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TABLE 1

Multivariate Cox Proportional Hazards Regression of Selected Factors Associated With Circumcision Among Male Newborn Delivery Hospitalizations, United States, 1998–20052 

CharacteristicWeighted % of Male Infant CircumcisionsAdjusted Prevalence Rate Ratios (95% CI)
Hospital region   
 Midwest 74 3.53 (3.23–3.87) 
 Northeast 67 2.90 (2.64–3.18) 
 South 61 2.80 (2.56–3.07) 
 West 30 1.00 
Payer   
 Private 67 1.76 (1.70–1.82) 
 Public 45 1.00 
Hospital location   
 Urban 66 1.29 (1.24–1.34) 
 Rural 56 1.00 
Newborn health status   
 Term, healthy 61 1.22 (1.20–1.23) 
 Not term, healthy 54 1.00 
CharacteristicWeighted % of Male Infant CircumcisionsAdjusted Prevalence Rate Ratios (95% CI)
Hospital region   
 Midwest 74 3.53 (3.23–3.87) 
 Northeast 67 2.90 (2.64–3.18) 
 South 61 2.80 (2.56–3.07) 
 West 30 1.00 
Payer   
 Private 67 1.76 (1.70–1.82) 
 Public 45 1.00 
Hospital location   
 Urban 66 1.29 (1.24–1.34) 
 Rural 56 1.00 
Newborn health status   
 Term, healthy 61 1.22 (1.20–1.23) 
 Not term, healthy 54 1.00 
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