Maternal and Infant Health Indicators - Nassau 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) 3,410 9.2 13.7 Yes 10.5 Yes 3rd
% of births to out-of-wedlock mothers (Table) (Trend) (Map) 11,734 27.8 40.4 Yes 39.1 Yes 1st
% of births that were first births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 17,366 41.2 42.1 Yes 40.1 Yes 3rd
% of births that were multiple births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,018 4.8 3.9 Yes 4.1 Yes 4th
% of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 35,479 84.6 73.7 Yes 75.7 Yes 1st
% of births with late (3rd trimester) or no prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,219 2.9 5.6 Yes 4.1 Yes 1st
% of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 33,068 80.6 69.0 Yes 70.2 Yes 1st
WIC indicators
% of pregnant women in WIC with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 9,742 83.7 86.5 Yes 86.9 Yes 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy underweight (BMI less than 18.5) (2010-2012) (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) (2010-2012) (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) (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,973 23.6 24.2 No 28.0 Yes 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC with anemia in 3rd trimester (2009-2011) (Table) (Map) 442 33.3 37.3 Yes 36.0 No 3rd
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational weight gain greater than ideal (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 5,457 47.1 41.7 Yes 47.1 No 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational diabetes (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 917 7.8 5.5 Yes 5.8 Yes 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC with hypertension during pregnancy (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,024 8.7 7.1 Yes 9.0 No 2nd
% of WIC infants breastfeeding at least 6 months (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,348 34.9 39.0 Yes 27.5 Yes 1st
% of infants fed any breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 31,353 84.6 84.2 No 79.0 Yes 1st
% of infants fed exclusively breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 11,097 29.9 41.8 Yes 50.3 Yes 4th
% of births delivered by cesarean section (Table) (Trend) (Map) 16,329 38.7 33.9 Yes 34.9 Yes 4th
Mortality rate per 1,000 live births
Infant (less than 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 149 3.5 4.8 Yes 5.3 Yes 1st
Neonatal (less than 28 days) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 116 2.8 3.3 Yes 3.8 Yes 2nd
Post-neonatal (1 month to 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 33 0.8 1.5 Yes 1.5 Yes 1st
Fetal death (20 weeks gestation or more) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 172 4.1 6.3 Yes 4.2 No 2nd
Perinatal (20 weeks gestation to less than 28 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 288 6.8 9.6 Yes 8.0 Yes 2nd
Perinatal (28 weeks gestation to less than 7 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 173 4.1 5.3 Yes 5.3 Yes 1st
Maternal mortality rate per 100,000 live births + (Table) (Trend) (Map) 9 21.4* 18.7 No 18.0 No 3rd
Low birthweight indicators
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 549 1.3 1.4 No 1.4 No 3rd
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 355 0.9 1.0 Yes 1.0 Yes 2nd
% low birthweight (less than 2.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,339 7.9 7.9 No 7.6 Yes 4th
% low birthweight (less than 2.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,216 5.5 6.0 Yes 5.6 No 3rd
% of premature births by gestational age
less than 32 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 678 1.6 1.7 No 1.8 Yes 2nd
32 - less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,931 9.3 9.1 No 9.0 No 4th
less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4,609 10.9 10.8 No 10.9 No 3rd
% of births with a 5 minute APGAR less than 6 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 203 0.5 0.6 Yes 0.8 Yes 1st
Newborn drug-related diagnosis rate per 10,000 newborn discharges (Table) (Trend) (Map) 329 79.1 103.5 Yes 139.8 Yes 1st

*: 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.