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

Source:2011-2013 Vital Statistics Data as of April, 2015

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  Abortions Average Births Ratio+
Region/County 2011 2012 2013 Total 2011-2013
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 1,592 1,857 3,130 6,579 13,965 157.0
Suffolk 2,678 3,115 3,481 9,274 15,761 196.1
Region Total 4,270 4,972 6,611 15,853 29,726 177.8
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 19,252 17,907 16,979 54,138 21,378 844.1
Kings 24,185 21,745 20,087 66,017 41,760 527.0
New York 12,559 12,472 13,015 38,046 19,047 665.8
Queens 16,303 15,142 14,279 45,724 30,286 503.2
Richmond 2,359 2,153 1,937 6,449 5,371 400.2
Region Total 74,658 69,419 66,297 210,374 117,841 595.1
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 732 692 963 2,387 2,653 299.9
Orange 1,341 1,349 1,310 4,000 4,768 279.6
Putnam 99 96 102 297 832 119.0
Rockland 383 351 356 1,090 4,593 79.1
Sullivan 251 263 238 752 865 289.8
Ulster 614 565 619 1,798 1,611 372.0
Westchester 2,257 2,394 2,272 6,923 10,572 218.3
Region Total 5,677 5,710 5,860 17,247 25,893 222.0
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 934 1,188 1,053 3,175 3,131 338.0
Columbia 177 152 136 465 538 288.1
Greene 86 97 107 290 419 230.7
Rensselaer 579 471 484 1,534 1,693 302.0
Saratoga 403 443 373 1,219 2,198 184.9
Schenectady 838 814 837 2,489 1,788 464.0
Region Total 3,017 3,165 2,990 9,172 9,767 313.0
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 161 134 144 439 543 269.5
Herkimer 151 136 133 420 663 211.2
Montgomery 157 172 152 481 574 279.3
Otsego 125 132 145 402 529 253.3
Schoharie 71 87 66 224 267 279.7
Region Total 665 661 640 1,966 2,577 254.3
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 173 165 141 479 760 210.1
Essex/Hamilton 64 50 59 173 354 162.9
Franklin 92 100 88 280 521 179.1
Hamilton/Essex 64 50 59 173 354 162.9
Warren 110 136 126 372 597 207.7
Washington 124 144 99 367 629 194.5
Region Total 563 595 513 1,671 2,861 194.7
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 206 210 192 608 2,199 92.2
Lewis 25 19 18 62 333 62.1
St. Lawrence 142 150 155 447 1,244 119.8
Region Total 373 379 365 1,117 3,775 98.6
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 150 152 141 443 782 188.8
Cortland 121 97 108 326 471 230.7
Madison 105 123 97 325 684 158.4
Oneida 771 681 684 2,136 2,648 268.9
Onondaga 1,608 1,526 1,328 4,462 5,322 279.5
Oswego 203 234 154 591 1,337 147.3
Region Total 2,958 2,813 2,512 8,283 11,245 245.5
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 785 685 679 2,149 2,063 347.2
Chenango 116 92 112 320 522 204.3
Delaware 90 94 86 270 402 223.9
Tioga 91 90 86 267 497 179.1
Tompkins 291 319 297 907 903 334.8
Region Total 1,373 1,280 1,260 3,913 4,387 297.3
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 294 311 320 925 1,003 307.4
Livingston 93 89 82 264 535 164.5
Monroe 2,669 2,486 2,293 7,448 8,351 297.3
Ontario 208 199 207 614 1,031 198.5
Schuyler 36 19 30 85 172 164.7
Seneca 50 60 68 178 381 155.7
Steuben 201 180 210 591 1,086 181.4
Wayne 167 165 121 453 987 153.0
Yates 43 42 27 112 311 120.0
Region Total 3,761 3,551 3,358 10,670 13,856 256.7
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 56 68 48 172 490 117.0
Cattaraugus 140 139 100 379 908 139.1
Chautauqua 242 242 198 682 1,383 164.4
Erie 3,946 3,671 2,880 10,497 9,837 355.7
Genesee 104 104 102 310 587 176.0
Niagara 760 635 506 1,901 2,152 294.5
Orleans 60 64 49 173 409 141.0
Wyoming 55 34 37 126 384 109.4
Region Total 5,363 4,957 3,920 14,240 16,151 293.9
New York State 102,678 97,502 94,326 294,506 238,078 412.3

+: 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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