Maternal and Infant Health Indicators - New York 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) 4,862 9.9 14.5 Yes 18.5 Yes 3rd
% of births to out-of-wedlock mothers (Table) (Trend) (Map) 19,227 32.9 41.4 Yes 43.9 Yes 1st
% of births that were first births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 32,968 56.4 43.0 Yes 44.9 Yes 4th
% of births that were multiple births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,095 5.3 3.9 Yes 3.7 Yes 4th
% of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 42,583 73.5 72.5 Yes 70.0 Yes 3rd
% of births with late (3rd trimester) or no prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,963 5.1 5.6 Yes 7.0 Yes 3rd
% of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 39,012 67.9 66.2 Yes 64.3 Yes 3rd
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) 49,950 91.9 81.9 Yes 87.4 Yes 1st
% of infants fed exclusively breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 23,285 42.9 41.3 Yes 32.6 Yes 4th
% of births delivered by cesarean section (Table) (Trend) (Map) 19,611 33.6 34.2 Yes 32.7 Yes 3rd
Mortality rate per 1,000 live births
Infant (less than 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 207 3.5 5.0 Yes 4.5 Yes 1st
Neonatal (less than 28 days) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 134 2.3 3.4 Yes 2.9 Yes 1st
Post-neonatal (1 month to 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 73 1.2 1.6 No 1.5 No 2nd
Fetal death (20 weeks gestation or more) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 434 7.4 6.8 No 9.3 Yes 4th
Perinatal (20 weeks gestation to less than 28 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 568 9.6 10.2 No 12.2 Yes 3rd
Perinatal (28 weeks gestation to less than 7 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 263 4.5 5.4 Yes 5.4 Yes 1st
Maternal mortality rate per 100,000 live births + (Table) (Trend) (Map) 8 13.7* 21.7 No 22.9 No 2nd
Low birthweight indicators
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 817 1.4 1.5 No 1.5 Yes 3rd
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 537 1.0 1.1 Yes 1.2 Yes 2nd
% low birthweight (less than 2.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 5,033 8.6 8.1 Yes 8.5 No 4th
% low birthweight (less than 2.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,289 5.9 6.1 No 6.6 Yes 3rd
% of premature births by gestational age
less than 32 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 968 1.7 1.9 Yes 1.8 Yes 2nd
32 - less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 5,227 9.0 9.3 No 9.4 Yes 3rd
less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 6,195 10.7 11.1 Yes 11.3 Yes 3rd
% of births with a 5 minute APGAR less than 6 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 245 0.4 0.6 Yes 0.5 No 1st
Newborn drug-related discharge rate per 10,000 newborn discharges (Table) (Trend) (Map) 351 60.3 83.8 Yes 64.3 No 2nd

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

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

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