Maternal and Infant Health Indicators - New York 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) 5,081 10.2 14.6 Yes 18.9 Yes 3rd
% of births to out-of-wedlock mothers (Table) (Trend) (Map) 20,012 33.7 41.5 Yes 44.8 Yes 1st
% of births that were first births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 33,911 57.1 43.3 Yes 45.3 Yes 4th
% of births that were multiple births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,144 5.3 3.9 Yes 3.7 Yes 4th
% of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 43,173 75.8 72.4 Yes 70.5 Yes 2nd
% of births with late (3rd trimester) or no prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,857 5.0 5.6 Yes 7.0 Yes 3rd
% of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 39,064 69.4 65.9 Yes 64.3 Yes 2nd
WIC indicators
% of pregnant women in WIC with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 31,787 83.9 85.6 Yes 85.2 Yes 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy underweight (BMI less than 18.5) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,869 5.1 4.7 Yes 5.1 No 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy overweight but not obese (BMI 25-less than 30) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 9,607 26.4 26.6 No 26.7 No 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy obese (BMI 30 or higher) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 7,387 20.3 24.2 Yes 21.4 Yes 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC with anemia in 3rd trimester (2008-2010) (Table) (Map) 1,594 39.2 37.3 No 38.4 No 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational weight gain greater than ideal (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 13,264 37.9 39.9 Yes 35.8 Yes 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational diabetes (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,748 5.2 5.4 No 5.3 No 2nd
% of pregnant women in WIC with hypertension during pregnancy (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,203 6.6 7.2 Yes 5.8 Yes 1st
% of WIC mothers breastfeeding at least 6 months (Table) (Trend) (Map) 9,127 40.2 38.3 Yes 46.2 Yes 1st
% of infants fed any breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 49,365 87.1 77.8 Yes 83.2 Yes 1st
% of infants fed exclusively breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 23,688 41.8 40.5 Yes 31.6 Yes 4th
% of births delivered by cesarean section (Table) (Trend) (Map) 19,904 33.5 34.4 Yes 32.8 Yes 3rd
Mortality rate per 1,000 live births
Infant (less than 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 233 3.9 5.1 Yes 4.6 Yes 1st
Neonatal (less than 28 days) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 152 2.6 3.5 Yes 3.0 No 1st
Post-neonatal (1 month to 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 81 1.4 1.6 No 1.6 No 2nd
Fetal death (20 weeks gestation or more) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 430 7.2 6.9 No 9.2 Yes 4th
Perinatal (20 weeks gestation to less than 28 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 582 9.7 10.4 No 12.2 Yes 3rd
Perinatal (28 weeks gestation to less than 7 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 287 4.8 5.5 Yes 5.5 Yes 2nd
Maternal mortality rate per 100,000 live births + (Table) (Trend) (Map) 8 13.5* 22.4 No 25.5 No 3rd
Low birthweight indicators
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 835 1.4 1.5 Yes 1.6 Yes 3rd
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 541 1.0 1.1 Yes 1.2 Yes 2nd
% low birthweight (less than 2.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 5,205 8.8 8.2 Yes 8.6 No 4th
% low birthweight (less than 2.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,393 6.0 6.2 No 6.7 Yes 3rd
% of premature births by gestational age
less than 32 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,060 1.8 1.9 Yes 2.0 Yes 2nd
32 - less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 5,944 10.2 9.6 Yes 10.1 No 4th
less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 7,004 12.0 11.6 Yes 12.0 No 4th
% of births with a 5 minute APGAR less than 6 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 509 0.9 0.6 Yes 0.6 Yes 3rd
Newborn drug-related discharge rate per 10,000 newborn discharges (Table) (Trend) (Map) 295 49.9 72.6 Yes 55.5 No 2nd

*: Fewer than 10 events in the numerator, therefore the rate is unstable

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

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

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