Percentage of births delivered by cesarean section

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

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  C-section births Average Births Percentage
Region/County 2013 2014 2015 Total 2013-2015
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 5,296 5,522 5,459 16,277 14,144 38.4
Suffolk 6,938 6,754 6,830 20,522 15,635 43.8
Region Total 12,234 12,276 12,289 36,799 29,779 41.2
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 7,002 7,014 7,210 21,226 21,198 33.4
Kings 12,282 12,690 12,589 37,561 41,440 30.2
New York 6,302 6,021 5,864 18,187 18,185 33.3
Queens 10,636 10,692 10,564 31,892 30,257 35.1
Richmond 1,968 1,922 1,912 5,802 5,298 36.5
Region Total 38,190 38,339 38,139 114,668 116,378 32.8
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 971 946 877 2,794 2,627 35.5
Orange 1,448 1,380 1,364 4,192 4,798 29.1
Putnam 325 336 322 983 813 40.3
Rockland 1,070 1,082 1,187 3,339 4,978 22.4
Sullivan 274 265 296 835 805 34.6
Ulster 560 534 584 1,678 1,561 35.8
Westchester 4,104 3,605 3,582 11,291 10,612 35.5
Region Total 8,752 8,148 8,212 25,112 26,194 32.0
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 1,050 1,004 1,031 3,085 3,154 32.6
Columbia 178 153 174 505 518 32.5
Greene 141 129 115 385 398 32.2
Rensselaer 559 526 531 1,616 1,672 32.2
Saratoga 767 720 715 2,202 2,220 33.1
Schenectady 506 552 580 1,638 1,749 31.2
Region Total 3,201 3,084 3,146 9,431 9,711 32.4
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 203 192 192 587 529 37.0
Herkimer 244 237 214 695 646 35.9
Montgomery 182 203 204 589 619 31.7
Otsego 157 170 156 483 535 30.1
Schoharie 62 80 71 213 248 28.6
Region Total 848 882 837 2,567 2,577 33.2
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 277 260 262 799 751 35.5
Essex 116 104 103 323 314 34.3
Franklin 228 175 207 610 481 42.3
Hamilton 14 13 13 40 30 44.4
Warren 218 193 180 591 572 34.4
Washington 196 174 194 564 594 31.6
Region Total 1,049 919 959 2,927 2,741 35.6
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 508 513 501 1,522 2,125 23.9
Lewis 90 94 97 281 333 28.1
St. Lawrence 492 428 440 1,360 1,182 38.4
Region Total 1,090 1,035 1,038 3,163 3,640 29.0
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 237 217 206 660 745 29.5
Cortland 149 147 149 445 471 31.5
Madison 207 201 192 600 647 30.9
Oneida 958 867 891 2,716 2,550 35.5
Onondaga 1,679 1,649 1,664 4,992 5,261 31.6
Oswego 421 386 400 1,207 1,266 31.8
Region Total 3,651 3,467 3,502 10,620 10,940 32.4
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 769 738 681 2,188 2,048 35.6
Chenango 168 181 137 486 514 31.5
Delaware 127 120 124 371 379 32.6
Tioga 175 167 145 487 501 32.4
Tompkins 261 223 238 722 840 28.7
Region Total 1,500 1,429 1,325 4,254 4,282 33.1
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 271 290 297 858 965 29.6
Livingston 150 166 158 474 522 30.3
Monroe 2,548 2,496 2,361 7,405 8,306 29.7
Ontario 284 248 273 805 1,048 25.6
Schuyler 43 49 42 134 168 26.6
Seneca 85 93 89 267 383 23.2
Steuben 374 374 348 1,096 1,075 34.0
Wayne 287 284 278 849 966 29.3
Yates 44 50 57 151 302 16.7
Region Total 4,086 4,050 3,903 12,039 13,735 29.2
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 142 136 124 402 495 27.1
Cattaraugus 269 282 246 797 907 29.3
Chautauqua 464 534 487 1,485 1,421 34.8
Erie 3,434 3,414 3,489 10,337 10,048 34.3
Genesee 186 212 180 578 585 32.9
Niagara 960 939 856 2,755 2,170 42.3
Orleans 141 137 147 425 428 33.1
Wyoming 113 111 113 337 382 29.4
Region Total 5,709 5,765 5,642 17,116 16,437 34.7
New York State 80,310 79,394 78,992 238,696 236,413 33.7

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