Maternal and Infant Health Indicators - Erie County

2009-2011

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) 1,558 7.6 14.6 Yes 10.4 Yes 2nd
% of births to out-of-wedlock mothers (Table) (Trend) (Map) 13,019 44.5 41.5 Yes 38.2 Yes 3rd
% of births that were first births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 12,346 42.2 43.3 Yes 41.3 Yes 3rd
% of births that were multiple births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,122 3.8 3.9 No 4.2 Yes 3rd
% of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 19,316 71.0 72.4 Yes 74.3 Yes 3rd
% of births with late (3rd trimester) or no prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,280 4.7 5.6 Yes 4.1 Yes 3rd
% of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 16,160 61.8 65.9 Yes 67.6 Yes 4th
WIC indicators
% of pregnant women in WIC with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 12,488 88.9 85.6 Yes 86.1 Yes 2nd
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy underweight (BMI less than 18.5) (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) (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) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4,622 30.1 24.2 Yes 28.0 Yes 2nd
% of pregnant women in WIC with anemia in 3rd trimester (2008-2010) (Table) (Map) 540 36.9 37.3 No 35.4 No 3rd
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational weight gain greater than ideal (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 6,210 45.1 39.9 Yes 44.9 No 2nd
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational diabetes (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 682 5.2 5.4 No 5.7 Yes 2nd
% of pregnant women in WIC with hypertension during pregnancy (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,052 8.1 7.2 Yes 9.0 Yes 1st
% of WIC mothers breastfeeding at least 6 months (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,250 14.2 38.3 Yes 27.9 Yes 4th
% of infants fed any breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 17,772 65.2 77.8 Yes 72.6 Yes 4th
% of infants fed exclusively breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 14,572 53.4 40.5 Yes 49.2 Yes 3rd
% of births delivered by cesarean section (Table) (Trend) (Map) 10,225 35.0 34.4 No 36.0 Yes 3rd
Mortality rate per 1,000 live births
Infant (less than 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 236 8.1 5.1 Yes 5.6 Yes 4th
Neonatal (less than 28 days) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 167 5.7 3.5 Yes 4.0 Yes 4th
Post-neonatal (1 month to 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 69 2.4 1.6 Yes 1.6 Yes 4th
Fetal death (20 weeks gestation or more) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 130 4.4 6.9 Yes 4.6 No 2nd
Perinatal (20 weeks gestation to less than 28 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 297 10.1 10.4 No 8.7 Yes 3rd
Perinatal (28 weeks gestation to less than 7 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 184 6.3 5.5 No 5.5 No 3rd
Maternal mortality rate per 100,000 live births + (Table) (Trend) (Map) 10 34.2 22.4 No 19.3 No 4th
Low birthweight indicators
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 505 1.7 1.5 Yes 1.5 Yes 4th
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 391 1.4 1.1 Yes 1.0 Yes 4th
% low birthweight (less than 2.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,385 8.2 8.2 No 7.8 Yes 4th
% low birthweight (less than 2.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,770 6.3 6.2 No 5.7 Yes 4th
% of premature births by gestational age
less than 32 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 572 2.1 1.9 No 1.9 No 3rd
32 - less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,560 9.3 9.6 No 9.2 No 3rd
less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,132 11.4 11.6 No 11.1 No 3rd
% of births with a 5 minute APGAR less than 6 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 171 0.6 0.6 No 0.7 No 2nd
Newborn drug-related discharge rate per 10,000 newborn discharges (Table) (Trend) (Map) 449 153.8 72.6 Yes 89.6 Yes 4th

~ Definition for this indicator has changed. See: Technical Notes

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

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