Percentage very low birthweight (<1.5kg) singleton births

Source:2009-2011 Vital Statistics Data as of February, 2013

(Click on a county name for trend graph data)

  Singleton births <1500 grams Average Singleton births Crude
Region/County 2009 2010 2011 Total 2009-2011 Rate
Reg- 1 Western New York
Allegany 4 4 7 15 498 1.0
Cattaraugus 8 10 10 28 928 1.0
Chautauqua 12 13 18 43 1,363 1.1
Erie 121 122 148 391 9,375 1.4
Genesee 8 4 5 17 613 0.9
Niagara 25 19 26 70 2,128 1.1
Orleans 5 6 4 15 412 1.2
Wyoming 3 3 2 8 389 0.7*
Region Total 186 181 220 587 15,706 1.2
Reg- 2 Finger Lakes
Chemung 11 9 8 28 954 1.0
Livingston 4 1 2 7 551 0.4*
Monroe 95 99 101 295 8,151 1.2
Ontario 7 13 7 27 994 0.9
Schuyler 1 1 1 3 156 0.6*
Seneca 2 2 5 9 375 0.8*
Steuben 12 11 14 37 1,070 1.2
Wayne 6 9 5 20 986 0.7
Yates 1 1 2 4 312 0.4*
Region Total 139 146 145 430 13,550 1.1
Reg- 3 Central New York
Cayuga 7 8 7 22 785 0.9
Cortland 6 2 5 13 474 0.9
Herkimer 9 5 5 19 630 1.0
Jefferson 22 24 20 66 1,991 1.1
Lewis 1 3 6 10 326 1.0
Madison 4 8 3 15 652 0.8
Oneida 27 24 24 75 2,559 1.0
Onondaga 70 62 64 196 5,166 1.3
Oswego 10 17 15 42 1,319 1.1
St. Lawrence 11 9 11 31 1,174 0.9
Tompkins 4 12 8 24 857 0.9
Region Total 171 174 168 513 15,935 1.1
Reg- 4 New York-Penn
Broome 26 29 19 74 1,975 1.2
Chenango 4 1 6 11 490 0.7
Tioga 3 5 4 12 435 0.9
Region Total 33 35 29 97 2,900 1.1
Reg- 5 Northeastern New York
Albany 37 32 37 106 2,970 1.2
Clinton 1 14 9 24 771 1.0
Columbia 9 8 1 18 549 1.1
Delaware 2 6 1 9 415 0.7*
Essex 3 2 1 6 313 0.6*
Franklin 1 4 4 9 478 0.6*
Fulton 6 5 10 21 552 1.3
Greene 7 8 8 23 426 1.8
Hamilton 0 0 0 0 37 0.0*
Montgomery 4 8 5 17 568 1.0
Otsego 9 3 9 21 497 1.4
Rensselaer 19 14 15 48 1,656 1.0
Saratoga 20 16 12 48 2,124 0.8
Schenectady 16 14 22 52 1,725 1.0
Schoharie 3 4 2 9 276 1.1*
Warren 3 8 8 19 596 1.1
Washington 4 9 7 20 600 1.1
Region Total 144 155 151 450 14,554 1.0
Reg- 6 Hudson Valley
Dutchess 20 23 29 72 2,696 0.9
Orange 48 48 55 151 4,781 1.1
Putnam 8 5 6 19 858 0.7
Rockland 36 39 31 106 4,371 0.8
Sullivan 12 16 10 38 804 1.6
Ulster 16 12 19 47 1,627 1.0
Westchester 128 125 120 373 10,474 1.2
Region Total 268 268 270 806 25,610 1.0
Reg- 7 New York City
Bronx 354 345 301 1,000 21,665 1.5
Kings 472 489 461 1,422 40,398 1.2
New York 177 183 181 541 18,754 1.0
Queens 333 331 310 974 29,509 1.1
Richmond 61 79 44 184 5,357 1.1
Region Total 1,397 1,427 1,297 4,121 115,684 1.2
Reg- 8 Nassau-Suffolk
Nassau 119 122 119 360 13,609 0.9
Suffolk 154 161 147 462 15,932 1.0
Region Total 273 283 266 822 29,541 0.9
New York State 2,611 2,669 2,546 7,826 233,480 1.1

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

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