Maternal and Infant Health Indicators - Westchester 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) 3,659 13.4 14.6 Yes 10.4 Yes 4th
% of births to out-of-wedlock mothers (Table) (Trend) (Map) 10,514 31.9 41.5 Yes 38.2 Yes 1st
% of births that were first births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 13,726 41.6 43.3 Yes 41.3 No 3rd
% of births that were multiple births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,545 4.7 3.9 Yes 4.2 Yes 4th
% of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 20,445 69.1 72.4 Yes 74.3 Yes 4th
% of births with late (3rd trimester) or no prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,374 4.6 5.6 Yes 4.1 Yes 3rd
% of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 18,595 63.4 65.9 Yes 67.6 Yes 3rd
WIC indicators
% of pregnant women in WIC with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 12,236 84.7 85.6 No 86.1 No 3rd
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy underweight (BMI less than 18.5) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 527 3.5 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) 4,711 30.9 26.6 Yes 26.3 Yes 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy obese (BMI 30 or higher) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,622 23.8 24.2 No 28.0 Yes 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC with anemia in 3rd trimester (2008-2010) (Table) (Map) 619 34.2 37.3 Yes 35.4 No 2nd
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational weight gain greater than ideal (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 5,331 40.1 39.9 No 44.9 Yes 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational diabetes (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 647 4.8 5.4 Yes 5.7 Yes 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC with hypertension during pregnancy (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 866 6.4 7.2 Yes 9.0 Yes 1st
% of WIC mothers breastfeeding at least 6 months (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4,832 47.7 38.3 Yes 27.9 Yes 1st
% of infants fed any breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 23,147 74.9 77.8 Yes 72.6 Yes 2nd
% of infants fed exclusively breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 14,170 45.8 40.5 Yes 49.2 Yes 4th
% of births delivered by cesarean section (Table) (Trend) (Map) 13,480 40.9 34.4 Yes 36.0 Yes 4th
Mortality rate per 1,000 live births
Infant (less than 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 160 4.9 5.1 No 5.6 No 2nd
Neonatal (less than 28 days) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 123 3.7 3.5 No 4.0 No 2nd
Post-neonatal (1 month to 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 37 1.1 1.6 No 1.6 No 2nd
Fetal death (20 weeks gestation or more) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 115 3.5 6.9 Yes 4.6 Yes 1st
Perinatal (20 weeks gestation to less than 28 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 238 7.2 10.4 Yes 8.7 Yes 2nd
Perinatal (28 weeks gestation to less than 7 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 128 3.9 5.5 Yes 5.5 Yes 1st
Maternal mortality rate per 100,000 live births + (Table) (Trend) (Map) 8 24.3* 22.4 No 19.3 No 3rd
Low birthweight indicators
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 527 1.6 1.5 No 1.5 Yes 4th
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 373 1.2 1.1 No 1.0 Yes 4th
% low birthweight (less than 2.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,763 8.4 8.2 No 7.8 Yes 4th
% low birthweight (less than 2.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,874 6.0 6.2 No 5.7 Yes 3rd
% of premature births by gestational age
less than 32 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 653 2.1 1.9 No 1.9 No 3rd
32 - less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,259 10.4 9.6 Yes 9.2 Yes 4th
less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,912 12.5 11.6 Yes 11.1 Yes 4th
% of births with a 5 minute APGAR less than 6 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 183 0.6 0.6 No 0.7 Yes 2nd
Newborn drug-related discharge rate per 10,000 newborn discharges (Table) (Trend) (Map) 132 45.2 72.6 Yes 89.6 Yes 1st

*: 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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