Percentage of premature births with <37 weeks gestation

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

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  Births <37 weeks Average Births Percentage
Region/County 2012 2013 2014 Total 2012-2014
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 1,489 1,521 1,599 4,609 14,038 10.9
Suffolk 1,912 1,893 1,844 5,649 15,602 12.1
Region Total 3,401 3,414 3,443 10,258 29,640 11.5
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 2,581 2,458 2,540 7,579 21,129 12.0
Kings 4,605 4,267 4,249 13,121 41,584 10.5
New York 1,894 1,945 2,052 5,891 18,533 10.6
Queens 3,152 3,207 3,045 9,404 30,204 10.4
Richmond 562 600 601 1,763 5,292 11.1
Region Total 12,794 12,477 12,487 37,758 116,742 10.8
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 289 261 291 841 2,622 10.7
Orange 460 449 486 1,395 4,755 9.8
Putnam 113 82 93 288 803 12.0
Rockland 340 341 378 1,059 4,764 7.4
Sullivan 118 104 92 314 855 12.2
Ulster 143 168 154 465 1,564 9.9
Westchester 1,121 1,183 1,274 3,578 10,241 11.6
Region Total 2,584 2,588 2,768 7,940 25,604 10.3
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 322 374 326 1,022 3,143 10.8
Columbia 64 57 64 185 517 11.9
Greene 60 38 53 151 409 12.3
Rensselaer 159 199 185 543 1,664 10.9
Saratoga 198 202 194 594 2,226 8.9
Schenectady 223 172 189 584 1,805 10.8
Region Total 1,026 1,042 1,011 3,079 9,765 10.5
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 50 56 52 158 528 10.0
Herkimer 67 72 77 216 661 10.9
Montgomery 56 52 69 177 592 10.0
Otsego 44 49 48 141 527 8.9
Schoharie 16 16 28 60 257 7.8
Region Total 233 245 274 752 2,564 9.8
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 75 65 71 211 753 9.3
Essex 30 37 24 91 311 9.8
Franklin 47 70 49 166 489 11.3
Hamilton 3 3 2 8 31 8.6*
Warren 57 57 49 163 586 9.3
Washington 87 69 57 213 605 11.7
Region Total 299 301 252 852 2,775 10.2
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 237 190 211 638 2,172 9.8
Lewis 32 25 24 81 330 8.2
St. Lawrence 134 111 111 356 1,142 10.4
Region Total 403 326 346 1,075 3,645 9.8
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 84 68 77 229 773 9.9
Cortland 56 37 49 142 463 10.2
Madison 57 54 60 171 660 8.6
Oneida 338 323 317 978 2,582 12.6
Onondaga 542 538 534 1,614 5,280 10.2
Oswego 141 145 113 399 1,301 10.2
Region Total 1,218 1,165 1,150 3,533 11,059 10.6
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 215 208 211 634 2,080 10.2
Chenango 50 49 58 157 528 9.9
Delaware 45 52 31 128 405 10.5
Tioga 42 63 41 146 504 9.7
Tompkins 97 87 80 264 883 10.0
Region Total 449 459 421 1,329 4,401 10.1
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 102 108 115 325 986 11.0
Livingston 54 43 43 140 517 9.0
Monroe 881 874 914 2,669 8,336 10.7
Ontario 100 105 100 305 1,051 9.7
Schuyler 13 16 25 54 174 10.3
Seneca 44 33 39 116 377 10.3
Steuben 122 113 108 343 1,091 10.5
Wayne 98 105 99 302 965 10.4
Yates 20 18 13 51 305 5.6
Region Total 1,434 1,415 1,456 4,305 13,801 10.4
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 59 42 42 143 479 10.0
Cattaraugus 102 90 111 303 829 12.2
Chautauqua 165 156 146 467 1,379 11.3
Erie 1,181 1,214 1,193 3,588 9,968 12.0
Genesee 60 56 64 180 598 10.0
Niagara 319 307 264 890 2,163 13.7
Orleans 33 42 45 120 411 9.7
Wyoming 36 33 38 107 383 9.3
Region Total 1,955 1,940 1,903 5,798 16,211 11.9
New York State 25,796 25,372 25,511 76,679 236,206 10.8

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

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