Percentage of premature births with <37 weeks gestation

Source:2011-2013 Vital Statistics Data as of April, 2015

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  Births <37 weeks Average Births Percentage
Region/County 2011 2012 2013 Total 2011-2013
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 1,597 1,489 1,521 4,607 13,954 11.0
Suffolk 1,914 1,912 1,893 5,719 15,753 12.1
Region Total 3,511 3,401 3,414 10,326 29,707 11.6
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 2,569 2,581 2,458 7,608 21,259 11.9
Kings 4,580 4,605 4,267 13,452 41,540 10.8
New York 1,940 1,894 1,945 5,779 18,897 10.2
Queens 3,232 3,152 3,207 9,591 30,162 10.6
Richmond 630 562 600 1,792 5,364 11.1
Region Total 12,951 12,794 12,477 38,222 117,221 10.9
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 289 289 261 839 2,612 10.7
Orange 476 460 449 1,385 4,756 9.7
Putnam 92 113 82 287 818 11.7
Rockland 368 340 341 1,049 4,559 7.7
Sullivan 103 118 104 325 862 12.6
Ulster 141 143 168 452 1,610 9.4
Westchester 1,240 1,121 1,183 3,544 10,269 11.5
Region Total 2,709 2,584 2,588 7,881 25,486 10.3
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 392 322 374 1,088 3,129 11.6
Columbia 55 64 57 176 534 11.0
Greene 52 60 38 150 419 11.9
Rensselaer 197 159 199 555 1,692 10.9
Saratoga 215 198 202 615 2,198 9.3
Schenectady 205 223 172 600 1,787 11.2
Region Total 1,116 1,026 1,042 3,184 9,758 10.9
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 63 50 56 169 543 10.4
Herkimer 60 67 72 199 662 10.0
Montgomery 58 56 52 166 573 9.7
Otsego 47 44 49 140 527 8.9
Schoharie 24 16 16 56 267 7.0
Region Total 252 233 245 730 2,572 9.5
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 86 75 65 226 758 9.9
Essex 31 30 37 98 318 10.3
Franklin 69 47 70 186 516 12.0
Hamilton 1 3 3 7 35 6.7*
Warren 73 57 57 187 597 10.4
Washington 62 87 69 218 628 11.6
Region Total 322 299 301 922 2,853 10.8
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 217 237 190 644 2,187 9.8
Lewis 32 32 25 89 322 9.2
St. Lawrence 131 134 111 376 1,185 10.6
Region Total 380 403 326 1,109 3,694 10.0
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 78 84 68 230 782 9.8
Cortland 40 56 37 133 468 9.5
Madison 75 57 54 186 681 9.1
Oneida 323 338 323 984 2,647 12.4
Onondaga 578 542 538 1,658 5,322 10.4
Oswego 126 141 145 412 1,328 10.3
Region Total 1,220 1,218 1,165 3,603 11,227 10.7
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 199 215 208 622 2,062 10.1
Chenango 60 50 49 159 520 10.2
Delaware 45 45 52 142 401 11.8
Tioga 44 42 63 149 492 10.1
Tompkins 73 97 87 257 902 9.5
Region Total 421 449 459 1,329 4,377 10.1
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 110 102 108 320 1,002 10.6
Livingston 54 54 43 151 534 9.4
Monroe 885 881 874 2,640 8,350 10.5
Ontario 117 100 105 322 1,031 10.4
Schuyler 11 13 16 40 171 7.8
Seneca 42 44 33 119 381 10.4
Steuben 108 122 113 343 1,085 10.5
Wayne 102 98 105 305 986 10.3
Yates 20 20 18 58 311 6.2
Region Total 1,449 1,434 1,415 4,298 13,851 10.3
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 53 59 42 154 485 10.6
Cattaraugus 115 102 90 307 823 12.4
Chautauqua 193 165 156 514 1,354 12.7
Erie 1,132 1,181 1,214 3,527 9,826 12.0
Genesee 45 60 56 161 587 9.1
Niagara 247 319 307 873 2,152 13.5
Orleans 39 33 42 114 408 9.3
Wyoming 41 36 33 110 383 9.6
Region Total 1,865 1,955 1,940 5,760 16,017 12.0
New York State 26,196 25,796 25,372 77,364 236,764 10.9

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

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