Table 3.

Percentage (n) of Physicians Performing Circumcisions and Their Anesthesia Practice Pattern by Gender and Practice Longevity

% (n) Circumcisersa% (n) Anesthesia
Use by Circumcisers3-b
% (n) DPNB
Use by Anesthetic Users
Male
 PEDs (n = 419)39 (163)67 (109)85 (92)
 FPs (n = 360)62 (224)55 (123)90 (111)
 OBs (n = 450)70 (315)26 (82)79 (65)
 TotalN = 122957 (702)46 (314)85 (268)
Female
 PEDs (n = 272)29 (78)77 (60)95 (57)
 FPs (n = 88)51 (45)58 (26)88 (23)
 OBs (n = 169)70 (117)21 (25)76 (19)
 Total N = 52945 (240)46 (111)85 (99)
<10 Years in Practice
 PEDs (n = 248)38 (94)79 (75)79 (59)
 FPs (n = 159)64 (101)64 (64)100 (64)
 OBs (n = 137)69 (95)27 (26)69 (18)
 Total N = 54453 (290)57 (165)85 (141)
10–20 Years in Practice
 PEDs (n = 234)36 (85)66 (57)92 (51)
 FPs (n = 203)61 (124)54 (67)85 (57)
 OBs (n = 255)70 (179)28 (50)82 (41)
 Total N = 69256 (388)45 (174)86 (149)
>20 Years in Practice
 PEDs (n = 195)31 (60)63 (38)90 (35)
 FPs (n = 87)53 (46)43 (20)75 (15)
 OBs (n = 229)72 (165)20 (33)76 (25)
 Total N = 51154 (271)34 (91)80 (75)
  • a Perform one or more circumcisions per month.

  • F3-b Use any form of anesthesia or analgesia perioperatively.