Maternal and Infant Health Indicators - Kings County

2009-2011

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) 18,588 20.6 14.6 Yes 18.9 Yes 4th
% of births to out-of-wedlock mothers (Table) (Trend) (Map) 51,244 40.8 41.5 Yes 44.8 Yes 2nd
% of births that were first births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 52,389 41.7 43.3 Yes 45.3 Yes 3rd
% of births that were multiple births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4,379 3.5 3.9 Yes 3.7 Yes 2nd
% of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 85,971 71.2 72.4 Yes 70.5 Yes 3rd
% of births with late (3rd trimester) or no prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 7,528 6.2 5.6 Yes 7.0 Yes 4th
% of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 77,917 65.0 65.9 Yes 64.3 Yes 3rd
WIC indicators
% of pregnant women in WIC with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 67,735 84.7 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) 5,378 5.9 4.7 Yes 5.1 Yes 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy overweight but not obese (BMI 25-less than 30) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 22,641 25.0 26.6 Yes 26.7 Yes 3rd
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy obese (BMI 30 or higher) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 18,479 20.4 24.2 Yes 21.4 Yes 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC with anemia in 3rd trimester (2008-2010) (Table) (Map) 3,612 38.9 37.3 Yes 38.4 No 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational weight gain greater than ideal (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 25,520 33.8 39.9 Yes 35.8 Yes 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational diabetes (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,433 4.8 5.4 Yes 5.3 Yes 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC with hypertension during pregnancy (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,587 4.9 7.2 Yes 5.8 Yes 1st
% of WIC mothers breastfeeding at least 6 months (Table) (Trend) (Map) 29,065 51.7 38.3 Yes 46.2 Yes 1st
% of infants fed any breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 99,427 84.3 77.8 Yes 83.2 Yes 1st
% of infants fed exclusively breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 38,792 32.9 40.5 Yes 31.6 Yes 4th
% of births delivered by cesarean section (Table) (Trend) (Map) 37,774 30.1 34.4 Yes 32.8 Yes 1st
Mortality rate per 1,000 live births
Infant (less than 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 558 4.4 5.1 Yes 4.6 No 2nd
Neonatal (less than 28 days) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 356 2.8 3.5 Yes 3.0 No 2nd
Post-neonatal (1 month to 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 202 1.6 1.6 No 1.6 No 2nd
Fetal death (20 weeks gestation or more) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,316 10.4 6.9 Yes 9.2 Yes 4th
Perinatal (20 weeks gestation to less than 28 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,672 13.2 10.4 Yes 12.2 Yes 4th
Perinatal (28 weeks gestation to less than 7 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 674 5.3 5.5 No 5.5 No 2nd
Maternal mortality rate per 100,000 live births + (Table) (Trend) (Map) 41 32.7 22.4 No 25.5 No 4th
Low birthweight indicators
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,950 1.6 1.5 No 1.6 No 3rd
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,422 1.2 1.1 No 1.2 No 4th
% low birthweight (less than 2.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 10,491 8.4 8.2 Yes 8.6 Yes 4th
% low birthweight (less than 2.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 7,889 6.5 6.2 Yes 6.7 No 4th
% of premature births by gestational age
less than 32 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,374 1.9 1.9 No 2.0 No 2nd
32 - less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 12,434 10.0 9.6 Yes 10.1 No 4th
less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 14,808 11.9 11.6 Yes 12.0 No 4th
% of births with a 5 minute APGAR less than 6 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 646 0.5 0.6 Yes 0.6 Yes 1st
Newborn drug-related discharge rate per 10,000 newborn discharges (Table) (Trend) (Map) 525 42.9 72.6 Yes 55.5 Yes 1st

~ Definition for this indicator has changed. See: Technical Notes

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

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