Maternal and Infant Health Indicators - Herkimer 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) 108 8.6 14.6 Yes 10.4 Yes 3rd
% of births to out-of-wedlock mothers (Table) (Trend) (Map) 956 48.7 41.5 Yes 38.2 Yes 4th
% of births that were first births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 749 38.1 43.3 Yes 41.3 Yes 1st
% of births that were multiple births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 76 3.9 3.9 No 4.2 No 3rd
% of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,469 75.4 72.4 No 74.3 No 3rd
% of births with late (3rd trimester) or no prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 72 3.7 5.6 Yes 4.1 No 2nd
% of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,377 70.7 65.9 Yes 67.6 No 2nd
WIC indicators
% of pregnant women in WIC with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 940 84.0 85.6 No 86.1 No 3rd
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy underweight (BMI less than 18.5) (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) (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) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 377 29.0 24.2 Yes 28.0 No 2nd
% of pregnant women in WIC with anemia in 3rd trimester (2008-2010) (Table) (Map) 68 39.3 37.3 No 35.4 No 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational weight gain greater than ideal (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 544 48.7 39.9 Yes 44.9 No 3rd
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational diabetes (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 70 6.6 5.4 No 5.7 No 3rd
% of pregnant women in WIC with hypertension during pregnancy (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 149 14.0 7.2 Yes 9.0 Yes 4th
% of WIC mothers breastfeeding at least 6 months (Table) (Trend) (Map) 115 14.7 38.3 Yes 27.9 Yes 4th
% of infants fed any breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,208 63.7 77.8 Yes 72.6 Yes 4th
% of infants fed exclusively breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 966 50.9 40.5 Yes 49.2 No 3rd
% of births delivered by cesarean section (Table) (Trend) (Map) 668 34.0 34.4 No 36.0 No 3rd
Mortality rate per 1,000 live births
Infant (less than 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 18 9.2 5.1 Yes 5.6 No 4th
Neonatal (less than 28 days) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 14 7.1 3.5 Yes 4.0 No 4th
Post-neonatal (1 month to 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4 2.0* 1.6 No 1.6 No 3rd
Fetal death (20 weeks gestation or more) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 8 4.1* 6.9 No 4.6 No 2nd
Perinatal (20 weeks gestation to less than 28 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 22 11.2 10.4 No 8.7 No 4th
Perinatal (28 weeks gestation to less than 7 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 14 7.1 5.5 No 5.5 No 3rd
Maternal mortality rate per 100,000 live births + (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1 50.9* 22.4 No 19.3 No 4th
Low birthweight indicators
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 30 1.5 1.5 No 1.5 No 3rd
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 19 1.0 1.1 No 1.0 No 3rd
% low birthweight (less than 2.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 138 7.0 8.2 No 7.8 No 2nd
% low birthweight (less than 2.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 89 4.7 6.2 Yes 5.7 No 1st
% of premature births by gestational age
less than 32 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 35 1.8 1.9 No 1.9 No 2nd
32 - less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 166 8.5 9.6 No 9.2 No 2nd
less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 201 10.3 11.6 No 11.1 No 2nd
% of births with a 5 minute APGAR less than 6 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 13 0.7 0.6 No 0.7 No 2nd
Newborn drug-related discharge rate per 10,000 newborn discharges (Table) (Trend) (Map) 15 84.8 72.6 No 89.6 No 3rd

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

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

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

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