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Hospital circumcisions down 10% over three decades

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Hospital circumcisions down 10% over three decades

August 22, 2013

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/08/22/circumcision-infants-hospitals/2681253/

 

Source - USA Today


In-hospital circumcisions for newborn boys in the U.S. have fluctuated over the past three decades, but the overall percentage declined by 10% from 1979 to 2010, a new government report shows. Dr. Douglas Diekema, of Seattle Children’s Hospital, is quoted in this article.

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