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New Jersey Health Statistics
1999

TABLE M45. INFANT MORTALITY BY MEDICAL RISK FACTORS OF THIS PREGNANCY AND RACE/ETHNICITY OF MOTHER
NEW JERSEY, 1999
MEDICAL RISK FACTOR TOTAL WHITE NON-HISPANIC BLACK NON-HISPANIC HISPANIC
NUMBER RATE


None 296 4.4 114 95 62
Incompetent Cervix 47 82.0 17 22 6
Uterine Bleeding 28 36.3 9 14 4
Previous Preterm or Small-for-Gestational-Age Infant 53 33.4 16 25 6
Hydramnios/Oligohydramnios 44 23.9 19 13 9
Hypertension, Chronic 13 15.6 3 8 1
Renal Disease 13 14.3 7 5 1
Acute or Chronic Lung Disease 41 12.2 14 20 7
Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases 28 9.7 3 18 7
Genital Herpes 8 7.3 4 3 0
Cardiac Disease 13 6.5 6 6 0
Anemia (Hct.<30/Hgb.<10) 11 5.8 4 5 2
Hypertension, Pregnancy-Associated 17 5.3 7 7 2
Hemoglobinopathy 2 5.3 0 0 1
Diabetes 21 4.9 11 4 2
Previous Infant 4000+ Grams 3 2.9 1 1 1
Rh Sensitization 1 2.7 0 1 0
Eclampsia 0 0.0 0 0 0
Other Risk Factor 249 9.8 98 95 43
Rates are computed per 1,000 medical risk factor-specific live births. Rates based on fewer than 20 deaths should be interpreted with caution.


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