Percentage of births that were multiple births

Source:2010-2012 Vital Statistics Data as of February, 2014

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  Multiple births Average Births Percentage
Region/County 2010 2011 2012 Total 2010-2012
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 691 671 691 2,053 14,091 4.9
Suffolk 704 670 722 2,096 16,186 4.3
Region Total 1,395 1,341 1,413 4,149 30,277 4.6
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 730 647 676 2,053 21,788 3.1
Kings 1,445 1,442 1,414 4,301 42,006 3.4
New York 1,065 1,035 995 3,095 19,483 5.3
Queens 1,014 987 974 2,975 30,423 3.3
Richmond 266 266 239 771 5,478 4.7
Region Total 4,520 4,377 4,298 13,195 119,178 3.7
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 100 108 111 319 2,744 3.9
Orange 172 176 175 523 4,853 3.6
Putnam 44 46 64 154 875 5.9
Rockland 152 168 142 462 4,551 3.4
Sullivan 26 36 25 87 863 3.4
Ulster 67 53 42 162 1,647 3.3
Westchester 567 496 414 1,477 10,754 4.6
Region Total 1,128 1,083 973 3,184 26,286 4.0
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 129 168 127 424 3,110 4.5
Columbia 14 24 23 61 557 3.7
Greene 16 14 22 52 434 4.0
Rensselaer 57 91 63 211 1,668 4.2
Saratoga 86 115 89 290 2,215 4.4
Schenectady 78 80 93 251 1,846 4.5
Region Total 380 492 417 1,289 9,830 4.4
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 8 15 7 30 553 1.8
Herkimer 24 26 17 67 651 3.4
Montgomery 21 20 20 61 572 3.6
Otsego 12 16 16 44 523 2.8
Schoharie 10 4 8 22 279 2.6
Region Total 75 81 68 224 2,577 2.9
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 29 32 20 81 796 3.4
Essex 12 19 17 48 329 4.9
Franklin 22 44 14 80 512 5.2
Hamilton 0 0 2 2 36 1.9*
Warren 16 27 26 69 598 3.8
Washington 30 27 24 81 626 4.3
Region Total 109 149 103 361 2,898 4.2
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 73 56 84 213 2,153 3.3
Lewis 6 8 16 30 330 3.0
St. Lawrence 43 40 56 139 1,242 3.7
Region Total 122 104 156 382 3,726 3.4
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 26 32 23 81 809 3.3
Cortland 20 15 16 51 466 3.6
Madison 20 19 18 57 683 2.8
Oneida 70 102 108 280 2,645 3.5
Onondaga 257 246 188 691 5,360 4.3
Oswego 45 44 47 136 1,336 3.4
Region Total 438 458 400 1,296 11,299 3.8
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 77 77 93 247 2,059 4.0
Chenango 13 18 14 45 512 2.9
Delaware 18 16 18 52 429 4.0
Tioga 14 9 10 33 470 2.3
Tompkins 39 19 44 102 896 3.8
Region Total 161 139 179 479 4,366 3.7
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 44 50 25 119 1,024 3.9
Livingston 26 24 16 66 550 4.0
Monroe 362 341 339 1,042 8,408 4.1
Ontario 34 52 35 121 1,034 3.9
Schuyler 6 7 6 19 175 3.6
Seneca 15 15 11 41 382 3.6
Steuben 44 44 50 138 1,116 4.1
Wayne 35 39 24 98 990 3.3
Yates 12 8 16 36 314 3.8
Region Total 578 580 522 1,680 13,992 4.0
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 14 20 22 56 497 3.8
Cattaraugus 25 29 41 95 933 3.4
Chautauqua 50 42 54 146 1,394 3.5
Erie 359 384 411 1,154 9,798 3.9
Genesee 26 13 20 59 614 3.2
Niagara 85 81 98 264 2,159 4.1
Orleans 20 12 9 41 415 3.3
Wyoming 12 11 16 39 386 3.4
Region Total 591 592 671 1,854 16,196 3.8
New York State 9,497 9,396 9,200 28,093 240,624 3.9

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

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