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Circumcision practices in Canada

 Select statistical measure:
   Date range:
  1973 1974 1975 1976 1977
  proportion of male infants circumcised (%)
Canada 47.4 46.9 44.3 41.9 38.8
Newfoundland and
Labrador
3.2 5.3 4.5 3.3 2.4
Prince Edward Island 60.9 66.9 66.3 56.4 53.4
Nova Scotia 39.8 37.3 35.6 31.7 27.8
New Brunswick 40.6 40.9 39.5 35.1 31.8
Quebec 27.7 25.2 21.5 16.2 12.7
Ontario 59.8 60.0 57.7 55.7 54.3
Manitoba 55.6 56.3 52.0 52.3 46.7
Saskatchewan 51.2 53.7 51.0 53.7 51.2
Alberta 55.8 55.8 53.9 50.7 52.6
British Columbia 54.7 52.4 54.1 58.0 46.0
Yukon n/a* 65.0 68.0 64.7 74.8
Northwest Territories n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
* n/a, not available
Source:  Wirth JL. Current circumcision practices: Canada. Pediatrics 1980; 66(5): 705-708