Maternal and Infant Health Indicators - New York 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) 4,303 8.9 13.7 Yes 16.8 Yes 3rd
% of births to out-of-wedlock mothers (Table) (Trend) (Map) 17,415 31.1 40.4 Yes 41.8 Yes 1st
% of births that were first births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 31,375 56.0 42.1 Yes 44.2 Yes 4th
% of births that were multiple births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,760 4.9 3.9 Yes 3.6 Yes 4th
% of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 41,818 75.3 73.7 Yes 71.6 Yes 2nd
% of births with late (3rd trimester) or no prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,853 5.1 5.6 Yes 7.2 Yes 3rd
% of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 39,276 71.6 69.0 Yes 67.7 Yes 2nd
WIC indicators
% of pregnant women in WIC with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 30,492 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) 1,869 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) (2010-2012) (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) (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 7,387 20.3 24.2 Yes 21.4 Yes 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC with anemia in 3rd trimester (2009-2011) (Table) (Map) 1,456 39.3 37.3 No 38.6 No 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational weight gain greater than ideal (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 13,239 40.1 41.7 Yes 37.6 Yes 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational diabetes (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,708 5.1 5.5 Yes 5.3 No 2nd
% of pregnant women in WIC with hypertension during pregnancy (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,146 6.4 7.1 Yes 5.6 Yes 1st
% of WIC infants breastfeeding at least 6 months (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4,142 38.8 39.0 No 46.6 Yes 1st
% of infants fed any breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 48,311 93.3 84.2 Yes 89.5 Yes 1st
% of infants fed exclusively breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 22,241 43.0 41.8 Yes 33.2 Yes 4th
% of births delivered by cesarean section (Table) (Trend) (Map) 18,841 33.7 33.9 No 32.8 Yes 3rd
Mortality rate per 1,000 live births
Infant (less than 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 181 3.2 4.8 Yes 4.2 Yes 1st
Neonatal (less than 28 days) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 123 2.2 3.3 Yes 2.8 Yes 1st
Post-neonatal (1 month to 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 58 1.0 1.5 Yes 1.5 No 2nd
Fetal death (20 weeks gestation or more) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 393 7.0 6.3 No 8.5 Yes 4th
Perinatal (20 weeks gestation to less than 28 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 516 9.2 9.6 No 11.2 Yes 3rd
Perinatal (28 weeks gestation to less than 7 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 249 4.4 5.3 Yes 5.3 Yes 2nd
Maternal mortality rate per 100,000 live births + (Table) (Trend) (Map) 10 17.9 18.7 No 19.3 No 3rd
Low birthweight indicators
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 753 1.3 1.4 No 1.4 No 3rd
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 485 0.9 1.0 Yes 1.1 Yes 2nd
% low birthweight (less than 2.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4,702 8.4 7.9 Yes 8.2 No 4th
% low birthweight (less than 2.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,094 5.8 6.0 No 6.4 Yes 3rd
% of premature births by gestational age
less than 32 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 830 1.5 1.7 Yes 1.6 Yes 2nd
32 - less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 5,061 9.1 9.1 No 9.1 No 3rd
less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 5,891 10.6 10.8 No 10.8 No 3rd
% of births with a 5 minute APGAR less than 6 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 262 0.5 0.6 Yes 0.5 No 1st
Newborn drug-related diagnosis rate per 10,000 newborn discharges (Table) (Trend) (Map) 346 62.0 103.5 Yes 67.3 No 1st

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

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