FETAL DEATH DOCUMENTATION TABLE 2 FETAL DEATHS BY BIRTH WEIGHT, RACE OF MOTHER, AND SEX: UNITED STATES, 1998 (FETAL DEATHS INCLUDE ONLY THOSE WITH STATED OR PRESUMED PERIOD OF GESTATION OF 20 WEEKS OR MORE. NOT STATED SEX IS IMPUTED FOR FETAL DEATHS OF 20 WEEKS OR MORE GESTATION: SEE TECHNICAL APPENDIX) _____________________________________________________________________________ | | BIRTH WEIGHT |__________________________________________________________ RACE AND SEX | TOTAL | | | | | | | | Under | 350- | 500- | 1,000- | 1,500- | 2,000- | | 350 | 499 | 999 | 1,499 | 1,999 | 2,499 | | grams | grams | grams | grams | grams | grams __________________|________|_______|_______|_______|________|________|_______ | | | | | | | ALL RACES.........| 26,702| 3,802| 4,079| 5,149| 2,076| 1,986| 1,883| | | | | | | | | MALE..........| 14,211| 1,992| 2,169| 2,764| 1,109| 1,090| 987| FEMALE........| 12,491| 1,810| 1,910| 2,385| 967| 896| 896| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | WHITE.............| 17,974| 2,427| 2,488| 3,367| 1,428| 1,336| 1,280| | | | | | | | | MALE..........| 9,507| 1,256| 1,300| 1,791| 762| 735| 669| FEMALE........| 8,467| 1,171| 1,188| 1,576| 666| 601| 611| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | ALL OTHER.........| 1,125| 145| 152| 239| 84| 77| 77| | | | | | | | | MALE..........| 584| 70| 75| 121| 58| 45| 41| FEMALE........| 541| 75| 77| 118| 26| 32| 36| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | BLACK.............| 7,603| 1,230| 1,439| 1,543| 564| 573| 526| | | | | | | | | MALE..........| 4,120| 666| 794| 852| 289| 310| 277| FEMALE........| 3,483| 564| 645| 691| 275| 263| 249| __________________|________|_______|_______|_______|________|________|_______ - 1 - FETAL DEATH DOCUMENTATION TABLE 2 FETAL DEATHS BY BIRTH WEIGHT, RACE OF MOTHER, AND SEX: UNITED STATES, 1998 (FETAL DEATHS INCLUDE ONLY THOSE WITH STATED OR PRESUMED PERIOD OF GESTATION OF 20 WEEKS OR MORE. NOT STATED SEX IS IMPUTED FOR FETAL DEATHS OF 20 WEEKS OR MORE GESTATION: SEE TECHNICAL APPENDIX) ______________________________________________________________________________ | | BIRTH WEIGHT |___________________________________________________________ RACE AND SEX | TOTAL | | | | | | | | |2,500-|3,000-|3,500-|4,000-|4,500-|5,000 | Not | |2,999 |3,499 |3,999 |4,499 |4,999 |grams |stated | |grams |grams |grams |grams |grams |or more| __________________|________|______|______|______|______|______|_______|_______ | | | | | | | | ALL RACES.........| 26,702| 1,872| 1,578| 880| 340| 110| 69| 2,878 | | | | | | | | MALE..........| 14,211| 960| 803| 491| 200| 69| 44| 1,533 FEMALE........| 12,491| 912| 775| 389| 140| 41| 25| 1,345 | | | | | | | | WHITE.............| 17,974| 1,360| 1,250| 684| 256| 78| 40| 1,980 | | | | | | | | MALE..........| 9,507| 707| 630| 386| 154| 48| 27| 1,042 FEMALE........| 8,467| 653| 620| 298| 102| 30| 13| 938 | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | ALL OTHER.........| 1,125| 87| 52| 35| 20| 3| 4| 150 | | | | | | | | MALE..........| 584| 37| 27| 18| 8| 1| 3| 80 FEMALE........| 541| 50| 25| 17| 12| 2| 1| 70 | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | BLACK.............| 7,603| 425| 276| 161| 64| 29| 25| 748 | | | | | | | | MALE..........| 4,120| 216| 146| 87| 38| 20| 14| 411 FEMALE........| 3,483| 209| 130| 74| 26| 9| 11| 337 __________________|________|______|______|______|______|______|_______|_______ - 2 -