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New Jersey Health Statistics 1996

NATALITY
1996

TABLE N27. RESIDENT BIRTHS BY BIRTH WEIGHT AND
NUMBER OF PREVIOUS PREGNANCY TERMINATIONS
NEW JERSEY, 1996
NUMBER OF
PREVIOUS
PREGNANCY
TERMINATIONS*
TOTAL BIRTHS WEIGHT AT BIRTH

UNDER
2,500 GRAMS

2,500 GRAMS
AND OVER

NOT
STATED

PERCENT
LOW BIRTH
WEIGHT**

ZERO 67,712 4,710 62,871 131 7.0
ONE 25,436 2,037 23,352 47 8.0
TWO 10,224 904 9,308 12 8.8
THREE OR MORE 5,730 656 5,060 14 11.4
NOT STATED 5,233 249 2,458 2,526 4.8
TOTAL 114,335 8,556 103,049 2,730 7.5
* Number of fetal deaths, spontaneous or induced
** Percent of live births weighing less than 2,500 grams (5 lbs. 8 oz.)


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