Percentage of infants fed any breast milk in delivery hospital

Source:2012-2014 Vital Statistics Data as of April, 2016

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  Infants, Any breast milk Average Births Percentage
Region/County 2012 2013 2014 Total 2012-2014
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 10,163 10,421 10,769 31,353 12,360 84.6
Suffolk 11,416 11,375 11,628 34,419 13,580 84.5
Region Total 21,579 21,796 22,397 65,772 25,940 84.5
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 16,979 17,020 17,585 51,584 18,843 91.3
Kings 34,385 33,350 34,303 102,038 38,022 89.5
New York 16,579 15,922 15,810 48,311 17,260 93.3
Queens 22,912 23,622 24,063 70,597 26,622 88.4
Richmond 3,571 3,508 3,548 10,627 4,683 75.6
Region Total 94,426 93,422 95,309 283,157 105,429 89.5
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 1,889 1,819 1,912 5,620 2,373 78.9
Orange 3,672 3,714 3,533 10,919 4,280 85.0
Putnam 619 604 615 1,838 751 81.6
Rockland 3,835 3,814 4,155 11,804 4,403 89.4
Sullivan 703 604 550 1,857 789 78.5
Ulster 1,225 1,187 1,123 3,535 1,430 82.4
Westchester 7,378 7,383 7,187 21,948 9,493 77.1
Region Total 19,321 19,125 19,075 57,521 23,520 81.5
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 2,282 2,330 2,375 6,987 2,866 81.3
Columbia 357 366 343 1,066 481 73.9
Greene 264 295 285 844 377 74.6
Rensselaer 1,103 1,229 1,125 3,457 1,530 75.3
Saratoga 1,735 1,798 1,787 5,320 2,090 84.8
Schenectady 1,367 1,191 1,334 3,892 1,655 78.4
Region Total 7,108 7,209 7,249 21,566 8,999 79.9
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 336 326 357 1,019 501 67.8
Herkimer 448 453 467 1,368 620 73.5
Montgomery 380 406 433 1,219 557 73.0
Otsego 397 427 404 1,228 498 82.2
Schoharie 205 190 193 588 240 81.7
Region Total 1,766 1,802 1,854 5,422 2,416 74.8
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 596 555 598 1,749 720 81.0
Essex 253 229 230 712 296 80.2
Franklin 326 342 289 957 462 69.0
Hamilton s s s 73 29 83.9
Warren 453 457 454 1,364 558 81.5
Washington 414 418 423 1,255 568 73.7
Region Total 2,068 2,022 2,020 6,110 2,633 77.4
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 1,636 1,557 1,459 4,652 2,000 77.5
Lewis 225 226 259 710 315 75.1
St. Lawrence 790 826 761 2,377 1,115 71.1
Region Total 2,651 2,609 2,479 7,739 3,430 75.2
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 537 538 565 1,640 721 75.8
Cortland 326 337 325 988 433 76.1
Madison 492 440 440 1,372 605 75.6
Oneida 1,556 1,637 1,606 4,799 2,361 67.8
Onondaga 3,565 3,485 3,595 10,645 4,715 75.3
Oswego 834 813 819 2,466 1,200 68.5
Region Total 7,310 7,250 7,350 21,910 10,033 72.8
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 1,449 1,487 1,540 4,476 1,887 79.1
Chenango 379 359 400 1,138 483 78.5
Delaware 307 272 302 881 376 78.1
Tioga 336 364 261 961 467 68.6
Tompkins 799 715 730 2,244 824 90.8
Region Total 3,270 3,197 3,233 9,700 4,037 80.1
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 580 524 561 1,665 875 63.4
Livingston 353 377 383 1,113 473 78.4
Monroe 5,799 6,038 5,961 17,798 7,381 80.4
Ontario 779 764 822 2,365 955 82.5
Schuyler 143 113 115 371 159 77.8
Seneca 264 301 300 865 354 81.5
Steuben 776 760 748 2,284 1,004 75.8
Wayne 676 674 702 2,052 875 78.2
Yates 266 254 244 764 291 87.5
Region Total 9,636 9,805 9,836 29,277 12,367 78.9
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 327 336 370 1,033 455 75.7
Cattaraugus 554 564 555 1,673 850 65.6
Chautauqua 905 837 825 2,567 1,332 64.2
Erie 6,268 6,284 6,747 19,299 8,918 72.1
Genesee 417 394 442 1,253 551 75.8
Niagara 1,257 1,313 1,357 3,927 1,988 65.8
Orleans 250 268 267 785 384 68.1
Wyoming 259 298 280 837 354 78.8
Region Total 10,237 10,294 10,843 31,374 14,831 70.5
New York State 179,372 178,531 181,645 539,548 213,636 84.2

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