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New Jersey Health Statistics
1999

TABLE N44. LIVE BIRTHS BY AGE, RACE/ETHNICITY, AND DRINKING STATUS OF MOTHER              
NEW JERSEY, 1999              
RACE/ETHNICITY AND DRINKING STATUS OF MOTHER TOTAL AGE GROUP
10-14 15-19 20-24 25-34 35-44 45+
NO. % NO. % NO. % NO. % NO. % NO. % NO. %
WHITE NON-HISPANIC
Yes 1,005 1.6 0 0.0 53 2.7 125 2.0 536 1.4 285 1.9 6 4.1
No 58,909 94.4 15 93.8 1,854 93.6 6,026 94.6 36,597 94.6 14,288 94.0 128 87.1
Not Stated 2,481 4.0 1 6.3 73 3.7 219 3.4 1,543 4.0 625 4.1 13 8.8
Total 62,395 100.0 16 100.0 1,980 100.0 6,370 100.0 38,676 100.0 15,198 100.0 147 100.0
BLACK NON-HISPANIC
Yes 575 3.1 1 1.1 40 1.3 99 2.0 302 3.7 123 5.3 10 20.8
No 17,699 95.0 90 97.8 2,952 97.6 4,820 96.7 7,697 94.2 2,105 91.4 34 70.8
Not Stated 360 1.9 1 1.1 32 1.1 68 1.4 175 2.1 76 3.3 4 8.3
Total 18,634 100.0 92 100.0 3,024 100.0 4,987 100.0 8,174 100.0 2,304 100.0 48 100.0
HISPANIC
Yes 182 0.9 2 3.4 28 0.9 58 1.0 71 0.7 23 1.0 0 0.0
No 20,691 98.5 57 96.6 2,925 98.6 5,771 98.4 9,535 98.5 2,381 98.3 20 95.2
Not Stated 136 0.6 0 0.0 15 0.5 33 0.6 70 0.7 17 0.7 1 4.8
Total 21,009 100.0 59 100.0 2,968 100.0 5,862 100.0 9,676 100.0 2,421 100.0 21 100.0
ASIAN/PACIFIC ISLANDER NON-HISPANIC
Yes 33 0.4 0 N/A 2 2.0 3 0.4 23 0.4 5 0.3 0 0.0
No 7,681 98.4 0 N/A 98 98.0 779 98.6 5,301 98.4 1,495 98.2 8 100.0
Not Stated 94 1.2 0 N/A 0 0.0 8 1.0 63 1.2 23 1.5 0 0.0
Total 7,808 100.0 0 N/A 100 100.0 790 100.0 5,387 100.0 1,523 100.0 8 100.0
OTHER NON-HISPANIC
Yes 12 1.6 0 N/A 1 1.3 1 0.7 6 1.5 4 3.0 0 N/A
No 746 97.6 0 N/A 75 97.4 150 99.3 395 97.8 126 95.5 0 N/A
Not Stated 6 0.8 0 N/A 1 1.3 0 0.0 3 0.7 2 1.5 0 N/A
Total 764 100.0 0 N/A 77 100.0 151 100.0 404 100.0 132 100.0 0 N/A
TOTAL
Yes 1,821 1.6 3 1.8 124 1.5 287 1.6 948 1.5 443 2.0 16 6.7
No 106,112 93.2 162 97.0 7,952 96.7 17,606 95.4 59,719 93.1 20,477 90.8 192 80.7
Not Stated 5,877 5.2 2 1.2 149 1.8 558 3.0 3,494 5.4 1,630 7.2 30 12.6
Total 113,810 100.0 167 100.0 8,225 100.0 18,451 100.0 64,161 100.0 22,550 100.0 238 100.0
Total by race/ethnicity and total by age includes race/ethnicity not stated and/or age not stated.              
Use of alcohol by the mother is self-reported and under-reporting is possible.              


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