Percentage of premature births with <32 weeks gestation

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

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  Births <32 weeks Average Births Percentage
Region/County 2011 2012 2013 Total 2011-2013
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 230 224 230 684 13,954 1.6
Suffolk 294 300 287 881 15,753 1.9
Region Total 524 524 517 1,565 29,707 1.8
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 438 519 457 1,414 21,259 2.2
Kings 729 708 605 2,042 41,540 1.6
New York 318 278 275 871 18,897 1.5
Queens 506 448 479 1,433 30,162 1.6
Richmond 95 83 85 263 5,364 1.6
Region Total 2,086 2,036 1,901 6,023 117,221 1.7
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 46 59 39 144 2,612 1.8
Orange 104 79 79 262 4,756 1.8
Putnam 16 20 4 40 818 1.6
Rockland 56 64 55 175 4,559 1.3
Sullivan 19 19 17 55 862 2.1
Ulster 32 15 35 82 1,610 1.7
Westchester 205 185 182 572 10,269 1.9
Region Total 478 441 411 1,330 25,486 1.7
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 73 71 81 225 3,129 2.4
Columbia 5 12 9 26 534 1.6
Greene 7 6 6 19 419 1.5
Rensselaer 29 28 29 86 1,692 1.7
Saratoga 30 33 36 99 2,198 1.5
Schenectady 50 44 28 122 1,787 2.3
Region Total 194 194 189 577 9,758 2.0
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 20 9 10 39 543 2.4
Herkimer 7 13 12 32 662 1.6
Montgomery 7 9 6 22 573 1.3
Otsego 16 4 4 24 527 1.5
Schoharie 5 0 3 8 267 1.0*
Region Total 55 35 35 125 2,572 1.6
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 20 12 10 42 758 1.8
Essex 4 10 6 20 318 2.1
Franklin 13 9 6 28 516 1.8
Hamilton 0 0 2 2 35 1.9*
Warren 8 8 10 26 597 1.5
Washington 15 20 15 50 628 2.7
Region Total 60 59 49 168 2,853 2.0
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 38 46 30 114 2,187 1.7
Lewis 4 8 6 18 322 1.9
St. Lawrence 17 27 13 57 1,185 1.6
Region Total 59 81 49 189 3,694 1.7
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 15 8 12 35 782 1.5
Cortland 11 8 6 25 468 1.8
Madison 7 11 8 26 681 1.3
Oneida 48 74 58 180 2,647 2.3
Onondaga 106 77 99 282 5,322 1.8
Oswego 20 21 26 67 1,328 1.7
Region Total 207 199 209 615 11,227 1.8
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 38 37 40 115 2,062 1.9
Chenango 10 7 3 20 520 1.3
Delaware 7 5 10 22 401 1.8
Tioga 10 3 16 29 492 2.0
Tompkins 18 18 22 58 902 2.1
Region Total 83 70 91 244 4,377 1.9
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 18 12 25 55 1,002 1.8
Livingston 4 7 8 19 534 1.2
Monroe 170 180 168 518 8,350 2.1
Ontario 19 19 9 47 1,031 1.5
Schuyler 2 1 3 6 171 1.2*
Seneca 8 9 5 22 381 1.9
Steuben 22 14 15 51 1,085 1.6
Wayne 11 18 22 51 986 1.7
Yates 2 3 3 8 311 0.9*
Region Total 256 263 258 777 13,851 1.9
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 10 8 4 22 485 1.5
Cattaraugus 16 22 22 60 823 2.4
Chautauqua 30 24 21 75 1,354 1.8
Erie 218 230 210 658 9,826 2.2
Genesee 10 11 8 29 587 1.6
Niagara 43 57 55 155 2,152 2.4
Orleans 7 10 4 21 408 1.7
Wyoming 9 6 4 19 383 1.7
Region Total 343 368 328 1,039 16,017 2.2
New York State 4,345 4,270 4,037 12,652 236,764 1.8

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

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