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New Jersey Health Statistics
1999

TABLE N57. ABNORMAL CONDITIONS OF NEWBORN BY AGE AND RACE/ETHNICITY OF MOTHER        
NEW JERSEY, 1999
        
NEWBORNS WITH NO ABNORMAL CONDITIONS BY RACE/ETHNICITY OF MOTHER TOTAL PERCENTAGES BY AGE GROUP
NO. % 10-19 20-24 25-29 30-34 35-39 40+
White Non-Hispanic 58,076 93.1 93.9 93.5 93.5 92.8 93.0 92.3
Black Non-Hispanic 17,253 92.6 94.3 93.4 92.7 91.5 90.3 89.3
Hispanic 19,980 95.1 95.5 95.6 94.4 95.3 95.2 93.2
Asian/Pacific Islander Non-Hispanic 7,343 94.0 92.0 92.9 93.9 94.7 93.9 93.8
                 
                 
ABNORMAL CONDITIONS (ALL RACES/ETHNICITIES) TOTAL RATES BY AGE GROUP
NO. RATE 10-19 20-24 25-29 30-34 35-39 40+
None 103,761 911.7 942.8 929.9 917.4 903.2 895.1 876.2
Anemia (Hct. <39/Hgb. <13) 76 0.7 ** ** ** ** ** **
Birth Injury 164 1.4 ** 1.3 1.4 1.6 1.5 **
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome 21 0.2 ** ** ** ** ** **
Hyaline Membrane Disease/RDS 436 3.8 4.1 4.2 3.9 3.7 3.2 5.6
Meconium Aspiration Syndrome 199 1.7 2.4 2.5 1.6 1.6 1.2 **
Assisted Ventilation < 30 minutes 206 1.8 ** 2.0 1.7 1.9 1.4 **
Assisted Ventilation >= 30 minutes 790 6.9 8.2 6.9 6.8 7.0 5.9 9.2
Seizures 71 0.6 ** 1.3 ** ** ** **
Other Condition 1,342 11.8 18.2 16.6 10.3 9.8 10.0 12.3
                 
                 
ABNORMAL CONDITIONS BY RACE/ETHNICITY OF MOTHER WHITE NON-HISPANIC BLACK NON-HISPANIC HISPANIC ASIAN/PACIFIC ISLANDER NON-HISPANIC
NO. RATE NO. RATE NO. RATE NO. RATE
None 58,076 930.8 17,253 925.9 19,980 951.0 7,343 940.4
Anemia (Hct. <39/Hgb. <13) 46 0.7 18 ** 8 ** 3 **
Birth Injury 97 1.6 21 1.1 37 1.8 9 **
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome 2 ** 5 ** 14 ** 0 **
Hyaline Membrane Disease/RDS 211 3.4 104 5.6 95 4.5 20 2.6
Meconium Aspiration Syndrome 75 1.2 60 3.2 49 2.3 13 **
Assisted Ventilation < 30 minutes 94 1.5 51 2.7 46 2.2 11 **
Assisted Ventilation >= 30 minutes 425 6.8 168 9.0 154 7.3 24 3.1
Seizures 20 0.3 33 1.8 17 ** 1 **
Other Condition 626 10.0 383 20.6 249 11.9 61 7.8
"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.        
Rates are computed per 1,000 age/race/ethnicity-specific births        
** Number is too small to calculate a reliable rate.        


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