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New Jersey Health Statistics 1996

NATALITY
1996

TABLE N33. ABNORMAL CONDITIONS OF NEWBORN REPORTED ON CERTIFICATES OF RESIDENT LIVE BIRTHS,
BY RACE OF MOTHER
NEW JERSEY, 1996
ABNORMAL CONDITION TOTAL WHITE BLACK OTHER NOT STATED
NUMBER RATE* NUMBER RATE* NUMBER RATE* NUMBER RATE* NUMBER
NONE 87,624 766.4 64,868 786.9 15,530 770.4 6,729 783.4 497
ANEMIA (Hct<39/Hgb<13) 117 1.0 66 0.8 35 1.7 14 1.6 2
BIRTH INJURY 155 1.4 114 1.4 25 1.2 13 1.5 3
FETAL ALCOHOL SYNDROME 39 0.3 17 0.2 19 0.9 3 0.3 0
HYALINE MEMBRANE DISEASE/RDS 541 4.7 390 4.7 125 6.2 21 2.4 5
MECONIUM ASPIRATION SYNDROME 295 2.6 195 2.4 77 3.8 20 2.3 3
ASSISTED VENTILATION <30 MIN. 289 2.5 181 2.2 88 4.4 18 2.1 2
ASSISTED VENTILATION >=30 MIN. 857 7.5 595 7.2 203 10.1 43 5.0 16
SEIZURES 83 0.7 50 0.6 28 1.4 3 0.3 2
OTHER 3,129 27.4 2,005 24.3 883 43.8 213 24.8 28
* Rates are computed per 1,000 live births in the specific racial category.


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