Maternal and Infant Health Indicators - Erie County

2013-2015

Indicator Data Links 3 Year Total County Rate NYS Rate Sig.Dif. NYS Rate exc NYC 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) 1,881 8.3 13.2 Yes 10.5 Yes 2nd
% of births to out-of-wedlock mothers (Table) (Trend) (Map) 13,331 44.2 39.9 Yes 38.9 Yes 3rd
% of births that were first births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 12,273 40.7 41.6 Yes 39.4 Yes 3rd
% of births that were multiple births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,312 4.4 4.1 Yes 4.5 No 4th
% of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 21,063 73.0 74.4 Yes 76.3 Yes 3rd
% of births with late (3rd trimester) or no prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,472 5.1 5.6 Yes 4.1 Yes 3rd
% of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 17,905 63.1 69.1 Yes 70.2 Yes 4th
WIC indicators
% of pregnant women in WIC with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 12,605 88.9 86.5 Yes 86.9 Yes 2nd
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy underweight (BMI less than 18.5) (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 676 4.4 4.7 No 4.1 No 2nd
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy overweight but not obese (BMI 25-less than 30) (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,790 24.6 26.6 Yes 26.3 Yes 3rd
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy obese (BMI 30 or higher) (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4,622 30.1 24.2 Yes 28.0 Yes 2nd
% of pregnant women in WIC with anemia in 3rd trimester (2009-2011) (Table) (Map) 576 36.8 37.3 No 36.0 No 3rd
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational weight gain greater than ideal (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 6,443 45.9 41.7 Yes 47.1 No 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational diabetes (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 798 5.6 5.5 No 5.8 No 2nd
% of pregnant women in WIC with hypertension during pregnancy (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,273 8.9 7.1 Yes 9.0 No 2nd
% of WIC infants breastfeeding at least 6 months (2013-2015) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 965 18.8 39.5 Yes 29.6 Yes 4th
% of infants fed any breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 19,810 73.9 85.2 Yes 79.9 Yes 4th
% of infants fed exclusively breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 13,948 52.0 43.1 Yes 51.0 Yes 3rd
% of births delivered by cesarean section (Table) (Trend) (Map) 10,337 34.3 33.7 No 34.4 No 3rd
Mortality rate per 1,000 live births
Infant (less than 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 216 7.2 4.7 Yes 5.2 Yes 4th
Neonatal (less than 28 days) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 159 5.3 3.2 Yes 3.8 Yes 4th
Post-neonatal (1 month to 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 57 1.9 1.4 No 1.4 No 3rd
Fetal death (20 weeks gestation or more) (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 88 2.9 6.3 Yes 4.2 Yes 1st
Perinatal (20 weeks gestation to less than 28 days of life) (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 263 8.8 9.6 No 8.0 No 3rd
Perinatal (28 weeks gestation to less than 7 days of life) (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 201 6.7 5.3 Yes 5.3 Yes 3rd
Maternal mortality rate per 100,000 live births + (Table) (Trend) (Map) 9 29.9* 20.9 No 18.9 No 4th
Low birthweight indicators
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 532 1.8 1.4 Yes 1.4 Yes 4th
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 366 1.3 1.0 Yes 1.0 Yes 4th
% low birthweight (less than 2.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,498 8.3 7.9 Yes 7.6 Yes 4th
% low birthweight (less than 2.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,785 6.2 5.9 No 5.6 Yes 4th
% of premature births by gestational age
less than 32 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 654 2.2 1.7 Yes 1.8 Yes 4th
32 - less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,903 9.6 9.0 Yes 9.0 Yes 4th
less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,557 11.8 10.7 Yes 10.8 Yes 4th
% of births with a 5 minute APGAR less than 6 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 200 0.7 0.7 No 0.8 Yes 2nd
Newborn drug-related diagnosis rate per 10,000 newborn discharges (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 729 245.6 104.8 Yes 140.6 Yes 4th

*: 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.