Maternal and Infant Health Indicators - New York County

2011-2013

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) 4,660 9.6 14.1 Yes 17.7 Yes 3rd
% of births to out-of-wedlock mothers (Table) (Trend) (Map) 18,275 32.0 40.9 Yes 42.8 Yes 1st
% of births that were first births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 31,921 55.9 42.6 Yes 44.5 Yes 4th
% of births that were multiple births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,951 5.2 3.9 Yes 3.7 Yes 4th
% of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 41,770 73.7 73.1 No 70.8 Yes 3rd
% of births with late (3rd trimester) or no prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,906 5.1 5.6 Yes 7.1 Yes 3rd
% of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 38,425 68.0 66.8 Yes 65.1 Yes 3rd
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 mothers breastfeeding at least 6 months (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4,691 39.4 38.2 Yes 46.1 Yes 1st
% of infants fed any breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 49,465 93.2 83.1 Yes 88.5 Yes 1st
% of infants fed exclusively breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 22,335 42.1 40.7 Yes 32.0 Yes 4th
% of births delivered by cesarean section (Table) (Trend) (Map) 19,314 33.8 34.1 No 32.7 Yes 3rd
Mortality rate per 1,000 live births
Infant (less than 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 195 3.4 5.0 Yes 4.3 Yes 1st
Neonatal (less than 28 days) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 132 2.3 3.4 Yes 2.9 Yes 1st
Post-neonatal (1 month to 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 63 1.1 1.5 Yes 1.5 No 1st
Fetal death (20 weeks gestation or more) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 413 7.2 6.6 No 8.9 Yes 4th
Perinatal (20 weeks gestation to less than 28 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 545 9.5 10.0 No 11.7 Yes 3rd
Perinatal (28 weeks gestation to less than 7 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 251 4.4 5.4 Yes 5.4 Yes 2nd
Maternal mortality rate per 100,000 live births + (Table) (Trend) (Map) 7 12.3* 20.0 No 20.6 No 3rd
Low birthweight indicators
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 793 1.4 1.4 No 1.5 No 3rd
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 504 0.9 1.1 Yes 1.1 Yes 2nd
% low birthweight (less than 2.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4,889 8.6 8.0 Yes 8.4 No 4th
% low birthweight (less than 2.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,181 5.9 6.0 No 6.5 Yes 3rd
% of premature births by gestational age
less than 32 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 871 1.5 1.8 Yes 1.7 Yes 2nd
32 - less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4,908 8.7 9.1 Yes 9.2 Yes 2nd
less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 5,779 10.2 10.9 Yes 10.9 Yes 2nd
% of births with a 5 minute APGAR less than 6 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 248 0.4 0.6 Yes 0.5 No 1st
Newborn drug-related diagnosis rate per 10,000 newborn discharges (Table) (Trend) (Map) 353 62.5 95.0 Yes 66.6 No 1st

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

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

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