Maternal and Infant Health Indicators - Bronx County

2013-2015

Indicator Data Links 3 Year Total County Rate NYS Rate Sig.Dif. NYC Rate 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) 10,996 24.8 13.2 Yes 16.0 Yes 4th
% of births to out-of-wedlock mothers (Table) (Trend) (Map) 41,674 65.5 39.9 Yes 41.0 Yes 4th
% of births that were first births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 25,157 39.6 41.6 Yes 43.9 Yes 3rd
% of births that were multiple births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,039 3.2 4.1 Yes 3.6 Yes 1st
% of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 36,275 57.9 74.4 Yes 72.5 Yes 4th
% of births with late (3rd trimester) or no prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 7,095 11.3 5.6 Yes 7.1 Yes 4th
% of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 33,672 54.4 69.1 Yes 68.0 Yes 4th
WIC indicators
% of pregnant women in WIC with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 42,202 85.1 86.5 Yes 86.1 Yes 3rd
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy underweight (BMI less than 18.5) (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,920 3.6 4.7 Yes 5.1 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) 15,576 29.2 26.6 Yes 26.7 Yes 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy obese (BMI 30 or higher) (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 14,400 27.0 24.2 Yes 21.4 Yes 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC with anemia in 3rd trimester (2009-2011) (Table) (Map) 2,402 41.3 37.3 Yes 38.6 Yes 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational weight gain greater than ideal (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 18,690 39.9 41.7 Yes 37.6 Yes 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational diabetes (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,482 5.1 5.5 Yes 5.3 No 2nd
% of pregnant women in WIC with hypertension during pregnancy (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,351 6.9 7.1 No 5.6 Yes 1st
% of WIC infants breastfeeding at least 6 months (2013-2015) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 7,402 41.8 39.5 Yes 47.0 Yes 1st
% of infants fed any breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 51,926 92.3 85.2 Yes 90.7 Yes 1st
% of infants fed exclusively breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 16,311 29.0 43.1 Yes 35.0 Yes 4th
% of births delivered by cesarean section (Table) (Trend) (Map) 21,226 33.4 33.7 No 32.8 Yes 3rd
Mortality rate per 1,000 live births
Infant (less than 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 340 5.3 4.7 Yes 4.1 Yes 3rd
Neonatal (less than 28 days) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 217 3.4 3.2 No 2.7 Yes 3rd
Post-neonatal (1 month to 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 123 1.9 1.4 Yes 1.4 Yes 3rd
Fetal death (20 weeks gestation or more) (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 645 10.0 6.3 Yes 8.5 Yes 4th
Perinatal (20 weeks gestation to less than 28 days of life) (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 869 13.5 9.6 Yes 11.2 Yes 4th
Perinatal (28 weeks gestation to less than 7 days of life) (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 401 6.3 5.3 Yes 5.3 Yes 3rd
Maternal mortality rate per 100,000 live births + (Table) (Trend) (Map) 23 36.2 20.9 No 22.9 No 4th
Low birthweight indicators
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,173 1.8 1.4 Yes 1.4 Yes 4th
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 911 1.5 1.0 Yes 1.1 Yes 4th
% low birthweight (less than 2.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 5,883 9.3 7.9 Yes 8.2 Yes 4th
% low birthweight (less than 2.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4,647 7.5 5.9 Yes 6.3 Yes 4th
% of premature births by gestational age
less than 32 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,321 2.1 1.7 Yes 1.6 Yes 4th
32 - less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 6,078 9.6 9.0 Yes 9.1 Yes 4th
less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 7,399 11.7 10.7 Yes 10.7 Yes 4th
% of births with a 5 minute APGAR less than 6 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 409 0.6 0.7 No 0.5 Yes 2nd
Newborn drug-related diagnosis rate per 10,000 newborn discharges (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 750 119.7 104.8 Yes 69.2 Yes 2nd

+: Definition of Maternal Mortality has changed. See: Technical Notes

See technical notes for information about the indicators and data sources.