Table 3Percentage of male newborn stays involving a circumcision by income, U.S. hospitals, 2005 and 2009

20052009
All male newborn hospitals stays55.954.5
Median household income for patient's ZIP Code of residence
 Quartile 1 (lowest income)47.8*51.5 a
 Quartile 253.7*53.6 b
 Quartile 358.2*54.6 c
 Quartile 4 (highest income) 66.1*60.4 a, b, c

Differences between 2005 and 2009 are statistically significant at p<0.05.

*

The proportion of male newborns with a circumcision in this income quartile is significantly different from that in all other income quartiles at p<0.05 in 2005.

The following comparisons of the proportion of male newborns with a circumcision are significantly different at p<0.05 in 2009: a = Quartile 1 and Quartile 4, b = Quartile 2 and Quartile 4, and c = Quartile 3 and Quartile 4.

Source: AHRQ, Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project, Nationwide Inpatient Sample, 2005 and 2009

From: Circumcisions Performed in U.S. Community Hospitals, 2009

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Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) Statistical Briefs [Internet].

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