Maternal and Infant Health Indicators - Suffolk 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) 5,354 13.3 14.6 Yes 10.4 Yes 4th
% of births to out-of-wedlock mothers (Table) (Trend) (Map) 17,928 35.8 41.5 Yes 38.2 Yes 2nd
% of births that were first births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 20,473 40.9 43.3 Yes 41.3 No 2nd
% of births that were multiple births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,219 4.4 3.9 Yes 4.2 Yes 4th
% of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 34,881 73.6 72.4 Yes 74.3 No 3rd
% of births with late (3rd trimester) or no prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,055 4.3 5.6 Yes 4.1 No 3rd
% of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 30,505 65.4 65.9 No 67.6 Yes 3rd
WIC indicators
% of pregnant women in WIC with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 14,611 83.0 85.6 Yes 86.1 Yes 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy underweight (BMI less than 18.5) (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) (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) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4,856 24.5 24.2 No 28.0 Yes 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC with anemia in 3rd trimester (2008-2010) (Table) (Map) 663 36.4 37.3 No 35.4 No 3rd
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational weight gain greater than ideal (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 7,632 41.3 39.9 Yes 44.9 Yes 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational diabetes (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,079 6.1 5.4 Yes 5.7 Yes 3rd
% of pregnant women in WIC with hypertension during pregnancy (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,276 7.2 7.2 No 9.0 Yes 1st
% of WIC mothers breastfeeding at least 6 months (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,825 35.6 38.3 Yes 27.9 Yes 1st
% of infants fed any breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 35,037 75.9 77.8 Yes 72.6 Yes 1st
% of infants fed exclusively breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 17,007 36.9 40.5 Yes 49.2 Yes 4th
% of births delivered by cesarean section (Table) (Trend) (Map) 22,040 44.1 34.4 Yes 36.0 Yes 4th
Mortality rate per 1,000 live births
Infant (less than 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 209 4.2 5.1 Yes 5.6 Yes 2nd
Neonatal (less than 28 days) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 161 3.2 3.5 No 4.0 Yes 2nd
Post-neonatal (1 month to 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 48 1.0 1.6 Yes 1.6 Yes 1st
Fetal death (20 weeks gestation or more) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 199 4.0 6.9 Yes 4.6 Yes 2nd
Perinatal (20 weeks gestation to less than 28 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 360 7.2 10.4 Yes 8.7 Yes 2nd
Perinatal (28 weeks gestation to less than 7 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 223 4.5 5.5 Yes 5.5 Yes 1st
Maternal mortality rate per 100,000 live births + (Table) (Trend) (Map) 8 16.0* 22.4 No 19.3 No 3rd
Low birthweight indicators
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 655 1.3 1.5 Yes 1.5 Yes 2nd
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 462 1.0 1.1 Yes 1.0 No 2nd
% low birthweight (less than 2.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,869 7.7 8.2 Yes 7.8 No 3rd
% low birthweight (less than 2.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,678 5.6 6.2 Yes 5.7 No 3rd
% of premature births by gestational age
less than 32 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 939 2.0 1.9 No 1.9 No 3rd
32 - less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4,826 10.1 9.6 Yes 9.2 Yes 4th
less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 5,765 12.1 11.6 Yes 11.1 Yes 4th
% of births with a 5 minute APGAR less than 6 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 225 0.4 0.6 Yes 0.7 Yes 1st
Newborn drug-related discharge rate per 10,000 newborn discharges (Table) (Trend) (Map) 371 75.4 72.6 No 89.6 Yes 3rd

*: 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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