Abortion ratio (induced abortions per 1,000 live births) - Aged 15-19 years

Source:2012-2014 Vital Statistics Data as of April, 2016

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  Abortions (aged 15-19) Average Births (aged 15-19) Ratio+
Region/County 2012 2013 2014 Total 2012-2014
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 296 402 334 1,032 361 952.9
Suffolk 500 452 491 1,443 597 805.7
Region Total 796 854 825 2,475 958 861.2
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 2,492 2,111 1,881 6,484 1,577 1,370.5
Kings 2,657 2,297 2,012 6,966 1,636 1,419.3
New York 1,361 1,194 921 3,476 523 2,215.4
Queens 1,803 1,624 1,428 4,855 1,071 1,511.0
Richmond 308 265 230 803 200 1,338.3
Region Total 8,621 7,491 6,472 22,584 5,009 1,502.9
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 100 136 101 337 105 1,069.8
Orange 199 197 181 577 223 862.5
Putnam s s s 42 15 933.3
Rockland 48 34 37 119 143 277.4
Sullivan 44 32 32 108 56 642.9
Ulster 87 78 61 226 70 1,076.2
Westchester 311 302 363 976 362 898.7
Region Total 799 793 793 2,385 973 817.1
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 175 150 134 459 165 927.3
Columbia 27 18 17 62 31 666.7
Greene s s s 34 23 492.8
Rensselaer 85 62 79 226 95 793.0
Saratoga 65 50 43 158 71 741.8
Schenectady 123 142 105 370 136 906.9
Region Total 490 433 386 1,309 521 837.5
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 24 26 27 77 44 583.3
Herkimer 17 22 17 56 53 352.2
Montgomery 30 18 30 78 50 520.0
Otsego s s s 59 27 728.4
Schoharie s s s 39 13 1,000.0
Region Total 112 95 102 309 186 553.8
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 24 30 21 75 52 480.8
Essex/Hamilton s s s 21 22 318.2
Franklin 15 11 18 44 35 419.0
Hamilton/Essex s s s 21 22 318.2
Warren 25 14 19 58 35 552.4
Washington 21 7 19 47 46 340.6
Region Total 91 72 82 245 189 432.1
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 28 21 32 81 123 219.5
Lewis s s s 9 19 157.9*
St. Lawrence 23 22 19 64 81 263.4
Region Total 55 48 51 154 223 230.2
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 20 20 21 61 56 363.1
Cortland 20 14 18 52 38 456.1
Madison 17 14 15 46 46 333.3
Oneida 106 112 98 316 201 524.0
Onondaga 240 193 184 617 377 545.5
Oswego 38 23 19 80 123 216.8
Region Total 441 376 355 1,172 840 465.1
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 98 89 83 270 134 671.6
Chenango 17 17 6 40 44 303.0
Delaware s s s 28 27 345.7
Tioga 14 13 16 43 39 367.5
Tompkins 55 44 30 129 36 1,194.4
Region Total 195 173 142 510 280 607.1
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 52 49 39 140 97 481.1
Livingston s s s 27 27 333.3
Monroe 360 295 246 901 508 591.2
Ontario 31 22 19 72 56 428.6
Schuyler s s s 17 15 377.8
Seneca s s s 26 21 412.7
Steuben 37 28 26 91 88 344.7
Wayne 30 16 15 61 60 338.9
Yates s s s 17 11 515.2
Region Total 552 431 369 1,352 883 510.4
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 10 9 7 26 38 228.1
Cattaraugus 29 9 22 60 75 266.7
Chautauqua 38 29 22 89 137 216.5
Erie 559 393 377 1,329 643 689.0
Genesee 18 15 11 44 34 431.4
Niagara 105 58 61 224 147 507.9
Orleans 16 8 6 30 40 250.0
Wyoming s s s 10 18 185.2
Region Total 776 526 510 1,812 1,133 533.1
New York State 12,928 11,292 10,087 34,307 11,196 1,021.4

+: Abortion ratio = Number of induced abortions per 1,000 live births

*: Fewer than 10 events in the numerator, therefore the rate is unstable

s: Data do not meet reporting criteria

NOTE: Data for Essex and Hamilton counties were combined for confidentiality purposes.

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