Percentage of infants fed exclusively 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, Excl. breast milk Average Births Percentage
Region/County 2010 2011 2012 Total 2010-2012
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 3,900 3,203 3,301 10,404 12,374 28.0
Suffolk 6,722 4,344 4,556 15,622 14,227 36.6
Region Total 10,622 7,547 7,857 26,026 26,601 32.6
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 6,001 5,931 5,131 17,063 19,520 29.1
Kings 14,497 11,912 13,136 39,545 38,196 34.5
New York 8,147 7,419 7,719 23,285 18,113 42.9
Queens 6,910 6,598 6,699 20,207 26,662 25.3
Richmond 1,712 1,613 1,629 4,954 4,913 33.6
Region Total 37,267 33,473 34,314 105,054 107,404 32.6
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 1,405 1,393 1,398 4,196 2,491 56.1
Orange 2,115 2,062 2,183 6,360 4,465 47.5
Putnam 511 461 480 1,452 801 60.4
Rockland 1,708 1,983 1,844 5,535 4,133 44.6
Sullivan 359 315 389 1,063 811 43.7
Ulster 927 988 907 2,822 1,520 61.9
Westchester 4,737 4,387 4,353 13,477 9,718 46.2
Region Total 11,762 11,589 11,554 34,905 23,939 48.6
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 1,682 1,627 1,554 4,863 2,809 57.7
Columbia 288 249 246 783 519 50.3
Greene 219 180 179 578 394 48.9
Rensselaer 814 865 844 2,523 1,537 54.7
Saratoga 1,451 1,291 1,449 4,191 2,072 67.4
Schenectady 910 848 1,008 2,766 1,680 54.9
Region Total 5,364 5,060 5,280 15,704 9,010 58.1
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 276 296 286 858 525 54.5
Herkimer 318 325 350 993 613 54.0
Montgomery 301 285 308 894 539 55.3
Otsego 340 299 319 958 495 64.5
Schoharie 172 170 172 514 263 65.1
Region Total 1,407 1,375 1,435 4,217 2,435 57.7
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 553 502 545 1,600 754 70.7
Essex 215 210 225 650 312 69.4
Franklin 243 277 275 795 475 55.8
Hamilton 23 25 22 70 35 66.7
Warren 372 336 353 1,061 566 62.5
Washington 340 354 324 1,018 585 58.0
Region Total 1,746 1,704 1,744 5,194 2,727 63.5
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 1,166 1,229 1,373 3,768 1,974 63.6
Lewis 184 204 203 591 309 63.8
St. Lawrence 695 701 695 2,091 1,161 60.0
Region Total 2,045 2,134 2,271 6,450 3,443 62.4
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 466 458 461 1,385 757 61.0
Cortland 261 274 279 814 436 62.2
Madison 392 435 421 1,248 622 66.9
Oneida 1,149 1,221 1,146 3,516 2,439 48.1
Onondaga 2,823 2,677 2,697 8,197 4,822 56.7
Oswego 688 683 697 2,068 1,235 55.8
Region Total 5,779 5,748 5,701 17,228 10,311 55.7
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 1,274 1,259 1,257 3,790 1,859 68.0
Chenango 269 257 307 833 463 60.0
Delaware 270 210 250 730 397 61.3
Tioga 316 326 314 956 434 73.4
Tompkins 577 642 686 1,905 837 75.9
Region Total 2,706 2,694 2,814 8,214 3,990 68.6
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 545 586 470 1,601 914 58.4
Livingston 343 330 297 970 502 64.4
Monroe 4,803 3,805 3,744 12,352 7,547 54.6
Ontario 712 613 639 1,964 951 68.8
Schuyler 101 97 119 317 165 64.0
Seneca 271 243 236 750 358 69.8
Steuben 728 659 700 2,087 1,036 67.1
Wayne 584 600 548 1,732 914 63.2
Yates 238 227 241 706 298 79.0
Region Total 8,325 7,160 6,994 22,479 12,685 59.1
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 287 312 284 883 466 63.2
Cattaraugus 531 468 461 1,460 875 55.6
Chautauqua 705 685 733 2,123 1,321 53.6
Erie 4,991 4,385 4,398 13,774 8,807 52.1
Genesee 408 337 363 1,108 575 64.2
Niagara 1,085 1,012 940 3,037 1,989 50.9
Orleans 226 208 189 623 390 53.2
Wyoming 255 235 222 712 359 66.1
Region Total 8,488 7,642 7,590 23,720 14,781 53.5
New York State 95,511 86,126 87,554 269,191 217,326 41.3

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