Health

2.

Newborns who are exclusively breastfed while in the hospital

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2014Change2012LatinoWhiteAfrican
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California

63%
57%56%78%52%58%69%

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Rank
2014Change2012LatinoWhiteAfrican
American
AsianOther
Alameda1481%
80%79%88%76%77%82%
AlpineNANANANANANANANANA
Amador1680%
74%68%83%NANA85%
Butte1978%
76%74%84%80%23%61%
Calaveras2875%
73%63%77%NANA91%
Colusa5635%
36%28%59%NANANA
Contra Costa1381%
74%80%85%73%82%81%
Del Norte2974%
54%76%79%NANA68%
El Dorado1183%
78%73%86%NA72%93%
Fresno5246%
47%41%70%37%34%36%
Glenn3173%
69%72%78%NANA83%
Humboldt2077%
76%63%84%NANA72%
Imperial5728%
21%27%43%NANANA
Inyo2775%
84%62%86%NANA81%
Kern4950%
38%46%65%31%48%54%
Kings5345%
38%39%65%59%42%54%
Lake3471%
69%56%80%NANA63%
Lassen3768%
62%61%70%NANA71%
Los Angeles5050%
40%45%73%41%41%64%
Madera4362%
57%59%71%NA59%58%
Marin885%
83%83%87%73%83%86%
Mariposa2476%
72%67%79%NANANA
Mendocino2376%
70%68%83%NANA73%
Merced4656%
50%54%70%41%37%36%
Modoc4854%
76%NANANANANA
Mono2177%
60%63%92%NANANA
Monterey2675%
69%72%88%75%83%81%
Napa984%
81%80%89%73%82%93%
Nevada390%
86%90%90%NANA89%
Orange4262%
55%57%76%61%51%72%
Placer1779%
74%70%82%76%72%82%
Plumas586%
80%100%82%NANANA
Riverside3867%
66%65%76%58%58%70%
Sacramento3569%
64%69%78%61%61%61%
San Benito3967%
47%62%80%NANANA
San Bernardino4557%
54%55%69%46%51%61%
San Diego3074%
69%70%83%65%71%74%
San Francisco1580%
78%87%90%71%63%85%
San Joaquin4458%
50%56%70%48%50%50%
San Luis Obispo1879%
74%72%83%NA76%83%
San Mateo1084%
79%84%89%78%79%81%
Santa Barbara4755%
61%46%74%56%58%62%
Santa Clara2277%
79%76%86%74%73%80%
Santa Cruz785%
76%78%95%NA89%93%
Shasta487%87%77%89%NA74%74%
Sierra191%NANANANANANANA
Siskiyou2575%
74%77%78%NANA66%
Solano3273%
65%68%82%61%74%75%
Sonoma1283%
80%78%88%86%75%84%
Stanislaus4065%
58%62%72%58%53%64%
Sutter5542%
43%30%61%59%20%40%
Tehama3372%72%65%78%NANA58%
Trinity290%
87%NA87%NANANA
Tulare5443%
34%40%61%32%26%39%
Tuolumne3668%68%67%69%NANA58%
Ventura4163%
60%58%74%63%56%73%
Yolo685%
80%85%88%69%86%79%
Yuba5148%
50%40%57%44%23%42%

Notes

2. Newborns who are exclusively breastfed while in the hospitalIncludes the percentage of newborns whose mothers initiate exclusive in-hospital breastfeeding. Children Now analysis, including race/ethnicity, of data from California Department of Public Health (CDPH), Newborn Screening Program, In-Hospital Breastfeeding Initiation Data, 2012 (April 2014). The 2012 Scorecard data is based on Kidsdata.org analysis of CDPH, Center for Family Health, Genetic Disease Screening Program, Newborn Screening Data, 2010 (June 2014).

NA (Not Available)Data that are not available are noted as NA. The most frequent reasons for NAs include the unavailability of longitudinal data, fewer than 10 cases (low number events), and statistically unstable estimates.

*Data that are created from a 3-year average or a larger confidence interval are noted with an asterisk (*).

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