CDC National Survey of Maternity Practices in Infant Nutrition and Care (mPINC)–2009

Table 8.1b: % of hospitals with recommended policies and practices
consistent with the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding
by state
Model
policy
Assess staff
competency
Prenatal
breastfeeding
education
Early
initiation
Teach
breastfeeding
techniques
Limit
supplements
Rooming-in Teach
feeding
cues
Limit
pacifiers
Discharge
support
All 14 50 93 51 89 22 33 82 30 27
State
AK 13 32 74 79 84 63 79 79 47 16
AL 16 57 89 32 90 14 9 83 25 29
AR 9 35 76 27 82 14 27 79 16 13
AZ 8 47 89 47 82 16 63 87 17 21
CA 22 60 91 50 88 21 64 82 47 31
CO 11 55 94 58 98 13 47 87 22 20
CT 29 67 96 50 88 18 21 92 48 21
DC 17 83 100 67 100 20 67 100 50 17
DE 0 20 100 60 100 0 60 100 60 40
FL 13 53 99 55 92 15 45 84 34 26
GA 5 57 91 31 88 10 30 81 13 14
HI 11 33 100 67 100 0 56 67 56 11
IA 6 34 99 49 91 13 7 75 15 44
ID 10 47 100 73 77 35 60 80 38 27
IL 14 54 98 48 92 16 22 87 22 19
IN 13 38 96 56 87 20 16 77 21 32
KS 7 37 89 51 86 29 39 85 19 25
KY 8 48 88 41 91 7 12 78 17 15
LA 23 60 86 48 87 14 21 84 23 33
MA 40 78 98 63 98 33 29 96 44 30
MD 8 44 92 60 92 36 28 92 40 19
ME 32 60 100 65 96 36 28 92 62 54
MI 20 43 96 47 86 17 34 80 22 22
MN 12 22 97 54 91 30 19 80 29 33
MO 10 51 93 53 92 24 21 75 15 38
MS 4 44 85 36 82 4 0 74 8 18
MT 8 36 96 65 85 54 48 81 44 31
NC 14 62 94 43 88 6 32 79 32 26
ND 17 42 83 58 92 25 8 75 17 33
NE 6 15 92 53 75 27 22 67 16 29
NH 33 67 100 81 95 48 38 95 67 62
NJ 20 81 95 40 91 10 10 86 30 9
NM 6 50 90 45 75 25 65 80 55 10
NV 8 39 86 50 67 0 50 67 7 14
NY 26 62 98 52 90 17 17 87 51 28
OH 19 68 100 48 96 20 19 94 28 41
OK 8 28 77 37 75 8 28 69 22 14
OR 12 36 96 74 96 42 70 81 43 23
PA 15 52 96 56 95 21 15 83 20 37
RI 71 71 100 71 100 29 43 100 57 14
SC 6 44 94 42 86 22 31 86 21 31
SD 0 24 95 52 86 19 14 81 14 43
TN 11 64 98 47 91 21 21 81 19 12
TX 12 53 83 40 89 21 48 79 33 22
UT 9 54 84 78 82 19 40 52 19 11
VA 13 49 100 57 96 30 14 86 27 14
VT 40 30 80 60 100 70 30 100 50 50
WA 10 39 85 72 91 36 85 84 49 28
WI 14 44 99 57 97 34 15 88 26 39
WV 4 39 89 39 82 21 29 70 43 7
WY 18 24 89 65 79 29 50 68 11 47

Table 8.2b: % of hospitals by number of recommended policies and practices*,**
by state
0 - 2 3 - 5 6 - 8 9 - 10
All 9 54 33 4
State
AK 6 31 56 6
AL 8 68 24 0
AR 17 63 20 0
AZ 11 54 31 3
CA 6 39 48 7
CO 5 57 34 5
CT 0 52 48 0
DC 0 40 60 0
DE 0 40 60 0
FL 6 55 36 3
GA 12 67 22 0
HI 0 56 44 0
IA 14 65 21 0
ID 3 45 41 10
IL 4 70 23 2
IN 15 51 32 3
KS 6 71 19 3
KY 18 66 16 0
LA 13 42 42 3
MA 0 48 34 18
MD 0 74 17 9
ME 5 27 55 14
MI 12 59 26 3
MN 12 63 24 1
MO 13 56 25 6
MS 23 64 14 0
MT 9 39 48 4
NC 12 51 37 0
ND 8 58 33 0
NE 30 50 20 0
NH 0 24 62 14
NJ 8 68 24 0
NM 6 56 31 6
NV 20 60 20 0
NY 6 50 44 1
OH 2 53 44 1
OK 26 60 15 0
OR 2 46 46 6
PA 4 57 35 4
RI 0 33 33 33
SC 12 58 27 3
SD 11 68 21 0
TN 9 57 31 2
TX 13 53 27 6
UT 18 41 35 6
VA 5 58 37 0
VT 0 40 50 10
WA 4 31 57 7
WI 4 58 37 1
WV 8 68 24 0
WY 8 58 25 8
*Definitions can be found in the August 2011 Vital Signs
**Numbers may not add to 100% due to rounding