Percentage very low birthweight (<1.5 kg) births

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

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  Births <1500 grams Average Births Percentage
Region/County 2010 2011 2012 Total 2010-2012
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 191 167 182 540 14,090 1.3
Suffolk 227 204 213 644 16,184 1.3
Region Total 418 371 395 1,184 30,274 1.3
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 424 380 427 1,231 21,787 1.9
Kings 656 644 623 1,923 42,005 1.5
New York 270 285 262 817 19,482 1.4
Queens 444 406 383 1,233 30,423 1.4
Richmond 117 70 67 254 5,478 1.5
Region Total 1,911 1,785 1,762 5,458 119,174 1.5
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 43 39 45 127 2,741 1.5
Orange 65 87 73 225 4,851 1.5
Putnam 6 12 13 31 874 1.2
Rockland 66 43 47 156 4,551 1.1
Sullivan 21 11 14 46 861 1.8
Ulster 18 22 13 53 1,646 1.1
Westchester 170 173 156 499 10,749 1.5
Region Total 389 387 361 1,137 26,274 1.4
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 51 60 63 174 3,108 1.9
Columbia 10 2 6 18 554 1.1
Greene 10 8 4 22 434 1.7
Rensselaer 16 25 22 63 1,668 1.3
Saratoga 28 24 19 71 2,215 1.1
Schenectady 20 34 29 83 1,846 1.5
Region Total 135 153 143 431 9,824 1.5
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 5 12 4 21 553 1.3
Herkimer 11 6 6 23 650 1.2
Montgomery 8 5 7 20 569 1.2
Otsego 3 15 6 24 522 1.5
Schoharie 4 4 1 9 279 1.1*
Region Total 31 42 24 97 2,573 1.3
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 19 12 12 43 796 1.8
Essex 6 2 5 13 328 1.3
Franklin 6 14 7 27 510 1.8
Hamilton 0 0 0 0 36 0.0*
Warren 8 11 7 26 598 1.4
Washington 17 10 14 41 626 2.2
Region Total 56 49 45 150 2,894 1.7
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 31 26 38 95 2,147 1.5
Lewis 3 6 6 15 326 1.5
St. Lawrence 16 16 25 57 1,202 1.6
Region Total 50 48 69 167 3,675 1.5
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 8 13 5 26 809 1.1
Cortland 9 6 4 19 465 1.4
Madison 10 4 9 23 682 1.1
Oneida 32 29 50 111 2,644 1.4
Onondaga 73 95 69 237 5,360 1.5
Oswego 19 18 16 53 1,331 1.3
Region Total 151 165 153 469 11,291 1.4
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 40 28 31 99 2,057 1.6
Chenango 5 10 4 19 511 1.2
Delaware 6 5 5 16 429 1.2
Tioga 5 5 4 14 470 1.0
Tompkins 17 10 12 39 894 1.5
Region Total 73 58 56 187 4,361 1.4
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 12 11 8 31 1,023 1.0
Livingston 2 2 4 8 550 0.5*
Monroe 152 137 145 434 8,406 1.7
Ontario 16 10 12 38 1,033 1.2
Schuyler 2 1 1 4 175 0.8*
Seneca 6 5 4 15 381 1.3
Steuben 15 20 9 44 1,115 1.3
Wayne 15 8 14 37 989 1.2
Yates 5 3 3 11 312 1.2
Region Total 225 197 200 622 13,985 1.5
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 4 9 5 18 494 1.2
Cattaraugus 12 12 21 45 845 1.8
Chautauqua 22 22 14 58 1,369 1.4
Erie 162 175 193 530 9,788 1.8
Genesee 5 8 12 25 613 1.4
Niagara 25 33 35 93 2,158 1.4
Orleans 8 4 8 20 414 1.6
Wyoming 5 6 7 18 386 1.6
Region Total 243 269 295 807 16,067 1.7
New York State 3,682 3,524 3,503 10,709 240,391 1.5

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

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