Percentage of births delivered by cesarean section

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

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  C-section births Average Births Percentage
Region/County 2011 2012 2013 Total 2011-2013
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 5,638 5,511 5,296 16,445 13,965 39.3
Suffolk 7,041 6,996 6,938 20,975 15,761 44.4
Region Total 12,679 12,507 12,234 37,420 29,726 42.0
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 6,992 7,180 7,002 21,174 21,378 33.0
Kings 12,480 12,676 12,282 37,438 41,760 29.9
New York 6,494 6,518 6,302 19,314 19,047 33.8
Queens 10,398 10,418 10,636 31,452 30,286 34.6
Richmond 2,112 1,977 1,968 6,057 5,371 37.6
Region Total 38,476 38,769 38,190 115,435 117,841 32.7
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 980 1,031 971 2,982 2,653 37.5
Orange 1,543 1,451 1,448 4,442 4,768 31.1
Putnam 339 346 325 1,010 832 40.5
Rockland 1,089 1,102 1,070 3,261 4,593 23.7
Sullivan 260 303 274 837 865 32.3
Ulster 618 589 560 1,767 1,611 36.6
Westchester 4,390 4,096 4,104 12,590 10,572 39.7
Region Total 9,219 8,918 8,752 26,889 25,893 34.6
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 1,048 1,013 1,050 3,111 3,131 33.1
Columbia 185 172 178 535 538 33.1
Greene 152 139 141 432 419 34.4
Rensselaer 601 500 559 1,660 1,693 32.7
Saratoga 776 757 767 2,300 2,198 34.9
Schenectady 562 587 506 1,655 1,788 30.9
Region Total 3,324 3,168 3,201 9,693 9,767 33.1
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 211 172 203 586 543 36.0
Herkimer 218 249 244 711 663 35.7
Montgomery 178 185 182 545 574 31.6
Otsego 145 139 157 441 529 27.8
Schoharie 81 84 62 227 267 28.3
Region Total 833 829 848 2,510 2,577 32.5
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 290 278 277 845 760 37.1
Essex 101 117 116 334 319 34.9
Franklin 210 210 228 648 521 41.5
Hamilton 14 8 14 36 35 34.3
Warren 221 200 218 639 597 35.7
Washington 224 217 196 637 629 33.8
Region Total 1,060 1,030 1,049 3,139 2,861 36.6
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 495 596 508 1,599 2,199 24.2
Lewis 114 108 90 312 333 31.2
St. Lawrence 513 512 492 1,517 1,244 40.6
Region Total 1,122 1,216 1,090 3,428 3,775 30.3
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 255 234 237 726 782 30.9
Cortland 162 156 149 467 471 33.1
Madison 226 210 207 643 684 31.3
Oneida 1,002 931 958 2,891 2,648 36.4
Onondaga 1,742 1,648 1,679 5,069 5,322 31.7
Oswego 435 435 421 1,291 1,337 32.2
Region Total 3,822 3,614 3,651 11,087 11,245 32.9
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 756 765 769 2,290 2,063 37.0
Chenango 150 192 168 510 522 32.6
Delaware 107 133 127 367 402 30.4
Tioga 146 161 175 482 497 32.3
Tompkins 289 293 261 843 903 31.1
Region Total 1,448 1,544 1,500 4,492 4,387 34.1
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 328 303 271 902 1,003 30.0
Livingston 169 148 150 467 535 29.1
Monroe 2,725 2,569 2,548 7,842 8,351 31.3
Ontario 291 284 284 859 1,031 27.8
Schuyler 67 55 43 165 172 32.0
Seneca 102 86 85 273 381 23.9
Steuben 340 383 374 1,097 1,086 33.7
Wayne 312 282 287 881 987 29.8
Yates 71 59 44 174 311 18.6
Region Total 4,405 4,169 4,086 12,660 13,856 30.5
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 161 145 142 448 490 30.5
Cattaraugus 251 274 269 794 908 29.1
Chautauqua 454 500 464 1,418 1,383 34.2
Erie 3,280 3,453 3,434 10,167 9,837 34.5
Genesee 181 197 186 564 587 32.0
Niagara 895 966 960 2,821 2,152 43.7
Orleans 116 132 141 389 409 31.7
Wyoming 132 119 113 364 384 31.6
Region Total 5,470 5,786 5,709 16,965 16,151 35.0
New York State 81,858 81,550 80,310 243,718 238,078 34.1

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