Percentage of premature births with <32 weeks gestation

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

(Click on a county name for trend graph data)

  Births <32 weeks Average Births Crude
Region/County 2009 2010 2011 Total 2009-2011 Rate
Reg- 1 Western New York
Allegany 12 7 11 30 481 2.1
Cattaraugus 15 15 16 46 823 1.9
Chautauqua 21 27 29 77 1,335 1.9
Erie 223 171 178 572 9,190 2.1
Genesee 13 13 7 33 574 1.9
Niagara 57 28 41 126 2,119 2.0
Orleans 6 11 7 24 399 2.0
Wyoming 5 5 8 18 375 1.6
Region Total 352 277 297 926 15,295 2.0
Reg- 2 Finger Lakes
Chemung 23 14 19 56 964 1.9
Livingston 4 5 3 12 547 0.7
Monroe 137 164 148 449 7,736 1.9
Ontario 13 23 16 52 975 1.8
Schuyler 4 4 2 10 156 2.1
Seneca 5 7 9 21 368 1.9
Steuben 24 23 20 67 1,045 2.1
Wayne 11 15 10 36 925 1.3
Yates 2 7 4 13 310 1.4
Region Total 223 262 231 716 13,026 1.8
Reg- 3 Central New York
Cayuga 14 17 14 45 796 1.9
Cortland 23 11 11 45 436 3.4
Herkimer 15 12 8 35 648 1.8
Jefferson 38 30 40 108 1,980 1.8
Lewis 3 1 5 9 307 1.0*
Madison 11 8 6 25 661 1.3
Oneida 52 53 51 156 2,598 2.0
Onondaga 116 95 107 318 5,366 2.0
Oswego 30 32 23 85 1,340 2.1
St. Lawrence 11 26 18 55 1,145 1.6
Tompkins 14 27 18 59 846 2.3
Region Total 327 312 301 940 16,123 1.9
Reg- 4 New York-Penn
Broome 45 42 37 124 2,028 2.0
Chenango 6 13 10 29 497 1.9
Tioga 3 7 10 20 388 1.7
Region Total 54 62 57 173 2,913 2.0
Reg- 5 Northeastern New York
Albany 70 61 68 199 2,880 2.3
Clinton 8 27 17 52 787 2.2
Columbia 8 10 8 26 544 1.6
Delaware 4 6 7 17 428 1.3
Essex 11 4 4 19 325 2.0
Franklin 13 14 11 38 487 2.6
Fulton 8 9 16 33 520 2.1
Greene 13 15 7 35 424 2.7
Hamilton 0 1 0 1 37 0.9*
Montgomery 13 17 7 37 531 2.3
Otsego 12 4 15 31 507 2.0
Rensselaer 39 27 24 90 1,603 1.9
Saratoga 33 44 32 109 2,118 1.7
Schenectady 35 44 48 127 1,716 2.5
Schoharie 4 5 3 12 277 1.4
Warren 10 13 7 30 585 1.7
Washington 9 17 12 38 595 2.1
Region Total 290 318 286 894 14,364 2.1
Reg- 6 Hudson Valley
Dutchess 57 52 47 156 2,710 1.9
Orange 85 94 101 280 4,628 2.0
Putnam 16 12 16 44 875 1.7
Rockland 61 72 56 189 3,881 1.6
Sullivan 20 23 20 63 790 2.7
Ulster 26 25 31 82 1,556 1.8
Westchester 224 225 204 653 10,417 2.1
Region Total 489 503 475 1,467 24,858 2.0
Reg- 7 New York City
Bronx 541 517 438 1,496 22,000 2.3
Kings 809 837 728 2,374 41,334 1.9
New York 370 372 318 1,060 19,406 1.8
Queens 603 576 501 1,680 30,262 1.9
Richmond 111 131 95 337 5,599 2.0
Region Total 2,434 2,433 2,080 6,947 118,601 2.0
Reg- 8 Nassau-Suffolk
Nassau 264 247 238 749 14,059 1.8
Suffolk 306 336 297 939 15,925 2.0
Region Total 570 583 535 1,688 29,984 1.9
New York State 4,739 4,750 4,262 13,751 235,166 1.9

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

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