Percentage of premature births with <37 weeks gestation

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

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  Births <37 weeks Average Births Percentage
Region/County 2013 2014 2015 Total 2013-2015
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 1,521 1,599 1,569 4,689 14,119 11.1
Suffolk 1,893 1,844 1,863 5,600 15,619 12.0
Region Total 3,414 3,443 3,432 10,289 29,738 11.5
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 2,458 2,540 2,401 7,399 21,061 11.7
Kings 4,267 4,249 4,143 12,659 41,210 10.2
New York 1,945 2,052 1,823 5,820 18,025 10.8
Queens 3,207 3,045 3,141 9,393 30,159 10.4
Richmond 600 601 560 1,761 5,291 11.1
Region Total 12,477 12,487 12,068 37,032 115,747 10.7
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 261 291 222 774 2,552 10.1
Orange 449 486 401 1,336 4,727 9.4
Putnam 82 93 85 260 789 11.0
Rockland 341 378 392 1,111 4,791 7.7
Sullivan 104 92 89 285 802 11.8
Ulster 168 154 173 495 1,557 10.6
Westchester 1,183 1,274 1,135 3,592 9,886 12.1
Region Total 2,588 2,768 2,497 7,853 25,104 10.4
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 374 326 305 1,005 3,150 10.6
Columbia 57 64 41 162 506 10.7
Greene 38 53 35 126 398 10.6
Rensselaer 199 185 176 560 1,654 11.3
Saratoga 202 194 211 607 2,216 9.1
Schenectady 172 189 202 563 1,746 10.7
Region Total 1,042 1,011 970 3,023 9,670 10.4
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 56 52 58 166 528 10.5
Herkimer 72 77 62 211 643 10.9
Montgomery 52 69 60 181 619 9.7
Otsego 49 48 63 160 529 10.1
Schoharie 16 28 26 70 248 9.4
Region Total 245 274 269 788 2,566 10.2
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 65 71 67 203 733 9.2
Essex 37 24 23 84 288 9.7
Franklin 70 49 32 151 468 10.8
Hamilton 3 2 2 7 30 7.8*
Warren 57 49 54 160 571 9.3
Washington 69 57 58 184 576 10.6
Region Total 301 252 236 789 2,666 9.9
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 190 211 191 592 2,101 9.4
Lewis 25 24 25 74 326 7.6
St. Lawrence 111 111 123 345 1,114 10.3
Region Total 326 346 339 1,011 3,541 9.5
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 68 77 58 203 744 9.1
Cortland 37 49 48 134 461 9.7
Madison 54 60 49 163 638 8.5
Oneida 323 317 312 952 2,548 12.5
Onondaga 538 534 497 1,569 5,258 9.9
Oswego 145 113 116 374 1,253 9.9
Region Total 1,165 1,150 1,080 3,395 10,902 10.4
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 208 211 212 631 2,041 10.3
Chenango 49 58 43 150 510 9.8
Delaware 52 31 28 111 377 9.8
Tioga 63 41 39 143 445 10.7
Tompkins 87 80 76 243 836 9.7
Region Total 459 421 398 1,278 4,210 10.1
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 108 115 109 332 947 11.7
Livingston 43 43 43 129 521 8.3
Monroe 874 914 837 2,625 8,300 10.5
Ontario 105 100 92 297 1,046 9.5
Schuyler 16 25 15 56 168 11.1
Seneca 33 39 29 101 382 8.8
Steuben 113 108 89 310 1,073 9.6
Wayne 105 99 104 308 965 10.6
Yates 18 13 27 58 302 6.4
Region Total 1,415 1,456 1,345 4,216 13,704 10.3
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 42 42 48 132 484 9.1
Cattaraugus 90 111 91 292 816 11.9
Chautauqua 156 146 147 449 1,358 11.0
Erie 1,214 1,193 1,150 3,557 10,030 11.8
Genesee 56 64 54 174 585 9.9
Niagara 307 264 232 803 2,169 12.3
Orleans 42 45 52 139 427 10.9
Wyoming 33 38 33 104 380 9.1
Region Total 1,940 1,903 1,807 5,650 16,248 11.6
New York State 25,372 25,511 24,441 75,324 234,095 10.7

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

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