volume 10, issue 3, P342-346 2012
DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082012000300015
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Abstract: ABSTRACTObjective: To evaluate the epidemiological factors associated to medical circumcision, based on data from the Brazilian public health system. Methods: Using the Unified Health System public database between 1984 and 2010, hospital admissions associated with surgical treatment of phimosis were searched. A total of 668,818 men admitted to public hospitals who underwent circumcision were identified and included in the present study. Results: A mean±standard deviation of 47.8±13.4 circumcisions/100,000 me…

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