Maternal and Infant Health Indicators - Suffolk County

2012-2014

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) 5,177 13.6 13.7 No 10.5 Yes 4th
% of births to out-of-wedlock mothers (Table) (Trend) (Map) 17,724 37.9 40.4 Yes 39.1 Yes 2nd
% of births that were first births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 18,954 40.5 42.1 Yes 40.1 No 3rd
% of births that were multiple births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,091 4.5 3.9 Yes 4.1 Yes 4th
% of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 35,785 78.6 73.7 Yes 75.7 Yes 1st
% of births with late (3rd trimester) or no prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,894 4.2 5.6 Yes 4.1 No 2nd
% of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 31,594 69.9 69.0 Yes 70.2 No 3rd
WIC indicators
% of pregnant women in WIC with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 15,174 84.8 86.5 Yes 86.9 Yes 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy underweight (BMI less than 18.5) (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 556 2.8 4.7 Yes 4.1 Yes 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy overweight but not obese (BMI 25-less than 30) (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 6,048 30.5 26.6 Yes 26.3 Yes 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy obese (BMI 30 or higher) (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4,856 24.5 24.2 No 28.0 Yes 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC with anemia in 3rd trimester (2009-2011) (Table) (Map) 644 35.1 37.3 No 36.0 No 3rd
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational weight gain greater than ideal (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 8,257 44.8 41.7 Yes 47.1 Yes 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational diabetes (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,166 6.2 5.5 Yes 5.8 Yes 3rd
% of pregnant women in WIC with hypertension during pregnancy (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,375 7.3 7.1 No 9.0 Yes 1st
% of WIC infants breastfeeding at least 6 months (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,988 33.3 39.0 Yes 27.5 Yes 1st
% of infants fed any breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 34,419 84.5 84.2 No 79.0 Yes 1st
% of infants fed exclusively breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 15,213 37.3 41.8 Yes 50.3 Yes 4th
% of births delivered by cesarean section (Table) (Trend) (Map) 20,688 44.2 33.9 Yes 34.9 Yes 4th
Mortality rate per 1,000 live births
Infant (less than 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 205 4.4 4.8 No 5.3 Yes 2nd
Neonatal (less than 28 days) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 138 2.9 3.3 No 3.8 Yes 2nd
Post-neonatal (1 month to 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 67 1.4 1.5 No 1.5 No 2nd
Fetal death (20 weeks gestation or more) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 151 3.2 6.3 Yes 4.2 Yes 1st
Perinatal (20 weeks gestation to less than 28 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 289 6.2 9.6 Yes 8.0 Yes 1st
Perinatal (28 weeks gestation to less than 7 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 183 3.9 5.3 Yes 5.3 Yes 1st
Maternal mortality rate per 100,000 live births + (Table) (Trend) (Map) 8 17.1* 18.7 No 18.0 No 3rd
Low birthweight indicators
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 590 1.3 1.4 Yes 1.4 Yes 2nd
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 400 0.9 1.0 Yes 1.0 Yes 2nd
% low birthweight (less than 2.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,579 7.6 7.9 Yes 7.6 No 3rd
% low birthweight (less than 2.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,491 5.6 6.0 Yes 5.6 No 3rd
% of premature births by gestational age
less than 32 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 844 1.8 1.7 No 1.8 No 3rd
32 - less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4,805 10.3 9.1 Yes 9.0 Yes 4th
less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 5,649 12.1 10.8 Yes 10.9 Yes 4th
% of births with a 5 minute APGAR less than 6 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 211 0.5 0.6 Yes 0.8 Yes 1st
Newborn drug-related diagnosis rate per 10,000 newborn discharges (Table) (Trend) (Map) 555 120.9 103.5 Yes 139.8 Yes 2nd

*: 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.