Maternal and Infant Health Indicators - Schenectady 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) 326 8.4 13.2 Yes 10.5 Yes 2nd
% of births to out-of-wedlock mothers (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,410 45.9 39.9 Yes 38.9 Yes 3rd
% of births that were first births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,158 41.1 41.6 No 39.4 Yes 4th
% of births that were multiple births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 199 3.8 4.1 No 4.5 Yes 3rd
% of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4,089 79.1 74.4 Yes 76.3 Yes 2nd
% of births with late (3rd trimester) or no prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 209 4.0 5.6 Yes 4.1 No 2nd
% of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,821 76.2 69.1 Yes 70.2 Yes 1st
WIC indicators
% of pregnant women in WIC with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,112 88.0 86.5 No 86.9 No 3rd
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy underweight (BMI less than 18.5) (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 96 5.2 4.7 No 4.1 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) 459 25.0 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) 499 27.2 24.2 Yes 28.0 No 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC with anemia in 3rd trimester (2009-2011) (Table) (Map) 196 47.3 37.3 Yes 36.0 Yes 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational weight gain greater than ideal (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,195 46.2 41.7 Yes 47.1 No 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational diabetes (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 158 6.0 5.5 No 5.8 No 3rd
% of pregnant women in WIC with hypertension during pregnancy (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 264 10.0 7.1 Yes 9.0 No 2nd
% of WIC infants breastfeeding at least 6 months (2013-2015) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 184 19.6 39.5 Yes 29.6 Yes 4th
% of infants fed any breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,813 79.4 85.2 Yes 79.9 No 2nd
% of infants fed exclusively breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,968 61.8 43.1 Yes 51.0 Yes 2nd
% of births delivered by cesarean section (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,638 31.2 33.7 Yes 34.4 Yes 2nd
Mortality rate per 1,000 live births
Infant (less than 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 46 8.8 4.7 Yes 5.2 Yes 4th
Neonatal (less than 28 days) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 34 6.5 3.2 Yes 3.8 Yes 4th
Post-neonatal (1 month to 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 12 2.3 1.4 No 1.4 No 4th
Fetal death (20 weeks gestation or more) (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 29 5.3 6.3 No 4.2 No 3rd
Perinatal (20 weeks gestation to less than 28 days of life) (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 53 9.7 9.6 No 8.0 No 3rd
Perinatal (28 weeks gestation to less than 7 days of life) (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 39 7.2 5.3 No 5.3 No 4th
Maternal mortality rate per 100,000 live births + (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1 19.1* 20.9 No 18.9 No 3rd
Low birthweight indicators
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 97 1.8 1.4 Yes 1.4 Yes 4th
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 72 1.4 1.0 Yes 1.0 Yes 4th
% low birthweight (less than 2.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 417 8.0 7.9 No 7.6 No 4th
% low birthweight (less than 2.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 314 6.2 5.9 No 5.6 No 4th
% of premature births by gestational age
less than 32 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 112 2.1 1.7 Yes 1.8 No 4th
32 - less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 451 8.6 9.0 No 9.0 No 3rd
less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 563 10.7 10.7 No 10.8 No 3rd
% of births with a 5 minute APGAR less than 6 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 106 2.0 0.7 Yes 0.8 Yes 4th
Newborn drug-related diagnosis rate per 10,000 newborn discharges (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 108 194.3 104.8 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.