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NJ Birth Data Query Outcome Measure Selection

  • Select a measure of interest from those listed below. Click its text link to go to the corresponding query builder page.
  • For further explanation of the measures, hover your cursor over the selection bar and a description of the measure will appear. Question mark bubbles Question bubble icon to the right of some items provide additional information for those measures.
  • Birth dataset help and documentation
  • 2017 data are now final. There are minor updates within records and 5 additional records that were not in the preliminary file posted here in November. (Mar. 2019)
  • 2018 data are preliminary. We plan to officially close out the 2018 birth data file in March, 2020 but are confident that the data included in the query will change little between now and then. (Aug. 2019)
  • Count
    • Fertility Rate
    • General Fertility Rate
    • Total Fertility Rate
  • Cesarean Delivery Rate
  • Low Risk Cesarean Delivery Rate
  • Primary Cesarean Delivery Rate
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC) Delivery Rate
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