Maternal and Infant Health Indicators - Schenectady 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) 349 9.0 14.6 Yes 10.4 Yes 3rd
% of births to out-of-wedlock mothers (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,333 43.2 41.5 No 38.2 Yes 2nd
% of births that were first births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,256 41.8 43.3 No 41.3 No 3rd
% of births that were multiple births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 224 4.1 3.9 No 4.2 No 3rd
% of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,909 78.5 72.4 Yes 74.3 Yes 1st
% of births with late (3rd trimester) or no prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 217 4.4 5.6 Yes 4.1 No 3rd
% of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,394 74.0 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) 2,146 88.0 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) 96 5.2 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) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 459 25.0 26.6 No 26.3 No 3rd
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy obese (BMI 30 or higher) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 499 27.2 24.2 Yes 28.0 No 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC with anemia in 3rd trimester (2008-2010) (Table) (Map) 184 47.9 37.3 Yes 35.4 Yes 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational weight gain greater than ideal (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,141 43.0 39.9 Yes 44.9 No 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational diabetes (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 151 6.0 5.4 No 5.7 No 3rd
% of pregnant women in WIC with hypertension during pregnancy (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 255 10.2 7.2 Yes 9.0 No 3rd
% of WIC mothers breastfeeding at least 6 months (Table) (Trend) (Map) 315 17.6 38.3 Yes 27.9 Yes 3rd
% of infants fed any breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,580 70.7 77.8 Yes 72.6 No 3rd
% of infants fed exclusively breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,591 51.2 40.5 Yes 49.2 Yes 3rd
% of births delivered by cesarean section (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,688 31.3 34.4 Yes 36.0 Yes 2nd
Mortality rate per 1,000 live births
Infant (less than 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 38 7.0 5.1 No 5.6 No 4th
Neonatal (less than 28 days) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 26 4.8 3.5 No 4.0 No 4th
Post-neonatal (1 month to 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 12 2.2 1.6 No 1.6 No 4th
Fetal death (20 weeks gestation or more) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 40 7.4 6.9 No 4.6 Yes 4th
Perinatal (20 weeks gestation to less than 28 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 66 12.1 10.4 No 8.7 Yes 4th
Perinatal (28 weeks gestation to less than 7 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 36 6.7 5.5 No 5.5 No 3rd
Maternal mortality rate per 100,000 live births + (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2 37.0* 22.4 No 19.3 No 4th
Low birthweight indicators
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 85 1.6 1.5 No 1.5 No 4th
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 52 1.0 1.1 No 1.0 No 3rd
% low birthweight (less than 2.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 486 9.0 8.2 Yes 7.8 Yes 4th
% low birthweight (less than 2.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 348 6.7 6.2 No 5.7 Yes 4th
% of premature births by gestational age
less than 32 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 127 2.5 1.9 Yes 1.9 Yes 4th
32 - less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 450 8.7 9.6 Yes 9.2 No 2nd
less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 577 11.2 11.6 No 11.1 No 3rd
% of births with a 5 minute APGAR less than 6 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 60 1.1 0.6 Yes 0.7 Yes 4th
Newborn drug-related discharge rate per 10,000 newborn discharges (Table) (Trend) (Map) 106 185.0 72.6 Yes 89.6 Yes 4th

*: 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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