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New Jersey Health Statistics

1998

TABLE N43. LIVE BIRTHS BY AGE, RACE/ETHNICITY, AND SMOKING STATUS OF MOTHER
NEW JERSEY, 1998
RACE/ETHNICITY AND SMOKING 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                            
Yes 8,015 12.6 3 21.4 670 33.1 1,565 24.4 4,400 10.9 1,372 9.2 4 3.4
No 53,452 84.0 9 64.3 1,305 64.5 4,669 72.9 34,453 85.7 12,914 86.6 101 86.3
Not Stated 2,195 3.4 2 14.3 48 2.4 174 2.7 1,332 3.3 621 4.2 12 10.3
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                            
Yes 2,885 15.2 5 5.2 456 13.2 701 14.8 1,319 15.9 402 17.6 2 10.0
No 15,702 82.9 89 92.7 2,966 85.6 3,987 84.1 6,839 82.2 1,805 78.9 13 65.0
Not Stated 347 1.8 2 2.1 44 1.3 51 1.1 158 1.9 81 3.5 5 25.0
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                            
Yes 1,371 6.8 3 6.3 275 9.4 417 7.4 537 5.8 138 6.1 1 5.9
No 18,656 92.7 45 93.8 2,644 90.2 5,221 92.2 8,627 93.6 2,103 93.2 15 88.2
Not Stated 102 0.5 0 0.0 13 0.4 22 0.4 51 0.6 15 0.7 1 5.9
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                            
Yes 109 1.5 0 N/A 7 7.4 28 3.7 51 1.0 23 1.6 0 0.0
No 7,182 97.2 0 N/A 88 92.6 716 95.3 4,961 97.4 1,400 97.4 16 100.0
Not Stated 101 1.4 0 N/A 0 0.0 7 0.9 79 1.6 14 1.0 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                            
Yes 92 12.0 0 0.0 20 21.5 25 15.0 35 8.6 12 12.2 0 N/A
No 662 86.5 1 100.0 72 77.4 141 84.4 366 90.1 82 83.7 0 N/A
Not Stated 11 1.4 0 0.0 1 1.1 1 0.6 5 1.2 4 4.1 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                            
Yes 12,519 11.0 11 6.9 1,434 16.6 2,742 15.2 6,368 9.8 1,956 8.9 7 3.8
No 95,936 84.3 145 90.6 7,096 81.9 14,792 82.1 55,386 85.3 18,366 83.9 145 79.7
Not Stated 5,395 4.7 4 2.5 131 1.5 473 2.6 3,173 4.9 1,570 7.2 30 16.5
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.
Use of cigarettes by the mother is self-reported and under-reporting is possible.


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