Maternal and Infant Health Indicators - Suffolk 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) 5,209 13.5 13.2 No 10.5 Yes 4th
% of births to out-of-wedlock mothers (Table) (Trend) (Map) 17,878 38.1 39.9 Yes 38.9 Yes 2nd
% of births that were first births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 18,913 40.3 41.6 Yes 39.4 Yes 3rd
% of births that were multiple births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,042 4.4 4.1 Yes 4.5 No 4th
% of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 36,084 79.6 74.4 Yes 76.3 Yes 1st
% of births with late (3rd trimester) or no prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,823 4.0 5.6 Yes 4.1 No 2nd
% of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 31,492 70.1 69.1 Yes 70.2 No 3rd
WIC indicators
% of pregnant women in WIC with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 15,174 84.8 86.5 Yes 86.9 Yes 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy underweight (BMI less than 18.5) (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 556 2.8 4.7 Yes 4.1 Yes 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy overweight but not obese (BMI 25-less than 30) (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 6,048 30.5 26.6 Yes 26.3 Yes 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy obese (BMI 30 or higher) (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4,856 24.5 24.2 No 28.0 Yes 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC with anemia in 3rd trimester (2009-2011) (Table) (Map) 644 35.1 37.3 No 36.0 No 3rd
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational weight gain greater than ideal (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 8,257 44.8 41.7 Yes 47.1 Yes 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational diabetes (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,166 6.2 5.5 Yes 5.8 Yes 3rd
% of pregnant women in WIC with hypertension during pregnancy (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,375 7.3 7.1 No 9.0 Yes 1st
% of WIC infants breastfeeding at least 6 months (2013-2015) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,873 32.9 39.5 Yes 29.6 Yes 2nd
% of infants fed any breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 35,037 85.7 85.2 No 79.9 Yes 1st
% of infants fed exclusively breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 15,967 39.1 43.1 Yes 51.0 Yes 4th
% of births delivered by cesarean section (Table) (Trend) (Map) 20,522 43.8 33.7 Yes 34.4 Yes 4th
Mortality rate per 1,000 live births
Infant (less than 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 194 4.1 4.7 No 5.2 Yes 2nd
Neonatal (less than 28 days) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 131 2.8 3.2 No 3.8 Yes 2nd
Post-neonatal (1 month to 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 62 1.3 1.4 No 1.4 No 2nd
Fetal death (20 weeks gestation or more) (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 151 3.2 6.3 Yes 4.2 Yes 1st
Perinatal (20 weeks gestation to less than 28 days of life) (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 289 6.2 9.6 Yes 8.0 Yes 1st
Perinatal (28 weeks gestation to less than 7 days of life) (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 183 3.9 5.3 Yes 5.3 Yes 1st
Maternal mortality rate per 100,000 live births + (Table) (Trend) (Map) 7 14.9* 20.9 No 18.9 No 3rd
Low birthweight indicators
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 562 1.2 1.4 Yes 1.4 Yes 2nd
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 398 0.9 1.0 Yes 1.0 No 2nd
% low birthweight (less than 2.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,518 7.5 7.9 Yes 7.6 No 3rd
% low birthweight (less than 2.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,508 5.6 5.9 Yes 5.6 No 2nd
% of premature births by gestational age
less than 32 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 808 1.7 1.7 No 1.8 No 2nd
32 - less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4,792 10.2 9.0 Yes 9.0 Yes 4th
less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 5,600 12.0 10.7 Yes 10.8 Yes 4th
% of births with a 5 minute APGAR less than 6 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 222 0.5 0.7 Yes 0.8 Yes 1st
Newborn drug-related diagnosis rate per 10,000 newborn discharges (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 558 121.5 104.8 Yes 140.6 Yes 2nd

*: 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.