Percentage very low birthweight (<1.5kg) singleton births

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

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  Singleton births <1500 grams Average Singleton births Percentage
Region/County 2011 2012 2013 Total 2011-2013
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 119 119 118 356 13,288 0.9
Suffolk 147 140 125 412 15,050 0.9
Region Total 266 259 243 768 28,338 0.9
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 301 340 315 956 20,712 1.5
Kings 461 450 380 1,291 40,323 1.1
New York 181 173 150 504 18,063 0.9
Queens 310 297 284 891 29,294 1.0
Richmond 44 43 40 127 5,116 0.8
Region Total 1,297 1,303 1,169 3,769 113,509 1.1
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 29 30 21 80 2,539 1.1
Orange 55 47 50 152 4,594 1.1
Putnam 6 6 2 14 780 0.6
Rockland 31 29 29 89 4,439 0.7
Sullivan 10 12 11 33 834 1.3
Ulster 19 10 20 49 1,563 1.0
Westchester 120 124 113 357 10,117 1.2
Region Total 270 258 246 774 24,866 1.0
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 37 45 46 128 2,981 1.4
Columbia 1 5 4 10 516 0.6
Greene 8 3 2 13 405 1.1
Rensselaer 15 20 17 52 1,615 1.1
Saratoga 12 10 21 43 2,097 0.7
Schenectady 22 17 10 49 1,712 1.0
Region Total 95 100 100 295 9,327 1.1
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 10 3 6 19 531 1.2
Herkimer 5 6 6 17 641 0.9
Montgomery 5 6 3 14 555 0.8
Otsego 9 3 0 12 510 0.8
Schoharie 2 0 3 5 262 0.6*
Region Total 31 18 18 67 2,499 0.9
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 9 12 3 24 727 1.1
Essex 1 2 4 7 305 0.8*
Franklin 4 7 2 13 493 0.9
Hamilton 0 0 1 1 34 1.0*
Warren 8 3 7 18 567 1.1
Washington 7 7 4 18 605 1.0
Region Total 29 31 21 81 2,731 1.0
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 20 24 25 69 2,132 1.1
Lewis 6 3 2 11 322 1.1
St. Lawrence 11 15 5 31 1,200 0.9
Region Total 37 42 32 111 3,654 1.0
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 7 5 4 16 751 0.7
Cortland 5 3 4 12 457 0.9
Madison 3 5 3 11 664 0.6
Oneida 24 38 31 93 2,544 1.2
Onondaga 64 53 43 160 5,104 1.0
Oswego 15 14 14 43 1,290 1.1
Region Total 118 118 99 335 10,810 1.0
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 19 19 24 62 1,981 1.0
Chenango 6 4 2 12 506 0.8
Delaware 1 3 3 7 384 0.6*
Tioga 4 3 5 12 479 0.8
Tompkins 8 4 14 26 866 1.0
Region Total 38 33 48 119 4,217 0.9
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 8 8 10 26 963 0.9
Livingston 2 3 2 7 517 0.5*
Monroe 101 109 84 294 8,005 1.2
Ontario 7 7 7 21 989 0.7
Schuyler 1 1 1 3 166 0.6*
Seneca 5 3 3 11 367 1.0
Steuben 14 8 9 31 1,042 1.0
Wayne 5 12 8 25 953 0.9
Yates 2 1 0 3 300 0.3*
Region Total 145 152 124 421 13,302 1.1
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 7 3 2 12 475 0.8
Cattaraugus 10 13 7 30 876 1.1
Chautauqua 18 9 11 38 1,337 0.9
Erie 148 136 103 387 9,436 1.4
Genesee 5 12 7 24 567 1.4
Niagara 26 24 21 71 2,055 1.2
Orleans 4 5 3 12 395 1.0
Wyoming 2 4 3 9 373 0.8*
Region Total 220 206 157 583 15,513 1.3
New York State 2,546 2,520 2,257 7,323 228,765 1.1

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

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