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NJ Health Statistics
1997

Mortality
Table M26

TABLE M26. RESIDENT INFANT, NEONATAL, POSTNEONATAL, FETAL AND MATERNAL DEATHS AND DEATH RATES BY COUNTY AND SELECTED MUNICIPALITY
NEW JERSEY, 1997
RESIDENCE NUMBER OF DEATHS
INFANT RATE* NEO-NATAL RATE* POST NEO-NATAL RATE* FETAL RATE** MATERNAL RATE ***
ATLANTIC 26 7.5 17 4.9 9 2.6 14 4.0 0 0.0
   Atlantic City 10 13.3 7 9.3 3 4.0 5 6.6 0 0.0
BERGEN 50 4.7 40 3.7 10 0.9 50 4.7 0 0.0
BURLINGTON 29 5.6 19 3.6 10 1.9 23 4.4 0 0.0
CAMDEN 60 8.5 35 4.9 25 3.5 27 3.8 0 0.0
CAPE MAY 12 10.4 8 7.0 4 3.5 8 6.9 0 0.0
CUMBERLAND 21 11.2 15 8.0 6 3.2 13 6.9 2 106.4
   Vineland 9 12.2 8 10.8 1 1.4 3 4.0 0 0.0
ESSEX 115 9.3 79 6.4 36 2.9 107 8.6 4 32.5
   East Orange 8 6.6 5 4.1 3 2.5 16 13.0 1 82.4
   Irvington 10 9.6 7 6.7 3 2.9 14 13.3 0 0.0
   Newark 68 13.3 48 9.4 20 3.9 40 7.8 2 39.2
GLOUCESTER 14 4.3 10 3.1 4 1.2 16 4.9 0 0.0
HUDSON 73 8.4 51 5.9 22 2.5 51 5.8 1 11.5
   Jersey City 46 11.9 32 8.3 14 3.6 28 7.2 1 25.8
   Union City 6 5.5 5 4.5 1 0.9 7 6.3 0 0.0
HUNTERDON 7 4.9 6 4.2 1 0.7 1 0.7 0 0.0
MERCER 36 8.0 26 5.8 10 2.2 41 9.0 1 22.2
MIDDLESEX 46 4.7 36 3.7 10 1.0 53 5.4 1 10.2
   New Brunswick 12 14.6 12 14.6 0 0.0 4 4.8 1 121.8
   Woodbridge 2 1.6 2 1.6 0 0.0 9 7.1 0 0.0
MONMOUTH 49 6.0 40 4.9 9 1.1 45 5.5 1 12.2
MORRIS 24 3.9 18 2.9 6 1.0 22 3.6 1 16.3
OCEAN 36 5.9 28 4.6 8 1.3 24 3.9 0 0.0
   Lakewood 7 4.5 6 3.9 1 0.7 9 5.8 0 0.0
PASSAIC 42 5.3 27 3.4 15 1.9 58 7.3 0 0.0
   Passaic 8 5.7 4 2.8 4 2.8 12 8.4 0 0.0
   Paterson 18 6.0 9 3.0 9 3.0 27 9.0 0 0.0
SALEM 3 3.9 1 1.3 2 2.6 4 5.2 0 0.0
SOMERSET 13 3.1 10 2.4 3 0.7 25 5.8 0 0.0
SUSSEX 4 2.1 4 2.1 0 0.0 6 3.2 0 0.0
UNION 52 7.2 34 4.7 18 2.5 53 7.2 0 0.0
   Elizabeth 21 10.4 14 7.0 7 3.5 8 4.0 0 0.0
WARREN 7 5.5 5 4.0 2 1.6 9 7.1 0 0.0
NOT STATED 8 N/A 7 N/A 1 N/A 92 N/A 0 N/A
TOTAL 727 6.4 516 4.6 211 1.9 742 6.5 11 9.7
* NEONATAL, POSTNEONATAL, AND INFANT DEATH RATES ARE COMPUTED PER 1,000 COUNTY- OR MUNICIPALITY-SPECIFIC LIVE BIRTHS
** FETAL DEATH RATES ARE COMPUTED PER 1,000 COUNTY- OR MUNICIPALITY-SPECIFIC LIVE BIRTHS PLUS FETAL DEATHS
*** MATERNAL DEATH RATES ARE COMPUTED PER 100,000 COUNTY- OR MUNICIPALITY-SPECIFIC LIVE BIRTHS


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