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Circumcision in the U.S.

August 6th, 2014

Circumcision in the U.S.

Circumcision in the U.S.

According to the Centers for Disease Control (the CDC), there has been a decrease in the number of American infant male circumcisions (Circumcision Healing) in recent years.  In 1979, the rate was 64.5 %, but by 2010, the rate was a much lower 58.3 %.  The decline in this elective procedure is most notable in the West where the rate dropped from 63.9 % to 40.2 %.

Possible Influences of Circumcision in the U.S.

The reasons for this are not totally cut and dry but there are a few possible influences:

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