Maternal and Infant Health Indicators - New York 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) 3,953 8.3 13.2 Yes 16.0 Yes 2nd
% of births to out-of-wedlock mothers (Table) (Trend) (Map) 16,807 30.8 39.9 Yes 41.0 Yes 1st
% of births that were first births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 30,509 55.9 41.6 Yes 43.9 Yes 4th
% of births that were multiple births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,559 4.7 4.1 Yes 3.6 Yes 4th
% of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 41,700 77.1 74.4 Yes 72.5 Yes 2nd
% of births with late (3rd trimester) or no prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,779 5.1 5.6 Yes 7.1 Yes 3rd
% of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 39,045 73.2 69.1 Yes 68.0 Yes 2nd
WIC indicators
% of pregnant women in WIC with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 30,492 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) 1,869 5.1 4.7 Yes 5.1 No 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy overweight but not obese (BMI 25-less than 30) (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 9,607 26.4 26.6 No 26.7 No 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy obese (BMI 30 or higher) (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 7,387 20.3 24.2 Yes 21.4 Yes 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC with anemia in 3rd trimester (2009-2011) (Table) (Map) 1,456 39.3 37.3 No 38.6 No 4th
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational weight gain greater than ideal (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 13,239 40.1 41.7 Yes 37.6 Yes 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational diabetes (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,708 5.1 5.5 Yes 5.3 No 2nd
% of pregnant women in WIC with hypertension during pregnancy (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,146 6.4 7.1 Yes 5.6 Yes 1st
% of WIC infants breastfeeding at least 6 months (2013-2015) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4,009 39.0 39.5 No 47.0 Yes 1st
% of infants fed any breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 47,120 93.9 85.2 Yes 90.7 Yes 1st
% of infants fed exclusively breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 22,396 44.6 43.1 Yes 35.0 Yes 4th
% of births delivered by cesarean section (Table) (Trend) (Map) 18,187 33.3 33.7 No 32.8 No 3rd
Mortality rate per 1,000 live births
Infant (less than 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 197 3.6 4.7 Yes 4.1 No 1st
Neonatal (less than 28 days) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 135 2.5 3.2 Yes 2.7 No 1st
Post-neonatal (1 month to 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 62 1.1 1.4 No 1.4 No 2nd
Fetal death (20 weeks gestation or more) (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 393 7.0 6.3 No 8.5 Yes 4th
Perinatal (20 weeks gestation to less than 28 days of life) (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 516 9.2 9.6 No 11.2 Yes 3rd
Perinatal (28 weeks gestation to less than 7 days of life) (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 249 4.4 5.3 Yes 5.3 Yes 2nd
Maternal mortality rate per 100,000 live births + (Table) (Trend) (Map) 10 18.3 20.9 No 22.9 No 3rd
Low birthweight indicators
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 716 1.3 1.4 No 1.4 No 3rd
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 463 0.9 1.0 Yes 1.1 Yes 2nd
% low birthweight (less than 2.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4,515 8.3 7.9 Yes 8.2 No 4th
% low birthweight (less than 2.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,008 5.8 5.9 No 6.3 Yes 3rd
% of premature births by gestational age
less than 32 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 792 1.5 1.7 Yes 1.6 Yes 2nd
32 - less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 5,028 9.3 9.0 No 9.1 No 3rd
less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 5,820 10.8 10.7 No 10.7 No 3rd
% of births with a 5 minute APGAR less than 6 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 266 0.5 0.7 Yes 0.5 No 1st
Newborn drug-related diagnosis rate per 10,000 newborn discharges (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 361 64.4 104.8 Yes 69.2 No 1st

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

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