Maternal and Infant Health Indicators - Essex 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) 31 4.7 13.7 Yes 10.5 Yes 1st
% of births to out-of-wedlock mothers (Table) (Trend) (Map) 356 37.8 40.4 No 39.1 No 2nd
% of births that were first births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 402 42.7 42.1 No 40.1 No 4th
% of births that were multiple births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 33 3.5 3.9 No 4.1 No 2nd
% of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 692 73.7 73.7 No 75.7 No 3rd
% of births with late (3rd trimester) or no prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 31 3.3 5.6 Yes 4.1 No 1st
% of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 685 74.1 69.0 No 70.2 No 2nd
WIC indicators
% of pregnant women in WIC with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 544 91.1 86.5 No 86.9 No 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy underweight (BMI less than 18.5) (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 34 5.4 4.7 No 4.1 No 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy overweight but not obese (BMI 25-less than 30) (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 137 21.6 26.6 Yes 26.3 Yes 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy obese (BMI 30 or higher) (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 184 29.1 24.2 Yes 28.0 No 2nd
% of pregnant women in WIC with anemia in 3rd trimester (2009-2011) (Table) (Map) s s 37.3 N/A 36.0 N/A N/A
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational weight gain greater than ideal (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 295 52.9 41.7 Yes 47.1 No 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational diabetes (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 57 9.6 5.5 Yes 5.8 Yes 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC with hypertension during pregnancy (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 86 14.5 7.1 Yes 9.0 Yes 4th
% of WIC infants breastfeeding at least 6 months (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) s s 39.0 N/A 27.5 N/A N/A
% of infants fed any breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 712 80.2 84.2 No 79.0 No 2nd
% of infants fed exclusively breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 645 72.6 41.8 Yes 50.3 Yes 1st
% of births delivered by cesarean section (Table) (Trend) (Map) 337 35.8 33.9 No 34.9 No 3rd
Mortality rate per 1,000 live births
Infant (less than 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2 2.1* 4.8 No 5.3 No 1st
Neonatal (less than 28 days) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1 1.1* 3.3 No 3.8 No 1st
Post-neonatal (1 month to 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1 1.1* 1.5 No 1.5 No 2nd
Fetal death (20 weeks gestation or more) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 5 4.8* 6.3 No 4.2 No 3rd
Perinatal (20 weeks gestation to less than 28 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 6 5.8* 9.6 No 8.0 No 1st
Perinatal (28 weeks gestation to less than 7 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4 3.9* 5.3 No 5.3 No 1st
Maternal mortality rate per 100,000 live births + (Table) (Trend) (Map) 0 0.0* 18.7 Yes 18.0 Yes 2nd
Low birthweight indicators
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 11 1.2 1.4 No 1.4 No 2nd
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 7 0.8* 1.0 No 1.0 No 2nd
% low birthweight (less than 2.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 65 6.9 7.9 No 7.6 No 2nd
% low birthweight (less than 2.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 47 5.2 6.0 No 5.6 No 2nd
% of premature births by gestational age
less than 32 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 22 2.4 1.7 No 1.8 No 4th
32 - less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 69 7.4 9.1 No 9.0 No 1st
less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 91 9.8 10.8 No 10.9 No 2nd
% of births with a 5 minute APGAR less than 6 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 10 1.1 0.6 No 0.8 No 3rd
Newborn drug-related diagnosis rate per 10,000 newborn discharges (Table) (Trend) (Map) 7 106.1* 103.5 No 139.8 No 2nd

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

s: Data do not meet reporting criteria

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

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