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New Jersey Health Statistics
1999

TABLE N22. LIVE BIRTHS BY DETAILED RACE/ETHNICITY GROUPS
AND HISPANIC COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
      
NEW JERSEY, 1999
      
RACE/ETHNICITY NUMBER OF BIRTHS PERCENT OF BIRTHS
NON-HISPANIC   92,801 81.5
    WHITE  62,395 54.8
    BLACK  18,634 16.4
    AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE  136 0.1
    ASIAN/PACIFIC ISLANDER  7,808 6.9
        ASIAN INDIAN 3,166 2.8
        FILIPINO 1,366 1.2
        CHINESE 1,304 1.1
        KOREAN 684 0.6
        VIETNAMESE 344 0.3
        JAPANESE 239 0.2
        HAWAIIAN 8 0.0
        GUAMIAN 3 0.0
        SAMOAN 2 0.0
        OTHER ASIAN/PACIFIC ISLANDER 692 0.6
    OTHER RACE  628 0.6
    RACE NOT STATED  3,200 2.8
HISPANIC   21,009 18.5
TOTAL   113,810 100.0
The non-Hispanic groups above include those with ethnicity not stated.     
              
              
HISPANIC COUNTRY OF ORIGIN NUMBER OF BIRTHS PERCENT OF HISPANIC BIRTHS
CENTRAL/SOUTH AMERICA   9,831 46.8
PUERTO RICO   6,918 32.9
MEXICO   3,122 14.9
CUBA   851 4.1
OTHER HISPANIC COUNTRY   287 1.4
TOTAL HISPANIC   21,009 100.0


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