Maternal and Infant Health Indicators - Rensselaer 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) 302 8.3 14.1 Yes 10.6 Yes 2nd
% of births to out-of-wedlock mothers (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,244 44.2 40.9 Yes 39.1 Yes 2nd
% of births that were first births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,235 44.0 42.6 No 40.8 Yes 4th
% of births that were multiple births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 234 4.6 3.9 Yes 4.1 No 4th
% of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,757 76.1 73.1 Yes 75.4 No 2nd
% of births with late (3rd trimester) or no prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 231 4.7 5.6 Yes 4.1 No 3rd
% of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,406 69.8 66.8 Yes 68.6 No 2nd
WIC indicators
% of pregnant women in WIC with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,303 88.4 86.5 No 86.9 No 3rd
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy underweight (BMI less than 18.5) (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 153 5.4 4.7 No 4.1 Yes 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy overweight but not obese (BMI 25-less than 30) (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 664 23.6 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) 861 30.6 24.2 Yes 28.0 Yes 3rd
% of pregnant women in WIC with anemia in 3rd trimester (2009-2011) (Table) (Map) 159 37.3 37.3 No 36.0 No 3rd
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational weight gain greater than ideal (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,189 48.5 41.7 Yes 47.1 No 2nd
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational diabetes (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 150 5.8 5.5 No 5.8 No 3rd
% of pregnant women in WIC with hypertension during pregnancy (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 296 11.4 7.1 Yes 9.0 Yes 3rd
% of WIC mothers breastfeeding at least 6 months (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 146 13.6 38.2 Yes 27.7 Yes 4th
% of infants fed any breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,457 74.1 83.1 Yes 77.9 Yes 3rd
% of infants fed exclusively breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,666 57.1 40.7 Yes 49.2 Yes 3rd
% of births delivered by cesarean section (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,660 32.7 34.1 No 35.6 Yes 3rd
Mortality rate per 1,000 live births
Infant (less than 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 28 5.5 5.0 No 5.5 No 2nd
Neonatal (less than 28 days) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 19 3.7 3.4 No 3.9 No 2nd
Post-neonatal (1 month to 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 9 1.8* 1.5 No 1.6 No 3rd
Fetal death (20 weeks gestation or more) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 28 5.5 6.6 No 4.4 No 3rd
Perinatal (20 weeks gestation to less than 28 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 47 9.2 10.0 No 8.3 No 3rd
Perinatal (28 weeks gestation to less than 7 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 26 5.1 5.4 No 5.4 No 2nd
Maternal mortality rate per 100,000 live births + (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1 19.7* 20.0 No 19.4 No 3rd
Low birthweight indicators
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 72 1.4 1.4 No 1.4 No 3rd
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 52 1.1 1.1 No 1.0 No 3rd
% low birthweight (less than 2.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 396 7.8 8.0 No 7.6 No 3rd
% low birthweight (less than 2.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 275 5.7 6.0 No 5.6 No 3rd
% of premature births by gestational age
less than 32 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 86 1.7 1.8 No 1.8 No 2nd
32 - less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 469 9.2 9.1 No 9.1 No 3rd
less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 555 10.9 10.9 No 10.9 No 3rd
% of births with a 5 minute APGAR less than 6 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 72 1.4 0.6 Yes 0.7 Yes 4th
Newborn drug-related diagnosis rate per 10,000 newborn discharges (Table) (Trend) (Map) 53 113.4 95.0 No 123.2 No 3rd

*: 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.