Western NY Region Neonatal abstinence syndrome crude rate per 1,000 newborn discharges (any diagnosis)

Western NY Region Neonatal abstinence syndrome crude rate per 1,000 newborn discharges (any diagnosis)

Western NY Region Neonatal abstinence syndrome crude rate per 1,000 newborn discharges (any diagnosis)

  Crude Rate
Year Single Year 3-Year Average NYS exc. NYC
2005 3.0 1.7
2006 3.1 3.4 1.9
2007 4.1 4.5 2.4
2008 6.3 5.6 3.0
2009 6.4 6.6 3.4
2010 7.1 8.0 3.9
2011 10.5 10.1 5.6
2012 12.7 13.1 5.7
2013 16.3 15.5 7.9
2014 17.6 8.5

Definition: Newborn with withdrawal syndrome or affected by narcotics via placenta or breast milk.

County of residence was assigned based on ZIP code for cases in which patient county of residence was listed as unknown or missing, but a valid NY ZIP code was present.