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
 Midwest743.53 (3.23–3.87)
 Northeast672.90 (2.64–3.18)
 South612.80 (2.56–3.07)
 West301.00
Payer
 Private671.76 (1.70–1.82)
 Public451.00
Hospital location
 Urban661.29 (1.24–1.34)
 Rural561.00
Newborn health status
 Term, healthy611.22 (1.20–1.23)
 Not term, healthy541.00