 1.8 2,071 3.3
BLACK NON-HISPANIC 387 2.1 378 2.0 2,139 11.5 15,198 81.6 237 1.3 295 1.6
HISPANIC 169 0.8 171 0.8 1,714 8.2 18,545 88.3 294 1.4 116 0.6
ASIAN/PACIFIC ISLANDER NON-HISPANIC 31 0.4 53 0.7 565 7.2 7,010 89.8 64 0.8 85 1.1
OTHER NON-HISPANIC 9 1.2 8 1.0 67 8.8 664 86.9 10 1.3 6 0.8
NOT STATED 15 0.5 7 0.2 52 1.6 330 10.3 2 0.1 2,794 87.3
TOTAL 958 0.8 1,125 1.0 9,032 7.9 95,609 84.0 1,719 1.5 5,367 4.7
                          
                          
PLURALITY < 28 28-31 32-36 37-41 42+ NOT STATED
NO. % NO. % NO. % NO. % NO. % NO. %
SINGLETON 700 0.6 762 0.7 6,949 6.4 93,894 86.1 1,719 1.6 5,047 4.6
TWIN 195 4.6 249 5.8 1,828 42.8 1,709 40.0 0 0.0 288 6.7
TRIPLET 56 13.1 99 23.2 237 55.6 6 1.4 0 0.0 28 6.6
QUADRUPLET+ 7 17.9 15 38.5 17 43.6 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
NOT STATED 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 20.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 4 80.0
TOTAL 958 0.8 1,125 1.0 9,032 7.9 95,609 84.0 1,719 1.5 5,367 4.7
                         
                         
BIRTH WEIGHT < 28 28-31 32-36 37-41 42+ NOT STATED
NO. % NO. % NO. % NO. % NO. % NO. %
< 1,500 GRAMS 918 46.6 696 35.4 228 11.6 19 1.0 1 0.1 106 5.4
1,500 - 2,499 GRAMS 12 0.2 390 5.5 4,239 59.8 2,245 31.7 10 0.1 195 2.7
2,500 - 3,999 GRAMS 5 0.0 33 0.0 4,491 5.0 82,491 91.3 1,252 1.4 2,050 2.3
4,000+ GRAMS 0 0.0 3 0.0 58 0.5 10,807 93.3 456 3.9 253 2.2
NOT STATED 23 0.8 3 0.1 16 0.6 47 1.6 0 0.0 2,763 96.9
TOTAL 958 0.8 1,125 1.0 9,032 7.9 95,609 84.0 1,719 1.5 5,367 4.7


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