Maternal and Infant Health Indicators - Nassau 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) 3,425 9.3 14.6 Yes 10.4 Yes 3rd
% of births to out-of-wedlock mothers (Table) (Trend) (Map) 11,837 27.6 41.5 Yes 38.2 Yes 1st
% of births that were first births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 18,174 42.3 43.3 Yes 41.3 Yes 3rd
% of births that were multiple births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,135 5.0 3.9 Yes 4.2 Yes 4th
% of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 34,126 80.9 72.4 Yes 74.3 Yes 1st
% of births with late (3rd trimester) or no prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,335 3.2 5.6 Yes 4.1 Yes 1st
% of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 31,026 75.7 65.9 Yes 67.6 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 86.1 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 35.4 No 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 44.9 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) 30,574 77.6 77.8 No 72.6 Yes 1st
% of infants fed exclusively breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 12,381 31.4 40.5 Yes 49.2 Yes 4th
% of births delivered by cesarean section (Table) (Trend) (Map) 17,432 40.6 34.4 Yes 36.0 Yes 4th
Mortality rate per 1,000 live births
Infant (less than 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 179 4.2 5.1 Yes 5.6 Yes 1st
Neonatal (less than 28 days) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 138 3.2 3.5 No 4.0 Yes 2nd
Post-neonatal (1 month to 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 41 1.0 1.6 Yes 1.6 Yes 1st
Fetal death (20 weeks gestation or more) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 183 4.2 6.9 Yes 4.6 No 2nd
Perinatal (20 weeks gestation to less than 28 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 321 7.4 10.4 Yes 8.7 Yes 2nd
Perinatal (28 weeks gestation to less than 7 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 167 3.9 5.5 Yes 5.5 Yes 1st
Maternal mortality rate per 100,000 live births + (Table) (Trend) (Map) 11 25.6 22.4 No 19.3 No 4th
Low birthweight indicators
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 560 1.3 1.5 Yes 1.5 Yes 2nd
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 360 0.9 1.1 Yes 1.0 Yes 2nd
% low birthweight (less than 2.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,511 8.2 8.2 No 7.8 Yes 4th
% low birthweight (less than 2.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,307 5.7 6.2 Yes 5.7 No 3rd
% of premature births by gestational age
less than 32 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 749 1.8 1.9 Yes 1.9 Yes 2nd
32 - less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4,223 10.0 9.6 Yes 9.2 Yes 4th
less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4,972 11.8 11.6 No 11.1 Yes 4th
% of births with a 5 minute APGAR less than 6 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 181 0.4 0.6 Yes 0.7 Yes 1st
Newborn drug-related discharge rate per 10,000 newborn discharges (Table) (Trend) (Map) 157 36.9 72.6 Yes 89.6 Yes 1st

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

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

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