When deciding whether or not to circumcise their baby boy, many
parents think about what is considered "normal." As it turns out,
"normal" is different depending on where you live. According to the
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the nationwide average
is 56 percent of newborn boys, a number that has remained about the
same for the past decade. Here's the geographical breakdown from
75 percent of newborn boys in the Midwest were circumcised.
65 percent in the Northeast were circumcised.
56 percent in the South were circumcised.
31 percent in the West were circumcised.
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