Maternal and Infant Health Indicators - Westchester 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) 3,558 13.3 13.7 No 10.5 Yes 4th
% of births to out-of-wedlock mothers (Table) (Trend) (Map) 10,510 33.2 40.4 Yes 39.1 Yes 1st
% of births that were first births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 12,437 39.3 42.1 Yes 40.1 Yes 2nd
% of births that were multiple births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,348 4.3 3.9 Yes 4.1 No 3rd
% of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 20,384 66.3 73.7 Yes 75.7 Yes 4th
% of births with late (3rd trimester) or no prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,275 4.1 5.6 Yes 4.1 No 2nd
% of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 18,299 62.3 69.0 Yes 70.2 Yes 4th
WIC indicators
% of pregnant women in WIC with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 12,091 85.3 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) 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) (2010-2012) (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) (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,622 23.8 24.2 No 28.0 Yes 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC with anemia in 3rd trimester (2009-2011) (Table) (Map) 612 34.7 37.3 No 36.0 No 3rd
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational weight gain greater than ideal (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 5,607 42.2 41.7 No 47.1 Yes 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational diabetes (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 690 4.9 5.5 Yes 5.8 Yes 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC with hypertension during pregnancy (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 861 6.1 7.1 Yes 9.0 Yes 1st
% of WIC infants breastfeeding at least 6 months (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,317 45.2 39.0 Yes 27.5 Yes 1st
% of infants fed any breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 21,948 77.1 84.2 Yes 79.0 Yes 3rd
% of infants fed exclusively breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 13,289 46.7 41.8 Yes 50.3 Yes 4th
% of births delivered by cesarean section (Table) (Trend) (Map) 11,805 37.3 33.9 Yes 34.9 Yes 4th
Mortality rate per 1,000 live births
Infant (less than 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 146 4.6 4.8 No 5.3 No 2nd
Neonatal (less than 28 days) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 110 3.5 3.3 No 3.8 No 3rd
Post-neonatal (1 month to 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 36 1.1 1.5 No 1.5 No 2nd
Fetal death (20 weeks gestation or more) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 110 3.5 6.3 Yes 4.2 Yes 2nd
Perinatal (20 weeks gestation to less than 28 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 220 6.9 9.6 Yes 8.0 Yes 2nd
Perinatal (28 weeks gestation to less than 7 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 132 4.2 5.3 Yes 5.3 Yes 2nd
Maternal mortality rate per 100,000 live births + (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3 9.5* 18.7 No 18.0 No 3rd
Low birthweight indicators
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 454 1.4 1.4 No 1.4 No 3rd
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 340 1.1 1.0 No 1.0 Yes 4th
% low birthweight (less than 2.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,474 7.8 7.9 No 7.6 No 3rd
% low birthweight (less than 2.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,751 5.8 6.0 No 5.6 No 3rd
% of premature births by gestational age
less than 32 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 543 1.8 1.7 No 1.8 No 3rd
32 - less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,035 9.9 9.1 Yes 9.0 Yes 4th
less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,578 11.6 10.8 Yes 10.9 Yes 4th
% of births with a 5 minute APGAR less than 6 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 216 0.7 0.6 No 0.8 Yes 2nd
Newborn drug-related diagnosis rate per 10,000 newborn discharges (Table) (Trend) (Map) 203 74.2 103.5 Yes 139.8 Yes 1st

*: 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.