Abortion ratio (induced abortions per 1,000 live births) - All ages

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

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  Abortions Average Births Ratio+
Region/County 2012 2013 2014 Total 2012-2014
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 1,857 3,130 3,231 8,218 14,051 195.0
Suffolk 3,115 3,481 4,084 10,680 15,608 228.1
Region Total 4,972 6,611 7,315 18,898 29,660 212.4
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 17,907 16,979 16,410 51,296 21,249 804.7
Kings 21,745 20,087 19,173 61,005 41,784 486.7
New York 12,472 13,015 11,606 37,093 18,663 662.5
Queens 15,142 14,279 14,682 44,103 30,307 485.1
Richmond 2,153 1,937 1,802 5,892 5,298 370.7
Region Total 69,419 66,297 63,673 199,389 117,301 566.6
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 692 963 856 2,511 2,662 314.4
Orange 1,349 1,310 1,327 3,986 4,775 278.3
Putnam 96 102 119 317 818 129.2
Rockland 351 356 447 1,154 4,804 80.1
Sullivan 263 238 230 731 857 284.3
Ulster 565 619 523 1,707 1,564 363.8
Westchester 2,394 2,272 3,383 8,049 10,546 254.4
Region Total 5,710 5,860 6,885 18,455 26,027 236.4
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 1,188 1,053 1,148 3,389 3,144 359.3
Columbia 152 136 156 444 521 284.1
Greene 97 107 94 298 409 242.9
Rensselaer 471 484 543 1,498 1,665 299.9
Saratoga 443 373 345 1,161 2,227 173.8
Schenectady 814 837 834 2,485 1,807 458.4
Region Total 3,165 2,990 3,120 9,275 9,774 316.3
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 134 144 140 418 528 263.9
Herkimer 136 133 122 391 663 196.6
Montgomery 172 152 148 472 592 265.8
Otsego 132 145 127 404 531 253.6
Schoharie 87 66 67 220 258 284.2
Region Total 661 640 604 1,905 2,571 247.0
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 165 141 156 462 755 204.0
Essex/Hamilton 50 59 30 139 345 134.3
Franklin 100 88 75 263 494 177.5
Hamilton/Essex 50 59 30 139 345 134.3
Warren 136 126 118 380 586 216.2
Washington 144 99 90 333 605 183.5
Region Total 595 513 469 1,577 2,786 188.7
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 210 192 204 606 2,188 92.3
Lewis 19 18 15 52 339 51.1
St. Lawrence 150 155 128 433 1,205 119.8
Region Total 379 365 347 1,091 3,732 97.4
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 152 141 103 396 774 170.5
Cortland 97 108 107 312 470 221.3
Madison 123 97 102 322 666 161.2
Oneida 681 684 662 2,027 2,584 261.5
Onondaga 1,526 1,328 1,231 4,085 5,280 257.9
Oswego 234 154 148 536 1,311 136.3
Region Total 2,813 2,512 2,353 7,678 11,085 230.9
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 685 679 754 2,118 2,083 338.9
Chenango 92 112 91 295 531 185.2
Delaware 94 86 81 261 406 214.3
Tioga 90 86 92 268 509 175.5
Tompkins 319 297 232 848 884 319.8
Region Total 1,280 1,260 1,250 3,790 4,413 286.3
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 311 320 277 908 986 307.0
Livingston 89 82 78 249 518 160.2
Monroe 2,486 2,293 2,181 6,960 8,338 278.2
Ontario 199 207 177 583 1,052 184.7
Schuyler 19 30 43 92 174 176.2
Seneca 60 68 57 185 377 163.6
Steuben 180 210 195 585 1,091 178.7
Wayne 165 121 128 414 966 142.9
Yates 42 27 33 102 305 111.5
Region Total 3,551 3,358 3,169 10,078 13,807 243.3
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 68 48 57 173 487 118.4
Cattaraugus 139 100 114 353 915 128.6
Chautauqua 242 198 217 657 1,408 155.5
Erie 3,671 2,880 3,020 9,571 9,976 319.8
Genesee 104 102 79 285 599 158.6
Niagara 635 506 561 1,702 2,164 262.2
Orleans 64 49 37 150 412 121.4
Wyoming 34 37 29 100 384 86.8
Region Total 4,957 3,920 4,114 12,991 16,345 264.9
New York State 97,502 94,326 93,299 285,127 237,499 400.2

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

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

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