Percentage very low birthweight (<1.5kg) singleton births

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

(Click on a county name for trend graph data)

  Singleton births <1500 grams Average Singleton births Percentage
Region/County 2010 2011 2012 Total 2010-2012
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 122 119 119 360 13,407 0.9
Suffolk 161 147 140 448 15,488 1.0
Region Total 283 266 259 808 28,894 0.9
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 345 301 340 986 21,103 1.6
Kings 489 461 450 1,400 40,572 1.2
New York 183 181 173 537 18,451 1.0
Queens 331 310 297 938 29,431 1.1
Richmond 79 44 43 166 5,221 1.1
Region Total 1,427 1,297 1,303 4,027 114,779 1.2
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 23 29 30 82 2,638 1.0
Orange 48 55 47 150 4,678 1.1
Putnam 5 6 6 17 823 0.7
Rockland 39 31 29 99 4,397 0.8
Sullivan 16 10 12 38 834 1.5
Ulster 12 19 10 41 1,593 0.9
Westchester 125 120 124 369 10,262 1.2
Region Total 268 270 258 796 25,225 1.1
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 32 37 45 114 2,968 1.3
Columbia 8 1 5 14 537 0.9
Greene 8 8 3 19 416 1.5
Rensselaer 14 15 20 49 1,598 1.0
Saratoga 16 12 10 38 2,119 0.6
Schenectady 14 22 17 53 1,763 1.0
Region Total 92 95 100 287 9,401 1.0
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 5 10 3 18 543 1.1
Herkimer 5 5 6 16 628 0.8
Montgomery 8 5 6 19 551 1.1
Otsego 3 9 3 15 508 1.0
Schoharie 4 2 0 6 271 0.7*
Region Total 25 31 18 74 2,502 1.0
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 14 9 12 35 769 1.5
Essex 2 1 2 5 313 0.5*
Franklin 4 4 7 15 486 1.0
Hamilton 0 0 0 0 35 0.0*
Warren 8 8 3 19 575 1.1
Washington 9 7 7 23 599 1.3
Region Total 37 29 31 97 2,778 1.2
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 24 20 24 68 2,082 1.1
Lewis 3 6 3 12 320 1.3
St. Lawrence 9 11 15 35 1,196 1.0
Region Total 36 37 42 115 3,598 1.1
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 8 7 5 20 782 0.9
Cortland 2 5 3 10 449 0.7
Madison 8 3 5 16 664 0.8
Oneida 24 24 38 86 2,552 1.1
Onondaga 62 64 53 179 5,130 1.2
Oswego 17 15 14 46 1,291 1.2
Region Total 121 118 118 357 10,867 1.1
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 29 19 19 67 1,976 1.1
Chenango 1 6 4 11 497 0.7
Delaware 6 1 3 10 412 0.8
Tioga 5 4 3 12 459 0.9
Tompkins 12 8 4 24 862 0.9
Region Total 53 38 33 124 4,206 1.0
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 9 8 8 25 984 0.8
Livingston 1 2 3 6 528 0.4*
Monroe 99 101 109 309 8,060 1.3
Ontario 13 7 7 27 993 0.9
Schuyler 1 1 1 3 169 0.6*
Seneca 2 5 3 10 368 0.9
Steuben 11 14 8 33 1,070 1.0
Wayne 9 5 12 26 957 0.9
Yates 1 2 1 4 302 0.4*
Region Total 146 145 152 443 13,432 1.1
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 4 7 3 14 478 1.0
Cattaraugus 10 10 13 33 901 1.2
Chautauqua 13 18 9 40 1,345 1.0
Erie 122 148 136 406 9,414 1.4
Genesee 4 5 12 21 594 1.2
Niagara 19 26 24 69 2,071 1.1
Orleans 6 4 5 15 402 1.2
Wyoming 3 2 4 9 373 0.8*
Region Total 181 220 206 607 15,578 1.3
New York State 2,669 2,546 2,520 7,735 231,260 1.1

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

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