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Table 2 Circumcision rates in Australia, the UK, and the US

From: Trends in penile cancer: a comparative study between Australia, England and Wales, and the US

Country Author Year Circumcision prevalence/incidence
Australia Richters et al. (2006) 2002 59% (prevalence in 16–19 year olds only 31%)
Australia Spilsbury et al. (2003) 1994–1999 8–10% infant circumcision
Australia RACP, Division of Infant and Child Health (2010) 2010 10–20% infant circumcision (estimated)
Australia Darby (2011) 2000–2010 12% neonatal circumcision
UK Gairdner (1949) 1949 20% (estimated)
UK Dave et al. (2003) 2000 15.8% (prevalence in 16–19 year olds 11.7%)
UK Rickwood et al. (2000) 2000 3.8% (circumcision before 15)
UK Cathcart et al. (2006) 1997–2003 3.9%, with 3.1% circumcision before 15
US American Academy of Paediatrics (2012) 1998–2008 57% infant circumcision
US American Academy of Paediatrics (2012) 1999–2004 79% prevalence
US Centers for Disease Control (2011) 1999–2010 55.8–59.1% infant circumcision