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New Jersey Health Statistics 1996

NATALITY
1996

TABLE N23. COMPLICATIONS OF LABOR AND/OR DELIVERY REPORTED ON CERTIFICATES OF RESIDENT
LIVE BIRTHS, BY RACE OF MOTHER
NEW JERSEY, 1996
COMPLICATION TOTAL WHITE BLACK OTHER NOT STATED
NUMBER RATE* NUMBER RATE* NUMBER RATE* NUMBER RATE* NUMBER
NONE 52,748 461.3 39,129 474.6 8,862 439.6 4,473 520.7 284
FEBRILE (>100F OR 38C) 1,920 16.8 1,355 16.4 374 18.6 179 20.8 12
MECONIUM, MODERATE/HEAVY 7,129 62.4 4,826 58.5 1,764 87.5 490 57.0 49
PREMATURE RUPTURE OF MEMBRANE (>12 HOURS) 2,430 21.3 1,714 20.8 515 25.5 178 20.7 23
ABRUPTIO PLACENTA 686 6.0 446 5.4 199 9.9 39 4.5 2
PLACENTA PREVIA 434 3.8 314 3.8 72 3.6 45 5.2 3
OTHER EXCESSIVE BLEEDING 7,063 61.8 5,162 62.6 1,340 66.5 530 61.7 31
SEIZURES DURING LABOR 32 0.3 15 0.2 12 0.6 5 0.6 0
PRECIPITOUS LABOR (<3 HOURS) 4,864 42.5 3,519 42.7 999 49.6 323 37.6 23
PROLONGED LABOR (>20 HOURS) 1,827 16.0 1,279 15.5 397 19.7 143 16.6 8
DYSFUNCTIONAL LABOR 1,405 12.3 1,089 13.2 197 9.8 110 12.8 9
BREECH/MALPRESENTATION 4,560 39.9 3,458 41.9 752 37.3 327 38.1 23
CEPHALOPELVIC DISPROPORTION 2,566 22.4 1,958 23.8 394 19.5 202 23.5 12
CORD PROLAPSE 293 2.6 206 2.5 65 3.2 21 2.4 1
ANAESTHETIC COMPLICATIONS 64 0.6 54 0.7 6 0.3 4 0.5 0
FETAL DISTRESS 5,441 47.6 3,778 45.8 1,231 61.1 409 47.6 23
OTHER 34,617 302.8 25,293 306.8 6,721 333.4 2,413 280.9 190
* Rates are computed per 1,000 live births in the specific racial category.


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