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Birth and Infant Outcomes Among New Jersey Residents

origin_of_data: NJDOH Center for Health Statistics
publication_date: 201710
indicator_title: Birth and Infant Outcomes Among New Jersey Residents
link_to_dataset: http://www.state.nj.us/health/ceohs/public-health-tracking/health-outcomes/
abstract: The New Jersey EPHT Network contains information on birth outcomes among resident mothers of New Jersey, including birth rates, prematurity, small size at birth, death around the time of birth and before the first birthday, fertility, and sex ratio. Data are available for the entire state of NJ, as well as by county of mother's residence at the time of birth.
purpose: These data were compiled for the EPHT Project to show the prevalence of select birth outcomes to New Jersey resident mothers.
beginning_date_in_dataset: 20000101
end_date_of_dataset: Most recent year of publicly available data
publication_date_of_dataset: Time Period End Date
dataset_status: Complete
update_frequency: Annually
westbound_coordinate: -75.559791000000004
eastbound_coordinate: -73.893980999999997
northbound_coordinate: 41.357427000000001
southbound_coordinate: 38.928767999999998
themekey_type: NONE
theme_keyword: birth outcomes, adverse birth outcomes, adverse births, term births, pre-term births, very pre-term births, singleton, low birth weight, very low birth weight, birth weight, infant mortality, neonatal mortality, post-neonatal mortality, perinatal mortality, fertility rate, total fertility rate, sex ratio, 37 weeks gestation, 32 weeks gestation, 2500 grams, 1500 grams, sex ratio, prenatal care, tobacco use, pregnancy, race, ethnicity, gestation, gestational age, plurality, mother, mother's age, death, leading causes of death,
placekey_type: FIPS 5-2 (State)
place_keyword: New Jersey, NJ, 34
placekey_type: FIPS 6-4 (County)
place_keyword: Atlantic, 34001; Bergen, 34003; Burlington, 34005; Camden, 34007; Cape May, 34009; Cumberland, 34011; Essex, 34013; Gloucester, 34015; Hudson, 34017; Hunterdon, 34019; Mercer, 34021; Middlesex, 34023; Monmouth, 34025; Morris, 34027; Ocean, 34029; Passaic, 34031; Salem, 34033; Somerset, 34035; Sussex, 34037; Union, 34039; Warren, 34041
access_constraints_to_data: NONE
use_constraints_of_data: These are summary measures of select birth outcomes in children. Data should not be used in epidemiologic investigations of health outcome and environmental linkages. Data cannot be used for commercial purposes but can be used to form a basis for additional health studies or specific remediation actions.
contact_person: Center for Health Statistics
contact_organization: NJDOH
address_type: Mailing and Physical
address: NJDOH Center for Health Statistics P.O. Box 360
city: Trenton
state: NJ
ZIP_code: 08625-0360
country: United States of America
telephone_number: 609-984-6703
security_system: NONE
security_classification: Unclassified
security_handling_procedure: NONE
native_dataset_environment: Data stored and manipulated in SAS.
GIS_notes: NONE
data_dictionary: Pre-term and very pre-term birth data are available by percent of singleton births, by County of Residence, most recent year of publicly-available data ; by Year, 2000-most recent year of publicly-available data; by Mother's Race/Ethnicity, New Jersey, most recent year of publicly-available data. Low birth weight and very low birth weight data are available by percent of singleton births, by county of residence, 2000 and 2015; by Year, New Jersey and the United States, 2000-most recent year of publicly-available data; by Mother's Race/Ethnicity, New Jersey, 2000-most recent year of publicly-available data; by Mother's Age, New Jersey, 1990, 2000, 2010, 2015 Mortality data are available by County of Residence, New Jersey, most recent 5-year period of publicly-available data; by Year, New Jersey and the United States, 2000-2015 (HNJ2020); by Mother's Race/Ethnicity, New Jersey, 2000-2015 (HNJ2020); by Mother's Age and Marital Status, New Jersey, latest 3-year period of publicly-available data; by Prenatal Care Onset, New Jersey, 2002-most recent year of publicly-available data; by Plurality, New Jersey, 2000-most recent year of publicly-available data; by Gestational Age, New Jersey, most recent year of publicly-available data; by Infant's Age and Year, New Jersey, 2000-most recent year of publicly-available data; Distribution by Causes of Death, New Jersey, 2015; Rate by Causes of Death, New Jersey, 2000-most recent year of publicly-available data. Neonatal, perinatal, and post-neonatal mortality data are available by County of Residence, New Jersey, most recent 5-year period of publicly-available data; by Year, New Jersey and the United States, 2000-most recent year of publicly-available data; by Mother's Race/Ethnicity, New Jersey, 2000-most recent year of publicly-available data; by Distribution of Leading Causes, New Jersey, most recent 5-year period of publicly-available data; by Leading Causes of Death, New Jersey, 2000-2004 and most recent 5-year period of publicly-available data. Fertility data are available by year for the entire state, 1990-most recent year of publicly-available data; by Race/Ethnicity and Year, New Jersey, 2000-most recent year of publicly-available data; and by County of Residence, New Jersey, most recent year of publicly-available data. Sex ratio data are available by year for the entire state, 1990-most recent year of publicly-available data; and by County of Residence, New Jersey, most recent 5-year period of publicly-available data.
contact_person: NJEPHT Metadata Coordinator
contact_organization: NJ Department of Health
address_type: Physical
address: 135 East State Street 4th Floor, Rear Office # 465
city: Trenton
state: NJ
ZIP_code: 08625
country: United States of America
telephone_number: 609-826-4972
e-mail: nj.epht@doh.nj.gov
data_use_liability: In preparation of data, every effort has been made to offer the most current, and correct data possible. Nevertheless, inadvertent errors in data may occur. The NJ EPHTN and National EPHTN disclaim any responsibility for data errors and accuracy of the information that may be contained within this database. The state and national EPHTN also reserve the right to make changes at any time without notice.
data_request_info: All data release requires approval of NJ Department of Health Institutional Review Board (IRB). Please contact data steward with additional questions.
contact_person: NJEPHT Metadata Coordinator
contact_organization: NJ Department of Health
address_type: Physical
address: 135 East State Street 4th Floor, Rear Office # 465
city: Trenton
state: NJ
ZIP_code: 08625
country: United States of America
telephone_number: 609-826-4972
e-mail: nj.epht@doh.nj.gov
metadata_standard_name: EPHTN Tracking Network Profile Version 1.2
metadata_access_constraints: NONE
metadata_use_constraints: NONE