Maternal and Infant Health Indicators - Herkimer 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) 110 8.6 13.2 Yes 10.5 Yes 3rd
% of births to out-of-wedlock mothers (Table) (Trend) (Map) 940 48.5 39.9 Yes 38.9 Yes 3rd
% of births that were first births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 743 38.3 41.6 Yes 39.4 No 2nd
% of births that were multiple births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 77 4.0 4.1 No 4.5 No 3rd
% of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,395 72.4 74.4 No 76.3 Yes 3rd
% of births with late (3rd trimester) or no prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 94 4.9 5.6 No 4.1 No 3rd
% of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,349 70.2 69.1 No 70.2 No 3rd
WIC indicators
% of pregnant women in WIC with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 948 82.9 86.5 No 86.9 No 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy underweight (BMI less than 18.5) (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 56 4.3 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) 322 24.8 26.6 No 26.3 No 3rd
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy obese (BMI 30 or higher) (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 377 29.0 24.2 Yes 28.0 No 2nd
% of pregnant women in WIC with anemia in 3rd trimester (2009-2011) (Table) (Map) 55 31.4 37.3 No 36.0 No 2nd
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational weight gain greater than ideal (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 573 50.4 41.7 Yes 47.1 No 3rd
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational diabetes (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 81 6.9 5.5 No 5.8 No 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC with hypertension during pregnancy (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 160 13.7 7.1 Yes 9.0 Yes 4th
% of WIC infants breastfeeding at least 6 months (2013-2015) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 92 19.7 39.5 Yes 29.6 Yes 3rd
% of infants fed any breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,358 74.8 85.2 Yes 79.9 Yes 4th
% of infants fed exclusively breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,016 56.0 43.1 Yes 51.0 Yes 3rd
% of births delivered by cesarean section (Table) (Trend) (Map) 695 35.9 33.7 No 34.4 No 4th
Mortality rate per 1,000 live births
Infant (less than 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 23 11.9 4.7 Yes 5.2 Yes 4th
Neonatal (less than 28 days) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 16 8.3 3.2 Yes 3.8 Yes 4th
Post-neonatal (1 month to 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 6 3.1* 1.4 No 1.4 No 4th
Fetal death (20 weeks gestation or more) (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 11 5.5 6.3 No 4.2 No 3rd
Perinatal (20 weeks gestation to less than 28 days of life) (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 25 12.5 9.6 No 8.0 No 4th
Perinatal (28 weeks gestation to less than 7 days of life) (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 17 8.5 5.3 No 5.3 No 4th
Maternal mortality rate per 100,000 live births + (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1 51.6* 20.9 No 18.9 No 4th
Low birthweight indicators
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 30 1.6 1.4 No 1.4 No 4th
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 21 1.1 1.0 No 1.0 No 4th
% low birthweight (less than 2.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 135 7.0 7.9 No 7.6 No 2nd
% low birthweight (less than 2.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 107 5.8 5.9 No 5.6 No 3rd
% of premature births by gestational age
less than 32 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 38 2.0 1.7 No 1.8 No 3rd
32 - less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 173 9.0 9.0 No 9.0 No 3rd
less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 211 10.9 10.7 No 10.8 No 3rd
% of births with a 5 minute APGAR less than 6 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 21 1.1 0.7 No 0.8 No 3rd
Newborn drug-related diagnosis rate per 10,000 newborn discharges (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 29 162.2 104.8 Yes 140.6 No 3rd

*: 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.