Percentage of premature births with <37 weeks gestation

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

(Click on a county name for trend graph data)

  Births <37 weeks Average Births Crude
Region/County 2009 2010 2011 Total 2009-2011 Rate
Reg- 1 Western New York
Allegany 53 68 51 172 481 11.9
Cattaraugus 111 111 109 331 823 13.4
Chautauqua 145 163 183 491 1,335 12.3
Erie 1,110 1,017 1,005 3,132 9,190 11.4
Genesee 59 58 39 156 574 9.1
Niagara 282 229 241 752 2,119 11.8
Orleans 51 50 36 137 399 11.5
Wyoming 33 42 40 115 375 10.2
Region Total 1,844 1,738 1,704 5,286 15,295 11.5
Reg- 2 Finger Lakes
Chemung 119 97 106 322 964 11.1
Livingston 44 66 49 159 547 9.7
Monroe 817 806 785 2,408 7,736 10.4
Ontario 104 110 110 324 975 11.1
Schuyler 22 17 15 54 156 11.5
Seneca 27 34 41 102 368 9.2
Steuben 96 104 105 305 1,045 9.7
Wayne 101 87 84 272 925 9.8
Yates 24 24 23 71 310 7.6
Region Total 1,354 1,345 1,318 4,017 13,026 10.3
Reg- 3 Central New York
Cayuga 80 85 76 241 796 10.1
Cortland 64 43 40 147 436 11.2
Herkimer 78 63 60 201 648 10.3
Jefferson 199 205 232 636 1,980 10.7
Lewis 28 32 32 92 307 10.0
Madison 70 69 74 213 661 10.7
Oneida 312 291 319 922 2,598 11.8
Onondaga 604 549 575 1,728 5,366 10.7
Oswego 142 118 127 387 1,340 9.6
St. Lawrence 120 127 128 375 1,145 10.9
Tompkins 86 80 71 237 846 9.3
Region Total 1,783 1,662 1,734 5,179 16,123 10.7
Reg- 4 New York-Penn
Broome 225 230 196 651 2,028 10.7
Chenango 42 51 60 153 497 10.3
Tioga 48 40 42 130 388 11.2
Region Total 315 321 298 934 2,913 10.7
Reg- 5 Northeastern New York
Albany 315 300 363 978 2,880 11.3
Clinton 83 74 81 238 787 10.1
Columbia 58 58 56 172 544 10.5
Delaware 56 40 44 140 428 10.9
Essex 37 30 25 92 325 9.4
Franklin 67 57 65 189 487 12.9
Fulton 42 50 55 147 520 9.4
Greene 53 67 49 169 424 13.3
Hamilton 4 3 1 8 37 7.2*
Montgomery 60 60 54 174 531 10.9
Otsego 41 35 46 122 507 8.0
Rensselaer 184 143 181 508 1,603 10.6
Saratoga 213 235 199 647 2,118 10.2
Schenectady 173 215 189 577 1,716 11.2
Schoharie 31 31 22 84 277 10.1
Warren 65 53 63 181 585 10.3
Washington 57 66 52 175 595 9.8
Region Total 1,539 1,517 1,545 4,601 14,364 10.7
Reg- 6 Hudson Valley
Dutchess 287 263 286 836 2,710 10.3
Orange 487 460 451 1,398 4,628 10.1
Putnam 92 98 90 280 875 10.7
Rockland 367 358 343 1,068 3,881 9.2
Sullivan 90 99 97 286 790 12.1
Ulster 137 155 133 425 1,556 9.1
Westchester 1,378 1,365 1,169 3,912 10,417 12.5
Region Total 2,838 2,798 2,569 8,205 24,858 11.0
Reg- 7 New York City
Bronx 3,184 2,735 2,563 8,482 22,000 12.9
Kings 5,251 4,977 4,580 14,808 41,334 11.9
New York 2,706 2,359 1,939 7,004 19,406 12.0
Queens 3,692 3,602 3,222 10,516 30,262 11.6
Richmond 710 666 629 2,005 5,599 11.9
Region Total 15,543 14,339 12,933 42,815 118,601 12.0
Reg- 8 Nassau-Suffolk
Nassau 1,784 1,595 1,593 4,972 14,059 11.8
Suffolk 1,979 1,936 1,850 5,765 15,925 12.1
Region Total 3,763 3,531 3,443 10,737 29,984 11.9
New York State 28,979 27,251 25,544 81,774 235,166 11.6

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

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