Maternal and Infant Health Indicators - Nassau 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) 3,389 9.3 14.5 Yes 10.5 Yes 3rd
% of births to out-of-wedlock mothers (Table) (Trend) (Map) 11,639 27.5 41.4 Yes 38.9 Yes 1st
% of births that were first births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 17,610 41.7 43.0 Yes 41.1 No 3rd
% of births that were multiple births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,053 4.9 3.9 Yes 4.1 Yes 4th
% of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 34,255 81.4 72.5 Yes 75.0 Yes 1st
% of births with late (3rd trimester) or no prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,306 3.1 5.6 Yes 4.2 Yes 1st
% of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 31,156 76.1 66.2 Yes 68.1 Yes 1st
WIC indicators
% of pregnant women in WIC with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 9,533 81.9 85.6 Yes 86.3 Yes 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy underweight (BMI less than 18.5) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 385 3.1 4.7 Yes 4.1 Yes 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy overweight but not obese (BMI 25-less than 30) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,998 31.7 26.6 Yes 26.3 Yes 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy obese (BMI 30 or higher) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,973 23.6 24.2 No 28.0 Yes 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC with anemia in 3rd trimester (2008-2010) (Table) (Map) 414 32.4 37.3 Yes 36.1 Yes 2nd
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational weight gain greater than ideal (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 5,050 43.5 39.9 Yes 45.0 Yes 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational diabetes (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 815 7.4 5.4 Yes 5.7 Yes 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC with hypertension during pregnancy (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 933 8.5 7.2 Yes 9.0 No 2nd
% of WIC mothers breastfeeding at least 6 months (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,869 37.9 38.3 No 27.9 Yes 1st
% of infants fed any breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 30,138 81.2 81.9 No 76.5 Yes 1st
% of infants fed exclusively breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 10,404 28.0 41.3 Yes 49.8 Yes 4th
% of births delivered by cesarean section (Table) (Trend) (Map) 16,919 40.0 34.2 Yes 35.8 Yes 4th
Mortality rate per 1,000 live births
Infant (less than 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 166 3.9 5.0 Yes 5.6 Yes 1st
Neonatal (less than 28 days) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 122 2.9 3.4 Yes 4.0 Yes 2nd
Post-neonatal (1 month to 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 44 1.0 1.6 Yes 1.6 Yes 1st
Fetal death (20 weeks gestation or more) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 173 4.1 6.8 Yes 4.3 No 2nd
Perinatal (20 weeks gestation to less than 28 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 295 6.9 10.2 Yes 8.3 Yes 2nd
Perinatal (28 weeks gestation to less than 7 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 156 3.7 5.4 Yes 5.4 Yes 1st
Maternal mortality rate per 100,000 live births + (Table) (Trend) (Map) 12 28.4 21.7 No 20.6 No 3rd
Low birthweight indicators
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 540 1.3 1.5 Yes 1.4 Yes 2nd
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 360 0.9 1.1 Yes 1.1 Yes 2nd
% low birthweight (less than 2.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,376 8.0 8.1 No 7.7 Yes 3rd
% low birthweight (less than 2.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,267 5.6 6.1 Yes 5.7 No 3rd
% of premature births by gestational age
less than 32 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 700 1.7 1.9 Yes 1.9 Yes 2nd
32 - less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,994 9.5 9.3 No 9.1 Yes 4th
less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4,694 11.1 11.1 No 11.0 No 3rd
% of births with a 5 minute APGAR less than 6 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 165 0.4 0.6 Yes 0.7 Yes 1st
Newborn drug-related discharge rate per 10,000 newborn discharges (Table) (Trend) (Map) 188 44.8 83.8 Yes 103.3 Yes 1st

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

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