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New Jersey Health Statistics

1999

TABLE N43. LIVE BIRTHS BY AGE, RACE/ETHNICITY, AND SMOKING STATUS OF MOTHER             
 
NEW JERSEY, 1999              
RACE/ETHNICITY AND SMOKING STATUS OF MOTHER TOTAL AGE GROUP
10-14 15-19 20-24 25-34 35-44 45+
NO. % NO. % NO. % NO. % NO. % NO. % NO. %
WHITE NON-HISPANIC
Yes 7,393 11.8 3 18.8 655 33.1 1,468 23.0 3,907 10.1 1,344 8.8 16 10.9
No 52,658 84.4 12 75.0 1,267 64.0 4,712 74.0 33,288 86.1 13,257 87.2 121 82.3
Not Stated 2,344 3.8 1 6.3 58 2.9 190 3.0 1,481 3.8 597 3.9 10 6.8
Total 62,395 100.0 16 100.0 1,980 100.0 6,370 100.0 38,676 100.0 15,198 100.0 147 100.0
BLACK NON-HISPANIC
Yes 2,535 13.6 4 4.3 401 13.3 677 13.6 1,081 13.2 356 15.5 16 33.3
No 15,789 84.7 87 94.6 2,598 85.9 4,254 85.3 6,941 84.9 1,880 81.6 28 58.3
Not Stated 310 1.7 1 1.1 25 0.8 56 1.1 152 1.9 68 3.0 4 8.3
Total 18,634 100.0 92 100.0 3,024 100.0 4,987 100.0 8,174 100.0 2,304 100.0 48 100.0
HISPANIC
Yes 1,278 6.1 4 6.8 218 7.3 396 6.8 535 5.5 122 5.0 3 14.3
No 19,605 93.3 55 93.2 2,737 92.2 5,433 92.7 9,076 93.8 2284 94.3 18 85.7
Not Stated 126 0.6 0 0.0 13 0.4 33 0.6 65 0.7 15 0.6 0 0.0
Total 21,009 100.0 59 100.0 2,968 100.0 5,862 100.0 9,676 100.0 2,421 100.0 21 100.0
ASIAN/PACIFIC ISLANDER NON-HISPANIC
Yes 97 1.2 0 N/A 6 6.0 20 2.5 52 1.0 18 1.2 1 12.5
No 7,615 97.5 0 N/A 94 94.0 762 96.5 5,271 97.8 1,481 97.2 7 87.5
Not Stated 96 1.2 0 N/A 0 0.0 8 1.0 64 1.2 24 1.6 0 0.0
Total 7,808 100.0 0 N/A 100 100.0 790 100.0 5,387 100.0 1,523 100.0 8 100.0
OTHER NON-HISPANIC
Yes 81 10.6 0 N/A 11 14.3 16 10.6 36 8.9 18 13.6 0 N/A
No 678 88.7 0 N/A 65 84.4 135 89.4 366 90.6 112 84.8 0 N/A
Not Stated 5 0.7 0 N/A 1 1.3 0 0.0 2 0.5 2 1.5 0 N/A
Total 764 100.0 0 N/A 77 100.0 151 100.0 404 100.0 132 100.0 0 N/A
TOTAL
Yes 11,443 10.1 11 6.6 1,297 15.8 2,585 14.0 5,642 8.8 1,872 8.3 36 15.1
No 96,686 85.0 154 92.2 6,803 82.7 15,349 83.2 55,115 85.9 19,085 84.6 176 73.9
Not Stated 5,681 5.0 2 1.2 125 1.5 517 2.8 3,404 5.3 1,593 7.1 26 10.9
Total 113,810 100.0 167 100.0 8,225 100.0 18,451 100.0 64,161 100.0 22,550 100.0 238 100.0
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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