Maternal and Infant Health Indicators - Essex County

2010-2012

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) 37 5.7 14.5 Yes 10.5 Yes 1st
% of births to out-of-wedlock mothers (Table) (Trend) (Map) 375 38.0 41.4 No 38.9 No 2nd
% of births that were first births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 424 43.0 43.0 No 41.1 No 3rd
% of births that were multiple births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 48 4.9 3.9 No 4.1 No 4th
% of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 710 72.2 72.5 No 75.0 No 3rd
% of births with late (3rd trimester) or no prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 33 3.4 5.6 Yes 4.2 No 2nd
% of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 688 70.3 66.2 No 68.1 No 2nd
WIC indicators
% of pregnant women in WIC with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 582 91.5 85.6 No 86.3 No 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy underweight (BMI less than 18.5) (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) (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) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 184 29.1 24.2 Yes 28.0 No 2nd
% of pregnant women in WIC with anemia in 3rd trimester (2008-2010) (Table) (Map) s s 37.3 N/A 36.1 N/A N/A
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational weight gain greater than ideal (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 313 52.2 39.9 Yes 45.0 Yes 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational diabetes (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 47 7.9 5.4 Yes 5.7 No 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC with hypertension during pregnancy (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 93 15.5 7.2 Yes 9.0 Yes 4th
% of WIC mothers breastfeeding at least 6 months (Table) (Trend) (Map) 91 20.2 38.3 Yes 27.9 Yes 2nd
% of infants fed any breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 734 78.4 81.9 No 76.5 No 2nd
% of infants fed exclusively breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 650 69.4 41.3 Yes 49.8 Yes 1st
% of births delivered by cesarean section (Table) (Trend) (Map) 316 32.0 34.2 No 35.8 Yes 2nd
Mortality rate per 1,000 live births
Infant (less than 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3 3.0* 5.0 No 5.6 No 1st
Neonatal (less than 28 days) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2 2.0* 3.4 No 4.0 No 1st
Post-neonatal (1 month to 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1 1.0* 1.6 No 1.6 No 1st
Fetal death (20 weeks gestation or more) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2 1.8* 6.8 No 4.3 No 1st
Perinatal (20 weeks gestation to less than 28 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 5 4.6* 10.2 No 8.3 No 1st
Perinatal (28 weeks gestation to less than 7 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 10 9.1 5.4 No 5.4 No 4th
Maternal mortality rate per 100,000 live births + (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1 101.3* 21.7 No 20.6 No 4th
Low birthweight indicators
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 13 1.3 1.5 No 1.4 No 2nd
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 5 0.5* 1.1 No 1.1 No 1st
% low birthweight (less than 2.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 62 6.3 8.1 No 7.7 No 1st
% low birthweight (less than 2.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 40 4.3 6.1 Yes 5.7 No 1st
% of premature births by gestational age
less than 32 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 18 1.8 1.9 No 1.9 No 2nd
32 - less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 73 7.4 9.3 No 9.1 No 1st
less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 91 9.2 11.1 No 11.0 No 1st
% of births with a 5 minute APGAR less than 6 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 9 0.9* 0.6 No 0.7 No 3rd
Newborn drug-related discharge rate per 10,000 newborn discharges (Table) (Trend) (Map) 7 92.6* 83.8 No 103.3 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

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