Maternal and Infant Health Indicators - Bronx County

2010-2012

Indicator Data Links 3 Year Total County Rate NYS Rate Sig.Dif. NYC Rate 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) 12,047 28.1 14.5 Yes 18.5 Yes 4th
% of births to out-of-wedlock mothers (Table) (Trend) (Map) 44,744 68.5 41.4 Yes 43.9 Yes 4th
% of births that were first births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 27,506 42.1 43.0 Yes 44.9 Yes 3rd
% of births that were multiple births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,053 3.1 3.9 Yes 3.7 Yes 1st
% of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 39,026 60.6 72.5 Yes 70.0 Yes 4th
% of births with late (3rd trimester) or no prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 6,991 10.8 5.6 Yes 7.0 Yes 4th
% of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 34,558 54.4 66.2 Yes 64.3 Yes 4th
WIC indicators
% of pregnant women in WIC with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 42,387 84.5 85.6 Yes 85.2 No 3rd
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy underweight (BMI less than 18.5) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,920 3.6 4.7 Yes 5.1 Yes 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy overweight but not obese (BMI 25-less than 30) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 15,576 29.2 26.6 Yes 26.7 Yes 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy obese (BMI 30 or higher) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 14,400 27.0 24.2 Yes 21.4 Yes 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC with anemia in 3rd trimester (2008-2010) (Table) (Map) 2,435 41.0 37.3 Yes 38.4 Yes 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational weight gain greater than ideal (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 18,055 38.3 39.9 Yes 35.8 Yes 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational diabetes (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,261 4.9 5.4 Yes 5.3 Yes 2nd
% of pregnant women in WIC with hypertension during pregnancy (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,219 7.0 7.2 No 5.8 Yes 1st
% of WIC mothers breastfeeding at least 6 months (Table) (Trend) (Map) 14,213 42.4 38.3 Yes 46.2 Yes 1st
% of infants fed any breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 51,751 88.4 81.9 Yes 87.4 Yes 1st
% of infants fed exclusively breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 17,063 29.1 41.3 Yes 32.6 Yes 4th
% of births delivered by cesarean section (Table) (Trend) (Map) 21,573 33.0 34.2 Yes 32.7 No 3rd
Mortality rate per 1,000 live births
Infant (less than 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 355 5.4 5.0 No 4.5 Yes 3rd
Neonatal (less than 28 days) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 230 3.5 3.4 No 2.9 Yes 2nd
Post-neonatal (1 month to 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 125 1.9 1.6 No 1.5 Yes 3rd
Fetal death (20 weeks gestation or more) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 760 11.5 6.8 Yes 9.3 Yes 4th
Perinatal (20 weeks gestation to less than 28 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 990 15.0 10.2 Yes 12.2 Yes 4th
Perinatal (28 weeks gestation to less than 7 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 424 6.5 5.4 Yes 5.4 Yes 3rd
Maternal mortality rate per 100,000 live births + (Table) (Trend) (Map) 16 24.5 21.7 No 22.9 No 3rd
Low birthweight indicators
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,231 1.9 1.5 Yes 1.5 Yes 4th
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 986 1.6 1.1 Yes 1.2 Yes 4th
% low birthweight (less than 2.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 6,197 9.5 8.1 Yes 8.5 Yes 4th
% low birthweight (less than 2.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4,990 7.9 6.1 Yes 6.6 Yes 4th
% of premature births by gestational age
less than 32 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,475 2.3 1.9 Yes 1.8 Yes 4th
32 - less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 6,416 9.9 9.3 Yes 9.4 Yes 4th
less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 7,891 12.1 11.1 Yes 11.3 Yes 4th
% of births with a 5 minute APGAR less than 6 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 366 0.6 0.6 No 0.5 Yes 2nd
Newborn drug-related discharge rate per 10,000 newborn discharges (Table) (Trend) (Map) 804 126.6 83.8 Yes 64.3 Yes 3rd

+: Definition of Maternal Mortality has changed. See: Technical Notes

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