Maternal and Infant Health Indicators - Bronx County

2012-2014

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) 11,129 25.6 13.7 Yes 16.8 Yes 4th
% of births to out-of-wedlock mothers (Table) (Trend) (Map) 42,535 66.7 40.4 Yes 41.8 Yes 4th
% of births that were first births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 25,530 40.0 42.1 Yes 44.2 Yes 2nd
% of births that were multiple births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,054 3.2 3.9 Yes 3.6 Yes 1st
% of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 36,735 58.4 73.7 Yes 71.6 Yes 4th
% of births with late (3rd trimester) or no prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 7,279 11.6 5.6 Yes 7.2 Yes 4th
% of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 33,969 54.6 69.0 Yes 67.7 Yes 4th
WIC indicators
% of pregnant women in WIC with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 42,202 85.1 86.5 Yes 86.1 Yes 3rd
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy underweight (BMI less than 18.5) (2010-2012) (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) (2010-2012) (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) (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 14,400 27.0 24.2 Yes 21.4 Yes 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC with anemia in 3rd trimester (2009-2011) (Table) (Map) 2,402 41.3 37.3 Yes 38.6 Yes 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational weight gain greater than ideal (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 18,690 39.9 41.7 Yes 37.6 Yes 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational diabetes (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,482 5.1 5.5 Yes 5.3 No 2nd
% of pregnant women in WIC with hypertension during pregnancy (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,351 6.9 7.1 No 5.6 Yes 1st
% of WIC infants breastfeeding at least 6 months (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 7,627 42.8 39.0 Yes 46.6 Yes 1st
% of infants fed any breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 51,584 91.3 84.2 Yes 89.5 Yes 1st
% of infants fed exclusively breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 16,365 28.9 41.8 Yes 33.2 Yes 4th
% of births delivered by cesarean section (Table) (Trend) (Map) 21,196 33.3 33.9 Yes 32.8 Yes 3rd
Mortality rate per 1,000 live births
Infant (less than 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 351 5.5 4.8 Yes 4.2 Yes 3rd
Neonatal (less than 28 days) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 224 3.5 3.3 No 2.8 Yes 3rd
Post-neonatal (1 month to 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 127 2.0 1.5 Yes 1.5 Yes 3rd
Fetal death (20 weeks gestation or more) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 645 10.0 6.3 Yes 8.5 Yes 4th
Perinatal (20 weeks gestation to less than 28 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 869 13.5 9.6 Yes 11.2 Yes 4th
Perinatal (28 weeks gestation to less than 7 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 401 6.3 5.3 Yes 5.3 Yes 3rd
Maternal mortality rate per 100,000 live births + (Table) (Trend) (Map) 17 26.7 18.7 No 19.3 No 4th
Low birthweight indicators
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,216 1.9 1.4 Yes 1.4 Yes 4th
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 960 1.6 1.0 Yes 1.1 Yes 4th
% low birthweight (less than 2.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 5,945 9.3 7.9 Yes 8.2 Yes 4th
% low birthweight (less than 2.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4,732 7.7 6.0 Yes 6.4 Yes 4th
% of premature births by gestational age
less than 32 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,422 2.2 1.7 Yes 1.6 Yes 4th
32 - less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 6,157 9.7 9.1 Yes 9.1 Yes 4th
less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 7,579 12.0 10.8 Yes 10.8 Yes 4th
% of births with a 5 minute APGAR less than 6 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 408 0.6 0.6 No 0.5 Yes 1st
Newborn drug-related diagnosis rate per 10,000 newborn discharges (Table) (Trend) (Map) 709 114.7 103.5 Yes 67.3 Yes 2nd

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

See technical notes for information about the indicators and data sources.