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NJ Health Statistics
1997

NATALITY
Table 20

TABLE N20. RESIDENT BIRTHS BY AGE, RACE, AND MARITAL STATUS OF MOTHER
NEW JERSEY, 1997

RACE AND MARITAL STATUS OF MOTHER

TOTAL

AGE GROUP
UNDER 15 15-19 20-24 25-34 35-44 45 AND OVER NOT STATED
NO. % NO. % NO. % NO. % NO. % NO. % NO. % NO. %
WHITE
Married 64,655 79.9 3 4.8 680 15.0 5,407 49.3 43,631 88.8 14,818 92.1 103 92.0 13 81.3
Not Married 16,242 20.1 59 95.2 3,857 85.0 5,557 50.7 5,498 11.2 1,259 7.8 9 8.0 3 18.8
Not Stated 25 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.0 6 0.1 13 0.0 5 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Total 80,922 100.0 62 100.0 4,538 100.0 10,970 100.0 49,142 100.0 16,082 100.0 112 100.0 16 100.0
BLACK
Married 6,853 33.3 1 0.8 121 3.3 886 17.0 4,405 47.5 1,428 62.3 9 69.2 3 37.5
Not Married 13,718 66.6 126 99.2 3,546 96.6 4,328 83.0 4,849 52.3 860 37.5 4 30.8 5 62.5
Not Stated 24 0.1 0 0.0 4 0.1 2 0.0 14 0.2 4 0.2 0 0.0 0 0.0
Total 20,595 100.0 127 100.0 3,671 100.0 5,216 100.0 9,268 100.0 2,292 100.0 13 100.0 8 100.0
OTHER
Married 7,712 85.9 0 0.0 71 19.7 784 65.3 5,422 92.4 1,423 93.1 10 83.3 2 66.7
Not Married 1,261 14.1 4 100.0 289 80.3 415 34.6 445 7.6 105 6.9 2 16.7 1 33.3
Not Stated 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.1 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Total 8,974 100.0 4 100.0 360 100.0 1,200 100.0 5,867 100.0 1,528 100.0 12 100.0 3 100.0
NOT STATED
Married 202 7.1 0 0.0 3 5.5 22 9.2 126 7.4 49 6.0 0 0.0 2 100.0
Not Married 124 4.4 3 75.0 25 45.5 42 17.6 41 2.4 13 1.6 0 0.0 0 0.0
Not Stated 2,515 88.5 1 25.0 27 49.1 174 73.1 1,547 90.3 759 92.4 7 100.0 0 0.0
Total 2,841 100.0 4 100.0 55 100.0 238 100.0 1,714 100.0 821 100.0 7 100.0 2 100.0
TOTAL
Married 79,422 70.1 4 2.0 875 10.1 7,099 40.3 53,584 81.2 17,718 85.5 122 84.7 20 69.0
Not Married 31,345 27.7 192 97.5 7,717 89.5 10,342 58.7 10,833 16.4 2,237 10.8 15 10.4 9 31.0
Not Stated 2,565 2.3 1 0.5 32 0.4 183 1.0 1,574 2.4 768 3.7 7 4.9 0 0.0
Total 113,332 100.0 197 100.0 8,624 100.0 17,624 100.0 65,991 100.0 20,723 100.0 144 100.0 29 100.0


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