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Trends in Circumcision for Male Newborns in U.S. Hospitals: 1979-2010

Categories: Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/hestat/circumcision_2013/circumcision_2013.pdf

Presents annual rates of newborn circumcision for the 1979-2010 period and discusses trends.  Overall rates declined by 10% from 64.5% to 58.3%.   From the National Center for Health Statistics