Maternal and Infant Health Indicators - Schenectady 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) 322 8.4 14.1 Yes 10.6 Yes 2nd
% of births to out-of-wedlock mothers (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,425 45.2 40.9 Yes 39.1 Yes 3rd
% of births that were first births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,300 42.9 42.6 No 40.8 Yes 3rd
% of births that were multiple births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 227 4.2 3.9 No 4.1 No 3rd
% of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4,015 78.2 73.1 Yes 75.4 Yes 1st
% of births with late (3rd trimester) or no prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 208 4.0 5.6 Yes 4.1 No 2nd
% of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,611 74.4 66.8 Yes 68.6 Yes 1st
WIC indicators
% of pregnant women in WIC with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,112 88.0 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) 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) (2010-2012) (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) (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 499 27.2 24.2 Yes 28.0 No 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC with anemia in 3rd trimester (2009-2011) (Table) (Map) 196 47.3 37.3 Yes 36.0 Yes 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational weight gain greater than ideal (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,195 46.2 41.7 Yes 47.1 No 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational diabetes (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 158 6.0 5.5 No 5.8 No 3rd
% of pregnant women in WIC with hypertension during pregnancy (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 264 10.0 7.1 Yes 9.0 No 2nd
% of WIC mothers breastfeeding at least 6 months (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 171 17.2 38.2 Yes 27.7 Yes 3rd
% of infants fed any breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,769 76.7 83.1 Yes 77.9 No 3rd
% of infants fed exclusively breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,714 55.2 40.7 Yes 49.2 Yes 3rd
% of births delivered by cesarean section (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,655 30.9 34.1 Yes 35.6 Yes 1st
Mortality rate per 1,000 live births
Infant (less than 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 40 7.5 5.0 Yes 5.5 No 4th
Neonatal (less than 28 days) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 27 5.0 3.4 No 3.9 No 4th
Post-neonatal (1 month to 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 13 2.4 1.5 No 1.6 No 4th
Fetal death (20 weeks gestation or more) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 39 7.2 6.6 No 4.4 Yes 4th
Perinatal (20 weeks gestation to less than 28 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 66 12.2 10.0 No 8.3 Yes 4th
Perinatal (28 weeks gestation to less than 7 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 36 6.7 5.4 No 5.4 No 3rd
Maternal mortality rate per 100,000 live births + (Table) (Trend) (Map) 0 0.0* 20.0 Yes 19.4 Yes 1st
Low birthweight indicators
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 83 1.5 1.4 No 1.4 No 4th
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 49 1.0 1.1 No 1.0 No 2nd
% low birthweight (less than 2.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 443 8.3 8.0 No 7.6 No 4th
% low birthweight (less than 2.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 306 6.0 6.0 No 5.6 No 4th
% of premature births by gestational age
less than 32 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 122 2.3 1.8 Yes 1.8 Yes 4th
32 - less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 478 8.9 9.1 No 9.1 No 3rd
less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 600 11.2 10.9 No 10.9 No 3rd
% of births with a 5 minute APGAR less than 6 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 71 1.3 0.6 Yes 0.7 Yes 4th
Newborn drug-related diagnosis rate per 10,000 newborn discharges (Table) (Trend) (Map) 123 222.0 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.