Percentage low birthweight (<2.5 kg) births

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

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  Births <2500 grams Average Births Crude
Region/County 2009 2010 2011 Total 2009-2011 Rate
Reg- 1 Western New York
Allegany 39 37 43 119 511 7.8
Cattaraugus 69 61 65 195 865 7.5
Chautauqua 111 121 114 346 1,382 8.3
Erie 771 789 825 2,385 9,739 8.2
Genesee 44 42 29 115 630 6.1
Niagara 193 179 166 538 2,216 8.1
Orleans 35 32 24 91 427 7.1
Wyoming 19 21 29 69 400 5.8
Region Total 1,281 1,282 1,295 3,858 16,170 8.0
Reg- 2 Finger Lakes
Chemung 98 88 78 264 1,000 8.8
Livingston 33 38 29 100 574 5.8
Monroe 740 725 707 2,172 8,510 8.5
Ontario 59 79 81 219 1,036 7.0
Schuyler 13 12 9 34 162 7.0
Seneca 19 17 30 66 388 5.7
Steuben 77 72 77 226 1,116 6.8
Wayne 77 69 70 216 1,022 7.0
Yates 18 20 20 58 322 6.0
Region Total 1,134 1,120 1,101 3,355 14,129 7.9
Reg- 3 Central New York
Cayuga 40 59 59 158 811 6.5
Cortland 52 36 30 118 497 7.9
Herkimer 52 43 43 138 654 7.0
Jefferson 139 132 138 409 2,056 6.6
Lewis 15 24 17 56 327 5.7
Madison 39 51 42 132 672 6.5
Oneida 206 191 217 614 2,651 7.7
Onondaga 452 437 436 1,325 5,413 8.2
Oswego 75 102 96 273 1,356 6.7
St. Lawrence 96 87 84 267 1,186 7.5
Tompkins 57 64 49 170 886 6.4
Region Total 1,223 1,226 1,211 3,660 16,510 7.4
Reg- 4 New York-Penn
Broome 142 174 166 482 2,051 7.8
Chenango 30 32 42 104 505 6.9
Tioga 33 32 28 93 450 6.9
Region Total 205 238 236 679 3,006 7.5
Reg- 5 Northeastern New York
Albany 281 252 293 826 3,123 8.8
Clinton 57 63 68 188 798 7.9
Columbia 53 37 41 131 565 7.7
Delaware 40 27 31 98 436 7.5
Essex 35 21 19 75 333 7.5
Franklin 33 46 58 137 505 9.0
Fulton 35 32 45 112 565 6.6
Greene 44 44 36 124 444 9.3
Hamilton 3 2 1 6 38 5.3*
Montgomery 34 47 35 116 585 6.6
Otsego 33 24 39 96 511 6.3
Rensselaer 115 125 136 376 1,726 7.3
Saratoga 157 158 153 468 2,224 7.0
Schenectady 161 159 166 486 1,799 9.0
Schoharie 19 20 17 56 284 6.6
Warren 48 38 45 131 617 7.1
Washington 43 60 50 153 628 8.1
Region Total 1,191 1,155 1,233 3,579 15,181 7.9
Reg- 6 Hudson Valley
Dutchess 207 190 200 597 2,810 7.1
Orange 357 322 360 1,039 4,963 7.0
Putnam 60 78 62 200 897 7.4
Rockland 296 278 287 861 4,540 6.3
Sullivan 73 84 77 234 832 9.4
Ulster 114 124 99 337 1,688 6.7
Westchester 930 958 875 2,763 10,984 8.4
Region Total 2,037 2,034 1,960 6,031 26,714 7.5
Reg- 7 New York City
Bronx 2,277 2,174 2,011 6,462 22,359 9.6
Kings 3,557 3,516 3,418 10,491 41,856 8.4
New York 1,797 1,708 1,700 5,205 19,801 8.8
Queens 2,475 2,548 2,424 7,447 30,511 8.1
Richmond 479 469 453 1,401 5,625 8.3
Region Total 10,585 10,415 10,006 31,006 120,152 8.6
Reg- 8 Nassau-Suffolk
Nassau 1,244 1,130 1,137 3,511 14,320 8.2
Suffolk 1,324 1,309 1,236 3,869 16,669 7.7
Region Total 2,568 2,439 2,373 7,380 30,988 7.9
New York State 20,224 19,909 19,415 59,548 242,850 8.2

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

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