Maternal and Infant Health Indicators - St. Lawrence 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) 204 9.4 14.6 Yes 10.4 No 3rd
% of births to out-of-wedlock mothers (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,642 44.8 41.5 Yes 38.2 Yes 3rd
% of births that were first births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,568 42.8 43.3 No 41.3 No 4th
% of births that were multiple births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 144 3.9 3.9 No 4.2 No 3rd
% of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,658 76.4 72.4 Yes 74.3 No 2nd
% of births with late (3rd trimester) or no prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 160 4.6 5.6 Yes 4.1 No 3rd
% of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,503 72.5 65.9 Yes 67.6 Yes 2nd
WIC indicators
% of pregnant women in WIC with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,046 88.6 85.6 No 86.1 No 2nd
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy underweight (BMI less than 18.5) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 15 3.2 4.7 No 4.1 No 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy overweight but not obese (BMI 25-less than 30) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 127 26.7 26.6 No 26.3 No 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy obese (BMI 30 or higher) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 132 27.8 24.2 No 28.0 No 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC with anemia in 3rd trimester (2008-2010) (Table) (Map) 51 33.8 37.3 No 35.4 No 2nd
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational weight gain greater than ideal (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 574 50.2 39.9 Yes 44.9 Yes 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational diabetes (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 74 6.7 5.4 No 5.7 No 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC with hypertension during pregnancy (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 107 9.7 7.2 Yes 9.0 No 2nd
% of WIC mothers breastfeeding at least 6 months (Table) (Trend) (Map) 142 18.4 38.3 Yes 27.9 Yes 3rd
% of infants fed any breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,266 64.2 77.8 Yes 72.6 Yes 4th
% of infants fed exclusively breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,078 58.9 40.5 Yes 49.2 Yes 2nd
% of births delivered by cesarean section (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,468 40.0 34.4 Yes 36.0 Yes 4th
Mortality rate per 1,000 live births
Infant (less than 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 23 6.3 5.1 No 5.6 No 3rd
Neonatal (less than 28 days) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 15 4.1 3.5 No 4.0 No 3rd
Post-neonatal (1 month to 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 8 2.2* 1.6 No 1.6 No 4th
Fetal death (20 weeks gestation or more) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 19 5.2 6.9 No 4.6 No 3rd
Perinatal (20 weeks gestation to less than 28 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 34 9.2 10.4 No 8.7 No 3rd
Perinatal (28 weeks gestation to less than 7 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 18 4.9 5.5 No 5.5 No 2nd
Maternal mortality rate per 100,000 live births + (Table) (Trend) (Map) 0 0.0* 22.4 Yes 19.3 Yes 1st
Low birthweight indicators
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 46 1.3 1.5 No 1.5 No 2nd
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 31 0.9 1.1 No 1.0 No 2nd
% low birthweight (less than 2.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 267 7.5 8.2 No 7.8 No 3rd
% low birthweight (less than 2.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 187 5.3 6.2 Yes 5.7 No 3rd
% of premature births by gestational age
less than 32 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 55 1.6 1.9 No 1.9 No 1st
32 - less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 320 9.3 9.6 No 9.2 No 3rd
less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 375 10.9 11.6 No 11.1 No 3rd
% of births with a 5 minute APGAR less than 6 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 24 0.7 0.6 No 0.7 No 2nd
Newborn drug-related discharge rate per 10,000 newborn discharges (Table) (Trend) (Map) 24 73.4 72.6 No 89.6 No 2nd

*: Fewer than 10 events in the numerator, therefore the rate is unstable

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

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

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