Percentage of births that were multiple births

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

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  Multiple births Average Births Percentage
Region/County 2011 2012 2013 Total 2011-2013
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 671 691 667 2,029 13,965 4.8
Suffolk 670 722 742 2,134 15,761 4.5
Region Total 1,341 1,413 1,409 4,163 29,726 4.7
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 647 676 674 1,997 21,378 3.1
Kings 1,442 1,414 1,453 4,309 41,760 3.4
New York 1,035 995 921 2,951 19,047 5.2
Queens 987 974 1,015 2,976 30,286 3.3
Richmond 266 239 260 765 5,371 4.7
Region Total 4,377 4,298 4,323 12,998 117,841 3.7
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 108 111 122 341 2,653 4.3
Orange 176 175 172 523 4,768 3.7
Putnam 46 64 46 156 832 6.3
Rockland 168 142 151 461 4,593 3.3
Sullivan 36 25 30 91 865 3.5
Ulster 53 42 50 145 1,611 3.0
Westchester 496 414 455 1,365 10,572 4.3
Region Total 1,083 973 1,026 3,082 25,893 4.0
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 168 127 153 448 3,131 4.8
Columbia 24 23 20 67 538 4.2
Greene 14 22 6 42 419 3.3
Rensselaer 91 63 80 234 1,693 4.6
Saratoga 115 89 98 302 2,198 4.6
Schenectady 80 93 54 227 1,788 4.2
Region Total 492 417 411 1,320 9,767 4.5
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 15 7 16 38 543 2.3
Herkimer 26 17 23 66 663 3.3
Montgomery 20 20 17 57 574 3.3
Otsego 16 16 24 56 529 3.5
Schoharie 4 8 4 16 267 2.0
Region Total 81 68 84 233 2,577 3.0
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 32 20 46 98 760 4.3
Essex 19 17 7 43 319 4.5
Franklin 44 14 26 84 521 5.4
Hamilton 0 2 0 2 35 1.9*
Warren 27 26 38 91 597 5.1
Washington 27 24 21 72 629 3.8
Region Total 149 103 138 390 2,861 4.5
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 56 84 61 201 2,199 3.0
Lewis 8 16 10 34 333 3.4
St. Lawrence 40 56 34 130 1,244 3.5
Region Total 104 156 105 365 3,775 3.2
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 32 23 38 93 782 4.0
Cortland 15 16 12 43 471 3.0
Madison 19 18 22 59 684 2.9
Oneida 102 108 104 314 2,648 4.0
Onondaga 246 188 220 654 5,322 4.1
Oswego 44 47 50 141 1,337 3.5
Region Total 458 400 446 1,304 11,245 3.9
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 77 93 75 245 2,063 4.0
Chenango 18 14 16 48 522 3.1
Delaware 16 18 19 53 402 4.4
Tioga 9 10 34 53 497 3.6
Tompkins 19 44 49 112 903 4.1
Region Total 139 179 193 511 4,387 3.9
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 50 25 45 120 1,003 4.0
Livingston 24 16 12 52 535 3.2
Monroe 341 339 357 1,037 8,351 4.1
Ontario 52 35 40 127 1,031 4.1
Schuyler 7 6 4 17 172 3.3
Seneca 15 11 16 42 381 3.7
Steuben 44 50 36 130 1,086 4.0
Wayne 39 24 39 102 987 3.4
Yates 8 16 10 34 311 3.6
Region Total 580 522 559 1,661 13,856 4.0
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 20 22 4 46 490 3.1
Cattaraugus 29 41 27 97 908 3.6
Chautauqua 42 54 44 140 1,383 3.4
Erie 384 411 409 1,204 9,837 4.1
Genesee 13 20 26 59 587 3.4
Niagara 81 98 113 292 2,152 4.5
Orleans 12 9 20 41 409 3.3
Wyoming 11 16 6 33 384 2.9
Region Total 592 671 649 1,912 16,151 3.9
New York State 9,396 9,200 9,343 27,939 238,078 3.9

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

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