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New Jersey Health Statistics 1996

NATALITY
1996

 

TABLE N26. BIRTHS BY BIRTH WEIGHT AND
MOTHER'S COUNTY AND SELECTED MUNICIPALITY OF RESIDENCE
NEW JERSEY, 1996

COUNTY/
MUNICIPALITY

TOTAL

WEIGHT AT BIRTH
LESS THAN
1,500 GRAMS
1,500-2,499
GRAMS
2,500 GRAMS
AND OVER

NOT STATED

ATLANTIC 3,543 54 224 3,263 2
       Atlantic City 755 12 64 679 0
BERGEN 10,842 111 518 9,414 799
BURLINGTON 5,297 68 291 4,927 11
CAMDEN 6,909 110 472 6,319 8
       Camden 1,763 45 187 1,529 2
CAPE MAY 1,120 11 50 1,058 1
CUMBERLAND 1,992 35 137 1,819 1
       Vineland 783 8 55 720 0
ESSEX 12,486 332 1,040 10,857 257
       East Orange 1,309 41 142 1,121 5
       Irvington 1,069 38 107 915 9
       Newark 5,086 146 489 4,431 20
GLOUCESTER 3,227 47 170 3,007 3
HUDSON 8,904 150 608 7,716 430
       Jersey City 4,002 93 347 3,377 185
       Union City 1,111 13 58 1,016 24
HUNTERDON 1,462 11 73 1,368 10
MERCER 4,492 72 275 4,111 34
       Trenton 1,521 39 132 1,348 2
MIDDLESEX 9,955 158 531 8,979 287
       New Brunswick 886 21 55 798 12
       Old Bridge Twp. 806 10 45 691 60
       Perth Amboy 789 11 48 727 3
       Woodbridge 1,204 18 61 1,106 19
MONMOUTH 8,213 100 438 7,360 315
MORRIS 6,207 72 351 5,690 94
OCEAN 6,200 68 311 5,648 173
       Dover Township 963 9 53 900 1
       Lakewood 1,477 13 49 1,274 141
PASSAIC 7,912 123 469 7,228 92
       Passaic 1,452 21 81 1,309 41
       Paterson 3,003 57 214 2,726 6
SALEM 769 17 47 704 1
SOMERSET 4,147 49 195 3,832 71
SUSSEX 1,878 14 82 1,764 18
UNION 7,500 129 452 6,801 118
       Elizabeth 1,971 40 118 1,794 19
       Plainfield 900 16 61 817 6
WARREN 1,273 20 70 1,180 3
NOT STATED 7 0 1 4 2
TOTAL 114,335 1,751 6,805 103,049 2,730


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