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Location: New Jersey
Topic: Perinatal mortality by maternal age
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Perinatal mortality by maternal age: New Jersey, 2015-2017 Average

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• In New Jersey during 2015-2017 (average), perinatal mortality rates were highest for women under age 20 (7.2) and 40 and older (6.1) , compared to 5.1 for all women. 
• Perinatal mortality is defined using the Perinatal Mortality I definition, which includes fetal deaths at 28 weeks gestation or more and infant deaths less than one week of age. 

Healthy people 2020

  • Perinatal deaths: Reduce to no more than 5.9 per 1,000 live birth and fetal deaths.


  • Perinatal deaths include fetal deaths at 28 weeks gestation or more and infant deaths less than one week of age.


  • National Center for Health Statistics, fetal mortality data and period linked birth/infant death data.
  • Retrieved January 19, 2021, from