Percentage of births with a 5 minute APGAR <6

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

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  Births (APGAR <6) Average Births Percentage
Region/County 2011 2012 2013 Total 2011-2013
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 52 52 79 183 13,965 0.4
Suffolk 82 66 72 220 15,761 0.5
Region Total 134 118 151 403 29,726 0.5
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 120 121 153 394 21,378 0.6
Kings 173 196 211 580 41,760 0.5
New York 92 74 82 248 19,047 0.4
Queens 115 133 139 387 30,286 0.4
Richmond 26 25 29 80 5,371 0.5
Region Total 526 549 614 1,689 117,841 0.5
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 12 28 16 56 2,653 0.7
Orange 31 33 39 103 4,768 0.7
Putnam 3 4 5 12 832 0.5
Rockland 23 21 23 67 4,593 0.5
Sullivan 7 6 8 21 865 0.8
Ulster 13 10 16 39 1,611 0.8
Westchester 58 74 57 189 10,572 0.6
Region Total 147 176 164 487 25,893 0.6
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 41 45 48 134 3,131 1.4
Columbia 4 2 9 15 538 0.9
Greene 3 4 5 12 419 1.0
Rensselaer 27 17 28 72 1,693 1.4
Saratoga 22 23 23 68 2,198 1.0
Schenectady 20 26 25 71 1,788 1.3
Region Total 117 117 138 372 9,767 1.3
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 5 4 6 15 543 0.9
Herkimer 1 5 5 11 663 0.6
Montgomery 1 7 8 16 574 0.9
Otsego 9 5 5 19 529 1.2
Schoharie 5 0 2 7 267 0.9*
Region Total 21 21 26 68 2,577 0.9
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 10 8 5 23 760 1.0
Essex 3 3 4 10 319 1.0
Franklin 5 10 3 18 521 1.2
Hamilton 0 0 0 0 35 0.0*
Warren 12 4 8 24 597 1.3
Washington 7 10 8 25 629 1.3
Region Total 37 35 28 100 2,861 1.2
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 20 25 14 59 2,199 0.9
Lewis 2 2 4 8 333 0.8*
St. Lawrence 3 13 8 24 1,244 0.6
Region Total 25 40 26 91 3,775 0.8
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 4 2 6 12 782 0.5
Cortland 4 7 2 13 471 0.9
Madison 2 5 2 9 684 0.4*
Oneida 19 17 18 54 2,648 0.7
Onondaga 53 59 65 177 5,322 1.1
Oswego 4 10 8 22 1,337 0.5
Region Total 86 100 101 287 11,245 0.9
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 17 12 14 43 2,063 0.7
Chenango 3 4 4 11 522 0.7
Delaware 2 3 4 9 402 0.7*
Tioga 1 5 9 15 497 1.0
Tompkins 9 7 7 23 903 0.8
Region Total 32 31 38 101 4,387 0.8
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 10 7 6 23 1,003 0.8
Livingston 4 1 8 13 535 0.8
Monroe 71 86 109 266 8,351 1.1
Ontario 9 10 5 24 1,031 0.8
Schuyler 0 0 2 2 172 0.4*
Seneca 1 1 3 5 381 0.4*
Steuben 11 7 17 35 1,086 1.1
Wayne 8 8 11 27 987 0.9
Yates 5 4 2 11 311 1.2
Region Total 119 124 163 406 13,856 1.0
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 6 4 3 13 490 0.9
Cattaraugus 7 4 3 14 908 0.5
Chautauqua 10 4 8 22 1,383 0.5
Erie 62 73 66 201 9,837 0.7
Genesee 7 5 9 21 587 1.2
Niagara 14 18 20 52 2,152 0.8
Orleans 2 6 2 10 409 0.8
Wyoming 1 4 4 9 384 0.8*
Region Total 109 118 115 342 16,151 0.7
New York State 1,353 1,429 1,564 4,346 238,078 0.6

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

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