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|08-30-2013 09:03 AM|
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|08-22-2013 03:37 AM|
http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/hestat/circumcision_2013/Circumcision_2013.htm Accessed: 2013-08-22. Archived by WebCite at http://www.webcitation.org/6J3o070Ip
Across the 32-year period from 1979 through 2010, the national rate of newborn circumcision declined 10% overall, from 64.5% to 58.3% (Table and Figure 1). During this time, the overall percentage of newborns circumcised during their birth hospitalization was highest in 1981 at 64.9%, and lowest in 2007 at 55.4%.
However, rates fluctuated during this period, generally declining during the 1980s, rising in the 1990s, and declining again in the early years of the 21st century. These changes occurred during a period of changing guidance on routine newborn circumcision.