Percentage of infants fed exclusively breast milk in delivery hospital

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

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  Infants, Excl. breast milk Average Births Percentage
Region/County 2013 2014 2015 Total 2013-2015
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 3,722 4,074 4,616 12,412 12,334 33.5
Suffolk 5,149 5,508 5,310 15,967 13,622 39.1
Region Total 8,871 9,582 9,926 28,379 25,956 36.4
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 5,389 5,845 5,077 16,311 18,755 29.0
Kings 12,687 13,044 13,712 39,443 37,566 35.0
New York 7,197 7,325 7,874 22,396 16,721 44.6
Queens 7,322 8,965 10,380 26,667 26,424 33.6
Richmond 1,535 1,385 1,442 4,362 4,642 31.3
Region Total 34,130 36,564 38,485 109,179 104,109 35.0
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 1,259 1,236 1,228 3,723 2,347 52.9
Orange 2,351 2,066 2,033 6,450 4,256 50.5
Putnam 442 481 473 1,396 745 62.5
Rockland 1,930 2,233 2,232 6,395 4,555 46.8
Sullivan 348 337 373 1,058 731 48.2
Ulster 911 847 873 2,631 1,405 62.4
Westchester 4,624 4,312 4,096 13,032 9,566 45.4
Region Total 11,865 11,512 11,308 34,685 23,605 49.0
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 1,639 1,775 1,849 5,263 2,874 61.0
Columbia 286 281 298 865 478 60.3
Greene 228 234 243 705 370 63.5
Rensselaer 957 881 916 2,754 1,532 59.9
Saratoga 1,488 1,533 1,488 4,509 2,065 72.8
Schenectady 858 1,010 1,100 2,968 1,600 61.8
Region Total 5,456 5,714 5,894 17,064 8,918 63.8
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 284 298 278 860 491 58.4
Herkimer 342 350 324 1,016 605 56.0
Montgomery 326 338 351 1,015 574 58.9
Otsego 347 318 281 946 499 63.2
Schoharie 151 154 146 451 227 66.2
Region Total 1,450 1,458 1,380 4,288 2,397 59.6
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 510 547 562 1,619 715 75.5
Essex 207 213 190 610 296 68.7
Franklin 284 256 261 801 448 59.6
Hamilton s s s 63 27 77.8
Warren 407 423 307 1,137 544 69.7
Washington 365 379 291 1,035 558 61.8
Region Total 1,791 1,839 1,635 5,265 2,588 67.8
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 1,317 1,249 1,220 3,786 1,927 65.5
Lewis 208 234 210 652 309 70.3
St. Lawrence 737 665 639 2,041 1,093 62.2
Region Total 2,262 2,148 2,069 6,479 3,330 64.9
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 452 469 437 1,358 693 65.3
Cortland 296 280 275 851 431 65.8
Madison 377 373 391 1,141 583 65.2
Oneida 1,129 1,178 1,210 3,517 2,340 50.1
Onondaga 2,667 2,613 2,606 7,886 4,662 56.4
Oswego 669 619 544 1,832 1,149 53.1
Region Total 5,590 5,532 5,463 16,585 9,858 56.1
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 1,299 1,349 1,223 3,871 1,857 69.5
Chenango 293 333 316 942 464 67.7
Delaware 213 237 209 659 348 63.1
Tioga 336 233 205 774 454 56.8
Tompkins 581 585 554 1,720 783 73.2
Region Total 2,722 2,737 2,507 7,966 3,907 68.0
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 442 422 383 1,247 844 49.2
Livingston 298 304 284 886 477 61.9
Monroe 3,684 3,661 3,580 10,925 7,339 49.6
Ontario 596 614 598 1,808 952 63.3
Schuyler 98 89 109 296 152 64.9
Seneca 250 246 225 721 359 66.9
Steuben 682 626 631 1,939 991 65.2
Wayne 510 526 525 1,561 868 59.9
Yates 231 225 242 698 286 81.4
Region Total 6,791 6,713 6,577 20,081 12,267 54.6
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 261 280 253 794 464 57.0
Cattaraugus 457 472 478 1,407 841 55.8
Chautauqua 682 707 664 2,053 1,335 51.3
Erie 4,496 4,765 4,687 13,948 8,936 52.0
Genesee 341 382 342 1,065 536 66.2
Niagara 1,036 1,065 1,023 3,124 1,997 52.1
Orleans 193 209 266 668 398 55.9
Wyoming 269 240 245 754 352 71.4
Region Total 7,735 8,120 7,958 23,813 14,859 53.4
New York State 88,663 91,919 93,202 273,784 211,794 43.1

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