Trends in In-Hospital Newborn Male Circumcision -- United States, 1999-2010

Zhang, Xinjian; Shinde, Sanjyot; Kilmarx, Peter H.; Chen, Robert T.; Cox, Shanna; Warner, Lee; Bcheraoui, Charbel El; Owings, Maria
September 2011
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;9/2/2011, Vol. 60 Issue 34, p1167
This article discusses a study on trends in in-hospital newborn male circumcision (NMC) in the U.S. from 1999 to 2010. Conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the study used a Poisson regression model and three independent data sources to determine the trends. The study showed an increase in rates of in-hospital NMC.


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