Despite the recent declines, the teen pregnancy rates in many City of Rochester zip codes are still more than two times higher than the rate in NYS as a whole (30/1000). These maps show the improvement in the teen pregnancy rates by zip code, but also show significant disparities remain within Monroe County.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in 2017, an alcohol-impaired driving fatality occurred every 48 minutes, and 30% of all traffic fatalities in NY state involved alcohol.
This month we highlight the variability in cervical cancer incidence and mortality across our region. The maps show county-level data from the New York State Cancer Registry (2011-2015) for cervical and uterine cancers. Note that the highest incidence-rate counties are not always the highest mortality-rate counties, and vice versa.