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New Jersey Health Statistics
1999

TABLE N53. BIRTH WEIGHT BY PLURALITY      
NEW JERSEY, 1999
      
PLURALITY LOW BIRTH WEIGHT < 1,500 GRAMS 1,500-2,499 GRAMS 2,500-3,999 GRAMS 4,000+ GRAMS
NUMBER PERCENT
SINGLETON 6,413 5.9 1,342 5,071 88,420 11,572
TWIN 2,212 51.8 436 1,776 1,874 5
TRIPLET 394 92.5 167 227 24 0
QUADRUPLET + 39 100.0 23 16 0 0
NOT STATED 1 20.0 - 1 4 0
TOTAL 9,059 8.0 1,968 7,091 90,322 11,577
Percent low birth weight includes birth weight not stated in calculation.      


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