Percentage of infants fed any breast milk in delivery hospital

Source:2013-2015 Vital Statistics Data as of May, 2017

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  Infants, Any breast milk Average Births Percentage
Region/County 2013 2014 2015 Total 2013-2015
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 10,421 10,769 10,782 31,972 12,334 86.4
Suffolk 11,375 11,628 12,034 35,037 13,622 85.7
Region Total 21,796 22,397 22,816 67,009 25,956 86.1
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 17,020 17,585 17,321 51,926 18,755 92.3
Kings 33,350 34,303 34,120 101,773 37,566 90.3
New York 15,922 15,810 15,388 47,120 16,721 93.9
Queens 23,622 24,063 23,955 71,640 26,424 90.4
Richmond 3,508 3,548 3,710 10,766 4,642 77.3
Region Total 93,422 95,309 94,494 283,225 104,109 90.7
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 1,819 1,912 1,911 5,642 2,347 80.1
Orange 3,714 3,533 3,693 10,940 4,256 85.7
Putnam 604 615 612 1,831 745 81.9
Rockland 3,814 4,155 4,141 12,110 4,555 88.6
Sullivan 604 550 593 1,747 731 79.7
Ulster 1,187 1,123 1,153 3,463 1,405 82.2
Westchester 7,383 7,187 7,273 21,843 9,566 76.1
Region Total 19,125 19,075 19,376 57,576 23,605 81.3
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 2,330 2,375 2,462 7,167 2,874 83.1
Columbia 366 343 366 1,075 478 75.0
Greene 295 285 281 861 370 77.6
Rensselaer 1,229 1,125 1,168 3,522 1,532 76.6
Saratoga 1,798 1,787 1,742 5,327 2,065 86.0
Schenectady 1,191 1,334 1,288 3,813 1,600 79.4
Region Total 7,209 7,249 7,307 21,765 8,918 81.4
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 326 357 324 1,007 491 68.4
Herkimer 453 467 438 1,358 605 74.8
Montgomery 406 433 443 1,282 574 74.4
Otsego 427 404 399 1,230 499 82.2
Schoharie 190 193 176 559 227 82.1
Region Total 1,802 1,854 1,780 5,436 2,397 75.6
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 555 598 594 1,747 715 81.4
Essex 229 230 219 678 296 76.4
Franklin 342 289 309 940 448 69.9
Hamilton s s s 73 27 90.1
Warren 457 454 426 1,337 544 81.9
Washington 418 423 398 1,239 558 74.0
Region Total 2,022 2,020 1,972 6,014 2,588 77.5
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 1,557 1,459 1,493 4,509 1,927 78.0
Lewis 226 259 233 718 309 77.5
St. Lawrence 826 761 749 2,336 1,093 71.2
Region Total 2,609 2,479 2,475 7,563 3,330 75.7
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 538 565 527 1,630 693 78.4
Cortland 337 325 313 975 431 75.4
Madison 440 440 466 1,346 583 77.0
Oneida 1,637 1,606 1,702 4,945 2,340 70.4
Onondaga 3,485 3,595 3,544 10,624 4,662 76.0
Oswego 813 819 766 2,398 1,149 69.6
Region Total 7,250 7,350 7,318 21,918 9,858 74.1
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 1,487 1,540 1,397 4,424 1,857 79.4
Chenango 359 400 364 1,123 464 80.7
Delaware 272 302 264 838 348 80.3
Tioga 364 261 228 853 454 62.6
Tompkins 715 730 715 2,160 783 92.0
Region Total 3,197 3,233 2,968 9,398 3,907 80.2
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 524 561 533 1,618 844 63.9
Livingston 377 383 373 1,133 477 79.2
Monroe 6,038 5,961 6,007 18,006 7,339 81.8
Ontario 764 822 793 2,379 952 83.3
Schuyler 113 115 125 353 152 77.4
Seneca 301 300 275 876 359 81.3
Steuben 760 748 762 2,270 991 76.4
Wayne 674 702 712 2,088 868 80.2
Yates 254 244 269 767 286 89.4
Region Total 9,805 9,836 9,849 29,490 12,267 80.1
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 336 370 352 1,058 464 76.0
Cattaraugus 564 555 535 1,654 841 65.6
Chautauqua 837 825 751 2,413 1,335 60.2
Erie 6,284 6,747 6,779 19,810 8,936 73.9
Genesee 394 442 395 1,231 536 76.6
Niagara 1,313 1,357 1,380 4,050 1,997 67.6
Orleans 268 267 335 870 398 72.9
Wyoming 298 280 279 857 352 81.2
Region Total 10,294 10,843 10,806 31,943 14,859 71.7
New York State 178,531 181,645 181,161 541,337 211,794 85.2

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