Percentage low birthweight (<2.5kg) singleton births

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

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  Singleton births <2500 grams Average Singleton births Percentage
Region/County 2013 2014 2015 Total 2013-2015
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 706 765 776 2,247 13,479 5.6
Suffolk 802 864 842 2,508 14,954 5.6
Region Total 1,508 1,629 1,618 4,755 28,434 5.6
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 1,580 1,530 1,537 4,647 20,518 7.5
Kings 2,420 2,312 2,418 7,150 40,016 6.0
New York 1,026 1,020 962 3,008 17,332 5.8
Queens 1,871 1,824 1,886 5,581 29,261 6.4
Richmond 294 281 291 866 5,068 5.7
Region Total 7,191 6,967 7,094 21,252 112,195 6.3
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 137 158 121 416 2,466 5.6
Orange 251 223 216 690 4,618 5.0
Putnam 41 40 30 111 756 4.9
Rockland 200 215 235 650 4,791 4.5
Sullivan 54 62 57 173 779 7.4
Ulster 85 87 75 247 1,507 5.5
Westchester 566 617 536 1,719 9,679 5.9
Region Total 1,334 1,402 1,270 4,006 24,595 5.4
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 198 173 162 533 3,018 5.9
Columbia 23 28 20 71 494 4.8
Greene 23 21 21 65 384 5.6
Rensselaer 93 80 78 251 1,597 5.2
Saratoga 97 89 100 286 2,119 4.5
Schenectady 83 114 117 314 1,683 6.2
Region Total 517 505 498 1,520 9,296 5.5
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 40 25 26 91 510 5.9
Herkimer 40 38 29 107 619 5.8
Montgomery 25 30 41 96 594 5.4
Otsego 17 21 32 70 504 4.6
Schoharie 13 11 19 43 238 6.0
Region Total 135 125 147 407 2,466 5.5
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 39 42 39 120 718 5.6
Essex 23 10 17 50 306 5.4
Franklin 26 30 30 86 466 6.2
Hamilton s s s 5 29 5.7*
Warren 20 25 26 71 548 4.3
Washington 29 30 27 86 572 5.0
Region Total 139 139 140 418 2,639 5.3
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 104 94 92 290 2,049 4.7
Lewis 17 15 13 45 321 4.7
St. Lawrence 68 46 50 164 1,131 4.8
Region Total 189 155 155 499 3,501 4.8
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 33 37 33 103 715 4.8
Cortland 24 32 25 81 455 5.9
Madison 29 32 38 99 623 5.3
Oneida 155 154 151 460 2,475 6.2
Onondaga 278 319 298 895 5,060 5.9
Oswego 74 65 62 201 1,221 5.5
Region Total 593 639 607 1,839 10,549 5.8
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 114 119 100 333 1,972 5.6
Chenango 21 36 31 88 499 5.9
Delaware 21 24 17 62 365 5.7
Tioga 38 24 22 84 477 5.9
Tompkins 39 34 37 110 805 4.6
Region Total 233 237 207 677 4,118 5.5
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 45 58 58 161 924 5.8
Livingston 21 14 22 57 506 3.8
Monroe 492 482 498 1,472 7,946 6.2
Ontario 51 54 47 152 1,008 5.0
Schuyler 7 11 10 28 162 5.8
Seneca 16 19 14 49 371 4.4
Steuben 56 54 54 164 1,047 5.2
Wayne 54 49 53 156 922 5.6
Yates 8 12 15 35 295 4.0
Region Total 750 753 771 2,274 13,181 5.8
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 25 27 26 78 484 5.4
Cattaraugus 51 60 52 163 850 6.4
Chautauqua 74 86 71 231 1,373 5.6
Erie 554 609 622 1,785 9,607 6.2
Genesee 21 19 27 67 560 4.0
Niagara 128 119 127 374 2,080 6.0
Orleans 18 32 25 75 412 6.1
Wyoming 11 14 14 39 367 3.5
Region Total 882 966 964 2,812 15,733 6.0
New York State 13,471 13,517 13,471 40,459 226,707 5.9

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

s: Data do not meet reporting criteria

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