Percentage of births delivered by cesarean section

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

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  C-section births Average Births Percentage
Region/County 2012 2013 2014 Total 2012-2014
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 5,511 5,296 5,522 16,329 14,051 38.7
Suffolk 6,996 6,938 6,754 20,688 15,608 44.2
Region Total 12,507 12,234 12,276 37,017 29,660 41.6
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 7,180 7,002 7,014 21,196 21,249 33.3
Kings 12,676 12,282 12,690 37,648 41,784 30.0
New York 6,518 6,302 6,021 18,841 18,663 33.7
Queens 10,418 10,636 10,692 31,746 30,307 34.9
Richmond 1,977 1,968 1,922 5,867 5,298 36.9
Region Total 38,769 38,190 38,339 115,298 117,301 32.8
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 1,031 971 946 2,948 2,662 36.9
Orange 1,451 1,448 1,380 4,279 4,775 29.9
Putnam 346 325 336 1,007 818 41.0
Rockland 1,102 1,070 1,082 3,254 4,804 22.6
Sullivan 303 274 265 842 857 32.7
Ulster 589 560 534 1,683 1,564 35.9
Westchester 4,096 4,104 3,605 11,805 10,546 37.3
Region Total 8,918 8,752 8,148 25,818 26,027 33.1
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 1,013 1,050 1,004 3,067 3,144 32.5
Columbia 172 178 153 503 521 32.2
Greene 139 141 129 409 409 33.3
Rensselaer 500 559 526 1,585 1,665 31.7
Saratoga 757 767 720 2,244 2,227 33.6
Schenectady 587 506 552 1,645 1,807 30.3
Region Total 3,168 3,201 3,084 9,453 9,774 32.2
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 172 203 192 567 528 35.8
Herkimer 249 244 237 730 663 36.7
Montgomery 185 182 203 570 592 32.1
Otsego 139 157 170 466 531 29.3
Schoharie 84 62 80 226 258 29.2
Region Total 829 848 882 2,559 2,571 33.2
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 278 277 260 815 755 36.0
Essex 117 116 104 337 314 35.8
Franklin 210 228 175 613 494 41.4
Hamilton 8 14 13 35 31 37.6
Warren 200 218 193 611 586 34.8
Washington 217 196 174 587 605 32.3
Region Total 1,030 1,049 919 2,998 2,786 35.9
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 596 508 513 1,617 2,188 24.6
Lewis 108 90 94 292 339 28.7
St. Lawrence 512 492 428 1,432 1,205 39.6
Region Total 1,216 1,090 1,035 3,341 3,732 29.8
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 234 237 217 688 774 29.6
Cortland 156 149 147 452 470 32.1
Madison 210 207 201 618 666 30.9
Oneida 931 958 867 2,756 2,584 35.6
Onondaga 1,648 1,679 1,649 4,976 5,280 31.4
Oswego 435 421 386 1,242 1,311 31.6
Region Total 3,614 3,651 3,467 10,732 11,085 32.3
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 765 769 738 2,272 2,083 36.4
Chenango 192 168 181 541 531 34.0
Delaware 133 127 120 380 406 31.2
Tioga 161 175 167 503 509 32.9
Tompkins 293 261 223 777 884 29.3
Region Total 1,544 1,500 1,429 4,473 4,413 33.8
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 303 271 290 864 986 29.2
Livingston 148 150 166 464 518 29.9
Monroe 2,569 2,548 2,496 7,613 8,338 30.4
Ontario 284 284 248 816 1,052 25.9
Schuyler 55 43 49 147 174 28.2
Seneca 86 85 93 264 377 23.3
Steuben 383 374 374 1,131 1,091 34.6
Wayne 282 287 284 853 966 29.4
Yates 59 44 50 153 305 16.7
Region Total 4,169 4,086 4,050 12,305 13,807 29.7
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 145 142 136 423 487 29.0
Cattaraugus 274 269 282 825 915 30.1
Chautauqua 500 464 534 1,498 1,408 35.5
Erie 3,453 3,434 3,414 10,301 9,976 34.4
Genesee 197 186 212 595 599 33.1
Niagara 966 960 939 2,865 2,164 44.1
Orleans 132 141 137 410 412 33.2
Wyoming 119 113 111 343 384 29.8
Region Total 5,786 5,709 5,765 17,260 16,345 35.2
New York State 81,550 80,310 79,394 241,254 237,499 33.9

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