Maternal and Infant Health Indicators - Herkimer 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) 115 9.0 13.7 Yes 10.5 No 3rd
% of births to out-of-wedlock mothers (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,004 50.5 40.4 Yes 39.1 Yes 4th
% of births that were first births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 803 40.4 42.1 No 40.1 No 3rd
% of births that were multiple births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 68 3.4 3.9 No 4.1 No 2nd
% of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,438 72.7 73.7 No 75.7 No 3rd
% of births with late (3rd trimester) or no prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 91 4.6 5.6 No 4.1 No 3rd
% of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,397 70.7 69.0 No 70.2 No 3rd
WIC indicators
% of pregnant women in WIC with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 948 82.9 86.5 No 86.9 No 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy underweight (BMI less than 18.5) (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 56 4.3 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) 322 24.8 26.6 No 26.3 No 3rd
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy obese (BMI 30 or higher) (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 377 29.0 24.2 Yes 28.0 No 2nd
% of pregnant women in WIC with anemia in 3rd trimester (2009-2011) (Table) (Map) 55 31.4 37.3 No 36.0 No 2nd
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational weight gain greater than ideal (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 573 50.4 41.7 Yes 47.1 No 3rd
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational diabetes (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 81 6.9 5.5 No 5.8 No 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC with hypertension during pregnancy (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 160 13.7 7.1 Yes 9.0 Yes 4th
% of WIC infants breastfeeding at least 6 months (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 86 19.2 39.0 Yes 27.5 Yes 3rd
% of infants fed any breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,368 73.5 84.2 Yes 79.0 Yes 4th
% of infants fed exclusively breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,042 56.0 41.8 Yes 50.3 Yes 3rd
% of births delivered by cesarean section (Table) (Trend) (Map) 730 36.7 33.9 Yes 34.9 No 4th
Mortality rate per 1,000 live births
Infant (less than 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 16 8.0 4.8 No 5.3 No 4th
Neonatal (less than 28 days) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 14 7.0 3.3 Yes 3.8 No 4th
Post-neonatal (1 month to 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2 1.0* 1.5 No 1.5 No 1st
Fetal death (20 weeks gestation or more) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 11 5.5 6.3 No 4.2 No 3rd
Perinatal (20 weeks gestation to less than 28 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 25 12.5 9.6 No 8.0 No 4th
Perinatal (28 weeks gestation to less than 7 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 17 8.5 5.3 No 5.3 No 4th
Maternal mortality rate per 100,000 live births + (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1 50.3* 18.7 No 18.0 No 4th
Low birthweight indicators
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 28 1.4 1.4 No 1.4 No 3rd
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 20 1.0 1.0 No 1.0 No 3rd
% low birthweight (less than 2.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 143 7.2 7.9 No 7.6 No 2nd
% low birthweight (less than 2.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 112 5.8 6.0 No 5.6 No 4th
% of premature births by gestational age
less than 32 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 43 2.2 1.7 No 1.8 No 4th
32 - less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 173 8.7 9.1 No 9.0 No 3rd
less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 216 10.9 10.8 No 10.9 No 3rd
% of births with a 5 minute APGAR less than 6 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 21 1.1 0.6 No 0.8 No 3rd
Newborn drug-related diagnosis rate per 10,000 newborn discharges (Table) (Trend) (Map) 27 151.3 103.5 No 139.8 No 3rd

*: 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.