According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the national rate of newborn circumcision has decreased by 10 percent from 1979 to 2010. Lebanon, Connecticut resident Sera Giambattista, who attended …
Yale Daily News · 10/5/2015
By the late 1970s, the circumcision rate had peaked at 80 percent. In 1975, the American Academy of Pediatrics concluded that circumcision was not "medically necessary," and the rate has been in decline since.
Miami New Times · 10/8/2015
Circumcised Men
A recently released report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics finds that the rate of newborn male circumcision has varied over the past three decades but that overall it’s down by about 10 percent.
RH Reality Check · ByMartha Kempner · 9/5/2013
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A Forward analysis of government data shows that 87% of the baby boys born in West Virginia were circumcised in 2009. Two thousand miles west, in Nevada, the procedure was performed on only 12% of baby boys. It’s a strange disparity in a country …
The Jewish Daily Forward · 8/28/2012
The percentage of newborns who are circumcised in the United States has been on the decline in recent decades, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Between 1979 and 2010, the rate of newborn …
The Huffington Post · 4/7/2014
Sept. 1, 2011 -- Circumcision rates in the U.S. are on the decline, according to a CDC study. The CDC used three different measurements to estimate the number of newborn male circumcisions. Researchers found that the procedure is somewhat less …
WebMD · ByMatt Mcmillen · 9/2/2011
(MORE: How 11 New York City Babies Contracted Herpes Through Circumcision) In addition, the authors note that populations that are most likely to qualify for Medicaid coverage currently have the lowest rates of male circumcision and often the highest rate ...
Time · ByAlexandra Sifferlin · 8/21/2012
... rate in newborn boys has fallen from 83 percent in 1960 to 77 percent in 2010. Researchers speculate that varying health insurance access has led to some families opting to skip the procedure in order to save money. (Circumcision rates are 24 percent ...
Jezebel · 4/3/2014
Some 80 percent of American men are circumcised, one of the highest rates in the developed world. Yet even advocates of circumcision acknowledge that an aggressive circumcision drive in the United States would be unlikely to have a drastic impact on H.I.
New York Times · ByRoni Caryn Rabin · 8/16/2010
THURSDAY, Aug. 22 (HealthDay News) -- Male circumcision rates in the United States declined 10 percent between 1979 and 2010, federal health officials reported Thursday. Over 32 years, the rate of newborn circumcision -- the surgical removal of foreskin ...
Medicine Net · BySteven Reinberg · 8/24/2014