Maternal and Infant Health Indicators - Queens 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) 13,128 18.5 14.6 Yes 18.9 Yes 4th
% of births to out-of-wedlock mothers (Table) (Trend) (Map) 37,990 41.5 41.5 No 44.8 Yes 2nd
% of births that were first births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 41,539 45.4 43.3 Yes 45.3 No 4th
% of births that were multiple births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,004 3.3 3.9 Yes 3.7 Yes 2nd
% of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 63,246 70.8 72.4 Yes 70.5 No 3rd
% of births with late (3rd trimester) or no prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 6,644 7.4 5.6 Yes 7.0 Yes 4th
% of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 57,401 65.1 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) 42,628 87.8 85.6 Yes 85.2 Yes 3rd
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy underweight (BMI less than 18.5) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,825 5.3 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) 14,538 27.3 26.6 Yes 26.7 Yes 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy obese (BMI 30 or higher) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 9,595 18.0 24.2 Yes 21.4 Yes 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC with anemia in 3rd trimester (2008-2010) (Table) (Map) 2,305 35.0 37.3 Yes 38.4 Yes 3rd
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational weight gain greater than ideal (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 15,467 34.0 39.9 Yes 35.8 Yes 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational diabetes (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,934 6.6 5.4 Yes 5.3 Yes 3rd
% of pregnant women in WIC with hypertension during pregnancy (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,349 5.3 7.2 Yes 5.8 Yes 1st
% of WIC mothers breastfeeding at least 6 months (Table) (Trend) (Map) 14,826 46.1 38.3 Yes 46.2 No 1st
% of infants fed any breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 66,907 79.7 77.8 Yes 83.2 Yes 1st
% of infants fed exclusively breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 20,989 25.0 40.5 Yes 31.6 Yes 4th
% of births delivered by cesarean section (Table) (Trend) (Map) 32,197 35.2 34.4 Yes 32.8 Yes 3rd
Mortality rate per 1,000 live births
Infant (less than 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 395 4.3 5.1 Yes 4.6 No 2nd
Neonatal (less than 28 days) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 257 2.8 3.5 Yes 3.0 No 1st
Post-neonatal (1 month to 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 138 1.5 1.6 No 1.6 No 2nd
Fetal death (20 weeks gestation or more) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 689 7.5 6.9 No 9.2 Yes 4th
Perinatal (20 weeks gestation to less than 28 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 946 10.3 10.4 No 12.2 Yes 3rd
Perinatal (28 weeks gestation to less than 7 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 472 5.1 5.5 No 5.5 No 2nd
Maternal mortality rate per 100,000 live births + (Table) (Trend) (Map) 23 25.1 22.4 No 25.5 No 3rd
Low birthweight indicators
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,306 1.4 1.5 No 1.6 Yes 3rd
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 974 1.1 1.1 No 1.2 Yes 3rd
% low birthweight (less than 2.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 7,447 8.1 8.2 No 8.6 Yes 3rd
% low birthweight (less than 2.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 5,684 6.4 6.2 Yes 6.7 Yes 4th
% of premature births by gestational age
less than 32 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,680 1.9 1.9 Yes 2.0 Yes 2nd
32 - less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 8,836 9.7 9.6 No 10.1 Yes 4th
less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 10,516 11.6 11.6 No 12.0 Yes 3rd
% of births with a 5 minute APGAR less than 6 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 408 0.4 0.6 Yes 0.6 Yes 1st
Newborn drug-related discharge rate per 10,000 newborn discharges (Table) (Trend) (Map) 322 36.2 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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