Maternal and Infant Health Indicators - Albany County

2012-2014

Indicator Data Links 3 Year Total County Rate NYS Rate Sig.Dif. NYS Rate exc NYC Sig.Dif. County Ranking
Group
Percentage of births
% of births to women aged 25 years and older without a high school education (Table) (Trend) (Map) 502 6.9 13.7 Yes 10.5 Yes 2nd
% of births to out-of-wedlock mothers (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,876 41.1 40.4 No 39.1 Yes 2nd
% of births that were first births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4,148 44.0 42.1 Yes 40.1 Yes 4th
% of births that were multiple births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 404 4.3 3.9 No 4.1 No 3rd
% of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 6,770 74.9 73.7 No 75.7 No 3rd
% of births with late (3rd trimester) or no prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 487 5.4 5.6 No 4.1 Yes 4th
% of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 6,156 69.1 69.0 No 70.2 No 3rd
WIC indicators
% of pregnant women in WIC with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,390 83.0 86.5 Yes 86.9 Yes 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy underweight (BMI less than 18.5) (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 218 4.9 4.7 No 4.1 Yes 3rd
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy overweight but not obese (BMI 25-less than 30) (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,129 25.4 26.6 No 26.3 No 3rd
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy obese (BMI 30 or higher) (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,305 29.4 24.2 Yes 28.0 No 2nd
% of pregnant women in WIC with anemia in 3rd trimester (2009-2011) (Table) (Map) 385 54.8 37.3 Yes 36.0 Yes 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational weight gain greater than ideal (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,815 45.9 41.7 Yes 47.1 No 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational diabetes (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 284 7.0 5.5 Yes 5.8 Yes 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC with hypertension during pregnancy (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 386 9.4 7.1 Yes 9.0 No 2nd
% of WIC infants breastfeeding at least 6 months (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 335 23.0 39.0 Yes 27.5 Yes 2nd
% of infants fed any breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 6,987 81.3 84.2 Yes 79.0 Yes 2nd
% of infants fed exclusively breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4,968 57.8 41.8 Yes 50.3 Yes 3rd
% of births delivered by cesarean section (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,067 32.5 33.9 Yes 34.9 Yes 2nd
Mortality rate per 1,000 live births
Infant (less than 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 72 7.6 4.8 Yes 5.3 Yes 4th
Neonatal (less than 28 days) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 60 6.4 3.3 Yes 3.8 Yes 4th
Post-neonatal (1 month to 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 12 1.3 1.5 No 1.5 No 2nd
Fetal death (20 weeks gestation or more) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 53 5.6 6.3 No 4.2 No 3rd
Perinatal (20 weeks gestation to less than 28 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 113 11.9 9.6 Yes 8.0 Yes 4th
Perinatal (28 weeks gestation to less than 7 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 74 7.8 5.3 Yes 5.3 Yes 4th
Maternal mortality rate per 100,000 live births + (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4 42.4* 18.7 No 18.0 No 4th
Low birthweight indicators
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 168 1.8 1.4 Yes 1.4 Yes 4th
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 118 1.3 1.0 Yes 1.0 Yes 4th
% low birthweight (less than 2.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 774 8.2 7.9 No 7.6 Yes 4th
% low birthweight (less than 2.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 558 6.2 6.0 No 5.6 Yes 4th
% of premature births by gestational age
less than 32 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 210 2.2 1.7 Yes 1.8 Yes 4th
32 - less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 812 8.6 9.1 No 9.0 No 3rd
less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,022 10.8 10.8 No 10.9 No 3rd
% of births with a 5 minute APGAR less than 6 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 140 1.5 0.6 Yes 0.8 Yes 4th
Newborn drug-related diagnosis rate per 10,000 newborn discharges (Table) (Trend) (Map) 69 77.2 103.5 Yes 139.8 Yes 1st

*: Fewer than 10 events in the numerator, therefore the rate is unstable

+: Definition of Maternal Mortality has changed. See: Technical Notes

See technical notes for information about the indicators and data sources.