Percentage of premature births with <32 weeks gestation

Source:2012-2014 Vital Statistics Data as of April, 2016

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  Births <32 weeks Average Births Percentage
Region/County 2012 2013 2014 Total 2012-2014
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 224 230 224 678 14,038 1.6
Suffolk 300 287 257 844 15,602 1.8
Region Total 524 517 481 1,522 29,640 1.7
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 519 457 446 1,422 21,129 2.2
Kings 708 605 609 1,922 41,584 1.5
New York 278 275 277 830 18,533 1.5
Queens 448 479 417 1,344 30,204 1.5
Richmond 83 85 92 260 5,292 1.6
Region Total 2,036 1,901 1,841 5,778 116,742 1.6
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 59 39 47 145 2,622 1.8
Orange 79 79 70 228 4,755 1.6
Putnam 20 4 10 34 803 1.4
Rockland 64 55 64 183 4,764 1.3
Sullivan 19 17 13 49 855 1.9
Ulster 15 35 28 78 1,564 1.7
Westchester 185 182 176 543 10,241 1.8
Region Total 441 411 408 1,260 25,604 1.6
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 71 81 58 210 3,143 2.2
Columbia 12 9 5 26 517 1.7
Greene 6 6 7 19 409 1.5
Rensselaer 28 29 38 95 1,664 1.9
Saratoga 33 36 40 109 2,226 1.6
Schenectady 44 28 37 109 1,805 2.0
Region Total 194 189 185 568 9,765 1.9
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 9 10 11 30 528 1.9
Herkimer 13 12 18 43 661 2.2
Montgomery 9 6 12 27 592 1.5
Otsego 4 4 9 17 527 1.1
Schoharie 0 3 10 13 257 1.7
Region Total 35 35 60 130 2,564 1.7
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 12 10 20 42 753 1.9
Essex 10 6 6 22 311 2.4
Franklin 9 6 10 25 489 1.7
Hamilton 0 2 1 3 31 3.2*
Warren 8 10 10 28 586 1.6
Washington 20 15 9 44 605 2.4
Region Total 59 49 56 164 2,775 2.0
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 46 30 40 116 2,172 1.8
Lewis 8 6 6 20 330 2.0
St. Lawrence 27 13 15 55 1,142 1.6
Region Total 81 49 61 191 3,645 1.7
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 8 12 14 34 773 1.5
Cortland 8 6 9 23 463 1.7
Madison 11 8 6 25 660 1.3
Oneida 74 58 55 187 2,582 2.4
Onondaga 77 99 92 268 5,280 1.7
Oswego 21 26 24 71 1,301 1.8
Region Total 199 209 200 608 11,059 1.8
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 37 40 28 105 2,080 1.7
Chenango 7 3 9 19 528 1.2
Delaware 5 10 9 24 405 2.0
Tioga 3 16 1 20 504 1.3
Tompkins 18 22 17 57 883 2.2
Region Total 70 91 64 225 4,401 1.7
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 12 25 23 60 986 2.0
Livingston 7 8 6 21 517 1.4
Monroe 180 168 185 533 8,336 2.1
Ontario 19 9 15 43 1,051 1.4
Schuyler 1 3 4 8 174 1.5*
Seneca 9 5 1 15 377 1.3
Steuben 14 15 17 46 1,091 1.4
Wayne 18 22 17 57 965 2.0
Yates 3 3 2 8 305 0.9*
Region Total 263 258 270 791 13,801 1.9
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 8 4 7 19 479 1.3
Cattaraugus 22 22 21 65 829 2.6
Chautauqua 24 21 20 65 1,379 1.6
Erie 230 210 223 663 9,968 2.2
Genesee 11 8 17 36 598 2.0
Niagara 57 55 49 161 2,163 2.5
Orleans 10 4 8 22 411 1.8
Wyoming 6 4 4 14 383 1.2
Region Total 368 328 349 1,045 16,211 2.1
New York State 4,270 4,037 3,975 12,282 236,206 1.7

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

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