Maternal and Infant Health Indicators - Richmond 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) 1,544 11.4 14.6 Yes 18.9 Yes 4th
% of births to out-of-wedlock mothers (Table) (Trend) (Map) 5,907 35.0 41.5 Yes 44.8 Yes 1st
% of births that were first births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 6,891 40.8 43.3 Yes 45.3 Yes 2nd
% of births that were multiple births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 805 4.8 3.9 Yes 3.7 Yes 4th
% of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 13,796 82.7 72.4 Yes 70.5 Yes 1st
% of births with late (3rd trimester) or no prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 595 3.6 5.6 Yes 7.0 Yes 2nd
% of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 12,265 73.7 65.9 Yes 64.3 Yes 2nd
WIC indicators
% of pregnant women in WIC with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 5,309 83.9 85.6 No 85.2 No 3rd
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy underweight (BMI less than 18.5) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 234 3.5 4.7 Yes 5.1 Yes 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy overweight but not obese (BMI 25-less than 30) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,882 28.5 26.6 Yes 26.7 Yes 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy obese (BMI 30 or higher) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,638 24.8 24.2 No 21.4 Yes 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC with anemia in 3rd trimester (2008-2010) (Table) (Map) 216 35.3 37.3 No 38.4 No 3rd
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational weight gain greater than ideal (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,610 42.5 39.9 Yes 35.8 Yes 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational diabetes (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 280 4.7 5.4 Yes 5.3 Yes 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC with hypertension during pregnancy (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 371 6.2 7.2 Yes 5.8 No 1st
% of WIC mothers breastfeeding at least 6 months (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,438 36.4 38.3 Yes 46.2 Yes 1st
% of infants fed any breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 11,403 72.4 77.8 Yes 83.2 Yes 3rd
% of infants fed exclusively breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4,996 31.7 40.5 Yes 31.6 No 4th
% of births delivered by cesarean section (Table) (Trend) (Map) 6,396 37.9 34.4 Yes 32.8 Yes 4th
Mortality rate per 1,000 live births
Infant (less than 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 80 4.7 5.1 No 4.6 No 2nd
Neonatal (less than 28 days) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 61 3.6 3.5 No 3.0 No 2nd
Post-neonatal (1 month to 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 19 1.1 1.6 No 1.6 No 2nd
Fetal death (20 weeks gestation or more) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 130 7.6 6.9 No 9.2 Yes 4th
Perinatal (20 weeks gestation to less than 28 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 191 11.2 10.4 No 12.2 No 4th
Perinatal (28 weeks gestation to less than 7 days of life) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 106 6.3 5.5 No 5.5 No 3rd
Maternal mortality rate per 100,000 live births + (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3 17.8* 22.4 No 25.5 No 3rd
Low birthweight indicators
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 276 1.6 1.5 No 1.6 No 4th
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 184 1.1 1.1 No 1.2 No 4th
% low birthweight (less than 2.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,401 8.3 8.2 No 8.6 No 4th
% low birthweight (less than 2.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 925 5.8 6.2 Yes 6.7 Yes 3rd
% of premature births by gestational age
less than 32 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 337 2.0 1.9 No 2.0 No 3rd
32 - less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,668 9.9 9.6 No 10.1 No 4th
less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,005 11.9 11.6 No 12.0 No 4th
% of births with a 5 minute APGAR less than 6 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 97 0.6 0.6 No 0.6 No 2nd
Newborn drug-related discharge rate per 10,000 newborn discharges (Table) (Trend) (Map) 87 52.7 72.6 Yes 55.5 No 2nd

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

~ Definition for this indicator has changed. See: Technical Notes

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

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