Percentage of premature births with <32 weeks gestation

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

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  Births <32 weeks Average Births Percentage
Region/County 2013 2014 2015 Total 2013-2015
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 230 224 208 662 14,119 1.6
Suffolk 287 257 264 808 15,619 1.7
Region Total 517 481 472 1,470 29,738 1.6
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 457 446 418 1,321 21,061 2.1
Kings 605 609 575 1,789 41,210 1.4
New York 275 277 240 792 18,025 1.5
Queens 479 417 451 1,347 30,159 1.5
Richmond 85 92 88 265 5,291 1.7
Region Total 1,901 1,841 1,772 5,514 115,747 1.6
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 39 47 43 129 2,552 1.7
Orange 79 70 80 229 4,727 1.6
Putnam 4 10 20 34 789 1.4
Rockland 55 64 66 185 4,791 1.3
Sullivan 17 13 22 52 802 2.2
Ulster 35 28 24 87 1,557 1.9
Westchester 182 176 179 537 9,886 1.8
Region Total 411 408 434 1,253 25,104 1.7
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 81 58 59 198 3,150 2.1
Columbia 9 5 8 22 506 1.4
Greene 6 7 2 15 398 1.3
Rensselaer 29 38 23 90 1,654 1.8
Saratoga 36 40 34 110 2,216 1.7
Schenectady 28 37 47 112 1,746 2.1
Region Total 189 185 173 547 9,670 1.9
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 10 11 12 33 528 2.1
Herkimer 12 18 8 38 643 2.0
Montgomery 6 12 16 34 619 1.8
Otsego 4 9 15 28 529 1.8
Schoharie 3 10 5 18 248 2.4
Region Total 35 60 56 151 2,566 2.0
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 10 20 9 39 733 1.8
Essex 6 6 7 19 288 2.2
Franklin 6 10 3 19 468 1.4
Hamilton 2 1 1 4 30 4.4*
Warren 10 10 9 29 571 1.7
Washington 15 9 2 26 576 1.5
Region Total 49 56 31 136 2,666 1.7
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 30 40 34 104 2,101 1.7
Lewis 6 6 4 16 326 1.6
St. Lawrence 13 15 25 53 1,114 1.6
Region Total 49 61 63 173 3,541 1.6
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 12 14 6 32 744 1.4
Cortland 6 9 11 26 461 1.9
Madison 8 6 10 24 638 1.3
Oneida 58 55 49 162 2,548 2.1
Onondaga 99 92 93 284 5,258 1.8
Oswego 26 24 23 73 1,253 1.9
Region Total 209 200 192 601 10,902 1.8
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 40 28 36 104 2,041 1.7
Chenango 3 9 7 19 510 1.2
Delaware 10 9 5 24 377 2.1
Tioga 16 1 7 24 445 1.8
Tompkins 22 17 10 49 836 2.0
Region Total 91 64 65 220 4,210 1.7
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 25 23 13 61 947 2.1
Livingston 8 6 6 20 521 1.3
Monroe 168 185 170 523 8,300 2.1
Ontario 9 15 17 41 1,046 1.3
Schuyler 3 4 3 10 168 2.0
Seneca 5 1 9 15 382 1.3
Steuben 15 17 19 51 1,073 1.6
Wayne 22 17 16 55 965 1.9
Yates 3 2 2 7 302 0.8*
Region Total 258 270 255 783 13,704 1.9
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 4 7 4 15 484 1.0
Cattaraugus 22 21 16 59 816 2.4
Chautauqua 21 20 25 66 1,358 1.6
Erie 210 223 221 654 10,030 2.2
Genesee 8 17 9 34 585 1.9
Niagara 55 49 45 149 2,169 2.3
Orleans 4 8 12 24 427 1.9
Wyoming 4 4 7 15 380 1.3
Region Total 328 349 339 1,016 16,248 2.1
New York State 4,037 3,975 3,852 11,864 234,095 1.7

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

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