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NJ Health Statistics
1997

NATALITY
Table 34

TABLE N34. CONGENITAL ANOMALIES OF NEWBORN REPORTED ON CERTIFICATES OF RESIDENT LIVE BIRTHS,
BY RACE OF MOTHER
NEW JERSEY, 1997

CONGENITAL ANOMALY

TOTAL

WHITE

BLACK

OTHER

NOT STATED
NUMBER RATE* NUMBER RATE* NUMBER RATE* NUMBER RATE* NUMBER
NONE 103,415 912.5 75,760 936.2 18,945 919.9 8,464 943.2 246
CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM ANOMALY 89 0.8 56 0.7 24 1.2 8 0.9 1
HEART MALFORMATION 146 1.3 107 1.3 24 1.2 14 1.6 1
OTHER CIRCULATORY/RESPIRATORY ANOMALY 141 1.2 103 1.3 26 1.3 12 1.3 0
GASTROINTESTINAL ANOMALY 93 0.8 64 0.8 21 1.0 8 0.9 0
UROGENITAL ANOMALY 309 2.7 249 3.1 41 2.0 18 2.0 1
CLEFT LIP/PALATE 89 0.8 60 0.7 16 0.8 12 1.3 1
POLYDACTYLY/SYNDACTYLY/ADACTYLY 150 1.3 69 0.9 73 3.5 7 0.8 1
CLUB FOOT 77 0.7 55 0.7 15 0.7 6 0.7 1
OTHER MUSCULOSKELETAL/INTEGUMENTAL ANOMALY 214 1.9 145 1.8 47 2.3 22 2.5 0
DOWN SYNDROME 41 0.4 33 0.4 7 0.3 1 0.1 0
OTHER CHROMOSOMAL ANOMALY 50 0.4 37 0.5 8 0.4 4 0.4 1
OTHER 996 8.8 675 8.3 233 11.3 83 9.2 5
* Rates are computed per 1,000 live births in the specific racial category.


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