Maternal and Infant Health Indicators - Niagara County

2011-2013

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) 242 5.5 14.1 Yes 10.6 Yes 1st
% of births to out-of-wedlock mothers (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,204 49.6 40.9 Yes 39.1 Yes 4th
% of births that were first births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,639 40.9 42.6 Yes 40.8 No 2nd
% of births that were multiple births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 292 4.5 3.9 Yes 4.1 No 4th
% of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4,557 72.6 73.1 No 75.4 Yes 3rd
% of births with late (3rd trimester) or no prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 329 5.2 5.6 No 4.1 Yes 3rd
% of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,955 63.6 66.8 Yes 68.6 Yes 4th
WIC indicators
% of pregnant women in WIC with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,321 93.4 86.5 Yes 86.9 Yes 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy underweight (BMI less than 18.5) (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 177 4.8 4.7 No 4.1 Yes 3rd
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy overweight but not obese (BMI 25-less than 30) (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 898 24.5 26.6 Yes 26.3 Yes 2nd
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy obese (BMI 30 or higher) (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,085 29.5 24.2 Yes 28.0 No 2nd
% of pregnant women in WIC with anemia in 3rd trimester (2009-2011) (Table) (Map) 168 27.6 37.3 Yes 36.0 Yes 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational weight gain greater than ideal (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,780 50.8 41.7 Yes 47.1 Yes 3rd
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational diabetes (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 218 6.2 5.5 No 5.8 No 3rd
% of pregnant women in WIC with hypertension during pregnancy (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 405 11.4 7.1 Yes 9.0 Yes 3rd
% of WIC mothers breastfeeding at least 6 months (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 135 11.4 38.2 Yes 27.7 Yes 4th
% of infants fed any breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,857 64.8 83.1 Yes 77.9 Yes 4th
% of infants fed exclusively breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,988 50.2 40.7 Yes 49.2 No 4th
% of births delivered by cesarean section (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,821 43.7 34.1 Yes 35.6 Yes 4th
Mortality rate per 1,000 live births
Infant (less than 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 36 5.6 5.0 No 5.5 No 3rd
Neonatal (less than 28 days) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 25 3.9 3.4 No 3.9 No 2nd
Post-neonatal (1 month to 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 11 1.7 1.5 No 1.6 No 2nd
Fetal death (20 weeks gestation or more) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 31 4.8 6.6 No 4.4 No 3rd
Perinatal (20 weeks gestation to less than 28 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 56 8.6 10.0 No 8.3 No 2nd
Perinatal (28 weeks gestation to less than 7 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 35 5.4 5.4 No 5.4 No 2nd
Maternal mortality rate per 100,000 live births + (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1 15.5* 20.0 No 19.4 No 3rd
Low birthweight indicators
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 103 1.6 1.4 No 1.4 No 4th
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 71 1.2 1.1 No 1.0 No 4th
% low birthweight (less than 2.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 575 8.9 8.0 Yes 7.6 Yes 4th
% low birthweight (less than 2.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 390 6.3 6.0 No 5.6 Yes 4th
% of premature births by gestational age
less than 32 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 155 2.4 1.8 Yes 1.8 Yes 4th
32 - less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 718 11.1 9.1 Yes 9.1 Yes 4th
less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 873 13.5 10.9 Yes 10.9 Yes 4th
% of births with a 5 minute APGAR less than 6 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 52 0.8 0.6 No 0.7 No 3rd
Newborn drug-related diagnosis rate per 10,000 newborn discharges (Table) (Trend) (Map) 166 264.6 95.0 Yes 123.2 Yes 4th

*: 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.