Percentage of premature births with <37 weeks gestation

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

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  Births <37 weeks Average Births Percentage
Region/County 2010 2011 2012 Total 2010-2012
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 1,608 1,597 1,489 4,694 14,076 11.1
Suffolk 1,996 1,914 1,912 5,822 16,180 12.0
Region Total 3,604 3,511 3,401 10,516 30,256 11.6
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 2,741 2,569 2,581 7,891 21,671 12.1
Kings 4,979 4,580 4,605 14,164 41,724 11.3
New York 2,361 1,940 1,894 6,195 19,298 10.7
Queens 3,614 3,232 3,152 9,998 30,296 11.0
Richmond 666 630 562 1,858 5,463 11.3
Region Total 14,361 12,951 12,794 40,106 118,451 11.3
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 280 289 289 858 2,726 10.5
Orange 489 476 460 1,425 4,839 9.8
Putnam 101 92 113 306 871 11.7
Rockland 404 368 340 1,112 4,522 8.2
Sullivan 110 103 118 331 861 12.8
Ulster 164 141 143 448 1,646 9.1
Westchester 1,451 1,240 1,121 3,812 10,653 11.9
Region Total 2,999 2,709 2,584 8,292 26,117 10.6
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 332 392 322 1,046 3,108 11.2
Columbia 60 55 64 179 553 10.8
Greene 64 52 60 176 433 13.5
Rensselaer 163 197 159 519 1,667 10.4
Saratoga 244 215 198 657 2,215 9.9
Schenectady 220 205 223 648 1,845 11.7
Region Total 1,083 1,116 1,026 3,225 9,822 10.9
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 52 63 50 165 553 9.9
Herkimer 65 60 67 192 650 9.8
Montgomery 64 58 56 178 571 10.4
Otsego 35 47 44 126 521 8.1
Schoharie 30 24 16 70 279 8.4
Region Total 246 252 233 731 2,573 9.5
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 76 86 75 237 796 9.9
Essex 30 31 30 91 328 9.2
Franklin 64 69 47 180 510 11.8
Hamilton 2 1 3 6 36 5.6*
Warren 59 73 57 189 598 10.5
Washington 70 62 87 219 626 11.7
Region Total 301 322 299 922 2,894 10.6
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 213 217 237 667 2,144 10.4
Lewis 35 32 32 99 322 10.2
St. Lawrence 132 131 134 397 1,183 11.2
Region Total 380 380 403 1,163 3,649 10.6
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 86 78 84 248 808 10.2
Cortland 44 40 56 140 465 10.0
Madison 70 75 57 202 682 9.9
Oneida 293 323 338 954 2,644 12.0
Onondaga 561 578 542 1,681 5,360 10.5
Oswego 119 126 141 386 1,327 9.7
Region Total 1,173 1,220 1,218 3,611 11,287 10.7
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 234 199 215 648 2,058 10.5
Chenango 52 60 50 162 511 10.6
Delaware 42 45 45 132 429 10.3
Tioga 42 44 42 128 467 9.1
Tompkins 85 73 97 255 895 9.5
Region Total 455 421 449 1,325 4,360 10.1
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 96 110 102 308 1,023 10.0
Livingston 69 54 54 177 550 10.7
Monroe 881 885 881 2,647 8,406 10.5
Ontario 112 117 100 329 1,034 10.6
Schuyler 16 11 13 40 175 7.6
Seneca 34 42 44 120 381 10.5
Steuben 105 108 122 335 1,115 10.0
Wayne 98 102 98 298 989 10.0
Yates 24 20 20 64 314 6.8
Region Total 1,435 1,449 1,434 4,318 13,987 10.3
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 66 53 59 178 495 12.0
Cattaraugus 121 115 102 338 844 13.3
Chautauqua 179 193 165 537 1,368 13.1
Erie 1,138 1,132 1,181 3,451 9,788 11.8
Genesee 52 45 60 157 613 8.5
Niagara 258 247 319 824 2,158 12.7
Orleans 51 39 33 123 414 9.9
Wyoming 43 41 36 120 386 10.4
Region Total 1,908 1,865 1,955 5,728 16,065 11.9
New York State 27,945 26,196 25,796 79,937 239,461 11.1

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

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