Percentage of infants fed any breast milk in delivery hospital

Source:2010-2012 Vital Statistics Data as of February, 2014

(Click on a county name for trend graph data)

  Infants, Any breast milk Average Births Percentage
Region/County 2010 2011 2012 Total 2010-2012
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 9,961 10,014 10,163 30,138 12,374 81.2
Suffolk 11,737 11,586 11,416 34,739 14,227 81.4
Region Total 21,698 21,600 21,579 64,877 26,601 81.3
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 17,730 17,042 16,979 51,751 19,520 88.4
Kings 33,122 33,746 34,385 101,253 38,196 88.4
New York 16,407 16,964 16,579 49,950 18,113 91.9
Queens 22,366 22,270 22,912 67,548 26,662 84.4
Richmond 3,833 3,769 3,571 11,173 4,913 75.8
Region Total 93,458 93,791 94,426 281,675 107,404 87.4
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 1,972 1,900 1,889 5,761 2,491 77.1
Orange 3,691 3,629 3,672 10,992 4,465 82.1
Putnam 720 649 619 1,988 801 82.7
Rockland 3,140 3,391 3,835 10,366 4,133 83.6
Sullivan 581 564 703 1,848 811 76.0
Ulster 1,216 1,243 1,225 3,684 1,520 80.8
Westchester 7,616 7,573 7,378 22,567 9,718 77.4
Region Total 18,936 18,949 19,321 57,206 23,939 79.7
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 2,136 2,213 2,282 6,631 2,809 78.7
Columbia 343 366 357 1,066 519 68.5
Greene 274 287 264 825 394 69.8
Rensselaer 1,074 1,125 1,103 3,302 1,537 71.6
Saratoga 1,680 1,632 1,735 5,047 2,072 81.2
Schenectady 1,184 1,211 1,367 3,762 1,680 74.6
Region Total 6,691 6,834 7,108 20,633 9,010 76.3
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 315 344 336 995 525 63.2
Herkimer 391 436 448 1,275 613 69.3
Montgomery 372 367 380 1,119 539 69.2
Otsego 381 399 397 1,177 495 79.3
Schoharie 193 218 205 616 263 78.1
Region Total 1,652 1,764 1,766 5,182 2,435 70.9
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 633 560 596 1,789 754 79.1
Essex 237 244 253 734 312 78.4
Franklin 288 334 326 948 475 66.5
Hamilton 26 29 26 81 35 77.1
Warren 429 439 453 1,321 566 77.8
Washington 392 453 414 1,259 585 71.7
Region Total 2,005 2,059 2,068 6,132 2,727 75.0
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 1,402 1,464 1,636 4,502 1,974 76.0
Lewis 197 223 225 645 309 69.6
St. Lawrence 749 796 790 2,335 1,161 67.0
Region Total 2,348 2,483 2,651 7,482 3,443 72.4
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 527 544 537 1,608 757 70.8
Cortland 291 337 326 954 436 72.9
Madison 444 484 492 1,420 622 76.1
Oneida 1,546 1,648 1,556 4,750 2,439 64.9
Onondaga 3,487 3,514 3,565 10,566 4,822 73.0
Oswego 806 840 834 2,480 1,235 66.9
Region Total 7,101 7,367 7,310 21,778 10,311 70.4
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 1,421 1,419 1,449 4,289 1,859 76.9
Chenango 307 363 379 1,049 463 75.5
Delaware 322 278 307 907 397 76.2
Tioga 331 347 336 1,014 434 77.9
Tompkins 676 768 799 2,243 837 89.3
Region Total 3,057 3,175 3,270 9,502 3,990 79.4
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 614 647 580 1,841 914 67.1
Livingston 389 412 353 1,154 502 76.6
Monroe 6,022 5,792 5,799 17,613 7,547 77.8
Ontario 774 731 779 2,284 951 80.1
Schuyler 118 110 143 371 165 74.9
Seneca 286 273 264 823 358 76.6
Steuben 803 733 776 2,312 1,036 74.4
Wayne 669 700 676 2,045 914 74.6
Yates 255 243 266 764 298 85.5
Region Total 9,930 9,641 9,636 29,207 12,685 76.7
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 330 377 327 1,034 466 74.0
Cattaraugus 598 547 554 1,699 875 64.7
Chautauqua 842 859 905 2,606 1,321 65.8
Erie 5,871 6,048 6,268 18,187 8,807 68.8
Genesee 441 390 417 1,248 575 72.3
Niagara 1,261 1,287 1,257 3,805 1,989 63.8
Orleans 263 262 250 775 390 66.2
Wyoming 284 279 259 822 359 76.3
Region Total 9,890 10,049 10,237 30,176 14,781 68.1
New York State 176,766 177,712 179,372 533,850 217,326 81.9

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