Percentage of premature births with <32 weeks gestation

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

(Click on a county name for trend graph data)

  Births <32 weeks Average Births Percentage
Region/County 2010 2011 2012 Total 2010-2012
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 246 230 224 700 14,076 1.7
Suffolk 334 294 300 928 16,180 1.9
Region Total 580 524 524 1,628 30,256 1.8
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 518 438 519 1,475 21,671 2.3
Kings 837 729 708 2,274 41,724 1.8
New York 372 318 278 968 19,298 1.7
Queens 583 506 448 1,537 30,296 1.7
Richmond 131 95 83 309 5,463 1.9
Region Total 2,441 2,086 2,036 6,563 118,451 1.8
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 55 46 59 160 2,726 2.0
Orange 90 104 79 273 4,839 1.9
Putnam 12 16 20 48 871 1.8
Rockland 83 56 64 203 4,522 1.5
Sullivan 24 19 19 62 861 2.4
Ulster 27 32 15 74 1,646 1.5
Westchester 226 205 185 616 10,653 1.9
Region Total 517 478 441 1,436 26,117 1.8
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 66 73 71 210 3,108 2.3
Columbia 12 5 12 29 553 1.7
Greene 14 7 6 27 433 2.1
Rensselaer 27 29 28 84 1,667 1.7
Saratoga 40 30 33 103 2,215 1.6
Schenectady 35 50 44 129 1,845 2.3
Region Total 194 194 194 582 9,822 2.0
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 9 20 9 38 553 2.3
Herkimer 13 7 13 33 650 1.7
Montgomery 14 7 9 30 571 1.8
Otsego 4 16 4 24 521 1.5
Schoharie 4 5 0 9 279 1.1*
Region Total 44 55 35 134 2,573 1.7
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 25 20 12 57 796 2.4
Essex 4 4 10 18 328 1.8
Franklin 16 13 9 38 510 2.5
Hamilton 0 0 0 0 36 0.0*
Warren 15 8 8 31 598 1.7
Washington 18 15 20 53 626 2.8
Region Total 78 60 59 197 2,894 2.3
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 34 38 46 118 2,144 1.8
Lewis 2 4 8 14 322 1.4
St. Lawrence 30 17 27 74 1,183 2.1
Region Total 66 59 81 206 3,649 1.9
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 16 15 8 39 808 1.6
Cortland 11 11 8 30 465 2.2
Madison 8 7 11 26 682 1.3
Oneida 51 48 74 173 2,644 2.2
Onondaga 102 106 77 285 5,360 1.8
Oswego 32 20 21 73 1,327 1.8
Region Total 220 207 199 626 11,287 1.8
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 44 38 37 119 2,058 1.9
Chenango 12 10 7 29 511 1.9
Delaware 7 7 5 19 429 1.5
Tioga 7 10 3 20 467 1.4
Tompkins 26 18 18 62 895 2.3
Region Total 96 83 70 249 4,360 1.9
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 15 18 12 45 1,023 1.5
Livingston 4 4 7 15 550 0.9
Monroe 184 170 180 534 8,406 2.1
Ontario 21 19 19 59 1,034 1.9
Schuyler 4 2 1 7 175 1.3*
Seneca 7 8 9 24 381 2.1
Steuben 22 22 14 58 1,115 1.7
Wayne 19 11 18 48 989 1.6
Yates 7 2 3 12 314 1.3
Region Total 283 256 263 802 13,987 1.9
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 6 10 8 24 495 1.6
Cattaraugus 15 16 22 53 844 2.1
Chautauqua 30 30 24 84 1,368 2.0
Erie 201 218 230 649 9,788 2.2
Genesee 9 10 11 30 613 1.6
Niagara 31 43 57 131 2,158 2.0
Orleans 9 7 10 26 414 2.1
Wyoming 7 9 6 22 386 1.9
Region Total 308 343 368 1,019 16,065 2.1
New York State 4,827 4,345 4,270 13,442 239,461 1.9

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

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