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New Jersey Health Statistics
1999

TABLE N51. BIRTH WEIGHT FOR SELECTED MUNICIPALITIES OF RESIDENCE        
NEW JERSEY, 1999
       
MUNICIPALITY LOW BIRTH WEIGHT < 1,500 GRAMS 1,500-2,499 GRAMS 2,500-3,999 GRAMS 4,000+ GRAMS NOT STATED
NUMBER PERCENT
ATLANTIC CITY 85 11.4 26 59 613 45 2
BAYONNE 53 6.9 11 42 636 63 16
BERKELEY TWP (Ocean Co.) 15 6.9 * * 169 30 2
BLOOMFIELD 47 8.2 15 32 433 75 18
BRICK TWP 62 6.9 14 48 722 110 5
BRIDGEWATER 27 4.0 * * 569 64 10
CAMDEN 222 12.0 54 168 1,528 98 3
CHERRY HILL 47 6.4 10 37 606 74 2
CLIFTON 64 6.8 12 52 754 96 23
DOVER TWP (Ocean Co.) 68 7.4 14 54 737 109 2
EAST BRUNSWICK 33 7.0 5 28 369 52 17
EAST ORANGE 177 14.7 36 141 934 85 6
EDISON 70 5.6 9 61 1,059 84 35
ELIZABETH 182 9.1 44 138 1,628 163 24
EVESHAM 36 6.0 11 25 487 80 0
FRANKLIN TWP (Somerset Co.) 75 9.2 20 55 653 75 10
GLOUCESTER TWP (Camden Co.) 45 6.1 11 34 579 117 1
HACKENSACK 48 7.9 13 35 482 57 21
HAMILTON TWP (Mercer Co.) 66 6.8 11 55 812 99 0
HILLSBOROUGH 30 5.4 * * 443 75 5
HOWELL TWP 45 6.7 12 33 533 81 16
IRVINGTON 150 13.8 41 109 850 77 12
JACKSON TWP (Ocean Co.) 47 7.3 8 39 498 79 16
JERSEY CITY 387 10.1 65 322 2,929 290 235
LAKEWOOD 77 4.3 8 69 1,334 160 213
LINDEN 33 6.7 6 27 411 41 4
MANCHESTER TWP 15 10.0 6 9 115 19 1
MARLBORO 33 7.5 6 27 318 34 55
MIDDLETOWN (Monmouth Co.) 43 5.1 6 37 676 89 43
MONTCLAIR 45 8.3 10 35 382 54 58
MOUNT LAUREL 28 5.7 * * 384 75 2
NEW BRUNSWICK 99 10.6 28 71 764 73 2
NEWARK 648 13.5 159 489 3,806 319 33
NORTH BERGEN 40 5.2 13 27 626 67 36
NORTH BRUNSWICK 29 5.4 * * 436 60 9
OLD BRIDGE 51 6.8 * * 563 85 49
PARSIPPANY-TROY HILLS 48 7.2 8 40 542 73 5
PASSAIC (Passaic Co.) 102 6.7 18 84 1,260 125 28
PATERSON 280 9.6 63 217 2,428 203 14
PERTH AMBOY 67 8.5 16 51 643 70 6
PISCATAWAY 52 7.7 9 43 561 54 11
PLAINFIELD 88 10.9 28 60 660 60 3
SAYREVILLE 51 9.0 13 38 425 67 25
TEANECK 19 4.0 7 12 336 39 81
TRENTON 168 11.3 50 118 1,209 107 7
UNION CITY (Hudson Co.) 65 5.8 15 50 916 122 22
UNION TWP (Union Co.) 41 7.7 10 31 430 51 9
VINELAND 65 8.6 19 46 622 73 0
WASHINGTON TWP (Gloucester Co.) 38 9.4 * * 317 48 1
WAYNE 36 6.2 * * 467 64 12
WEST NEW YORK 32 4.9 6 26 554 54 18
WEST ORANGE 58 9.3 11 47 473 64 26
WOODBRIDGE 103 8.3 18 85 1,007 108 24
Municipalities were chosen based on population size (>35,000).       
* Cell values under five are not releasable at the municipality level.       


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