Percentage very low birthweight (<1.5kg) singleton births

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

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  Singleton births <1500 grams Average Singleton births Percentage
Region/County 2013 2014 2015 Total 2013-2015
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 118 118 124 360 13,479 0.9
Suffolk 125 135 138 398 14,954 0.9
Region Total 243 253 262 758 28,434 0.9
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 315 305 291 911 20,518 1.5
Kings 380 421 372 1,173 40,016 1.0
New York 150 162 151 463 17,332 0.9
Queens 284 314 311 909 29,261 1.0
Richmond 40 46 44 130 5,068 0.9
Region Total 1,169 1,248 1,169 3,586 112,195 1.1
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 21 33 31 85 2,466 1.1
Orange 50 35 34 119 4,618 0.9
Putnam 2 5 3 10 756 0.4
Rockland 29 32 41 102 4,791 0.7
Sullivan 11 9 8 28 779 1.2
Ulster 20 22 10 52 1,507 1.2
Westchester 113 103 92 308 9,679 1.1
Region Total 246 239 219 704 24,595 1.0
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 46 27 32 105 3,018 1.2
Columbia 4 4 4 12 494 0.8
Greene 2 7 0 9 384 0.8*
Rensselaer 17 15 14 46 1,597 1.0
Saratoga 21 14 18 53 2,119 0.8
Schenectady 10 31 31 72 1,683 1.4
Region Total 100 98 99 297 9,296 1.1
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 6 2 2 10 510 0.7
Herkimer 6 8 7 21 619 1.1
Montgomery 3 8 13 24 594 1.3
Otsego 0 2 6 8 504 0.5*
Schoharie 3 2 3 8 238 1.1*
Region Total 18 22 31 71 2,466 1.0
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 3 12 4 19 718 0.9
Essex 4 1 3 8 306 0.9*
Franklin 2 6 5 13 466 0.9
Hamilton s s s 2 29 2.3*
Warren 7 4 7 18 548 1.1
Washington 4 2 2 8 572 0.5*
Region Total 21 25 22 68 2,639 0.9
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 25 18 15 58 2,049 0.9
Lewis 2 2 5 9 321 0.9*
St. Lawrence 5 6 8 19 1,131 0.6
Region Total 32 26 28 86 3,501 0.8
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 4 8 3 15 715 0.7
Cortland 4 6 3 13 455 1.0
Madison 3 3 3 9 623 0.5*
Oneida 31 32 26 89 2,475 1.2
Onondaga 43 51 53 147 5,060 1.0
Oswego 14 6 14 34 1,221 0.9
Region Total 99 106 102 307 10,549 1.0
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 24 16 19 59 1,972 1.0
Chenango 2 7 4 13 499 0.9
Delaware 3 1 5 9 365 0.8*
Tioga 5 1 2 8 477 0.6*
Tompkins 14 6 3 23 805 1.0
Region Total 48 31 33 112 4,118 0.9
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 10 13 8 31 924 1.1
Livingston 2 1 4 7 506 0.5*
Monroe 84 94 101 279 7,946 1.2
Ontario 7 7 10 24 1,008 0.8
Schuyler 1 2 2 5 162 1.0*
Seneca 3 1 2 6 371 0.5*
Steuben 9 10 11 30 1,047 1.0
Wayne 8 10 12 30 922 1.1
Yates 0 1 0 1 295 0.1*
Region Total 124 139 150 413 13,181 1.0
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 2 3 3 8 484 0.6*
Cattaraugus 7 12 5 24 850 0.9
Chautauqua 11 8 11 30 1,373 0.7
Erie 103 128 135 366 9,607 1.3
Genesee 7 5 7 19 560 1.1
Niagara 21 23 16 60 2,080 1.0
Orleans 3 10 6 19 412 1.5
Wyoming 3 0 2 5 367 0.5*
Region Total 157 189 185 531 15,733 1.1
New York State 2,257 2,376 2,300 6,933 226,707 1.0

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

s: Data do not meet reporting criteria

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