Maternal & Child Health

Select one of the available data sets in the list below to view its health statistics table for New York City neighborhoods. All statistics in these tables, except for those on Childhood Lead Poisoning, are also available in the Community Health Profiles.

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Maternal & Child Health

Sources: (a) Bureau of Vital Statistics, NYC DOHMH, 2002-04; analyzed by the Bureau of Epidemiology Services. (b) Bureau of Vital Statistics, NYC DOHMH, 2003-04; analyzed by the Bureau of Epidemiology Services. Mortality: Age-adjusted rates per 100,000 population.

Neighborhood Borough Infant Mortality rate
- deaths/1,000 live births (a)
% low birthweight (b) % late prenatal care (b)
Kingsbridge and Riverdale Bronx 7.4 8.9 17.8
Northeast Bronx Bronx 9.2 10.9 22.5
Fordham and Bronx Park Bronx 5.5 9.0 26.4
Southeast Bronx Bronx 8.7 10.5 24.4
Central Bronx Bronx 8.0 9.4 26.7
Highbridge and Morrisania Bronx 7.7 9.9 27.8
Hunts Point and Mott Haven Bronx 5.9 9.7 33.1
Greenpoint Brooklyn 2.3 5.2 33.4
Northwest Brooklyn Brooklyn 6.4 8.0 18.7
Central Brooklyn Brooklyn 9.2 11.1 34.9
East New York and New Lots Brooklyn 9.5 11.0 38.6
Sunset Park Brooklyn 7.1 6.7 15.8
Borough Park Brooklyn 3.8 6.1 23.3
Flatbush Brooklyn 7.8 10.6 33.4
Canarsie and Flatlands Brooklyn 8.6 10.0 28.0
Southwest Brooklyn Brooklyn 4.5 6.9 15.5
Southern Brooklyn Brooklyn 5.5 7.6 20.2
Bushwick and Williamsburg Brooklyn 7.9 8.6 33.5
Inwood and Washington Heights Manhattan 5.7 8.3 25.8
Central Harlem Manhattan 6.6 11.0 31.3
East Harlem Manhattan 7.5 9.4 36.2
Chelsea and Clinton Manhattan 4.0 7.4 20.2
Greenwich Village and SoHo Manhattan 2.0 7.3 19.4
Upper West Side Manhattan 2.6 8.6 14.2
Gramercy Park and Murray Hill Manhattan 2.5 8.7 14.3
Upper East Side Manhattan 2.3 8.9 10.9
Lower East Side Manhattan 4.9 6.7 29.5
Lower Manhattan Manhattan 2.9 6.9 20.1
Northwest Queens Queens 4.7 7.0 34.5
West Queens Queens 4.2 6.7 42.3
North Queens Queens 2.4 6.0 30.1
West Central Queens Queens 1.3 6.3 21.0
Central Queens Queens 3.7 6.9 27.3
Northeast Queens Queens 4.8 7.7 30.4
Southwest Queens Queens 5.2 9.8 34.5
Jamaica Queens 7.4 11.0 37.6
Southeast Queens Queens 9.9 11.6 32.6
Rockaways Queens 8.6 11.9 39.6
Port Richmond Staten Island 5.8 8.6 21.1
Stapleton and St George Staten Island 6.0 8.2 22.2
Mid Island Staten Island 4.0 8.4 13.3
The South Shore Staten Island 4.2 7.2 10.3

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