Percentage of infants fed exclusively breast milk in delivery hospital

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

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  Infants, Excl. breast milk Average Births Crude
Region/County 2009 2010 2011 Total 2009-2011 Rate
Reg- 1 Western New York
Allegany 320 287 312 919 494 62.0
Cattaraugus 502 531 468 1,501 919 54.5
Chautauqua 741 705 685 2,131 1,356 52.4
Erie 5,196 4,991 4,385 14,572 9,093 53.4
Genesee 387 408 337 1,132 606 62.2
Niagara 1,135 1,085 1,012 3,232 2,109 51.1
Orleans 221 226 208 655 412 53.0
Wyoming 255 255 235 745 383 64.8
Region Total 8,757 8,488 7,642 24,887 15,372 54.0
Reg- 2 Finger Lakes
Chemung 502 545 586 1,633 923 59.0
Livingston 357 343 330 1,030 540 63.5
Monroe 4,827 4,803 3,805 13,435 7,962 56.2
Ontario 706 712 613 2,031 983 68.9
Schuyler 96 101 97 294 155 63.2
Seneca 252 271 243 766 373 68.4
Steuben 651 728 659 2,038 1,066 63.7
Wayne 642 584 600 1,826 974 62.5
Yates 256 238 227 721 312 77.0
Region Total 8,289 8,325 7,160 23,774 13,289 59.6
Reg- 3 Central New York
Cayuga 449 466 458 1,373 777 58.9
Cortland 365 261 274 900 478 62.8
Herkimer 323 318 325 966 632 50.9
Jefferson 1,202 1,166 1,229 3,597 1,942 61.8
Lewis 217 184 204 605 319 63.3
Madison 410 392 435 1,237 631 65.3
Oneida 1,043 1,149 1,221 3,413 2,524 45.1
Onondaga 2,816 2,823 2,677 8,316 5,047 54.9
Oswego 703 688 683 2,074 1,295 53.4
St. Lawrence 682 695 701 2,078 1,176 58.9
Tompkins 656 577 642 1,875 847 73.8
Region Total 8,866 8,719 8,849 26,434 15,667 56.2
Reg- 4 New York-Penn
Broome 1,213 1,274 1,259 3,746 1,926 64.8
Chenango 355 269 257 881 471 62.3
Tioga 260 316 326 902 427 70.4
Region Total 1,828 1,859 1,842 5,529 2,824 65.3
Reg- 5 Northeastern New York
Albany 1,547 1,682 1,627 4,856 2,912 55.6
Clinton 493 553 502 1,548 767 67.3
Columbia 296 288 249 833 541 51.3
Delaware 252 270 210 732 413 59.1
Essex 226 215 210 651 322 67.3
Franklin 266 243 277 786 481 54.4
Fulton 273 276 296 845 542 52.0
Greene 229 219 180 628 415 50.4
Hamilton 23 23 25 71 37 64.5
Montgomery 253 301 285 839 565 49.5
Otsego 291 340 299 930 495 62.7
Rensselaer 792 814 865 2,471 1,632 50.5
Saratoga 1,308 1,451 1,291 4,050 2,121 63.7
Schenectady 833 910 848 2,591 1,687 51.2
Schoharie 142 172 170 484 273 59.2
Warren 391 372 336 1,099 593 61.8
Washington 355 340 354 1,049 600 58.2
Region Total 7,970 8,469 8,024 24,463 14,396 56.6
Reg- 6 Hudson Valley
Dutchess 1,520 1,405 1,393 4,318 2,653 54.3
Orange 2,136 2,115 2,062 6,313 4,718 44.6
Putnam 521 511 461 1,493 850 58.6
Rockland 1,686 1,708 1,983 5,377 4,250 42.2
Sullivan 348 359 315 1,022 802 42.5
Ulster 982 927 988 2,897 1,600 60.3
Westchester 5,046 4,737 4,387 14,170 10,302 45.8
Region Total 12,239 11,762 11,589 35,590 25,174 47.1
Reg- 7 New York City
Bronx 6,111 6,001 5,931 18,043 20,887 28.8
Kings 12,383 14,497 11,912 38,792 39,315 32.9
New York 8,122 8,147 7,419 23,688 18,894 41.8
Queens 7,481 6,910 6,598 20,989 27,991 25.0
Richmond 1,671 1,712 1,613 4,996 5,247 31.7
Region Total 35,768 37,267 33,473 106,508 112,334 31.6
Reg- 8 Nassau-Suffolk
Nassau 5,278 3,900 3,203 12,381 13,135 31.4
Suffolk 5,941 6,722 4,344 17,007 15,382 36.9
Region Total 11,219 10,622 7,547 29,388 28,517 34.4
New York State 94,936 95,511 86,126 276,573 227,573 40.5

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