Maternal and Infant Health Indicators - Queens 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) 12,000 16.3 13.7 Yes 16.8 Yes 4th
% of births to out-of-wedlock mothers (Table) (Trend) (Map) 35,196 38.7 40.4 Yes 41.8 Yes 2nd
% of births that were first births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 41,011 45.1 42.1 Yes 44.2 Yes 4th
% of births that were multiple births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,977 3.3 3.9 Yes 3.6 Yes 1st
% of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 65,446 72.7 73.7 Yes 71.6 Yes 3rd
% of births with late (3rd trimester) or no prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 6,946 7.7 5.6 Yes 7.2 Yes 4th
% of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 61,356 68.9 69.0 No 67.7 Yes 3rd
WIC indicators
% of pregnant women in WIC with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 43,269 88.7 86.5 Yes 86.1 Yes 2nd
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy underweight (BMI less than 18.5) (2010-2012) (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) (2010-2012) (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) (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 9,595 18.0 24.2 Yes 21.4 Yes 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC with anemia in 3rd trimester (2009-2011) (Table) (Map) 2,276 35.2 37.3 Yes 38.6 Yes 3rd
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational weight gain greater than ideal (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 16,498 35.9 41.7 Yes 37.6 Yes 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational diabetes (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,117 6.6 5.5 Yes 5.3 Yes 3rd
% of pregnant women in WIC with hypertension during pregnancy (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,400 5.1 7.1 Yes 5.6 Yes 1st
% of WIC infants breastfeeding at least 6 months (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 8,326 45.9 39.0 Yes 46.6 No 1st
% of infants fed any breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 70,597 88.4 84.2 Yes 89.5 Yes 1st
% of infants fed exclusively breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 22,986 28.8 41.8 Yes 33.2 Yes 4th
% of births delivered by cesarean section (Table) (Trend) (Map) 31,746 34.9 33.9 Yes 32.8 Yes 3rd
Mortality rate per 1,000 live births
Infant (less than 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 381 4.2 4.8 Yes 4.2 No 2nd
Neonatal (less than 28 days) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 271 3.0 3.3 No 2.8 No 2nd
Post-neonatal (1 month to 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 110 1.2 1.5 Yes 1.5 No 2nd
Fetal death (20 weeks gestation or more) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 685 7.5 6.3 Yes 8.5 Yes 4th
Perinatal (20 weeks gestation to less than 28 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 956 10.4 9.6 Yes 11.2 No 4th
Perinatal (28 weeks gestation to less than 7 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 484 5.3 5.3 No 5.3 No 3rd
Maternal mortality rate per 100,000 live births + (Table) (Trend) (Map) 19 20.9 18.7 No 19.3 No 3rd
Low birthweight indicators
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,156 1.3 1.4 Yes 1.4 Yes 2nd
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 895 1.0 1.0 No 1.1 Yes 3rd
% low birthweight (less than 2.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 7,296 8.0 7.9 No 8.2 No 4th
% low birthweight (less than 2.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 5,599 6.4 6.0 Yes 6.4 No 4th
% of premature births by gestational age
less than 32 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,344 1.5 1.7 Yes 1.6 Yes 1st
32 - less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 8,060 8.9 9.1 No 9.1 Yes 3rd
less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 9,404 10.4 10.8 Yes 10.8 Yes 3rd
% of births with a 5 minute APGAR less than 6 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 387 0.4 0.6 Yes 0.5 Yes 1st
Newborn drug-related diagnosis rate per 10,000 newborn discharges (Table) (Trend) (Map) 601 67.1 103.5 Yes 67.3 No 1st

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

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