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NJ Health Statistics
1997

NATALITY
Table 25

TABLE N25. RESIDENT BIRTHS BY BIRTH WEIGHT OF CHILD AND AGE AND RACE OF MOTHER
NEW JERSEY, 1997

AGE & RACE OF MOTHER

TOTAL BIRTHS

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

NOT STATED

UNDER 15
White 62 1 9 52 0
Black 127 5 16 106 0
Other 4 0 2 2 0
Not Stated 4 0 0 3 1
Total 197 6 27 163 1
15-19
White 4,538 64 284 4,188 2
Black 3,671 108 355 3,200 8
Other 360 14 31 315 0
Not Stated 55 3 3 22 27
Total 8,624 189 673 7,725 37
20-24
White 10,970 125 534 10,296 15
Black 5,216 153 468 4,586 9
Other 1,200 19 100 1,079 2
Not Stated 238 2 7 55 174
Total 17,624 299 1,109 16,016 200
25-29
White 21,288 201 992 20,069 26
Black 5,117 201 519 4,388 9
Other 2,918 35 179 2,702 2
Not Stated 610 1 11 60 538
Total 29,933 438 1,701 27,219 575
30-34
White 27,854 325 1,367 26,131 31
Black 4,151 173 460 3,510 8
Other 2,949 21 193 2,732 3
Not Stated 1,104 4 2 91 1,007
Total 36,058 523 2,022 32,464 1,049
35-39
White 13,666 188 785 12,679 14
Black 1,906 82 202 1,615 7
Other 1,271 18 76 1,174 3
Not Stated 642 3 4 34 601
Total 17,485 291 1,067 15,502 625
40-44
White 2,416 45 160 2,209 2
Black 386 14 54 318 0
Other 257 3 29 225 0
Not Stated 179 0 2 15 162
Total 3,238 62 245 2,767 164
45 AND OVER
White 112 4 21 87 0
Black 13 1 1 11 0
Other 12 1 0 11 0
Not Stated 7 0 0 0 7
Total 144 6 22 109 7
NOT STATED
White 16 0 2 11 3
Black 8 2 2 4 0
Other 3 0 1 2 0
Not Stated 2 0 0 2 0
Total 29 2 5 19 3
TOTAL 113,332 1,816 6,871 101,984 2,661


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