Percentage of infants fed any breast milk in delivery hospital

Source:2011-2013 Vital Statistics Data as of February, 2015

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  Infants, Any breast milk Average Births Percentage
Region/County 2011 2012 2013 Total 2011-2013
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 10,014 10,163 10,421 30,598 12,327 82.7
Suffolk 11,586 11,416 11,375 34,377 13,795 83.1
Region Total 21,600 21,579 21,796 64,975 26,122 82.9
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 17,042 16,979 17,020 51,041 19,047 89.3
Kings 33,746 34,385 33,350 101,481 37,956 89.1
New York 16,964 16,579 15,922 49,465 17,695 93.2
Queens 22,270 22,912 23,622 68,804 26,632 86.1
Richmond 3,769 3,571 3,508 10,848 4,781 75.6
Region Total 93,791 94,426 93,422 281,639 106,111 88.5
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 1,900 1,889 1,819 5,608 2,382 78.5
Orange 3,629 3,672 3,714 11,015 4,339 84.6
Putnam 649 619 604 1,872 762 81.9
Rockland 3,391 3,835 3,814 11,040 4,204 87.5
Sullivan 564 703 604 1,871 804 77.6
Ulster 1,243 1,225 1,187 3,655 1,484 82.1
Westchester 7,573 7,378 7,383 22,334 9,539 78.0
Region Total 18,949 19,321 19,125 57,395 23,514 81.4
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 2,213 2,282 2,330 6,825 2,834 80.3
Columbia 366 357 366 1,089 500 72.6
Greene 287 264 295 846 386 73.1
Rensselaer 1,125 1,103 1,229 3,457 1,556 74.1
Saratoga 1,632 1,735 1,798 5,165 2,066 83.3
Schenectady 1,211 1,367 1,191 3,769 1,639 76.7
Region Total 6,834 7,108 7,209 21,151 8,981 78.5
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 344 336 326 1,006 512 65.5
Herkimer 436 448 453 1,337 623 71.5
Montgomery 367 380 406 1,153 544 70.6
Otsego 399 397 427 1,223 499 81.7
Schoharie 218 205 190 613 252 81.1
Region Total 1,764 1,766 1,802 5,332 2,430 73.1
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 560 596 555 1,711 721 79.1
Essex 244 253 229 726 302 80.1
Franklin 334 326 342 1,002 486 68.7
Hamilton 29 26 21 76 33 76.8
Warren 439 453 457 1,349 565 79.6
Washington 453 414 418 1,285 591 72.5
Region Total 2,059 2,068 2,022 6,149 2,698 76.0
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 1,464 1,636 1,557 4,657 2,019 76.9
Lewis 223 225 226 674 310 72.5
St. Lawrence 796 790 826 2,412 1,155 69.6
Region Total 2,483 2,651 2,609 7,743 3,484 74.1
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 544 537 538 1,619 730 73.9
Cortland 337 326 337 1,000 439 75.9
Madison 484 492 440 1,416 621 76.0
Oneida 1,648 1,556 1,637 4,841 2,434 66.3
Onondaga 3,514 3,565 3,485 10,564 4,754 74.1
Oswego 840 834 813 2,487 1,234 67.2
Region Total 7,367 7,310 7,250 21,927 10,212 71.6
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 1,419 1,449 1,487 4,355 1,861 78.0
Chenango 363 379 359 1,101 476 77.1
Delaware 278 307 272 857 368 77.6
Tioga 347 336 364 1,047 454 76.9
Tompkins 768 799 715 2,282 842 90.3
Region Total 3,175 3,270 3,197 9,642 4,002 80.3
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 647 580 524 1,751 894 65.3
Livingston 412 353 377 1,142 489 77.8
Monroe 5,792 5,799 6,038 17,629 7,420 79.2
Ontario 731 779 764 2,274 939 80.7
Schuyler 110 143 113 366 160 76.3
Seneca 273 264 301 838 357 78.2
Steuben 733 776 760 2,269 1,004 75.3
Wayne 700 676 674 2,050 901 75.8
Yates 243 266 254 763 295 86.2
Region Total 9,641 9,636 9,805 29,082 12,457 77.8
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 377 327 336 1,040 461 75.2
Cattaraugus 547 554 564 1,665 850 65.3
Chautauqua 859 905 837 2,601 1,312 66.1
Erie 6,048 6,268 6,284 18,600 8,822 70.3
Genesee 390 417 394 1,201 548 73.1
Niagara 1,287 1,257 1,313 3,857 1,985 64.8
Orleans 262 250 268 780 381 68.2
Wyoming 279 259 298 836 356 78.3
Region Total 10,049 10,237 10,294 30,580 14,715 69.3
New York State 177,712 179,372 178,531 535,615 214,725 83.1

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