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New Jersey Health Statistics
1998

TABLE N31. LIVE BIRTHS BY AGE, RACE/ETHNICITY, AND MARITAL STATUS OF MOTHER
NEW JERSEY, 1998
RACE/ETHNICITY AND MARITAL STATUS OF MOTHER TOTAL AGE GROUP
10-14 15-19 20-24 25-34 35-44 45-59
NO. % NO. % NO. % NO. % NO. % NO. % NO. %
WHITE NON-HISPANIC                            
Married 55,469 87.1 2 14.3 303 15.0 3,664 57.2 37,324 92.9 14,063 94.3 109 93.2
Not Married 8,172 12.8 12 85.7 1,719 85.0 2,743 42.8 2,850 7.1 836 5.6 8 6.8
Not Stated 21 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.0 1 0.0 11 0.0 8 0.1 0 0.0
Total 63,662 100.0 14 100.0 2,023 100.0 6,408 100.0 40,185 100.0 14,907 100.0 117 100.0
BLACK NON-HISPANIC                            
Married 6,081 32.1 0 0.0 103 3.0 720 15.2 3,829 46.0 1,409 61.6 14 70.0
Not Married 12,840 67.8 96 100.0 3,362 97.0 4,012 84.7 4,485 53.9 876 38.3 6 30.0
Not Stated 13 0.1 0 0.0 1 0.0 7 0.1 2 0.0 3 0.1 0 0.0
Total 18,934 100.0 96 100.0 3,466 100.0 4,739 100.0 8,316 100.0 2,288 100.0 20 100.0
HISPANIC                            
Married 10,015 49.8 1 2.1 454 15.5 2,054 36.3 5,845 63.4 1,651 73.2 10 58.8
Not Married 10,108 50.2 47 97.9 2,478 84.5 3,606 63.7 3,365 36.5 604 26.8 7 41.2
Not Stated 6 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 5 0.1 1 0.0 0 0.0
Total 20,129 100.0 48 100.0 2,932 100.0 5,660 100.0 9,215 100.0 2,256 100.0 17 100.0
ASIAN/PACIFIC ISLANDER NON-HISPANIC                            
Married 6,999 94.7 0 N/A 40 42.1 651 86.7 4,915 96.5 1,375 95.7 16 100.0
Not Married 393 5.3 0 N/A 55 57.9 100 13.3 176 3.5 62 4.3 0 0.0
Not Stated 0 0.0 0 N/A 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Total 7,392 100.0 0 N/A 95 100.0 751 100.0 5,091 100.0 1,437 100.0 16 100.0
OTHER NON-HISPANIC                            
Married 499 65.2 1 100.0 12 12.9 80 47.9 322 79.3 84 85.7 0 N/A
Not Married 265 34.6 0 0.0 81 87.1 87 52.1 83 20.4 14 14.3 0 N/A
Not Stated 1 0.1 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.2 0 0.0 0 N/A
Total 765 100.0 1 100.0 93 100.0 167 100.0 406 100.0 98 100.0 0 N/A
TOTAL                            
Married 79,332 69.7 4 2.5 920 10.6 7,205 40.0 52,396 80.7 18,645 85.2 150 82.4
Not Married 31,887 28.0 156 97.5 7,716 89.1 10,581 58.8 10,995 16.9 2,410 11.0 21 11.5
Not Stated 2,631 2.3 0 0.0 25 0.3 221 1.2 1,536 2.4 837 3.8 11 6.0
Total 113,850 100.0 160 100.0 8,661 100.0 18,007 100.0 64,927 100.0 21,892 100.0 182 100.0
Total by race/ethnicity and total by age includes race/ethnicity not stated and/or age not stated.


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