The increasing incidence of newborn circumcision: data from the nationwide inpatient sample.

@article{Nelson2005TheII,
  title={The increasing incidence of newborn circumcision: data from the nationwide inpatient sample.},
  author={Caleb Nelson and Rodney L. Dunn and Julian H Wan and John T. Wei},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2005},
  volume={173 3},
  pages={978-81}
}
PURPOSE Newborn circumcision is the most common surgical procedure in the United States, yet there are few contemporary data regarding circumcision rates or the factors that affect these rates. The goal of this study was to determine trends in the national rate of newborn circumcision between 1988 and 2000, and to evaluate patient and hospital factors associated with newborn circumcision. MATERIALS AND METHODS The Nationwide Inpatient Sample provides information on 5 million to 7 million… CONTINUE READING
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