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NJ Health Statistics
1997

NATALITY
Table 27

TABLE N27. RESIDENT BIRTHS BY BIRTH WEIGHT AND NUMBER OF PREVIOUS PREGNANCY TERMINATIONS
NEW JERSEY, 1997
NUMBER OF PREVIOUS PREGNANCY TERMINATIONS*

TOTAL BIRTHS

WEIGHT AT BIRTH

UNDER2,500 GRAMS

2,500 GRAMS AND OVER

NOTSTATED

PERCENT LOW BIRTH WEIGHT**

ZERO 64,886 4,520 60,303 63 7.0
ONE 26,313 2,027 24,254 32 7.7
TWO 10,688 1,026 9,651 11 9.6
THREE OR MORE 6,180 828 5,339 13 13.4
NOT STATED 5,265 286 2,437 2,542 5.4
TOTAL 113,332 8,687 101,984 2,661 7.7
* 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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