Percentage low birthweight (<2.5 kg) births

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

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  Births <2500 grams Average Births Percentage
Region/County 2013 2014 2015 Total 2013-2015
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 1,074 1,156 1,127 3,357 14,143 7.9
Suffolk 1,182 1,187 1,149 3,518 15,634 7.5
Region Total 2,256 2,343 2,276 6,875 29,777 7.7
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 1,992 1,941 1,950 5,883 21,198 9.3
Kings 3,252 3,117 3,208 9,577 41,436 7.7
New York 1,564 1,513 1,438 4,515 18,184 8.3
Queens 2,440 2,398 2,460 7,298 30,257 8.0
Richmond 450 414 398 1,262 5,297 7.9
Region Total 9,698 9,383 9,454 28,535 116,372 8.2
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 190 229 171 590 2,614 7.5
Orange 346 332 307 985 4,794 6.8
Putnam 60 65 56 181 810 7.4
Rockland 279 314 336 929 4,977 6.2
Sullivan 75 71 78 224 804 9.3
Ulster 111 120 111 342 1,558 7.3
Westchester 810 888 875 2,573 10,601 8.1
Region Total 1,871 2,019 1,934 5,824 26,159 7.4
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 269 247 229 745 3,152 7.9
Columbia 33 40 28 101 517 6.5
Greene 26 35 25 86 398 7.2
Rensselaer 145 125 122 392 1,670 7.8
Saratoga 142 142 144 428 2,220 6.4
Schenectady 112 149 156 417 1,748 8.0
Region Total 727 738 704 2,169 9,704 7.5
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 48 39 36 123 528 7.8
Herkimer 47 52 36 135 644 7.0
Montgomery 33 42 56 131 608 7.2
Otsego 32 35 49 116 530 7.3
Schoharie 13 22 26 61 248 8.2
Region Total 173 190 203 566 2,558 7.4
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 63 53 58 174 750 7.7
Essex 29 14 19 62 313 6.6
Franklin 42 35 35 112 478 7.8
Hamilton 2 3 1 6 30 6.7*
Warren 43 32 33 108 572 6.3
Washington 43 36 37 116 593 6.5
Region Total 222 173 183 578 2,737 7.0
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 137 146 131 414 2,113 6.5
Lewis 23 19 23 65 330 6.6
St. Lawrence 88 66 66 220 1,139 6.4
Region Total 248 231 220 699 3,582 6.5
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 55 47 45 147 744 6.6
Cortland 28 37 38 103 461 7.4
Madison 37 49 49 135 638 7.1
Oneida 221 183 186 590 2,550 7.7
Onondaga 401 430 400 1,231 5,261 7.8
Oswego 98 94 79 271 1,259 7.2
Region Total 840 840 797 2,477 10,912 7.6
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 149 153 141 443 2,046 7.2
Chenango 31 37 36 104 511 6.8
Delaware 35 30 19 84 377 7.4
Tioga 56 34 30 120 501 8.0
Tompkins 68 46 55 169 839 6.7
Region Total 339 300 281 920 4,274 7.2
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 68 87 73 228 965 7.9
Livingston 24 22 34 80 521 5.1
Monroe 680 700 672 2,052 8,303 8.2
Ontario 69 82 63 214 1,046 6.8
Schuyler 10 18 12 40 168 7.9
Seneca 24 23 21 68 382 5.9
Steuben 78 70 63 211 1,074 6.5
Wayne 72 70 77 219 964 7.6
Yates 13 14 17 44 297 4.9
Region Total 1,038 1,086 1,032 3,156 13,720 7.7
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 27 29 33 89 485 6.1
Cattaraugus 68 91 61 220 821 8.9
Chautauqua 104 101 94 299 1,394 7.1
Erie 787 846 865 2,498 10,034 8.3
Genesee 34 37 35 106 585 6.0
Niagara 194 161 162 517 2,168 7.9
Orleans 30 41 33 104 427 8.1
Wyoming 14 25 21 60 380 5.3
Region Total 1,258 1,331 1,304 3,893 16,296 8.0
New York State 18,670 18,634 18,388 55,692 236,090 7.9

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

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