Maternal and Infant Health Indicators - Westchester 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) 3,515 12.9 13.2 No 10.5 Yes 4th
% of births to out-of-wedlock mothers (Table) (Trend) (Map) 10,738 33.7 39.9 Yes 38.9 Yes 1st
% of births that were first births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 11,738 36.9 41.6 Yes 39.4 Yes 1st
% of births that were multiple births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,800 8.8 4.1 Yes 4.5 Yes 4th
% of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 20,447 66.2 74.4 Yes 76.3 Yes 4th
% of births with late (3rd trimester) or no prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,268 4.1 5.6 Yes 4.1 No 2nd
% of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 17,632 62.5 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) 12,091 85.3 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) 527 3.5 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) 4,711 30.9 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) 3,622 23.8 24.2 No 28.0 Yes 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC with anemia in 3rd trimester (2009-2011) (Table) (Map) 612 34.7 37.3 No 36.0 No 3rd
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational weight gain greater than ideal (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 5,607 42.2 41.7 No 47.1 Yes 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational diabetes (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 690 4.9 5.5 Yes 5.8 Yes 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC with hypertension during pregnancy (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 861 6.1 7.1 Yes 9.0 Yes 1st
% of WIC infants breastfeeding at least 6 months (2013-2015) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,252 45.0 39.5 Yes 29.6 Yes 1st
% of infants fed any breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 21,843 76.1 85.2 Yes 79.9 Yes 3rd
% of infants fed exclusively breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 13,032 45.4 43.1 Yes 51.0 Yes 4th
% of births delivered by cesarean section (Table) (Trend) (Map) 11,291 35.5 33.7 Yes 34.4 Yes 4th
Mortality rate per 1,000 live births
Infant (less than 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 129 4.1 4.7 No 5.2 Yes 2nd
Neonatal (less than 28 days) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 99 3.1 3.2 No 3.8 No 2nd
Post-neonatal (1 month to 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 30 0.9 1.4 No 1.4 No 2nd
Fetal death (20 weeks gestation or more) (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 110 3.5 6.3 Yes 4.2 Yes 2nd
Perinatal (20 weeks gestation to less than 28 days of life) (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 220 6.9 9.6 Yes 8.0 Yes 2nd
Perinatal (28 weeks gestation to less than 7 days of life) (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 132 4.2 5.3 Yes 5.3 Yes 2nd
Maternal mortality rate per 100,000 live births + (Table) (Trend) (Map) 5 15.7* 20.9 No 18.9 No 3rd
Low birthweight indicators
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 453 1.4 1.4 No 1.4 No 3rd
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 308 1.1 1.0 No 1.0 No 3rd
% low birthweight (less than 2.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,573 8.1 7.9 No 7.6 Yes 4th
% low birthweight (less than 2.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,719 5.9 5.9 No 5.6 Yes 3rd
% of premature births by gestational age
less than 32 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 537 1.8 1.7 No 1.8 No 3rd
32 - less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,055 10.3 9.0 Yes 9.0 Yes 4th
less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,592 12.1 10.7 Yes 10.8 Yes 4th
% of births with a 5 minute APGAR less than 6 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 196 0.6 0.7 No 0.8 Yes 1st
Newborn drug-related diagnosis rate per 10,000 newborn discharges (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 205 74.8 104.8 Yes 140.6 Yes 1st

*: 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.