Health Indicator Report of Gestational Diabetes
Blood sugar that is not well controlled in a woman with gestational diabetes can lead to problems for both mother and baby. Some of these include an extra large baby, c-section deliveries, high blood pressure (preeclampsia), and low blood sugar (hypoglycemia).
NotesMissing and unknown responses are not included in percent calculations. Data for White, Black, and Asian do not include Hispanics. Hispanic ethnicity includes persons of any race.
Data SourceBirth Certificate Database, Office of Vital Statistics and Registry, New Jersey Department of Health
DefinitionGestational diabetes is defined as having abnormally high blood glucose levels during pregnancy.
NumeratorNumber of live births to NJ resident mothers with gestational diabetes.
DenominatorTotal number of live births to NJ residents.
Page Content Updated On 04/13/2017, Published on 11/06/2017