Maternal and Infant Health Indicators - Queens 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) 11,708 15.8 13.2 Yes 16.0 No 4th
% of births to out-of-wedlock mothers (Table) (Trend) (Map) 34,333 37.8 39.9 Yes 41.0 Yes 2nd
% of births that were first births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 40,623 44.8 41.6 Yes 43.9 Yes 4th
% of births that were multiple births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,988 3.3 4.1 Yes 3.6 Yes 2nd
% of births with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 66,563 74.1 74.4 No 72.5 Yes 3rd
% of births with late (3rd trimester) or no prenatal care (Table) (Trend) (Map) 6,875 7.7 5.6 Yes 7.1 Yes 4th
% of births with adequate prenatal care (Kotelchuck) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 62,140 69.7 69.1 No 68.0 Yes 3rd
WIC indicators
% of pregnant women in WIC with early (1st trimester) prenatal care (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 43,269 88.7 86.5 Yes 86.1 Yes 2nd
% of pregnant women in WIC who were pre-pregnancy underweight (BMI less than 18.5) (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,825 5.3 4.7 Yes 5.1 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) 14,538 27.3 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) 9,595 18.0 24.2 Yes 21.4 Yes 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC with anemia in 3rd trimester (2009-2011) (Table) (Map) 2,276 35.2 37.3 Yes 38.6 Yes 3rd
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational weight gain greater than ideal (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 16,498 35.9 41.7 Yes 37.6 Yes 1st
% of pregnant women in WIC with gestational diabetes (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,117 6.6 5.5 Yes 5.3 Yes 3rd
% of pregnant women in WIC with hypertension during pregnancy (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,400 5.1 7.1 Yes 5.6 Yes 1st
% of WIC infants breastfeeding at least 6 months (2013-2015) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 8,272 45.8 39.5 Yes 47.0 Yes 1st
% of infants fed any breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 71,640 90.4 85.2 Yes 90.7 No 1st
% of infants fed exclusively breast milk in delivery hospital (Table) (Trend) (Map) 26,667 33.6 43.1 Yes 35.0 Yes 4th
% of births delivered by cesarean section (Table) (Trend) (Map) 31,892 35.1 33.7 Yes 32.8 Yes 3rd
Mortality rate per 1,000 live births
Infant (less than 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 353 3.9 4.7 Yes 4.1 No 1st
Neonatal (less than 28 days) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 246 2.7 3.2 Yes 2.7 No 2nd
Post-neonatal (1 month to 1 year) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 107 1.2 1.4 Yes 1.4 No 2nd
Fetal death (20 weeks gestation or more) (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 685 7.5 6.3 Yes 8.5 Yes 4th
Perinatal (20 weeks gestation to less than 28 days of life) (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 956 10.4 9.6 Yes 11.2 No 4th
Perinatal (28 weeks gestation to less than 7 days of life) (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 484 5.3 5.3 No 5.3 No 3rd
Maternal mortality rate per 100,000 live births + (Table) (Trend) (Map) 20 22.0 20.9 No 22.9 No 3rd
Low birthweight indicators
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,185 1.3 1.4 No 1.4 Yes 3rd
% very low birthweight (less than 1.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 909 1.0 1.0 No 1.1 No 3rd
% low birthweight (less than 2.5 kg) births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 7,298 8.0 7.9 No 8.2 No 4th
% low birthweight (less than 2.5kg) singleton births (Table) (Trend) (Map) 5,581 6.4 5.9 Yes 6.3 No 4th
% of premature births by gestational age
less than 32 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,347 1.5 1.7 Yes 1.6 Yes 2nd
32 - less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 8,046 8.9 9.0 No 9.1 No 3rd
less than 37 weeks gestation (Table) (Trend) (Map) 9,393 10.4 10.7 Yes 10.7 Yes 3rd
% of births with a 5 minute APGAR less than 6 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 366 0.4 0.7 Yes 0.5 Yes 1st
Newborn drug-related diagnosis rate per 10,000 newborn discharges (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 609 67.8 104.8 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.