Maternal and Infant Health Indicators - Essex 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) 33 5.1 14.1 Yes 10.6 Yes 1st
% of births to out-of-wedlock mothers (Table) (Trend) (Map) 352 36.8 40.9 Yes 39.1 No 2nd
% of births that were first births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 396 41.4 42.6 No 40.8 No 3rd
% of births that were multiple births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 43 4.5 3.9 No 4.1 No 4th
% of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 699 73.3 73.1 No 75.4 No 3rd
% of births with late (3rd trimester) or no prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 30 3.1 5.6 Yes 4.1 No 1st
% of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 673 71.0 66.8 No 68.6 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 mothers breastfeeding at least 6 months (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 44 19.9 38.2 Yes 27.7 Yes 2nd
% of infants fed any breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 726 80.1 83.1 No 77.9 No 2nd
% of infants fed exclusively breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 642 70.9 40.7 Yes 49.2 Yes 1st
% of births delivered by cesarean section (Table) (Trend) (Map) 334 34.9 34.1 No 35.6 No 3rd
Mortality rate per 1,000 live births
Infant (less than 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3 3.1* 5.0 No 5.5 No 1st
Neonatal (less than 28 days) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2 2.1* 3.4 No 3.9 No 1st
Post-neonatal (1 month to 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1 1.0* 1.5 No 1.6 No 1st
Fetal death (20 weeks gestation or more) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3 2.8* 6.6 No 4.4 No 1st
Perinatal (20 weeks gestation to less than 28 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 6 5.6* 10.0 No 8.3 No 1st
Perinatal (28 weeks gestation to less than 7 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 11 10.3 5.4 No 5.4 No 4th
Maternal mortality rate per 100,000 live births + (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1 104.5* 20.0 No 19.4 No 4th
Low birthweight indicators
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 12 1.3 1.4 No 1.4 No 2nd
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 7 0.8* 1.1 No 1.0 No 1st
% low birthweight (less than 2.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 70 7.3 8.0 No 7.6 No 3rd
% low birthweight (less than 2.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 48 5.2 6.0 No 5.6 No 2nd
% of premature births by gestational age
less than 32 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 20 2.1 1.8 No 1.8 No 4th
32 - less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 78 8.2 9.1 No 9.1 No 2nd
less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 98 10.3 10.9 No 10.9 No 2nd
% of births with a 5 minute APGAR less than 6 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 10 1.0 0.6 No 0.7 No 4th
Newborn drug-related diagnosis rate per 10,000 newborn discharges (Table) (Trend) (Map) 7 101.9* 95.0 No 123.2 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.