Percentage of births that were multiple births

Source:2013-2015 Vital Statistics Data as of May, 2017

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  Multiple births Average Births Percentage
Region/County 2013 2014 2015 Total 2013-2015
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 667 660 667 1,994 14,144 4.7
Suffolk 742 627 673 2,042 15,635 4.4
Region Total 1,409 1,287 1,340 4,036 29,779 4.5
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 674 704 661 2,039 21,198 3.2
Kings 1,453 1,441 1,378 4,272 41,440 3.4
New York 921 844 794 2,559 18,185 4.7
Queens 1,015 988 985 2,988 30,257 3.3
Richmond 260 234 194 688 5,298 4.3
Region Total 4,323 4,211 4,012 12,546 116,378 3.6
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 122 133 226 481 2,627 6.1
Orange 172 199 168 539 4,798 3.7
Putnam 46 40 86 172 813 7.1
Rockland 151 197 212 560 4,978 3.7
Sullivan 30 13 33 76 805 3.1
Ulster 50 48 62 160 1,561 3.4
Westchester 455 479 1,866 2,800 10,612 8.8
Region Total 1,026 1,109 2,653 4,788 26,194 6.1
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 153 124 128 405 3,154 4.3
Columbia 20 20 31 71 518 4.6
Greene 6 26 9 41 398 3.4
Rensselaer 80 64 78 222 1,672 4.4
Saratoga 98 107 100 305 2,220 4.6
Schenectady 54 72 73 199 1,749 3.8
Region Total 411 413 419 1,243 9,711 4.3
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 16 19 20 55 529 3.5
Herkimer 23 28 26 77 646 4.0
Montgomery 17 28 17 62 619 3.3
Otsego 24 31 30 85 535 5.3
Schoharie 4 15 11 30 248 4.0
Region Total 84 121 104 309 2,577 4.0
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 46 21 31 98 751 4.3
Essex 7 9 6 22 314 2.3
Franklin 26 6 10 42 481 2.9
Hamilton 0 4 0 4 30 4.4*
Warren 38 19 14 71 572 4.1
Washington 21 21 24 66 594 3.7
Region Total 138 80 85 303 2,741 3.7
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 61 89 67 217 2,125 3.4
Lewis 10 12 12 34 333 3.4
St. Lawrence 34 31 37 102 1,182 2.9
Region Total 105 132 116 353 3,640 3.2
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 38 26 26 90 745 4.0
Cortland 12 10 15 37 471 2.6
Madison 22 26 16 64 647 3.3
Oneida 104 55 66 225 2,550 2.9
Onondaga 220 188 194 602 5,261 3.8
Oswego 50 52 27 129 1,266 3.4
Region Total 446 357 344 1,147 10,940 3.5
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 75 77 74 226 2,048 3.7
Chenango 16 14 12 42 514 2.7
Delaware 19 14 6 39 379 3.4
Tioga 34 22 16 72 501 4.8
Tompkins 49 27 30 106 840 4.2
Region Total 193 154 138 485 4,282 3.8
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 45 46 32 123 965 4.2
Livingston 12 19 17 48 522 3.1
Monroe 357 386 333 1,076 8,306 4.3
Ontario 40 43 36 119 1,048 3.8
Schuyler 4 12 2 18 168 3.6
Seneca 16 8 12 36 383 3.1
Steuben 36 28 20 84 1,075 2.6
Wayne 39 47 44 130 966 4.5
Yates 10 4 4 18 302 2.0
Region Total 559 593 500 1,652 13,735 4.0
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 4 8 11 23 495 1.5
Cattaraugus 27 40 22 89 907 3.3
Chautauqua 44 36 41 121 1,421 2.8
Erie 409 455 448 1,312 10,048 4.4
Genesee 26 30 20 76 585 4.3
Niagara 113 73 83 269 2,170 4.1
Orleans 20 11 14 45 428 3.5
Wyoming 6 23 14 43 382 3.8
Region Total 649 676 653 1,978 16,437 4.0
New York State 9,343 9,133 10,364 28,840 236,413 4.1

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

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