Maternal and Infant Health Indicators - Erie County

2011-2013

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) 1,685 8.0 14.1 Yes 10.6 Yes 2nd
% of births to out-of-wedlock mothers (Table) (Trend) (Map) 13,217 44.8 40.9 Yes 39.1 Yes 3rd
% of births that were first births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 12,370 41.9 42.6 No 40.8 Yes 3rd
% of births that were multiple births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,204 4.1 3.9 No 4.1 No 3rd
% of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 20,244 72.8 73.1 No 75.4 Yes 3rd
% of births with late (3rd trimester) or no prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,368 4.9 5.6 Yes 4.1 Yes 3rd
% of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 17,475 64.2 69.1 Yes 70.8 Yes 4th
WIC indicators
% of pregnant women in WIC with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 12,605 88.9 86.5 Yes 86.9 Yes 2nd
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy underweight (BMI less than 18.5) (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 676 4.4 4.7 No 4.1 No 2nd
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy overweight but not obese (BMI 25-less than 30) (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,790 24.6 26.6 Yes 26.3 Yes 3rd
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy obese (BMI 30 or higher) (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4,622 30.1 24.2 Yes 28.0 Yes 2nd
% of pregnant women in WIC with anemia in 3rd trimester (2009-2011) (Table) (Map) 576 36.8 37.3 No 36.0 No 3rd
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational weight gain greater than ideal (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 6,443 45.9 41.7 Yes 47.1 No 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational diabetes (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 798 5.6 5.5 No 5.8 No 2nd
% of pregnant women in WIC with hypertension during pregnancy (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,273 8.9 7.1 Yes 9.0 No 2nd
% of WIC mothers breastfeeding at least 6 months (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 752 15.8 38.2 Yes 27.7 Yes 4th
% of infants fed any breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 18,600 70.3 83.1 Yes 77.9 Yes 4th
% of infants fed exclusively breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 13,279 50.2 40.7 Yes 49.2 Yes 4th
% of births delivered by cesarean section (Table) (Trend) (Map) 10,167 34.5 34.1 No 35.6 Yes 3rd
Mortality rate per 1,000 live births
Infant (less than 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 237 8.0 5.0 Yes 5.5 Yes 4th
Neonatal (less than 28 days) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 174 5.9 3.4 Yes 3.9 Yes 4th
Post-neonatal (1 month to 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 63 2.1 1.5 Yes 1.6 No 4th
Fetal death (20 weeks gestation or more) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 107 3.6 6.6 Yes 4.4 Yes 2nd
Perinatal (20 weeks gestation to less than 28 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 281 9.5 10.0 No 8.3 Yes 3rd
Perinatal (28 weeks gestation to less than 7 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 180 6.1 5.4 No 5.4 No 3rd
Maternal mortality rate per 100,000 live births + (Table) (Trend) (Map) 8 27.1* 20.0 No 19.4 No 3rd
Low birthweight indicators
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 533 1.8 1.4 Yes 1.4 Yes 4th
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 387 1.4 1.1 Yes 1.0 Yes 4th
% low birthweight (less than 2.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,482 8.4 8.0 Yes 7.6 Yes 4th
% low birthweight (less than 2.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,796 6.3 6.0 Yes 5.6 Yes 4th
% of premature births by gestational age
less than 32 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 658 2.2 1.8 Yes 1.8 Yes 4th
32 - less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,869 9.7 9.1 Yes 9.1 Yes 4th
less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,527 12.0 10.9 Yes 10.9 Yes 4th
% of births with a 5 minute APGAR less than 6 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 201 0.7 0.6 No 0.7 No 2nd
Newborn drug-related diagnosis rate per 10,000 newborn discharges (Table) (Trend) (Map) 672 228.7 95.0 Yes 123.2 Yes 4th

*: 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.