Percentage of WIC infants breastfeeding at least 6 months

Source:2012-2014 NYS Pediatric Nutrition Surveillance System Data as of May, 2016

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  Infants breastfeeding 6 months + Average WIC births Percentage
Region/County Total 2012-2014
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 1,348 1,286 34.9
Suffolk 1,988 1,989 33.3
Region Total 3,336 3,275 34.0
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 7,627 5,939 42.8
Kings 15,970 10,098 52.7
New York 4,142 3,555 38.8
Queens 8,326 6,050 45.9
Richmond 720 666 36.0
Region Total 36,785 26,308 46.6
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 339 363 31.1
Orange 1,353 979 46.1
Putnam s 109 s
Rockland 2,288 1,062 71.8
Sullivan 156 167 31.1
Ulster 168 202 27.7
Westchester 2,317 1,708 45.2
Region Total 6,621 4,591 48.1
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 335 485 23.0
Columbia 87 110 26.4
Greene s 89 s
Rensselaer 168 347 16.1
Saratoga 121 187 21.6
Schenectady 191 323 19.7
Region Total 902 1,541 19.5
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton s 88 s
Herkimer 86 149 19.2
Montgomery s 103 s
Otsego s 97 s
Schoharie s 60 s
Region Total 86 497 5.8
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 101 169 19.9
Essex s 63 s
Franklin 70 126 18.5
Hamilton s 5 s
Warren s 108 s
Washington 91 151 20.1
Region Total 262 621 14.1
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 380 510 24.8
Lewis s 97 s
St. Lawrence 136 262 17.3
Region Total 516 869 19.8
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 82 144 19.0
Cortland 67 122 18.3
Madison 93 150 20.7
Oneida 293 551 17.7
Onondaga 585 899 21.7
Oswego 183 329 18.5
Region Total 1,303 2,195 19.8
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 290 467 20.7
Chenango 75 144 17.4
Delaware s 81 s
Tioga 84 112 25.0
Tompkins 158 137 38.4
Region Total 607 942 21.5
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 111 233 15.9
Livingston s 92 s
Monroe 784 1,302 20.1
Ontario 114 177 21.5
Schuyler s 35 s
Seneca s 64 s
Steuben 124 203 20.4
Wayne 103 159 21.6
Yates s 40 s
Region Total 1,236 2,306 17.9
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany s 98 s
Cattaraugus 105 181 19.3
Chautauqua 179 369 16.2
Erie 933 1,672 18.6
Genesee 141 197 23.9
Niagara 169 404 13.9
Orleans s 70 s
Wyoming s 53 s
Region Total 1,527 3,043 16.7
New York State 54,069 46,190 39.0

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