Percentage of births that were multiple births

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

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  Multiple births Average Births Percentage
Region/County 2012 2013 2014 Total 2012-2014
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 691 667 660 2,018 14,051 4.8
Suffolk 722 742 627 2,091 15,608 4.5
Region Total 1,413 1,409 1,287 4,109 29,660 4.6
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 676 674 704 2,054 21,249 3.2
Kings 1,414 1,453 1,441 4,308 41,784 3.4
New York 995 921 844 2,760 18,663 4.9
Queens 974 1,015 988 2,977 30,307 3.3
Richmond 239 260 234 733 5,298 4.6
Region Total 4,298 4,323 4,211 12,832 117,301 3.6
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 111 122 133 366 2,662 4.6
Orange 175 172 199 546 4,775 3.8
Putnam 64 46 40 150 818 6.1
Rockland 142 151 197 490 4,804 3.4
Sullivan 25 30 13 68 857 2.6
Ulster 42 50 48 140 1,564 3.0
Westchester 414 455 479 1,348 10,546 4.3
Region Total 973 1,026 1,109 3,108 26,027 4.0
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 127 153 124 404 3,144 4.3
Columbia 23 20 20 63 521 4.0
Greene 22 6 26 54 409 4.4
Rensselaer 63 80 64 207 1,665 4.1
Saratoga 89 98 107 294 2,227 4.4
Schenectady 93 54 72 219 1,807 4.0
Region Total 417 411 413 1,241 9,774 4.2
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 7 16 19 42 528 2.7
Herkimer 17 23 28 68 663 3.4
Montgomery 20 17 28 65 592 3.7
Otsego 16 24 31 71 531 4.5
Schoharie 8 4 15 27 258 3.5
Region Total 68 84 121 273 2,571 3.5
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 20 46 21 87 755 3.8
Essex 17 7 9 33 314 3.5
Franklin 14 26 6 46 494 3.1
Hamilton 2 0 4 6 31 6.5*
Warren 26 38 19 83 586 4.7
Washington 24 21 21 66 605 3.6
Region Total 103 138 80 321 2,786 3.8
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 84 61 89 234 2,188 3.6
Lewis 16 10 12 38 339 3.7
St. Lawrence 56 34 31 121 1,205 3.3
Region Total 156 105 132 393 3,732 3.5
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 23 38 26 87 774 3.7
Cortland 16 12 10 38 470 2.7
Madison 18 22 26 66 666 3.3
Oneida 108 104 55 267 2,584 3.4
Onondaga 188 220 188 596 5,280 3.8
Oswego 47 50 52 149 1,311 3.8
Region Total 400 446 357 1,203 11,085 3.6
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 93 75 77 245 2,083 3.9
Chenango 14 16 14 44 531 2.8
Delaware 18 19 14 51 406 4.2
Tioga 10 34 22 66 509 4.3
Tompkins 44 49 27 120 884 4.5
Region Total 179 193 154 526 4,413 4.0
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 25 45 46 116 986 3.9
Livingston 16 12 19 47 518 3.0
Monroe 339 357 386 1,082 8,338 4.3
Ontario 35 40 43 118 1,052 3.7
Schuyler 6 4 12 22 174 4.2
Seneca 11 16 8 35 377 3.1
Steuben 50 36 28 114 1,091 3.5
Wayne 24 39 47 110 966 3.8
Yates 16 10 4 30 305 3.3
Region Total 522 559 593 1,674 13,807 4.0
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 22 4 8 34 487 2.3
Cattaraugus 41 27 40 108 915 3.9
Chautauqua 54 44 36 134 1,408 3.2
Erie 411 409 455 1,275 9,976 4.3
Genesee 20 26 30 76 599 4.2
Niagara 98 113 73 284 2,164 4.4
Orleans 9 20 11 40 412 3.2
Wyoming 16 6 23 45 384 3.9
Region Total 671 649 676 1,996 16,345 4.1
New York State 9,200 9,343 9,133 27,676 237,499 3.9

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

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