Percentage of infants fed any breast milk in delivery hospital

Source:2009-2011 Vital Statistics Data as of February, 2013

(Click on a county name for trend graph data)

  Infants, Any breast milk Average Births Crude
Region/County 2009 2010 2011 Total 2009-2011 Rate
Reg- 1 Western New York
Allegany 368 330 377 1,075 494 72.5
Cattaraugus 568 598 547 1,713 919 62.2
Chautauqua 881 842 859 2,582 1,356 63.5
Erie 5,853 5,871 6,048 17,772 9,093 65.2
Genesee 429 441 390 1,260 606 69.3
Niagara 1,311 1,261 1,287 3,859 2,109 61.0
Orleans 259 263 262 784 412 63.4
Wyoming 291 284 279 854 383 74.3
Region Total 9,960 9,890 10,049 29,899 15,372 64.8
Reg- 2 Finger Lakes
Chemung 574 614 647 1,835 923 66.2
Livingston 404 389 412 1,205 540 74.3
Monroe 5,825 6,022 5,792 17,639 7,962 73.8
Ontario 764 774 731 2,269 983 77.0
Schuyler 105 118 110 333 155 71.6
Seneca 279 286 273 838 373 74.8
Steuben 748 803 733 2,284 1,066 71.4
Wayne 715 669 700 2,084 974 71.3
Yates 268 255 243 766 312 81.8
Region Total 9,682 9,930 9,641 29,253 13,289 73.4
Reg- 3 Central New York
Cayuga 512 527 544 1,583 777 67.9
Cortland 385 291 337 1,013 478 70.6
Herkimer 381 391 436 1,208 632 63.7
Jefferson 1,323 1,402 1,464 4,189 1,942 71.9
Lewis 227 197 223 647 319 67.7
Madison 470 444 484 1,398 631 73.9
Oneida 1,452 1,546 1,648 4,646 2,524 61.4
Onondaga 3,350 3,487 3,514 10,351 5,047 68.4
Oswego 795 806 840 2,441 1,295 62.8
St. Lawrence 721 749 796 2,266 1,176 64.2
Tompkins 729 676 768 2,173 847 85.6
Region Total 10,345 10,516 11,054 31,915 15,667 67.9
Reg- 4 New York-Penn
Broome 1,372 1,421 1,419 4,212 1,926 72.9
Chenango 392 307 363 1,062 471 75.1
Tioga 293 331 347 971 427 75.8
Region Total 2,057 2,059 2,129 6,245 2,824 73.7
Reg- 5 Northeastern New York
Albany 2,155 2,136 2,213 6,504 2,912 74.5
Clinton 544 633 560 1,737 767 75.5
Columbia 348 343 366 1,057 541 65.1
Delaware 312 322 278 912 413 73.6
Essex 250 237 244 731 322 75.6
Franklin 308 288 334 930 481 64.4
Fulton 332 315 344 991 542 60.9
Greene 282 274 287 843 415 67.7
Hamilton 26 26 29 81 37 73.6
Montgomery 348 372 367 1,087 565 64.1
Otsego 339 381 399 1,119 495 75.4
Rensselaer 1,076 1,074 1,125 3,275 1,632 66.9
Saratoga 1,603 1,680 1,632 4,915 2,121 77.3
Schenectady 1,185 1,184 1,211 3,580 1,687 70.7
Schoharie 183 193 218 594 273 72.6
Warren 433 429 439 1,301 593 73.1
Washington 392 392 453 1,237 600 68.7
Region Total 10,116 10,279 10,499 30,894 14,396 71.5
Reg- 6 Hudson Valley
Dutchess 2,076 1,972 1,900 5,948 2,653 74.7
Orange 3,624 3,691 3,629 10,944 4,718 77.3
Putnam 694 720 649 2,063 850 80.9
Rockland 3,122 3,140 3,391 9,653 4,250 75.7
Sullivan 542 581 564 1,687 802 70.1
Ulster 1,196 1,216 1,243 3,655 1,600 76.1
Westchester 7,958 7,616 7,573 23,147 10,302 74.9
Region Total 19,212 18,936 18,949 57,097 25,174 75.6
Reg- 7 New York City
Bronx 18,365 17,730 17,042 53,137 20,887 84.8
Kings 32,559 33,122 33,746 99,427 39,315 84.3
New York 15,994 16,407 16,964 49,365 18,894 87.1
Queens 22,271 22,366 22,270 66,907 27,991 79.7
Richmond 3,801 3,833 3,769 11,403 5,247 72.4
Region Total 92,990 93,458 93,791 280,239 112,334 83.2
Reg- 8 Nassau-Suffolk
Nassau 10,599 9,961 10,014 30,574 13,135 77.6
Suffolk 11,714 11,737 11,586 35,037 15,382 75.9
Region Total 22,313 21,698 21,600 65,611 28,517 76.7
New York State 176,675 176,766 177,712 531,153 227,573 77.8

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