Maternal and Infant Health Indicators - Westchester 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) 3,579 13.5 14.1 Yes 10.6 Yes 4th
% of births to out-of-wedlock mothers (Table) (Trend) (Map) 10,386 32.7 40.9 Yes 39.1 Yes 1st
% of births that were first births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 13,146 41.4 42.6 Yes 40.8 No 3rd
% of births that were multiple births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,365 4.3 3.9 Yes 4.1 No 4th
% of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 20,512 66.4 73.1 Yes 75.4 Yes 4th
% of births with late (3rd trimester) or no prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,304 4.2 5.6 Yes 4.1 No 2nd
% of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 18,234 61.8 66.8 Yes 68.6 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 mothers breastfeeding at least 6 months (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,555 46.0 38.2 Yes 27.7 Yes 1st
% of infants fed any breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 22,334 78.0 83.1 Yes 77.9 No 2nd
% of infants fed exclusively breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 13,364 46.7 40.7 Yes 49.2 Yes 4th
% of births delivered by cesarean section (Table) (Trend) (Map) 12,590 39.7 34.1 Yes 35.6 Yes 4th
Mortality rate per 1,000 live births
Infant (less than 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 143 4.5 5.0 No 5.5 Yes 2nd
Neonatal (less than 28 days) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 109 3.4 3.4 No 3.9 No 2nd
Post-neonatal (1 month to 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 34 1.1 1.5 No 1.6 No 1st
Fetal death (20 weeks gestation or more) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 115 3.6 6.6 Yes 4.4 Yes 2nd
Perinatal (20 weeks gestation to less than 28 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 224 7.0 10.0 Yes 8.3 Yes 1st
Perinatal (28 weeks gestation to less than 7 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 115 3.6 5.4 Yes 5.4 Yes 1st
Maternal mortality rate per 100,000 live births + (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4 12.6* 20.0 No 19.4 No 3rd
Low birthweight indicators
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 480 1.5 1.4 No 1.4 No 3rd
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 357 1.2 1.1 No 1.0 Yes 4th
% low birthweight (less than 2.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,461 7.8 8.0 No 7.6 No 3rd
% low birthweight (less than 2.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,730 5.7 6.0 Yes 5.6 No 3rd
% of premature births by gestational age
less than 32 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 572 1.9 1.8 No 1.8 No 3rd
32 - less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,972 9.6 9.1 Yes 9.1 Yes 4th
less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,544 11.5 10.9 Yes 10.9 Yes 4th
% of births with a 5 minute APGAR less than 6 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 189 0.6 0.6 No 0.7 Yes 2nd
Newborn drug-related diagnosis rate per 10,000 newborn discharges (Table) (Trend) (Map) 172 61.8 95.0 Yes 123.2 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.