Percentage very low birthweight (<1.5kg) singleton births

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

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  Singleton births <1500 grams Average Singleton births Percentage
Region/County 2012 2013 2014 Total 2012-2014
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 119 118 118 355 13,379 0.9
Suffolk 140 125 135 400 14,911 0.9
Region Total 259 243 253 755 28,290 0.9
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 340 315 305 960 20,565 1.6
Kings 450 380 421 1,251 40,348 1.0
New York 173 150 162 485 17,743 0.9
Queens 297 284 314 895 29,315 1.0
Richmond 43 40 46 129 5,054 0.9
Region Total 1,303 1,169 1,248 3,720 113,024 1.1
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 30 21 33 84 2,540 1.1
Orange 47 50 35 132 4,593 1.0
Putnam 6 2 5 13 768 0.6
Rockland 29 29 32 90 4,641 0.6
Sullivan 12 11 9 32 834 1.3
Ulster 10 20 22 52 1,518 1.1
Westchester 124 113 103 340 10,096 1.1
Region Total 258 246 239 743 24,991 1.0
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 45 46 27 118 3,010 1.3
Columbia 5 4 4 13 500 0.9
Greene 3 2 7 12 391 1.0
Rensselaer 20 17 15 52 1,596 1.1
Saratoga 10 21 14 45 2,129 0.7
Schenectady 17 10 31 58 1,734 1.1
Region Total 100 100 98 298 9,360 1.1
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 3 6 2 11 514 0.7
Herkimer 6 6 8 20 640 1.0
Montgomery 6 3 8 17 570 1.0
Otsego 3 0 2 5 507 0.3*
Schoharie 0 3 2 5 249 0.7*
Region Total 18 18 22 58 2,480 0.8
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 12 3 12 27 726 1.2
Essex 2 4 1 7 303 0.8*
Franklin 7 2 6 15 479 1.0
Hamilton s s s 1 29 1.1*
Warren 3 7 4 14 558 0.8
Washington 7 4 2 13 583 0.7
Region Total 31 21 25 77 2,679 1.0
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 24 25 18 67 2,110 1.1
Lewis 3 2 2 7 326 0.7*
St. Lawrence 15 5 6 26 1,164 0.7
Region Total 42 32 26 100 3,601 0.9
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 5 4 8 17 745 0.8
Cortland 3 4 6 13 457 0.9
Madison 5 3 3 11 644 0.6
Oneida 38 31 32 101 2,495 1.3
Onondaga 53 43 51 147 5,082 1.0
Oswego 14 14 6 34 1,261 0.9
Region Total 118 99 106 323 10,684 1.0
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 19 24 16 59 2,001 1.0
Chenango 4 2 7 13 516 0.8
Delaware 3 3 1 7 389 0.6*
Tioga 3 5 1 9 487 0.6*
Tompkins 4 14 6 24 844 0.9
Region Total 33 48 31 112 4,237 0.9
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 8 10 13 31 947 1.1
Livingston 3 2 1 6 502 0.4*
Monroe 109 84 94 287 7,977 1.2
Ontario 7 7 7 21 1,013 0.7
Schuyler 1 1 2 4 167 0.8*
Seneca 3 3 1 7 366 0.6*
Steuben 8 9 10 27 1,053 0.9
Wayne 12 8 10 30 929 1.1
Yates 1 0 1 2 295 0.2*
Region Total 152 124 139 415 13,249 1.0
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 3 2 3 8 476 0.6*
Cattaraugus 13 7 12 32 879 1.2
Chautauqua 9 11 8 28 1,363 0.7
Erie 136 103 128 367 9,551 1.3
Genesee 12 7 5 24 573 1.4
Niagara 24 21 23 68 2,070 1.1
Orleans 5 3 10 18 399 1.5
Wyoming 4 3 0 7 369 0.6*
Region Total 206 157 189 552 15,680 1.2
New York State 2,520 2,257 2,376 7,153 228,274 1.0

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

s: Data do not meet reporting criteria

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