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  TABLE 11 - 1996 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			   COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							   1
			   (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1995 POPULATION)
											   SERVICE CATEGORY
  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	       RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
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  ALBANY (301600)				      116.8   100.0    35239	12024	 12188	   1344	    3765     3251     2667
									 6.4	  6.3	   8.2	    3.8	     2.7      3.1     10.1
    ST PETERS HOSPITAL-ALBANY			       45.6    39.0    13746	 4701	  5035	    389	    1561     1359      701
									 6.2	  6.9	   8.0	    2.6	     2.8      3.0      4.2
    ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY	       34.0    29.1    10258	 2650	  3304	    802	    1370     1156      976
									 6.6	  5.3	   8.5	    3.9	     2.6      3.8     15.1
    ALBANY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ALBANY		       13.5    11.5	4059	 2269	  1731	     19	      11	0	29
									 6.1	  5.0	   7.6	    2.6	     2.5	       8.0
    SAMARITAN HOSPITAL-TROY				7.1	6.0	2129	  648	   529	     33	     292      244      383
									 5.6	  5.6	   8.2	    3.5	     2.6      2.2      6.6
    SETON HLTH SYSTEM/ST MARYS CAMPUS-TROY		5.0	4.3	1501	  788	   687	     22	       0	0	 4
									 6.9	  5.3	   8.8	    2.7			      27.0
    BELLEVUE WOMEN'S HOSPITAL-NISKAYUNA			2.8	2.4	 852	    5	   113	      1	     380      353	 0
									 2.6	  5.0	   3.2	    2.0	     2.6      2.4
    COLUMBIA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-HUDSON			2.2	1.8	 650	  274	   183	     14	      68       67	44
									 6.8	  6.2	   8.5	    3.2	     2.2      1.9     19.7
    SETON HLTH SYSTEM/LEONARD CAMPUS-TROY		1.5	1.3	 465	   96	    63	      1	       0	0      305
									11.8	 15.3	  19.9	    1.0			       9.0
    ELLIS HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY				1.4	1.2	 416	  129	   177	     19	      17       15	59
									 6.6	  5.2	   7.2	    2.2	     2.7      2.4     11.2
    117 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0	3.9	3.3	1163	  464	   366	     44	      66       57      166
									10.5	 12.5	   8.6	   17.1	     2.7      2.9     13.5
  ALLEGANY (50800)				      129.1   100.0	6558	 2700	  1963	    344	     627      549      375
									 5.3	  4.8	   6.7	    3.8	     2.6      3.7     10.6
    JONES MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-WELLSVILLE		       59.3    45.9	3011	 1493	   605	     93	     413      365	42
									 4.1	  4.4	   5.8	    3.2	     2.5      2.4      4.2
    OLEAN GENERAL HOSPITAL (MAIN)-OLEAN		       22.5    17.5	1145	  520	   401	     66	      77       75	 6
									 5.2	  4.6	   7.2	    2.9	     2.9      2.4     11.0
    ST JAMES MERCY HOSPITAL-HORNELL		       13.4    10.4	 682	  166	   149	     34	      56       44      233
									 7.7	  4.8	   8.3	    2.9	     3.0      2.6     12.0
    STRONG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER			7.8	6.1	 397	   53	   311	     13	       6	5	 9
									 7.4	  6.3	   7.3	    3.2	     2.5     25.6     16.3
    CUBA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-CUBA				5.2	4.0	 264	  210	     2	     48	       0	0	 4
									 4.7	  5.4	   3.5	    1.6			       3.0
    BUFFALO GENERAL HOSPITAL-BUFFALO			3.6	2.8	 182	   26	   154	      1	       0	0	 1
									 5.1	  4.4	   5.3	    1.0			      10.0
    WYOMING COUNTY COMMUNITY HOSP-WARSAW		2.6	2.0	 131	   38	    33	      3	      28       26	 3
									 5.9	  6.2	  11.0	    2.7	     2.6      2.7     10.7
    CHILDRENS HOSPITAL-BUFFALO				2.2	1.7	 110	    4	     3	     68	      21       14	 0
									11.2	  2.0	   4.0	    7.6	     4.3     43.6
    ROSWELL PARK CANCER INST-BUFFALO			2.0	1.6	 104	   44	    55	      5	       0	0	 0
									 5.8	  3.5	   7.6	    5.8
    N H NOYES MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-DANSVILLE		2.0	1.6	 104	   37	    34	      5	      15       12	 1
									 4.2	  5.8	   4.4	    2.4	     2.1      1.8      4.0
    51 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0	8.4	6.5	 428	  109	   216	      8	      11	8	76
									 7.7	  9.7	   6.7	    3.6	     2.1      2.0      9.7
  BROOME (214300)				      115.9   100.0    24834	 8586	  8140	   1156	    2487     2286     2179
									 6.8	  6.3	   8.1	    4.5	     2.7      2.8     14.3
    WILSON HOSPITAL (UHS)-JOHNSON CITY		       48.0    41.4    10279	 3057	  3887	    708	    1330     1211	86
									 5.5	  5.5	   7.5	    3.6	     2.8      3.1      8.3
  TABLE 11 - 1996 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			   COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							   2
			   (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1995 POPULATION)
											   SERVICE CATEGORY
  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	       RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
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    OUR LADY OF LOURDES MEM HOSP-BINGHAMTON	       39.9    34.4	8551	 3494	  2607	    215	    1127     1054	54
									 5.9	  6.4	   8.2	    2.8	     2.6      2.3     12.1
    BINGHAMTON GEN HOSP (UHS)-BINGHAMTON	       23.4    20.2	5006	 1854	  1209	     45	       7	0     1891
									10.9	  7.8	  10.0	    2.7	     3.0	      14.7
    UNIVERSITY HOSP/SUNY HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE		1.2	1.0	 253	   27	   159	     66	       0	0	 1
									 8.3	  4.3	   9.2	    7.8			       9.0
    88 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0	3.5	3.0	 745	  154	   278	    122	      23       21      147
									 8.4	  4.2	   6.1	   11.6	     5.6     15.4     14.2
  CATTARAUGUS (84100)				      138.1   100.0    11611	 4444	  3670	    740	    1064      934      759
									 6.0	  5.6	   7.8	    3.6	     2.5      3.1     10.2
    OLEAN GENERAL HOSPITAL (MAIN)-OLEAN		       66.0    47.8	5554	 2502	  1588	    369	     543      499	53
									 5.4	  5.5	   7.8	    2.5	     2.7      2.4      6.2
    BERTRAND CHAFFEE HOSPITAL-SPRINGVILLE	       13.7	9.9	1148	  453	   181	     83	     223      200	 8
									 3.5	  4.3	   5.6	    3.0	     2.0      2.0      1.4
    BUFFALO GENERAL HOSPITAL-BUFFALO		       11.2	8.1	 940	  104	   799	      4	      11	9	13
									 7.5	  5.5	   7.8	    2.3	     2.1      2.1     12.2
    WOMANS CHRISTIAN ASSN-JAMESTOWN			9.5	6.8	 795	  337	   174	     35	      65       57      127
									 7.3	  7.0	   8.0	    3.9	     2.2      2.4     12.6
    TRI-COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-GOWANDA		8.7	6.3	 732	  466	   213	      5	       3	0	45
									 6.5	  5.2	   7.7	    1.6	     3.0	      15.2
    OLEAN GENERAL HOSPITAL (WEST)-OLEAN			4.7	3.4	 396	    1	     0	      0	       0	0      395
									10.1	  4.0					      10.1
    CHILDRENS HOSPITAL-BUFFALO				3.9	2.9	 331	   10	    15	    192	      68       46	 0
									 7.0	  2.1	   6.1	    6.2	     3.2     17.5
    ROSWELL PARK CANCER INST-BUFFALO			2.6	1.9	 216	  103	   103	      9	       0	0	 1
									 8.1	  4.2	  12.5	    2.9			       7.0
    MERCY HOSPITAL-BUFFALO				2.4	1.7	 200	   37	    69	      2	      51       41	 0
									 4.6	  6.2	   6.4	    2.0	     2.3      2.9
    ERIE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER-BUFFALO			2.2	1.6	 186	   57	   110	      1	       0	0	18
									10.8	  9.1	  11.7	    1.0			      11.3
    SALAMANCA HEALTH CARE COMPLEX-SALAMANCA		2.1	1.5	 175	  118	     4	     10	       0	0	43
									 2.7	  2.8	   4.0	    1.5			       2.5
    LAKE SHORE HOSPITAL-IRVING				1.7	1.2	 139	   53	    49	      6	       2	0	29
									 6.3	  5.2	   5.1	    3.7	     2.0	      11.4
    CUBA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-CUBA				1.6	1.2	 134	  118	     1	     15	       0	0	 0
									11.8	 13.1	  18.0	    1.5
    41 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0	7.9	5.7	 665	   85	   364	      9	      98       82	27
									 5.4	  6.1	   6.3	    2.9	     2.6      2.4     11.5
  CAYUGA (84600)				      127.7   100.0    10806	 3733	  3819	    592	    1076      924      662
									 6.6	  5.8	   9.5	    4.2	     2.7      2.9      7.5
    AUBURN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-AUBURN		       89.4    70.0	7564	 3135	  2434	    299	     643      554      499
									 6.7	  5.9	  10.5	    3.3	     2.6      2.3      6.5
    UNIVERSITY HOSP/SUNY HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE		7.8	6.1	 664	  112	   419	    120	       0	0	13
									 8.1	  6.8	   9.6	    4.0			       7.6
    CROUSE HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE				6.0	4.7	 507	   36	   178	     61	     110       97	25
									 6.8	  6.6	   8.1	    7.0	     3.7      8.0      6.3
    ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE		5.8	4.5	 490	   33	   313	     23	      57       41	23
									 5.7	  4.3	   6.0	    8.1	     2.5      2.6     14.3
    COMMUNITY-GENERAL HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE			4.8	3.7	 402	   52	   119	      0	     122      100	 9
									 4.1	  4.6	   6.4		     2.6      2.5     10.3
  TABLE 11 - 1996 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			   COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							   3
			   (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1995 POPULATION)
											   SERVICE CATEGORY
  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	       RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
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    CORTLAND MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-CORTLAND			4.2	3.3	 354	  112	    81	     47	      57       55	 2
									 4.1	  4.8	   6.1	    2.9	     2.4      1.9     10.5
    CAYUGA MEDICAL CTR AT ITHACA-ITHACA			2.9	2.3	 245	   92	    63	     13	      29       29	19
									 4.4	  4.4	   5.3	    2.2	     2.4      2.4      9.0
    OSWEGO HOSPITAL-OSWEGO				1.5	1.2	 131	   29	    22	     12	      30       27	11
									 4.2	  3.8	  10.1	    2.8	     2.2      2.3      5.1
    49 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0	5.3	4.2	 449	  132	   190	     17	      28       21	61
									 8.1	  5.5	   9.4	   11.3	     3.0      2.5     12.9
  CHAUTAUQUA (141900)				      127.5   100.0    18099	 7474	  5087	    804	    1688     1541     1505
									 6.9	  6.9	   9.0	    5.2	     2.5      3.0     10.1
    WOMANS CHRISTIAN ASSN-JAMESTOWN		       67.9    53.2	9628	 4497	  2270	    288	     804      724     1045
									 7.4	  7.6	   9.6	    4.0	     2.5      2.5      9.5
    BROOKS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-DUNKIRK		       26.3    20.6	3725	 1399	  1164	    180	     489      464	29
									 6.3	  6.8	   9.4	    2.7	     2.3      2.3      4.7
    WESTFIELD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-WESTFIELD	       10.4	8.1	1470	  726	   174	     72	     257      236	 5
									 3.6	  4.3	   5.4	    2.3	     2.2      2.0      5.6
    LAKE SHORE HOSPITAL-IRVING				6.5	5.1	 927	  403	   266	      7	       1	0      250
									 7.9	  6.5	   8.8	    2.1	     2.0	       9.7
    BUFFALO GENERAL HOSPITAL-BUFFALO			5.0	3.9	 706	   86	   590	      0	       9	8	13
									 7.5	  7.2	   7.6		     2.7      1.8      8.6
    CHILDRENS HOSPITAL-BUFFALO				2.7	2.1	 387	    9	    23	    234	      69       51	 1
									10.0	  6.6	   7.4	    9.3	     4.3     22.6      1.0
    ROSWELL PARK CANCER INST-BUFFALO			2.6	2.0	 371	  162	   200	      9	       0	0	 0
									 7.5	  3.5	  10.7	    9.3
    TRI-COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-GOWANDA		1.3	1.0	 190	   62	    27	      2	       0	0	99
									11.5	  3.9	   5.6	    2.5			      18.0
    ERIE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER-BUFFALO			1.3	1.0	 184	   42	   113	      0	       0	0	29
									10.7	  7.5	  10.7				      15.3
    47 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0	3.6	2.8	 511	   88	   260	     12	      59       58	34
									 5.1	  5.6	   5.1	    7.4	     2.2      2.2     13.1
  CHEMUNG (99600)				      110.6   100.0    11018	 3573	  3797	    465	    1081      962     1140
									 7.5	  7.1	   9.3	    4.7	     2.5      3.7     11.8
    ARNOT OGDEN MEDICAL CENTER-ELMIRA		       62.2    56.2	6195	 1648	  2228	    335	    1037      921	26
									 5.6	  6.4	   7.4	    3.7	     2.5      3.7      7.3
    ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL-ELMIRA			       39.7    35.9	3954	 1777	  1275	     37	       2	0      863
									10.4	  7.9	  12.7	    2.9	     1.0	      12.5
    STRONG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER			1.8	1.6	 175	   18	   111	     40	       0	1	 5
									10.5	  4.7	   9.9	   15.0		     11.0     10.0
    CORNING HOSPITAL-CORNING				1.5	1.4	 153	   57	    48	      7	      20       20	 1
									 4.9	  4.3	   8.3	    2.4	     2.2      2.4      2.0
    47 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0	5.4	4.9	 541	   73	   135	     46	      22       20      245
									 7.9	  5.5	   7.7	    4.9	     2.2      5.4     10.0

  CHENANGO (53200)				      102.5   100.0	5454	 1789	  1822	    379	     614      573      277
									 5.4	  4.8	   7.0	    3.9	     2.5      2.4     13.3
    CHENANGO MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-NORWICH		       32.7    31.8	1737	  689	   411	    139	     244      239	15
									 3.9	  4.4	   5.6	    3.4	     2.3      1.9      4.7
    WILSON HOSPITAL (UHS)-JOHNSON CITY		       15.9    15.5	 844	  195	   411	     57	      96       83	 2
									 6.0	  5.6	   7.5	    4.9	     2.9      3.5     11.0
    THE HOSPITAL-SIDNEY				       12.4    12.1	 661	  310	   172	     44	      69       64	 2
									 4.6	  4.7	   6.6	    2.4	     2.9      2.5      2.0
  TABLE 11 - 1996 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			   COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							   4
			   (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1995 POPULATION)
											   SERVICE CATEGORY
  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	       RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
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    MARY IMOGENE BASSETT HOSP-COOPERSTOWN		8.3	8.1	 441	  112	   176	     40	      25       23	65
									 6.1	  5.0	   6.4	    2.3	     1.8      2.0     12.8
    COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-HAMILTON		8.0	7.8	 424	  152	   126	     11	      71       63	 1
									 3.7	  3.4	   5.5	    2.5	     2.5      2.1      1.0
    OUR LADY OF LOURDES MEM HOSP-BINGHAMTON		5.8	5.7	 310	  105	   102	     13	      43       45	 2
									 5.0	  4.8	   7.9	    2.0	     2.3      2.3      2.5
    A O FOX MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ONEONTA			5.5	5.4	 293	   58	    82	      8	      25       27	93
									 7.3	  5.1	   6.4	    2.8	     2.7      2.6     12.5
    BINGHAMTON GEN HOSP (UHS)-BINGHAMTON		3.5	3.4	 188	   59	    63	      0	       0	0	66
									12.3	 10.5	  10.3				      15.9
    UNIVERSITY HOSP/SUNY HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE		2.8	2.7	 149	   30	    93	     20	       0	0	 6
									 7.6	  4.7	   8.9	    4.9			      11.5
    CROUSE HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE				1.7	1.7	  90	   10	    26	     32	      14	8	 0
									 6.1	  4.5	   5.0	    8.3	     3.4      7.1
    CORTLAND MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-CORTLAND			1.3	1.3	  70	   23	    14	      1	      17       15	 0
									 5.7	  6.0	  12.6	    2.0	     2.5      2.5
    43 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0	4.6	4.5	 247	   46	   146	     14	      10	6	25
									 8.9	  5.0	   9.3	    5.4	     3.4      2.7     19.0
  CLINTON (87800)				       99.9   100.0	8767	 3208	  2808	    368	     945      859      579
									 7.4	  6.0	  11.6	    3.5	     2.5      2.5     13.4
    CHAMPLAIN VALLEY PHYS HOSP-PLATTSBURGH	       95.2    95.3	8357	 3119	  2675	    353	     928      849      433
									 7.4	  6.0	  11.9	    3.5	     2.5      2.5     13.7
    ALICE HYDE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-MALONE			1.2	1.2	 104	   39	    46	      2	      11	5	 1
									 4.2	  4.6	   4.3	    6.0	     1.7      2.0     20.0
    50 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0	3.5	3.5	 306	   50	    87	     13	       6	5      145
									 9.0	  6.1	   6.4	    3.5	     2.5      3.0     12.5
  COLUMBIA (64700)				       85.2   100.0	5515	 1988	  2102	    193	     483      434      315
									 6.3	  5.9	   7.5	    4.3	     2.7      3.6     10.8
    COLUMBIA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-HUDSON		       38.3    44.9	2478	 1270	   648	     50	     186      165      159
									 6.3	  5.6	   8.4	    3.7	     2.1      2.1     13.4
    ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY	       17.6    20.6	1137	  166	   633	     85	     132      110	11
									 6.4	  5.2	   7.8	    4.2	     2.8      5.7     11.9
    ST PETERS HOSPITAL-ALBANY				9.0    10.6	 585	  113	   298	     17	      67       62	28
									 5.8	  6.7	   5.9	    3.3	     4.3      6.1      5.1
    NORTHERN DUTCHESS HOSPITAL-RHINEBECK		5.1	6.0	 331	   99	    98	     12	      60       61	 1
									 4.4	  4.6	   7.0	    3.2	     2.3      2.1      2.0
    ALBANY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ALBANY			4.3	5.0	 277	  144	   130	      2	       1	0	 0
									 6.0	  5.6	   6.5	    3.5	     3.0
    MOUNT SINAI HOSPITAL-NEW YORK			2.3	2.8	 152	   38	    91	     11	       5	5	 2
									 7.3	  5.4	   8.1	   11.3	     3.2      3.8      4.0
    73 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0	8.6    10.1	 555	  158	   204	     16	      32       31      114
									 7.3	  9.8	   6.2	    3.4	     3.8      2.2      8.6
  CORTLAND (50800)				      116.6   100.0	5921	 2155	  1704	    498	     618      580      366
									 6.2	  6.7	   7.6	    4.0	     2.6      2.8     10.9
    CORTLAND MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-CORTLAND		       87.6    75.1	4448	 1871	   959	    405	     510      474      229
									 6.1	  6.9	   8.4	    3.5	     2.4      2.1     11.0
    UNIVERSITY HOSP/SUNY HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE		7.1	6.1	 363	   57	   277	     23	       0	0	 6
									 7.5	  6.3	   8.0	    4.1			       8.5
    CROUSE HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE				6.3	5.4	 319	   24	   170	     42	      37       33	13
									 5.9	  4.2	   4.6	    7.8	     5.1     12.5      5.9
  TABLE 11 - 1996 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			   COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							   5
			   (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1995 POPULATION)
											   SERVICE CATEGORY
  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	       RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    CAYUGA MEDICAL CTR AT ITHACA-ITHACA			4.4	3.7	 222	   74	    79	      3	      22       21	23
									 5.1	  4.6	   5.4	    2.3	     2.5      2.4     11.3
    COMMUNITY-GENERAL HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE			2.7	2.3	 137	   37	    50	      3	      18       17	12
									 4.8	  4.2	   6.1	    1.7	     2.8      2.6      8.3
    ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE		2.5	2.1	 126	   13	    67	      9	      16       16	 5
									 6.9	  4.8	   8.4	   10.4	     2.4      2.7     13.0
    WILSON HOSPITAL (UHS)-JOHNSON CITY			1.8	1.5	  89	   20	    34	      6	      14       14	 1
									 5.2	  7.7	   5.0	    4.3	     3.8      4.1      1.0
    48 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0	4.3	3.7	 217	   59	    68	      7	       1	5	77
									 7.7	  4.9	   6.7	    2.1	     2.0      1.6     11.8
  DELAWARE (47300)				      138.4   100.0	6546	 2846	  2118	    338	     494      424      326
									 5.5	  4.8	   7.1	    3.6	     2.4      2.9     11.0
    A O FOX MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ONEONTA		       26.9    19.4	1273	  399	   462	     57	     125      111      119
									 6.0	  5.1	   7.3	    3.7	     2.5      2.6     11.3
    DELAWARE VALLEY HOSPITAL-WALTON		       24.6    17.8	1163	  562	   214	     60	     165      121	41
									 4.4	  4.8	   6.0	    2.4	     2.4      2.2      8.7
    MARY IMOGENE BASSETT HOSP-COOPERSTOWN	       19.0    13.8	 901	  260	   392	     49	      67       66	67
									 5.1	  3.8	   6.3	    3.7	     2.2      1.9     10.7
    THE HOSPITAL-SIDNEY				       15.3    11.1	 724	  391	   170	     51	      58       52	 2
									 4.9	  4.7	   8.0	    2.2	     2.5      2.2      2.0
    MARGARETVILLE MEM HOSP-MARGARETVILLE	       12.6	9.1	 594	  379	   181	     23	       0	0	11
									 5.0	  4.4	   6.6	    2.4			       5.4
    MARY IMOGENE BASSETT/OCONNOR DIV-DELHI	       12.1	8.7	 571	  534	    31	      2	       0	0	 4
									 4.5	  4.5	   3.8	    2.0			       3.0
    WILSON HOSPITAL (UHS)-JOHNSON CITY			8.2	5.9	 387	   70	   222	     20	      38       37	 0
									 5.9	  4.4	   7.6	    4.8	     2.4      2.2
    ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY		3.0	2.2	 142	   21	    78	     24	      10	9	 0
									 6.8	  4.6	   7.6	    5.9	     2.5     12.3
    BINGHAMTON GEN HOSP (UHS)-BINGHAMTON		2.3	1.6	 107	   34	    18	      0	       0	0	55
									12.4	 14.2	   5.7				      13.5
    OUR LADY OF LOURDES MEM HOSP-BINGHAMTON		2.2	1.6	 103	   32	    52	      2	       9	8	 0
									 5.7	  5.3	   7.3	    1.5	     2.1      2.1
    75 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0      12.3	8.9	 581	  164	   298	     50	      22       20	27
									 7.6	  6.3	   8.3	    5.5	     2.7     11.7     12.3
  DUTCHESS (267600)				      113.5   100.0    30385	 9692	 10512	   1358	    3553     3165     2105
									 6.4	  6.2	   7.7	    4.7	     2.8      3.1     12.3
    VASSAR BROTHERS HOSPITAL-POUGHKEEPSIE	       48.0    42.3    12856	 4360	  3422	    592	    2340     2108	34
									 5.1	  5.6	   7.5	    3.7	     3.0      3.2      7.0
    ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL-POUGHKEEPSIE		       24.1    21.2	6449	 2488	  2825	    107	      16	0     1013
									 8.5	  7.0	   7.6	    1.8	     2.1	      15.1
    NORTHERN DUTCHESS HOSPITAL-RHINEBECK		7.8	6.8	2079	  633	   660	     66	     357      350	13
									 4.5	  4.4	   7.2	    3.2	     2.3      2.3      4.2
    PUTNAM HOSPITAL CENTER-CARMEL			4.9	4.3	1310	  408	   417	     41	     187      150      107
									 5.9	  5.9	   8.2	    1.8	     2.4      2.2     10.3
    WESTCHESTER COUNTY MED CTR-VALHALLA			3.6	3.2	 963	  172	   482	    209	      39       34	27
									 9.6	  8.9	   9.9	    7.7	     6.6     15.2     19.7
    ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY		3.3	2.9	 886	  117	   649	    103	       8	5	 4
									 7.2	  5.3	   7.8	    5.8	     2.9     20.2      3.8
    COLUMBIA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-HUDSON			2.8	2.4	 744	  387	   199	     20	      53       48	37
									 6.4	  5.3	   9.5	    3.8	     2.1      2.1     13.9
  TABLE 11 - 1996 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			   COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							   6
			   (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1995 POPULATION)
											   SERVICE CATEGORY
  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	       RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    ST AGNES HOSPITAL-WHITE PLAINS			2.3	2.0	 605	   95	   440	     45	      11       11	 3
									 6.9	  5.5	   7.7	    4.7	     2.8      2.7      3.3
    HUDSON VALLEY HOSPITAL CENTER-PEEKSKILL		2.3	2.0	 603	   86	    90	      9	     231      185	 2
									 3.1	  4.6	   5.5	    2.1	     2.4      2.3      5.0
    ST LUKES HOSPITAL-NEWBURGH				2.0	1.8	 532	  284	   126	     39	      44       34	 5
									 5.0	  4.7	   8.3	    2.4	     2.4      2.2      3.0
    ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL-BEACON				1.9	1.6	 497	   64	     1	      0	       0	0      432
									 8.4	 22.1	  28.0				       6.4
    NORTHERN WESTCHESTER HOSP-MOUNT KISKO		1.4	1.2	 371	   55	    78	     20	     108      101	 9
									 4.4	  4.5	   6.3	    4.4	     2.6      3.0     26.0
    124 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0	9.3	8.2	2490	  543	  1123	    107	     159      139      419
									 8.3	  9.0	   7.8	    9.4	     3.1      3.6     12.2
  ERIE (978900)					      126.0   100.0   123389	39444	 41785	   5718	   13541    11738    11163
									 6.9	  6.3	   8.9	    4.2	     2.6      3.3     11.6
    BUFFALO GENERAL HOSPITAL-BUFFALO		       24.0    19.0    23451	 6725	 10775	     16	    1952     1577     2406
									 7.1	  6.0	   8.2	    2.9	     2.3      2.3     12.7
    MERCY HOSPITAL-BUFFALO			       15.7    12.5    15413	 5688	  4554	    368	    2426     2301	76
									 5.9	  6.4	   9.1	    2.2	     2.3      2.5     10.6
    SISTERS OF CHARITY HOSPITAL-BUFFALO		       13.1    10.4    12812	 3095	  4162	     11	    2681     2374      489
									 5.8	  6.1	   9.6	    4.2	     2.7      2.8      4.1
    CHILDRENS HOSPITAL-BUFFALO			       12.5    10.0    12278	  420	   473	   4928	    3537     2904	16
									 4.3	  3.7	   4.9	    4.4	     3.0      5.6      6.6
    ERIE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER-BUFFALO		       11.0	8.7    10773	 3308	  3094	      3	      39	0     4329
									10.8	  7.9	  10.5	    5.3	     2.0	      13.3
    MILLARD FILLMORE SUBURBAN HOSP-AMHERST	       10.7	8.5    10506	 2651	  2786	     25	    2625     2386	33
									 4.1	  5.1	   6.1	    1.9	     2.5      2.4     12.3
    MILLARD FILLMORE HOSPITAL-BUFFALO			8.0	6.4	7873	 2988	  4788	     19	      20	0	58
									 7.7	  5.7	   8.8	    2.3	     2.8	      19.8
    KENMORE MERCY HOSPITAL-KENMORE			6.8	5.4	6616	 3725	  2830	      5	      10	0	46
									 7.4	  6.6	   8.4	    1.8	     2.4	      11.0
    OUR LADY OF VICTORY HOSP-LACKAWANNA			6.0	4.8	5874	 3580	  2245	     17	       8	0	24
									10.2	  8.3	  13.3	    4.1	     1.8	       8.6
    ST JOSEPH HOSPITAL-CHEEKTOWAGA			5.5	4.4	5391	 2539	  2805	     13	      13	0	21
									 8.2	  6.2	  10.0	    1.7	     1.5	      14.2
    SHEEHAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-BUFFALO			3.1	2.4	3018	 1181	   603	      4	      12	0     1218
									 7.4	  5.0	   9.1	    3.3	     6.3	       9.0
    ROSWELL PARK CANCER INST-BUFFALO			2.3	1.8	2236	  964	  1093	    171	       0	0	 8
									 7.0	  4.5	   9.7	    4.0			       4.0
    DEGRAFF MEMORIAL HOSP-NORTH TONAWANDA		1.3	1.1	1318	  732	   581	      1	       2	0	 2
									 7.4	  6.8	   8.1	    2.0	     2.0	       6.5
    COLUMBUS COMM HEALTHCARE CTR-BUFFALO		1.3	1.0	1271	  185	    39	      1	       0	0     1046
									 4.4	  3.5	   9.0	    2.0			       4.4
    90 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0	4.7	3.7	4559	 1663	   957	    136	     216      196     1391
									 8.3	  5.6	   7.4	    3.6	     2.3      2.3     14.4
  ESSEX (38200)					       99.0   100.0	3783	 1611	  1183	     94	     363      306      226
									 5.9	  5.2	   8.0	    3.5	     2.5      2.3     10.5
    CHAMPLAIN VALLEY PHYS HOSP-PLATTSBURGH	       30.5    30.8	1166	  306	   430	     37	     154      139      100
									 6.7	  5.4	   9.1	    4.2	     2.8      2.5     12.6
    ADIRONDACK MEDICAL CENTER-SARANAC LAKE	       26.4    26.7	1010	  425	   369	     32	      93       69	22
									 5.2	  5.1	   6.5	    2.8	     2.6      2.6      7.9
  TABLE 11 - 1996 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			   COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							   7
			   (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1995 POPULATION)
											   SERVICE CATEGORY
  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	       RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    MOSES-LUDINGTON HOSPITAL-TICONDEROGA	       15.3    15.4	 584	  340	    72	      9	      82       65	16
									 4.1	  4.5	   6.8	    3.0	     2.1      2.0      2.1
    GLENS FALLS HOSPITAL-GLENS FALLS		       11.8    11.9	 451	  179	   185	      7	      29       30	21
									 7.3	  6.4	   9.5	    3.4	     2.3      2.1     11.0
    ELIZABETHTOWN COMM HOSP-ELIZABETHTOWN		8.6	8.6	 327	  305	     6	      4	       0	0	12
									 4.7	  4.6	   7.2	    2.0			       8.3
    ST PETERS HOSPITAL-ALBANY				1.4	1.4	  53	   10	    34	      1	       3	2	 3
									 6.2	  8.2	   6.5	    1.0	     2.7      3.0      4.0
    ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY		1.3	1.3	  50	    5	    41	      3	       1	0	 0
									 8.3	  5.0	   9.1	    4.3	     1.0
    40 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0	3.7	3.8	 142	   41	    46	      1	       1	1	52
									 8.5	  9.8	   5.4	    7.0	     2.0      1.0     10.6
  FRANKLIN (50300)				      135.6   100.0	6819	 2874	  2222	    259	     631      485      348
									 5.3	  5.0	   6.6	    2.6	     2.5      2.4     10.0
    ALICE HYDE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-MALONE		       71.8    53.0	3614	 1838	  1005	    152	     309      249	61
									 4.5	  4.5	   6.0	    2.5	     2.2      2.2      2.7
    ADIRONDACK MEDICAL CENTER-SARANAC LAKE	       38.7    28.6	1947	  797	   715	     56	     200      134	45
									 5.5	  5.7	   6.4	    2.2	     2.9      2.5      9.5
    CHAMPLAIN VALLEY PHYS HOSP-PLATTSBURGH	       11.9	8.8	 600	   93	   286	      6	      65       60	90
									 7.9	  5.9	   8.9	    4.7	     2.4      2.4     14.7
    MASSENA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-MASSENA			4.3	3.2	 218	   63	    46	     20	      50       38	 1
									 3.4	  3.7	   5.1	    1.6	     2.7      2.9      1.0
    CANTON-POTSDAM HOSPITAL-POTSDAM			2.6	2.0	 133	   17	    14	      3	       5	3	91
									 8.0	  6.3	   4.5	    1.0	     2.2      3.0      9.6
    ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY		1.6	1.2	  82	   17	    59	      6	       0	0	 0
									 8.3	  5.4	   9.2	    8.3
    41 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0	4.5	3.3	 225	   49	    97	     16	       2	1	60
									 8.3	  7.0	   7.7	    4.1	     2.0      1.0     11.8
  FULTON (54600)				      140.5   100.0	7669	 2938	  2496	    509	     671      589      466
									 5.9	  5.8	   7.6	    3.2	     2.4      2.9      9.8
    NATHAN LITTAUER HOSPITAL-GLOVERSVILLE	       76.1    54.2	4153	 2012	  1127	    345	     342      299	28
									 5.5	  5.4	   8.1	    2.7	     2.2      2.5     10.1
    ST MARYS HOSPITAL-AMSTERDAM			       26.7    19.0	1460	  335	   258	      0	     246      218      403
									 5.7	  5.3	   6.2		     2.5      2.2      9.5
    ELLIS HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY				8.8	6.3	 481	  102	   366	      5	       3	3	 2
									 6.7	  5.6	   7.1	    3.6	     2.0      1.3     16.0
    ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY		8.1	5.8	 443	   57	   271	     83	      16       13	 3
									 8.1	  5.9	   8.4	    5.4	     5.8     27.1     23.0
    AMSTERDAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-AMSTERDAM		8.0	5.7	 437	  176	   196	     60	       1	0	 4
									 6.3	  6.0	   7.6	    2.8	     3.0	       4.0
    MARY IMOGENE BASSETT HOSP-COOPERSTOWN		2.1	1.5	 116	   32	    71	      4	       1	2	 6
									 6.5	  3.9	   7.4	    2.8	     2.0      3.5     13.8
    SUNNYVIEW HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY			2.1	1.5	 113	  112	     0	      1	       0	0	 0
									14.6	 14.7		   12.0
    BELLEVUE WOMEN'S HOSPITAL-NISKAYUNA			1.7	1.2	  93	    0	    17	      0	      41       35	 0
									 2.4		   2.6		     2.4      2.2
    ST PETERS HOSPITAL-ALBANY				1.7	1.2	  91	   13	    66	      2	       3	3	 4
									 6.4	  7.3	   6.8	    1.0	     3.0      2.3      4.3
    LITTLE FALLS HOSPITAL-LITTLE FALLS			1.5	1.0	  80	   43	    19	      5	       6	6	 1
									 3.8	  4.0	   4.6	    1.2	     3.2      3.2      4.0
  TABLE 11 - 1996 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			   COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							   8
			   (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1995 POPULATION)
											   SERVICE CATEGORY
  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	       RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    34 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0	3.7	2.6	 202	   56	   105	      4	      12       10	15
									 6.6	  5.8	   7.0	    3.3	     2.5      1.7     14.5
  GENESEE (61700)				      131.7   100.0	8125	 3065	  2744	    391	     769      716      440
									 6.3	  6.5	   7.5	    4.3	     2.5      3.1     11.8
    GENESEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-BATAVIA		       50.6    38.4	3120	 1348	   671	    183	     455      442	21
									 5.6	  6.4	   9.1	    3.3	     2.3      2.2      8.3
    ST JEROME HOSPITAL-BATAVIA			       31.3    23.8	1932	 1195	   510	     30	       0	0      197
									 7.5	  6.8	   9.4	    3.0			       7.8
    STRONG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		       14.7    11.2	 910	  142	   475	     72	      64       64	93
									 7.8	  6.6	   7.5	    4.2	     2.8      7.5     17.0
    BUFFALO GENERAL HOSPITAL-BUFFALO			7.2	5.5	 447	   42	   369	      1	      12       10	13
									 6.1	  6.3	   6.2	    1.0	     2.0      2.2      9.3
    ROCHESTER GENERAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		3.1	2.3	 189	   15	   140	      2	      16       13	 3
									 4.4	  3.3	   4.4	    3.0	     3.6      3.7     16.3
    WYOMING COUNTY COMMUNITY HOSP-WARSAW		2.9	2.2	 178	   35	    42	      1	      29       28	43
									 7.5	  5.8	   7.5	    3.0	     2.4      2.4     15.7
    GENESEE HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER				2.8	2.1	 173	   20	    95	      0	      30       23	 5
									 4.6	  4.0	   4.4		     2.5      2.4     34.2
    LAKESIDE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-BROCKPORT		2.8	2.1	 171	   53	    33	      4	      43       38	 0
									 3.9	  5.9	   4.8	    2.3	     2.3      2.1
    HIGHLAND HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER				2.4	1.8	 145	   19	    80	      1	      23       21	 1
									 4.4	  4.8	   5.3	    8.0	     2.7      2.2      5.0
    CHILDRENS HOSPITAL-BUFFALO				2.2	1.6	 134	    2	     4	     83	      26       18	 1
									 7.3	  2.5	   4.0	    7.2	     3.5     13.9     20.0
    ROSWELL PARK CANCER INST-BUFFALO			2.0	1.6	 126	   58	    58	     10	       0	0	 0
									 5.4	  3.8	   7.2	    3.6
    MILLARD FILLMORE SUBURBAN HOSP-AMHERST		1.9	1.4	 115	   31	    23	      0	      31       29	 1
									 3.0	  4.2	   3.8		     2.2      2.1      1.0
    46 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0	7.9	6.0	 485	  105	   244	      4	      40       30	62
									 7.1	  8.6	   5.9	    6.0	     2.6      3.9     13.8
  GREENE (47200)				       95.1   100.0	4487	 1659	  1658	    143	     424      383      220
									 6.5	  6.2	   8.0	    3.7	     2.6      2.5     13.0
    COLUMBIA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-HUDSON		       34.1    35.9	1611	  746	   414	     27	     165      166	93
									 6.1	  5.6	   8.3	    2.6	     2.2      2.0     15.9
    ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY	       22.1    23.3	1045	  261	   507	     87	     102       78	10
									 6.9	  6.0	   8.8	    4.1	     3.2      4.1     20.5
    ST PETERS HOSPITAL-ALBANY			       18.3    19.2	 863	  237	   439	     13	      84       70	20
									 5.9	  6.4	   7.0	    2.7	     2.8      2.3      4.0
    BENEDICTINE HOSPITAL-KINGSTON			7.7	8.1	 365	  194	    70	      7	      33       31	30
									 7.2	  7.5	  11.2	    4.0	     2.3      2.1      7.5
    KINGSTON HOSPITAL-KINGSTON				2.5	2.7	 120	   37	    48	      0	      10	8	17
									 4.9	  5.2	   5.4		     2.1      2.5      5.2
    ALBANY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ALBANY			2.3	2.4	 108	   46	    60	      1	       1	0	 0
									 5.6	  4.8	   6.2	    4.0	     8.0
    MARGARETVILLE MEM HOSP-MARGARETVILLE		1.1	1.1	  51	   32	    19	      0	       0	0	 0
									 6.6	  5.3	   8.7
    62 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0	6.9	7.2	 324	  106	   101	      8	      29       30	50
									 8.1	  9.6	   6.5	    5.1	     2.5      2.1     15.6
  HAMILTON (5500)				      107.1   100.0	 589	  214	   238	     25	      46       40	26
									 5.9	  5.7	   7.1	    3.0	     3.0      2.6      9.9
  TABLE 11 - 1996 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			   COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							   9
			   (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1995 POPULATION)
											   SERVICE CATEGORY
  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	       RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    NATHAN LITTAUER HOSPITAL-GLOVERSVILLE	       29.3    27.3	 161	   80	    50	     12	       9	9	 1
									 5.2	  5.4	   6.5	    1.8	     2.2      2.6     10.0
    GLENS FALLS HOSPITAL-GLENS FALLS		       23.8    22.2	 131	   44	    58	      2	      13       12	 2
									 6.6	  6.8	   8.6	    2.0	     2.4      1.8      7.0
    ST MARYS HOSPITAL-AMSTERDAM				9.3	8.7	  51	    7	     9	      0	      13       10	12
									 4.9	  7.9	   4.0		     2.5      2.3      8.5
    ADIRONDACK MEDICAL CENTER-SARANAC LAKE		7.6	7.1	  42	   24	    12	      3	       1	1	 1
									 4.0	  4.0	   4.2	    1.7	     2.0      1.0     13.0
    AMSTERDAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-AMSTERDAM		6.5	6.1	  36	   18	    17	      1	       0	0	 0
									 5.3	  5.1	   5.6	    3.0
    ELLIS HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY				5.3	4.9	  29	    5	    23	      1	       0	0	 0
									 6.9	  5.6	   7.3	    6.0
    ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY		4.2	3.9	  23	    1	    15	      4	       2	1	 0
									 6.7	  2.0	   7.0	    7.3	     2.5     12.0
    ST LUKES MEMORIAL HOSP CTR-NEW HARTFORD		4.2	3.9	  23	    3	     7	      1	       3	4	 5
									 8.0	  3.0	  13.9	    4.0	     3.3      2.3     10.8
    ST ELIZABETH MEDICAL CTR-UTICA			2.5	2.4	  14	    5	     6	      0	       1	1	 1
									 7.3	  3.6	  10.2		     3.0      2.0     18.0
    ST PETERS HOSPITAL-ALBANY				2.2	2.0	  12	    1	    11	      0	       0	0	 0
									 3.9	  2.0	   4.1
    FAXTON HOSPITAL-UTICA				2.0	1.9	  11	    6	     5	      0	       0	0	 0
									 5.2	  5.2	   5.2
    32 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0      10.2	9.5	  56	   20	    25	      1	       4	2	 4
									 7.9	  8.4	   7.3	    3.0	     9.0      5.5     11.5
  HERKIMER (65400)				      134.7   100.0	8809	 3602	  3028	    408	     776      627      368
									 6.3	  6.1	   7.7	    3.5	     2.9      3.3     11.7
    LITTLE FALLS HOSPITAL-LITTLE FALLS		       46.5    34.6	3044	 1523	   606	    178	     381      294	62
									 6.0	  6.4	   9.1	    2.4	     3.1      3.4      8.1
    ST LUKES MEMORIAL HOSP CTR-NEW HARTFORD	       29.8    22.1	1950	  754	   547	     81	     262      219	87
									 6.2	  6.9	   8.0	    3.6	     2.6      2.7      9.9
    MARY IMOGENE BASSETT HOSP-COOPERSTOWN	       15.9    11.8	1037	  354	   426	     37	      79       74	67
									 5.1	  4.1	   6.0	    4.0	     2.0      1.9     12.5
    FAXTON HOSPITAL-UTICA			       15.6    11.6	1020	  513	   489	      8	       0	0	10
									 7.2	  6.5	   8.0	    2.6			       9.0
    ST ELIZABETH MEDICAL CTR-UTICA		       13.7    10.2	 896	  334	   399	     31	      25       20	87
									 6.5	  4.7	   7.5	    3.1	     3.4      2.7     12.0
    ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY		3.4	2.5	 223	   12	   179	     20	       7	4	 1
									 8.8	  5.8	   8.7	    5.5	     6.0     43.0      7.0
    UNIVERSITY HOSP/SUNY HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE		2.7	2.0	 177	   28	   125	     22	       0	0	 2
									 7.2	  5.8	   7.8	    5.8			       2.5
    ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE		2.0	1.5	 133	    9	   120	      3	       0	0	 1
									 6.2	  2.4	   6.0	   11.0			      46.0
    45 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0	5.0	3.7	 329	   75	   137	     28	      22       16	51
									 7.8	  7.8	   5.6	    5.3	     3.3      4.5     18.1
  JEFFERSON (114300)				      125.6   100.0    14351	 4206	  3929	   1269	    2004     1853     1090
									 5.7	  5.8	   7.2	    4.0	     2.5      2.7     12.4
    SAMARITAN MEDICAL CENTER-WATERTOWN		       89.5    71.3    10230	 2717	  2484	   1058	    1628     1533      810
									 5.6	  5.7	   7.8	    3.7	     2.4      2.6     13.4
    CARTHAGE AREA HOSPITAL-CARTHAGE		       15.7    12.5	1794	  888	   315	     80	     267      238	 6
									 4.5	  5.6	   5.5	    2.7	     2.4      2.2      2.2
  TABLE 11 - 1996 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			   COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							  10
			   (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1995 POPULATION)
											   SERVICE CATEGORY
  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	       RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    UNIVERSITY HOSP/SUNY HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE		4.2	3.4	 483	   77	   346	     50	       0	0	10
									 7.8	  7.9	   8.1	    4.9			      10.0
    ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE		3.8	3.0	 432	   16	   366	      5	      17       14	14
									 5.2	  3.5	   5.2	   17.8	     2.4      3.6      9.4
    EDWARD JOHN NOBLE HOSP-ALEXANDRIA BAY		3.1	2.5	 359	  336	    13	      1	       0	0	 9
									 7.0	  6.6	  16.8	    1.0			       6.0
    CROUSE HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE				3.1	2.4	 349	   14	   206	     58	      40       29	 2
									 7.3	 31.0	   4.7	    9.2	     6.9     11.6      3.5
    61 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0	6.2	4.9	 704	  158	   199	     17	      52       39      239
									 6.6	  4.1	   6.6	    5.5	     2.1      2.2     10.1
  LEWIS (28000)					      124.4   100.0	3483	 1295	  1076	    203	     443      341      125
									 4.7	  4.4	   5.9	    3.6	     2.3      2.4     12.6
    LEWIS COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL-LOWVILLE	       70.3    56.5	1967	  957	   369	     96	     306      229	10
									 3.6	  3.8	   5.4	    2.3	     2.2      2.1      3.6
    SAMARITAN MEDICAL CENTER-WATERTOWN		       15.1    12.1	 422	   67	   190	     34	      35       35	61
									 6.9	  5.4	   6.4	    4.3	     2.3      3.3     16.2
    CARTHAGE AREA HOSPITAL-CARTHAGE		       12.9    10.4	 361	  156	    54	     15	      76       60	 0
									 4.8	  6.6	   6.8	    3.2	     2.4      2.1
    UNIVERSITY HOSP/SUNY HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE		6.7	5.4	 188	   36	   118	     33	       0	0	 1
									 7.5	  5.9	   8.6	    5.1			      12.0
    ST ELIZABETH MEDICAL CTR-UTICA			4.1	3.3	 114	   13	    97	      1	       0	0	 3
									 4.9	  4.9	   4.7	    1.0			      14.3
    ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE		3.8	3.1	 107	    5	    97	      3	       1	1	 0
									 4.4	  3.2	   4.3	    6.7	     6.0      8.0
    CROUSE HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE				2.8	2.2	  78	    7	    42	     15	      10	4	 0
									 4.9	  5.0	   3.7	    6.5	     4.1     13.8
    ST LUKES MEMORIAL HOSP CTR-NEW HARTFORD		2.2	1.8	  61	   12	    27	      3	      11	8	 0
									 4.3	  4.8	   5.2	    5.3	     2.5      2.3
    33 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0	6.6	5.3	 185	   42	    82	      3	       4	4	50
									 7.9	  7.3	   7.7	    2.0	     3.3      2.8     10.0
  LIVINGSTON (66500)				       97.8   100.0	6503	 2058	  2423	    275	     729      687      331
									 6.0	  5.5	   7.4	    4.0	     2.7      3.3     13.4
    STRONG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		       29.4    30.1	1955	  418	   884	    167	     202      195	89
									 6.8	  5.6	   8.0	    4.4	     3.3      5.9     14.5
    N H NOYES MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-DANSVILLE	       29.1    29.8	1935	  960	   569	     66	     168      155	17
									 5.0	  4.9	   6.7	    3.5	     2.2      2.0     18.2
    HIGHLAND HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER			       12.0    12.3	 797	  211	   328	      7	     126      123	 2
									 5.5	  4.7	   8.2	    2.3	     2.5      2.6      7.0
    GENESEE HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER				5.6	5.7	 371	   46	   154	      7	      62       57	45
									 6.5	  6.4	   7.0	    2.3	     2.5      2.5     16.2
    WYOMING COUNTY COMMUNITY HOSP-WARSAW		5.2	5.4	 349	  116	    67	      8	      67       67	24
									 5.7	  6.1	   9.9	    2.6	     2.6      2.3     11.2
    ROCHESTER GENERAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		3.7	3.8	 245	   24	   150	      2	      34       31	 4
									 5.7	  4.3	   6.4	   12.0	     2.5      2.4     40.0
    ST JAMES MERCY HOSPITAL-HORNELL			3.6	3.7	 241	   70	    41	     11	      26       23	70
									 5.9	  5.5	   5.7	    3.4	     2.8      2.6      8.9
    F F THOMPSON HOSPITAL-CANANDAIGUA			2.6	2.6	 170	   78	    53	      3	      20       16	 0
									 4.6	  4.6	   6.2	    2.0	     2.5      2.4
    PARK RIDGE HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER			1.1	1.1	  71	   14	    39	      0	       0	0	18
									 6.4	  5.4	   3.8				      12.9
  TABLE 11 - 1996 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			   COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							  11
			   (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1995 POPULATION)
											   SERVICE CATEGORY
  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	       RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    ERIE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER-BUFFALO			1.0	1.0	  66	   24	    40	      0	       0	0	 2
									 7.5	  6.0	   7.3				      29.0
    45 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0	4.6	4.7	 303	   97	    98	      4	      24       20	60
									 9.0	 11.7	   7.5	    4.0	     2.6      2.6     12.2
  MADISON (71800)				       94.8   100.0	6809	 2093	  2478	    385	     876      789      188
									 5.4	  5.1	   7.2	    4.0	     2.6      2.9     10.5
    ONEIDA HEALTHCARE CTR-ONEIDA		       27.7    29.2	1990	  704	   579	    122	     301      266	18
									 4.9	  5.4	   7.5	    2.4	     2.3      2.1      3.9
    COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-HAMILTON	       19.6    20.7	1410	  620	   368	     62	     184      170	 6
									 3.8	  4.1	   5.2	    2.7	     2.3      2.1      4.8
    ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	       13.0    13.7	 930	  180	   482	     12	     117      102	37
									 6.0	  5.3	   7.4	    4.5	     2.5      2.4     12.7
    CROUSE HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE			       11.0    11.6	 788	  159	   268	     64	     142      133	22
									 6.2	  7.5	   7.0	    5.6	     3.8      6.4      4.5
    UNIVERSITY HOSP/SUNY HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE		9.4	9.9	 676	  159	   393	     91	       1	0	32
									 7.7	  6.0	   8.4	    5.3	     1.0	      14.0
    COMMUNITY-GENERAL HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE			5.4	5.7	 390	   79	   108	      1	      90       80	32
									 4.6	  4.5	   6.7	    2.0	     2.5      2.6      8.6
    ST ELIZABETH MEDICAL CTR-UTICA			2.4	2.5	 169	   43	   114	      5	       1	1	 5
									 5.4	  4.1	   5.8	    2.2	     2.0      2.0     13.0
    CORTLAND MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-CORTLAND			1.2	1.2	  84	   24	    14	     10	      16       15	 5
									 3.5	  4.3	   3.0	    3.2	     2.6      2.2      9.0
    MARY IMOGENE BASSETT HOSP-COOPERSTOWN		1.2	1.2	  84	   41	    33	      2	       1	0	 7
									 5.0	  3.5	   5.7	    2.0	     1.0	      12.6
    ST LUKES MEMORIAL HOSP CTR-NEW HARTFORD		1.1	1.2	  79	   15	    21	      6	      16       17	 4
									 6.3	  4.3	   8.1	   13.8	     2.5      3.3     21.0
    42 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0	2.9	3.1	 209	   69	    98	     10	       7	5	20
									 8.9	  6.4	  10.8	    3.6	     2.0      1.8     15.0
  MONROE (735000)				      109.8   100.0    80686	21752	 29202	   3243	   10595     9517     6377
									 6.5	  6.1	   7.6	    4.6	     2.8      3.2     15.2
    STRONG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		       29.1    26.5    21420	 4757	  6823	   2148	    3229     2879     1584
									 6.5	  4.9	   8.2	    4.8	     3.2      4.9     16.0
    ROCHESTER GENERAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER	       27.2    24.7    19963	 5274	  8492	    730	    2476     2229      762
									 5.9	  5.7	   7.0	    4.0	     2.7      2.6     16.6
    GENESEE HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER			       17.9    16.3    13120	 2913	  4970	    207	    2195     1950      885
									 6.6	  6.2	   7.8	    3.4	     2.7      2.5     19.7
    HIGHLAND HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER			       11.5    10.5	8448	 1912	  3114	     39	    1743     1617	23
									 5.1	  6.0	   7.2	    7.2	     2.6      2.5      5.8
    PARK RIDGE HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		       10.2	9.3	7519	 3277	  2954	      7	       1	0     1280
									 8.6	  6.5	   7.8	    2.1	     1.0	      15.6
    ST MARYS HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER				8.4	7.7	6210	 2325	  2137	     28	     678      613      429
									 6.8	  7.0	   8.0	   16.8	     2.4      2.2     13.4
    LAKESIDE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-BROCKPORT		2.3	2.1	1656	  740	   460	     29	     227      189	11
									 6.2	  6.4	   9.4	    2.3	     2.5      2.4      9.2
    112 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0	3.2	2.9	2350	  554	   252	     55	      46       40     1403
									10.7	 13.3	   6.1	    4.9	     2.9      3.8     11.2
  MONTGOMERY (52000)				      149.9   100.0	7797	 2998	  2601	    377	     680      611      530
									 6.6	  6.4	   8.6	    3.6	     2.5      2.8      9.7
    ST MARYS HOSPITAL-AMSTERDAM			       68.0    45.3	3534	 1326	   892	     11	     454      418      433
									 6.0	  5.6	   8.4	    4.5	     2.4      2.4     10.0
  TABLE 11 - 1996 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			   COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							  12
			   (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1995 POPULATION)
											   SERVICE CATEGORY
  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	       RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    AMSTERDAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-AMSTERDAM	       28.5    19.0	1481	  725	   533	    211	       5	0	 7
									 7.5	  6.3	  10.7	    3.1	     3.0	      15.6
    LITTLE FALLS HOSPITAL-LITTLE FALLS		       12.2	8.1	 633	  384	   151	     28	      31       27	12
									 5.9	  6.2	   6.7	    2.0	     3.1      3.6      7.4
    ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY		9.7	6.4	 502	   88	   300	     61	      29       21	 3
									 8.1	  4.7	   9.6	    6.5	     3.5     11.0     13.0
    NATHAN LITTAUER HOSPITAL-GLOVERSVILLE		5.7	3.8	 296	  108	    77	     37	      39       35	 0
									 5.2	  6.4	   7.5	    3.2	     2.0      2.3
    MARY IMOGENE BASSETT HOSP-COOPERSTOWN		5.3	3.6	 278	   87	   139	     10	      15       13	14
									 5.4	  4.0	   6.3	    2.1	     2.2      2.1     14.0
    ELLIS HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY				4.8	3.2	 250	   51	   180	      5	       6	5	 3
									 6.9	  6.6	   7.3	    1.8	     3.2      2.8      5.0
    BELLEVUE WOMEN'S HOSPITAL-NISKAYUNA			3.4	2.3	 179	    0	    31	      0	      75       73	 0
									 2.9		   3.0		     2.8      2.9
    ST PETERS HOSPITAL-ALBANY				3.4	2.3	 176	   20	   142	      3	       3	1	 7
									 7.7	 11.4	   7.7	    1.3	     4.3      1.0      3.0
    SUNNYVIEW HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY			2.6	1.7	 134	  133	     0	      1	       0	0	 0
									17.4	 17.5		   11.0
    ST CLARES HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY			2.2	1.4	 112	   27	    51	      6	      16       12	 0
									 5.8	  7.1	   7.6	    2.2	     2.4      1.8
    38 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0	4.3	2.8	 222	   49	   105	      4	       7	6	51
									 6.6	  6.3	   7.2	    5.8	     2.6      3.2      6.9
  NASSAU (1283400)				      126.1   100.0   161780	52894	 57008	   6903	   18635    17037     9303
									 6.8	  6.4	   9.0	    4.0	     3.0      3.6     11.3
    WINTHROP-UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL-MINEOLA	       18.2    14.4    23298	 5497	  8592	   1248	    4168     3650      143
									 6.0	  5.8	   9.1	    3.5	     3.1      3.3      5.6
    N SHORE UNIV HOSP-MANHASSET			       15.2    12.0    19477	 3976	  8144	   1252	    3030     2815      260
									 5.2	  4.6	   6.3	    4.3	     3.1      4.2     17.4
    NASSAU COUNTY MEDICAL CTR-EAST MEADOW	       11.0	8.8    14166	 4084	  2636	   1205	    2149     1804     2288
									 7.4	  6.9	  11.7	    4.6	     3.2      5.5     10.5
    MERCY MEDICAL CENTER-ROCKVILLE CENTRE	       10.5	8.3    13450	 4571	  3673	    672	    1917     1719      898
									 7.1	  6.9	  10.5	    3.3	     3.0      3.7     11.6
    SOUTH NASSAU COMMUNITY HOSP-OCEANSIDE		9.5	7.5    12135	 4757	  4575	    269	    1084      974      476
									 8.7	  7.5	  12.2	    3.2	     2.8      2.9     15.6
    N SHORE UNIV HOSP AT PLAINVIEW-PLAINVIEW		7.9	6.2    10075	 3724	  2659	     66	    1435     1336      855
									 5.8	  5.3	   8.5	    2.0	     2.7      2.6      9.9
    NORTH SHORE UNIVERSITY HOSP-GLEN COVE		6.2	4.9	7896	 3891	  2405	    173	     579      526      322
									 7.1	  6.7	   8.9	    3.0	     2.7      2.5     15.3
    ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL-ROSLYN				5.5	4.3	7005	 1660	  5238	     93	       3	0	11
									 7.9	  5.3	   8.9	    3.6	     3.3	      11.3
    MID-ISLAND HOSPITAL-BETHPAGE			5.1	4.0	6509	 2517	  1592	     64	    1115     1004      217
									 5.4	  5.7	   8.9	    2.7	     2.7      2.5      4.5
    LONG BEACH MEDICAL CENTER-LONG BEACH		4.0	3.2	5114	 3526	  1200	     14	      10	0      364
									10.2	  8.6	  13.3	    2.4	     2.4	      16.9
    LONG ISLAND JEWISH MED CTR-NEW HYDE PARK		3.7	2.9	4759	 1115	  2094	      0	    1146	0      404
									 5.1	  4.4	   5.3		     2.5	      13.7
    HEMPSTEAD GENERAL HOSPITAL-HEMPSTEAD		3.2	2.5	4111	 1841	   719	      2	       9	0     1540
									10.1	  8.8	  16.9	    2.0	     2.4	       8.6
    N SHORE UNIV HOSP AT SYOSSET-SYOSSET		3.0	2.4	3890	 1897	  1277	     22	     268      242      184
									 6.0	  5.0	   8.1	    2.2	     2.7      2.5     11.4
    FRANKLIN HOSPITAL MED CTR-VALLEY STREAM		2.7	2.1	3435	 1831	   944	     59	     207      169      225
									 8.7	  6.7	  13.8	    2.5	     2.7      2.5     15.4
  TABLE 11 - 1996 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			   COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							  13
			   (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1995 POPULATION)
											   SERVICE CATEGORY
  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	       RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    MASSAPEQUA GENERAL HOSPITAL-SEAFORD			2.5	2.0	3181	 1877	  1263	     18	       8	0	15
									 6.2	  4.6	   8.7	    2.6	     1.6	       6.8
    L I JEWISH/SCHNEIDER DIV-NEW HYDE PARK		2.2	1.8	2847	  133	    74	   1072	       0     1519	49
									 3.3	  3.6	   2.9	    3.5		      2.9     13.6
    MOUNT SINAI HOSPITAL-NEW YORK			1.8	1.4	2297	  557	  1283	     61	     200      176	20
									 7.9	  5.4	  10.1	    4.8	     2.8      4.9     18.3
    BRUNSWICK HOSPITAL CENTER-AMITYVILLE		1.4	1.1	1742	 1002	   711	     17	       4	0	 8
									 8.9	  6.6	  12.1	    7.1	     3.0	       9.5
    165 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0     12.8    10.1    16393	 4438	  7929	    596	    1303     1103     1024
									 6.9	  7.4	   7.2	    6.4	     3.0      3.8     11.9
  NIAGARA (225400)				      142.1   100.0    32023	11214	 10915	   1366	    2908     2504     3116
									 6.5	  6.1	   8.3	    4.2	     2.5      2.9      9.4
    NIAGARA FALLS MEM MED CTR-NIAGARA FALLS	       35.8    25.2	8069	 2309	  1700	    158	     760      655     2487
									 7.7	  6.8	  12.2	    2.4	     2.3      2.4      9.0
    MOUNT ST MARYS HOSPITAL-LEWISTON		       24.4    17.2	5503	 2575	  1951	     99	     394      302      182
									 6.9	  6.2	   8.9	    2.1	     2.7      2.6     13.3
    LOCKPORT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-LOCKPORT		       21.1    14.9	4758	 2185	  1361	    218	     450      389      155
									 5.8	  5.7	   8.0	    2.6	     2.5      2.3     10.4
    BUFFALO GENERAL HOSPITAL-BUFFALO		       11.2	7.9	2520	  302	  1928	      3	     102       92	93
									 6.5	  6.0	   6.6	    4.0	     2.5      2.3     14.9
    INTER-COMMUNITY MEM HOSP-NEWFANE		       10.6	7.5	2399	 1253	   719	    127	     158      131	11
									 5.3	  5.3	   6.9	    2.8	     2.7      2.5      7.4
    DEGRAFF MEMORIAL HOSP-NORTH TONAWANDA		9.3	6.6	2107	 1198	   894	      8	       2	0	 5
									 7.9	  7.4	   8.7	    1.5	     2.5	       1.2
    MILLARD FILLMORE SUBURBAN HOSP-AMHERST		6.4	4.5	1432	  141	   315	      5	     498      471	 2
									 2.9	  3.8	   4.1	    2.0	     2.5      2.3      3.0
    CHILDRENS HOSPITAL-BUFFALO				5.9	4.1	1327	   35	    66	    659	     309      254	 4
									 5.2	  3.4	   4.1	    5.6	     3.2      7.2      1.8
    ROSWELL PARK CANCER INST-BUFFALO			3.2	2.3	 731	  331	   326	     73	       0	0	 1
									 7.0	  4.2	  10.4	    4.9			       7.0
    SISTERS OF CHARITY HOSPITAL-BUFFALO			3.2	2.2	 712	   62	   292	      1	     182      163	12
									 3.9	  4.2	   5.3	    1.0	     2.5      3.2      2.3
    ERIE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER-BUFFALO			2.9	2.0	 654	  155	   418	      1	       1	0	79
									 8.5	 10.3	   7.7	    2.0	     2.0	       8.9
    MILLARD FILLMORE HOSPITAL-BUFFALO			2.6	1.8	 589	  138	   444	      4	       1	0	 2
									 6.3	  3.3	   7.3	    2.5	     4.0	       9.0
    KENMORE MERCY HOSPITAL-KENMORE			2.4	1.7	 541	  264	   277	      0	       0	0	 0
									 5.8	  6.3	   5.4
    MEDINA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-MEDINA			1.6	1.1	 363	  188	    95	      5	      37       36	 2
									 4.6	  4.6	   6.7	    2.6	     2.3      2.0      3.5
    56 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0	1.4	1.0	 318	   78	   129	      5	      14       11	81
									 6.5	  6.5	   5.5	   14.8	     2.9      2.4      8.7
  ONEIDA (256600)				      129.4   100.0    33199	11413	 12697	   1560	    3160     2659     1710
									 6.2	  5.7	   7.6	    4.3	     2.7      3.2     11.0
    ST LUKES MEMORIAL HOSP CTR-NEW HARTFORD	       39.7    30.6    10175	 2680	  3002	    451	    1816     1529      697
									 5.9	  6.5	   8.1	    3.9	     2.6      2.9     10.8
    ST ELIZABETH MEDICAL CTR-UTICA		       24.3    18.8	6225	 2430	  2531	    241	     212      180      631
									 6.3	  4.8	   7.2	    3.3	     2.8      2.6     11.4
    ROME MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ROME			       22.5    17.4	5782	 2420	  1890	    324	     603      511	34
									 4.8	  4.6	   6.8	    2.4	     2.3      2.1      5.5
  TABLE 11 - 1996 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			   COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							  14
			   (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1995 POPULATION)
											   SERVICE CATEGORY
  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	       RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    FAXTON HOSPITAL-UTICA			       16.9    13.0	4331	 2520	  1765	     10	       5	0	31
									 7.5	  6.9	   8.4	    2.1	     2.6	       6.1
    UNIVERSITY HOSP/SUNY HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE		5.9	4.6	1522	  315	   956	    236	       1	0	14
									 8.4	  7.0	   9.2	    7.0	     3.0	       9.4
    ONEIDA HEALTHCARE CTR-ONEIDA			5.8	4.5	1494	  459	   438	     98	     258      235	 6
									 4.2	  4.7	   6.1	    2.7	     2.3      2.2      4.5
    CROUSE HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE				3.5	2.7	 906	   84	   366	    144	     129       93	90
									 7.5	  9.0	   5.8	    7.4	     5.1     18.6      4.9
    ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE		3.3	2.5	 834	   61	   727	     12	      16       14	 4
									 5.9	  5.0	   6.0	    7.2	     2.7      7.9     13.5
    ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY		1.9	1.5	 485	   43	   430	      9	       2	1	 0
									 9.2	  5.0	   9.7	    6.6	     2.0      2.0
    COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-HAMILTON		1.4	1.1	 372	  127	   139	      9	      54       43	 0
									 3.7	  4.2	   4.3	    2.3	     2.5      2.2
    76 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0	4.2	3.2	1073	  274	   453	     26	      64       53      203
									 8.1	  6.1	   7.6	   10.7	     2.7      2.3     14.7
  ONONDAGA (480600)				      106.8   100.0    51344	14510	 18188	   2309	    7280     6326     2731
									 6.2	  6.3	   8.1	    4.2	     2.9      3.6     10.4
    CROUSE HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE			       35.4    33.1    16995	 3594	  4910	    894	    3540     3165      892
									 5.7	  6.6	   7.9	    3.8	     3.0      4.5      5.8
    ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	       32.0    29.9    15367	 3963	  6177	    443	    2224     1925      635
									 6.0	  5.8	   7.7	    4.1	     2.8      2.9     13.7
    COMMUNITY-GENERAL HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE		       22.2    20.7    10648	 4016	  3548	     41	    1387     1155      501
									 6.4	  6.7	   8.2	    1.8	     2.5      2.5     11.2
    UNIVERSITY HOSP/SUNY HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	       14.2    13.3	6805	 2459	  3060	    871	      35	0      380
									 7.4	  5.9	   9.0	    4.6	     2.7	      12.0
    AUBURN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-AUBURN			1.2	1.1	 558	  233	   220	     14	      37       31	23
									 6.7	  5.8	   9.3	    2.2	     3.1      2.5      4.6
    97 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0	2.0	1.9	 971	  245	   273	     46	      57       50      300
									 8.9	  5.4	   9.2	    7.3	     3.1      2.4     13.9
  ONTARIO (98400)				      108.5   100.0    10674	 3346	  3971	    363	    1159     1098      737
									 5.7	  5.5	   6.9	    5.0	     2.6      2.8      9.9
    F F THOMPSON HOSPITAL-CANANDAIGUA		       39.1    36.0	3843	 1526	  1223	    129	     476      444	45
									 5.2	  5.3	   7.0	    3.7	     2.5      2.4      9.4
    GENEVA GENERAL HOSPITAL-GENEVA		       21.7    20.0	2136	  762	   716	     51	     252      254      101
									 6.0	  6.2	   8.6	    3.4	     2.5      2.2      4.7
    CLIFTON SPRINGS HOSP-CLIFTON SPRINGS	       13.9    12.8	1363	  550	   475	      2	       1	0      335
									 6.4	  4.4	   6.1	    2.0	     4.0	      10.1
    STRONG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		       12.1    11.1	1186	  197	   539	    151	     132      123	44
									 6.3	  4.5	   7.2	    6.0	     3.5      6.1     13.0
    ROCHESTER GENERAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		8.6	7.9	 847	   56	   559	      2	     116      110	 4
									 4.7	  3.7	   5.5	    2.0	     2.8      3.0     10.3
    GENESEE HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER				3.9	3.6	 382	   49	   173	      7	      65       63	25
									 5.0	  5.2	   5.9	    6.1	     2.6      2.3     11.5
    HIGHLAND HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER				2.7	2.5	 264	   47	   111	      1	      57       48	 0
									 4.1	  4.8	   5.5	    9.0	     2.5      2.2
    NEWARK-WAYNE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL-NEWARK		1.9	1.8	 191	   38	    43	      9	      33       35	33
									 6.1	  4.8	   6.2	    6.9	     2.0      1.6     16.0
    56 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0	4.7	4.3	 462	  121	   132	     11	      27       21      150
									 8.9	 11.4	   6.7	   11.4	     2.4      2.3     10.8
  TABLE 11 - 1996 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			   COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							  15
			   (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1995 POPULATION)
											   SERVICE CATEGORY
  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	       RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  ORANGE (334400)				      113.7   100.0    38033	13306	 11077	   2330	    4577     3905     2838
									 6.4	  6.3	   8.6	    4.5	     2.7      2.9     10.8
    HORTON MEDICAL CENTER-MIDDLETOWN		       26.5    23.3	8853	 3543	  2284	    275	    1405     1242      104
									 5.3	  6.0	   7.6	    2.8	     2.5      2.4      4.6
    ST LUKES HOSPITAL-NEWBURGH			       21.0    18.4	7006	 2762	  1485	    661	    1101      952	45
									 5.1	  5.5	   8.7	    3.0	     2.5      2.5      3.8
    ARDEN HILL HOSPITAL-GOSHEN			       19.8    17.4	6618	 2545	  1617	    357	     730      589      780
									 7.2	  6.2	  10.5	    2.6	     2.5      2.4     13.7
    CORNWALL HOSPITAL-CORNWALL			       10.0	8.8	3355	 1721	   994	     17	       2	0      621
									 7.7	  6.3	   9.1	    2.4	     3.5	       9.4
    WESTCHESTER COUNTY MED CTR-VALHALLA			8.7	7.7	2920	  362	  1542	    503	     285      197	31
									 8.4	  6.2	   9.3	    8.1	     5.2      9.3     16.3
    MERCY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL-PORT JERVIS		7.0	6.2	2344	  911	   424	    130	     175      150      554
									 6.5	  5.5	   9.5	    3.4	     2.3      2.4      9.0
    GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL-SUFFERN			3.2	2.8	1060	  216	   298	     26	     237      215	68
									 4.9	  5.4	   6.2	   12.7	     2.5      2.4     11.7
    ST ANTHONY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL-WARWICK		2.6	2.3	 860	  340	   287	     24	     116       87	 6
									 6.1	  4.7	  10.5	    2.8	     2.6      2.5      4.3
    PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL-NEW YORK			2.1	1.9	 708	   61	   511	     92	      20       21	 3
									 7.2	  6.6	   7.9	    4.4	     4.8      6.4     14.0
    VASSAR BROTHERS HOSPITAL-POUGHKEEPSIE		1.3	1.1	 436	   55	    94	     41	     127      119	 0
									 5.1	  5.9	   7.0	    9.6	     3.0      4.0
    127 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0     11.6    10.2	3873	  790	  1541	    204	     379      333      626
									 8.0	 12.6	   6.9	    5.0	     2.8      3.4     11.3
  ORLEANS (45100)				      117.5   100.0	5300	 1939	  1793	    250	     557      501      260
									 5.7	  5.3	   7.4	    3.8	     2.5      3.3     10.8
    MEDINA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-MEDINA		       45.6    38.8	2055	 1016	   526	     62	     225      197	29
									 4.9	  5.0	   7.3	    2.6	     2.3      2.3      4.6
    LAKESIDE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-BROCKPORT	       26.6    22.7	1201	  512	   306	     27	     180      169	 7
									 5.5	  5.7	   9.3	    3.0	     2.3      2.2      5.1
    STRONG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER			9.5	8.1	 427	   64	   198	     90	      26       18	31
									 7.1	  3.7	   8.5	    3.8	     3.7     17.9     11.0
    ROCHESTER GENERAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		5.5	4.7	 250	   22	   176	      7	      24       20	 1
									 5.6	  7.8	   6.2	    2.0	     3.1      3.1      1.0
    PARK RIDGE HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER			4.5	3.8	 204	   66	    74	      0	       1	0	63
									11.0	  7.4	   7.3		    17.0	      19.1
    BUFFALO GENERAL HOSPITAL-BUFFALO			3.4	2.9	 155	   24	   123	      0	       0	0	 8
									 6.9	  6.8	   7.0				       6.8
    ERIE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER-BUFFALO			3.4	2.9	 155	   70	    79	      0	       0	0	 6
									 8.3	  7.4	   8.8				      12.8
    LOCKPORT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-LOCKPORT			2.5	2.1	 111	   14	    33	      3	      31       28	 2
									 3.3	  2.3	   4.4	    1.7	     2.6      2.3     21.0
    GENESEE HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER				2.1	1.8	  94	   14	    46	      1	      15       15	 3
									 4.7	  4.4	   5.9	    2.0	     2.7      2.6     10.3
    ST JEROME HOSPITAL-BATAVIA				1.7	1.4	  75	   14	    13	      0	       0	0	48
									 7.2	  5.2	   9.0				       7.4
    GENESEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-BATAVIA			1.6	1.4	  72	   18	    29	      5	      10       10	 0
									 4.3	  4.8	   5.1	    3.8	     2.7      2.4
    ST MARYS HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER				1.6	1.4	  72	    8	    27	      0	      16       15	 6
									 5.1	  7.1	   5.4		     2.8      2.7     13.3
    CHILDRENS HOSPITAL-BUFFALO				1.4	1.2	  65	    0	     4	     50	       5	6	 0
									 8.0		   1.5	    5.7	     4.4     33.8
  TABLE 11 - 1996 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			   COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							  16
			   (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1995 POPULATION)
											   SERVICE CATEGORY
  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	       RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    MILLARD FILLMORE HOSPITAL-BUFFALO			1.4	1.2	  65	   11	    54	      0	       0	0	 0
									 5.1	  4.8	   5.1
    ROSWELL PARK CANCER INST-BUFFALO			1.3	1.1	  60	   23	    35	      2	       0	0	 0
									 8.1	  3.7	  11.1	    5.0
    HIGHLAND HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER				1.2	1.0	  54	    5	    21	      0	      14       14	 0
									 3.4	  4.4	   4.0		     2.9      2.6
    31 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0	4.1	3.5	 185	   58	    49	      3	      10	9	56
									 5.7	  4.9	   4.9	    9.3	     2.9      2.4      8.2
  OSWEGO (125300)				      115.1   100.0    14420	 4520	  4608	   1094	    1663     1484     1051
									 6.0	  6.0	   7.7	    4.6	     2.6      3.0      8.9
    OSWEGO HOSPITAL-OSWEGO			       41.6    36.1	5208	 1521	   876	    491	     835      745      740
									 5.5	  6.5	   8.3	    3.5	     2.4      2.3      8.4
    ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	       18.8    16.3	2356	  489	  1233	     60	     283      249	42
									 5.4	  4.6	   6.5	    5.4	     2.9      3.1     13.0
    A L LEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-FULTON		       17.0    14.8	2132	 1505	   583	     31	       0	0	13
									 7.1	  5.9	  10.1	    3.1			      11.7
    CROUSE HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE			       16.6    14.4	2083	  326	   739	    229	     380      345	64
									 5.4	  5.8	   6.3	    6.7	     3.0      4.5      6.6
    UNIVERSITY HOSP/SUNY HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	       11.5    10.0	1436	  371	   813	    211	       2	0	39
									 7.2	  5.9	   8.1	    5.1	     2.0	      10.4
    COMMUNITY-GENERAL HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE			3.7	3.2	 468	  100	   140	      0	     105       90	33
									 4.7	  5.5	   6.1		     2.6      2.7      8.5
    SAMARITAN MEDICAL CENTER-WATERTOWN			3.7	3.2	 463	  136	   120	     56	      44       43	64
									 6.4	  5.8	   7.6	    3.2	     2.6      3.0     13.1
    65 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0	2.2	1.9	 274	   72	   104	     16	      14       12	56
									 9.4	 11.5	  10.3	    7.3	     2.1      2.1      9.0
  OTSEGO (61700)				      119.3   100.0	7359	 2956	  2471	    330	     604      534      464
									 5.3	  4.3	   6.9	    3.3	     2.4      2.5     11.7
    MARY IMOGENE BASSETT HOSP-COOPERSTOWN	       56.9    47.7	3511	 1379	  1161	    135	     312      286      238
									 4.6	  3.7	   5.8	    3.1	     2.0      1.9     11.2
    A O FOX MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ONEONTA		       41.9    35.1	2583	 1178	   760	    110	     197      175      163
									 5.7	  4.5	   7.9	    2.7	     2.6      2.6     12.6
    THE HOSPITAL-SIDNEY					6.2	5.2	 380	  210	    89	     28	      27       25	 1
									 4.7	  4.5	   7.1	    1.9	     2.2      2.1     37.0
    ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY		3.4	2.8	 208	   29	   114	     24	      28       13	 0
									 8.5	  6.3	  10.0	    4.5	     5.3     14.4
    WILSON HOSPITAL (UHS)-JOHNSON CITY			2.8	2.3	 172	   15	   145	      3	       4	4	 1
									 6.4	  4.1	   6.6	   20.3	     2.5      2.3      6.0
    66 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0	8.2	6.9	 505	  145	   202	     30	      36       31	61
									 7.2	  8.4	   7.2	    4.8	     2.3      2.2     10.9
  PUTNAM (88000)				      110.9   100.0	9758	 2786	  3343	    392	    1442     1219      576
									 5.9	  5.5	   7.6	    3.4	     2.7      3.4     12.5
    PUTNAM HOSPITAL CENTER-CARMEL		       48.5    43.7	4265	 1478	  1423	    122	     499      385      358
									 5.8	  5.3	   7.4	    2.0	     2.4      2.2     11.3
    HUDSON VALLEY HOSPITAL CENTER-PEEKSKILL	       14.4    13.0	1266	  449	   347	     20	     247      200	 3
									 4.9	  5.1	   8.1	    2.2	     2.3      2.1      7.3
    NORTHERN WESTCHESTER HOSP-MOUNT KISKO	       12.7    11.4	1114	  213	   257	     45	     289      268	42
									 5.5	  5.0	   9.6	    3.8	     2.8      3.4     17.6
    MOUNT SINAI HOSPITAL-NEW YORK		       12.0    10.8	1057	  177	   409	     58	     213      193	 7
									 4.8	  4.5	   6.8	    4.7	     2.7      2.9     15.4
  TABLE 11 - 1996 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			   COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							  17
			   (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1995 POPULATION)
											   SERVICE CATEGORY
  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	       RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    WESTCHESTER COUNTY MED CTR-VALHALLA			7.2	6.5	 635	  111	   363	     69	      34       20	38
									 8.3	  6.0	   8.6	    4.0	     6.0     25.3     13.3
    WHITE PLAINS HOSPITAL CTR-WHITE PLAINS		1.4	1.2	 119	   24	    22	      4	      34       34	 1
									 4.6	  4.3	   5.0	    2.5	     3.1      6.3      1.0
    VASSAR BROTHERS HOSPITAL-POUGHKEEPSIE		1.3	1.2	 115	   39	    35	      8	      17       16	 0
									 5.0	  5.5	   6.7	    3.6	     3.6      2.3
    HOSPITAL FOR JOINT DISEASES-NEW YORK		1.1	1.0	  98	   26	    61	      9	       0	0	 2
									 6.2	 10.3	   4.9	    3.9			       2.5
    91 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0      12.4    11.2	1089	  269	   426	     57	     109      103      125
									 7.5	  8.3	   7.0	    4.7	     2.8      5.7     14.0
  RENSSELAER (158200)				      114.2   100.0    18072	 6239	  5929	    766	    2046     1792     1300
									 6.2	  5.6	   8.4	    4.0	     2.5      3.3      9.6
    SAMARITAN HOSPITAL-TROY			       38.0    33.3	6014	 1955	  1483	    127	     861      743      845
									 6.2	  5.3	   9.9	    3.0	     2.4      2.2     10.1
    ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY	       22.0    19.3	3481	  592	  1360	    437	     562      492	38
									 5.8	  5.1	   8.1	    4.7	     2.6      4.8     12.4
    SETON HLTH SYSTEM/ST MARYS CAMPUS-TROY	       19.2    16.8	3043	 1775	  1168	     92	       0	0	 8

									 6.4	  5.0	   8.7	    3.2			       7.5
    ST PETERS HOSPITAL-ALBANY			       14.8    13.0	2341	  488	   954	     69	     382      341      107
									 5.2	  6.7	   6.3	    2.4	     2.7      4.0      3.6
    ALBANY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ALBANY			8.8	7.7	1400	  784	   593	     10	       1	0	12
									 6.0	  4.9	   7.5	    2.6	     2.0	       8.3
    SETON HLTH SYSTEM/LEONARD CAMPUS-TROY		3.7	3.2	 581	  230	   118	      5	       0	0      228
									10.6	  8.5	  16.0	    2.0			      10.0
    BELLEVUE WOMEN'S HOSPITAL-NISKAYUNA			2.4	2.1	 377	    1	    36	      0	     175      165	 0
									 2.9	  2.0	   3.4		     2.7      3.0
    MARY MCCLELLAN HOSPITAL-CAMBRIDGE			1.8	1.6	 286	  162	    47	      9	      38       29	 1
									 4.8	  5.5	   6.4	    2.0	     2.8      2.4      1.0
    52 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0	3.5	3.0	 549	  252	   170	     17	      27       22	61
									 9.6	 12.3	   7.8	    7.7	     2.1      1.9     10.4
  ROCKLAND (271300)				       89.4   100.0    24258	 7978	  7031	   1296	    3165     2798     1990
									 7.6	  8.5	   8.3	    4.7	     2.8      3.1     17.0
    NYACK HOSPITAL-NYACK			       42.3    47.3    11470	 3924	  3159	    716	    1855     1643      173
									 5.2	  5.2	   8.0	    2.7	     2.6      2.8     15.0
    GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL-SUFFERN		       21.3    23.8	5769	 2138	  1651	     84	     740      712      444
									 6.5	  5.5	   9.3	    3.9	     2.5      2.6     13.6
    SUMMIT PARK HOSPITAL-POMONA				5.2	5.8	1414	  462	     8	      0	       0	0      944
									24.1	 38.4	  62.5				      16.8
    WESTCHESTER COUNTY MED CTR-VALHALLA			3.9	4.4	1070	  163	   450	    206	     139       95	17
									 8.9	  5.6	  11.0	    7.4	     5.1     12.4     12.4
    PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL-NEW YORK			3.9	4.4	1062	  186	   580	    147	      81       60	 8
									 6.7	  5.6	   7.6	    6.4	     3.4      5.2     10.9
    HELEN HAYES HOSPITAL-WEST HAVERSTRAW		2.4	2.7	 646	  620	    21	      5	       0	0	 0
									21.5	 21.5	  25.0	   11.8
    NY UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER-NEW YORK		1.1	1.2	 293	   52	   175	     16	      27       22	 1
									 5.5	  4.2	   7.0	    2.0	     2.7      2.5     18.0
    LENOX HILL HOSPITAL-NEW YORK			0.9	1.0	 251	   21	   123	      4	      52       43	 8
									 5.1	  5.4	   4.3	    1.3	     4.2      4.2     27.9
    NEW YORK HOSPITAL-NEW YORK				0.9	1.0	 250	   18	   142	     14	      37       37	 2
									 5.4	  3.8	   6.1	    8.7	     4.4      2.8     16.0
  TABLE 11 - 1996 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			   COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							  18
			   (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1995 POPULATION)
											   SERVICE CATEGORY
  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	       RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    98 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0	7.5	8.4	2033	  394	   722	    104	     234      186      393
									 8.7	  5.2	   6.3	   11.5	     2.8      2.8     22.1
  ST. LAWRENCE (113500)				      131.2   100.0    14891	 6648	  4101	    697	    1454     1144      847
									 5.1	  4.6	   6.5	    3.2	     2.7      2.7     11.0
    HEPBURN MEDICAL CTR-OGDENSBURG		       42.2    32.2	4794	 1924	  1286	    168	     515      410      491
									 5.6	  5.1	   7.0	    2.2	     2.3      2.2     11.6
    CANTON-POTSDAM HOSPITAL-POTSDAM		       27.9    21.3	3165	 1419	   759	    104	     362      282      239
									 5.0	  4.4	   7.1	    2.5	     2.7      2.3      9.8
    MASSENA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-MASSENA		       25.4    19.4	2887	 1563	   576	    178	     305      240	25
									 4.2	  4.2	   6.0	    2.1	     2.9      2.7      5.2
    E J NOBLE HOSPITAL-GOUVERNEUR			9.9	7.5	1118	  779	   165	     52	      63       50	 9
									 4.4	  4.8	   5.4	    2.2	     2.1      1.8      1.2
    CLIFTON-FINE HOSPITAL-STAR LAKE			5.7	4.3	 644	  580	    29	     23	       0	0	12
									 3.6	  3.4	  10.0	    2.1			       2.4
    SAMARITAN MEDICAL CENTER-WATERTOWN			4.8	3.6	 540	   74	   248	     49	      76       61	32
									 5.3	  4.8	   5.9	    7.5	     2.6      2.6     10.4
    UNIVERSITY HOSP/SUNY HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE		3.8	2.9	 432	   70	   328	     32	       0	0	 2
									 7.4	  6.2	   8.0	    3.5			       6.5
    CROUSE HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE				2.8	2.1	 317	   14	   189	     47	      40       27	 0
									 5.8	  3.0	   3.6	    8.3	     8.9     14.5
    ALICE HYDE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-MALONE			2.2	1.7	 249	   60	    96	     12	      40       39	 2
									 3.2	  3.7	   3.7	    1.5	     2.6      2.3      4.0
    ADIRONDACK MEDICAL CENTER-SARANAC LAKE		1.8	1.4	 205	   43	   111	     11	      23       16	 1
									 4.1	  4.8	   4.5	    2.1	     2.7      2.6      7.0
    ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE		1.6	1.2	 184	   17	   153	     10	       0	0	 4
									 6.1	  5.9	   5.7	    6.9			      21.0
    56 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0	3.1	2.4	 356	  105	   161	     11	      30       19	30
									 8.1	  6.2	   7.6	    5.0	     3.4      9.1     22.5
  SARATOGA (196800)				       96.3   100.0    18959	 5869	  6342	    875	    2605     2371      897
									 5.6	  5.8	   7.3	    3.8	     2.7      2.9      8.9
    SARATOGA HOSPITAL-SARATOGA SPRINGS		       32.8    34.0	6447	 2478	  1781	    308	     752      652      476
									 5.7	  5.2	   8.7	    2.6	     2.6      2.2      9.4
    GLENS FALLS HOSPITAL-GLENS FALLS		       11.0    11.4	2159	  610	   698	     80	     374      352	45
									 5.2	  6.0	   7.2	    3.3	     2.8      2.4     10.2
    ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY		9.7    10.1	1913	  293	   807	    273	     277      251	12
									 6.2	  5.2	   7.7	    5.8	     2.9      6.1     17.1
    ELLIS HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY				8.8	9.1	1726	  613	   846	     67	      81       75	44
									 5.5	  5.1	   6.4	    2.9	     2.3      2.2      9.3
    BELLEVUE WOMEN'S HOSPITAL-NISKAYUNA			8.3	8.6	1626	    5	   180	      8	     737      696	 0
									 2.8	  3.6	   3.1	    2.4	     2.7      2.7
    ST PETERS HOSPITAL-ALBANY				6.7	7.0	1319	  200	   667	     43	     174      154	81
									 5.2	  6.8	   5.7	    3.4	     3.9      3.6      3.6
    SETON HLTH SYSTEM/ST MARYS CAMPUS-TROY		5.9	6.1	1164	  633	   503	     23	       0	0	 5
									 6.3	  5.0	   8.2	    3.7			       5.2
    ST CLARES HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY			3.0	3.1	 592	  144	   269	     23	      82       73	 1
									 4.0	  5.5	   4.4	    1.8	     2.4      2.2      2.0
    SAMARITAN HOSPITAL-TROY				2.9	3.0	 575	  180	   136	     10	      94       84	71
									 4.2	  4.6	   5.9	    2.5	     2.3      2.2      4.8
    ALBANY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ALBANY			1.6	1.6	 308	  128	   172	      7	       0	0	 1
									 4.9	  4.4	   5.5	    1.4			       8.0
  TABLE 11 - 1996 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			   COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							  19
			   (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1995 POPULATION)
											   SERVICE CATEGORY
  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	       RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    SETON HLTH SYSTEM/LEONARD CAMPUS-TROY		1.2	1.2	 233	   97	    62	      4	       0	0	70
									15.3	 15.0	  22.7	    5.3			       9.8
    COLUMBIA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-HUDSON			1.1	1.2	 219	  106	    56	     11	      17       18	11
									 6.0	  4.8	   8.6	    6.2	     2.3      2.2     15.5
    71 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0	3.4	3.6	 678	  382	   165	     18	      17       16	80
									 9.5	 11.3	   6.4	    3.4	     2.4      2.1     11.7
  SCHENECTADY (149800)				      134.8   100.0    20195	 7054	  6622	    890	    2132     1910     1587
									 6.6	  6.7	   8.0	    3.4	     2.8      3.3     11.1
    ELLIS HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY			       53.1    39.4	7957	 3254	  2970	    259	     356      293      825
									 7.3	  6.2	   8.3	    2.5	     2.5      2.3     14.0
    ST CLARES HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY		       40.9    30.3	6127	 2606	  2141	    254	     568      509	49
									 6.2	  5.9	   8.9	    2.8	     2.6      2.4     13.7
    BELLEVUE WOMEN'S HOSPITAL-NISKAYUNA		       11.9	8.8	1784	   12	   240	     12	     786      734	 0
									 2.7	  2.6	   3.0	    2.3	     2.7      2.6
    ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY	       10.2	7.6	1533	  219	   608	    286	     212      185	23
									 6.0	  4.6	   7.0	    4.2	     3.6      8.4     14.1
    ST PETERS HOSPITAL-ALBANY				7.6	5.7	1145	  180	   401	     51	     178      158      177
									 5.1	  5.6	   6.7	    4.6	     3.1      4.8      3.6
    SUNNYVIEW HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY			3.8	2.8	 568	  564	     1	      3	       0	0	 0
									15.0	 15.0	  26.0	   18.3
    ALBANY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ALBANY			1.4	1.0	 205	   92	   110	      1	       2	0	 0
									 5.3	  3.6	   6.9	    4.0	     3.0
    70 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0	5.8	4.3	 876	  127	   151	     24	      30       31      513
									 7.6	  7.6	   6.7	    4.0	     3.2      3.3      8.6
  SCHOHARIE (33800)				       94.7   100.0	3201	 1146	  1100	    105	     371      333      146
									 5.2	  4.9	   6.8	    3.2	     2.4      2.6     10.1
    MARY IMOGENE BASSETT HOSP-COOPERSTOWN	       33.5    35.4	1132	  266	   439	     51	     156      144	76
									 4.9	  4.2	   6.5	    2.8	     2.0      1.8     11.3
    BASSETT HOSP OF SCHOHARIE CO-COBLESKILL	       18.4    19.5	 623	  494	   125	      0	       1	0	 3
									 4.6	  4.4	   5.1		     2.0	       1.7
    ELLIS HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY			       10.1    10.7	 343	  130	   142	     10	      24       22	15
									 5.8	  5.0	   7.3	    1.9	     2.2      2.0     12.7
    ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY		8.4	8.8	 283	   47	   126	     28	      47       35	 0
									 6.8	  4.7	   9.8	    4.1	     3.0      6.2
    ST PETERS HOSPITAL-ALBANY				4.9	5.2	 166	   39	    96	      4	      10	9	 8
									 5.9	  5.6	   6.9	    1.5	     2.9      3.0      3.9
    BELLEVUE WOMEN'S HOSPITAL-NISKAYUNA			4.6	4.9	 156	    0	    18	      0	      70       68	 0
									 2.6		   3.4		     2.7      2.3
    A O FOX MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ONEONTA			4.6	4.8	 154	   47	    45	      2	      25       25	10
									 4.5	  3.7	   5.2	    1.0	     2.7      3.7     12.0
    ST CLARES HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY			3.2	3.4	 109	   26	    47	      2	      18       16	 0
									 4.4	  5.8	   5.0	    4.0	     2.7      2.4
    ST MARYS HOSPITAL-AMSTERDAM				2.2	2.3	  73	   11	     8	      0	      16       12	26
									 5.0	  5.2	   6.6		     1.9      2.5      7.6
    SUNNYVIEW HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY			1.1	1.1	  36	   35	     0	      1	       0	0	 0
									18.3	 18.3		   17.0
    31 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0	3.7	3.9	 126	   51	    54	      7	       4	2	 8
									 6.3	  4.2	   8.5	    3.3	     2.5      3.0     10.1
  SCHUYLER (19700)				      104.6   100.0	2061	  774	   635	    143	     220      167      122
									 5.1	  5.0	   6.2	    3.5	     2.7      2.1     10.4
  TABLE 11 - 1996 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			   COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							  20
			   (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1995 POPULATION)
											   SERVICE CATEGORY
  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	       RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    SCHUYLER HOSPITAL-MONTOUR FALLS		       54.3    51.9	1069	  520	   212	     86	     145      104	 2
									 4.1	  4.3	   6.2	    2.6	     2.8      2.0      2.0
    ARNOT OGDEN MEDICAL CENTER-ELMIRA		       23.8    22.8	 469	  101	   257	     26	      45       38	 2
									 5.4	  6.1	   6.1	    3.7	     2.9      2.7      3.5
    ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL-ELMIRA				7.5	7.1	 147	   48	    42	      1	       0	0	56
									 9.8	  9.4	   6.7	    1.0			      12.5
    CAYUGA MEDICAL CTR AT ITHACA-ITHACA			5.5	5.3	 109	   29	    31	      5	      15       15	14
									 3.5	  3.3	   4.3	    3.4	     1.9      1.9      5.6
    CORNING HOSPITAL-CORNING				5.3	5.1	 105	   40	    36	      8	      12	8	 1
									 4.5	  5.8	   4.8	    3.1	     2.1      2.3      1.0
    STRONG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER			1.8	1.7	  36	    3	    20	     11	       1	0	 1
									 9.1	  5.3	  12.1	    6.3	     2.0	       1.0
    SOLDIERS AND SAILORS MEM HOSP-PENN YAN		1.5	1.5	  30	   10	     1	      0	       0	0	19
									11.3	  9.1	   9.0				      12.6
    ST JAMES MERCY HOSPITAL-HORNELL			1.1	1.1	  22	    1	     0	      0	       0	0	21
									 8.0	  1.0					       8.3
    22 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0	3.8	3.6	  74	   22	    36	      6	       2	2	 6
									 6.8	  6.3	   6.1	   11.7	     2.0      2.0     11.3
  SENECA (34600)				      104.6   100.0	3620	 1189	  1346	    189	     352      338      206
									 6.0	  5.7	   6.9	    4.6	     2.5      3.6     13.0
    GENEVA GENERAL HOSPITAL-GENEVA		       59.3    56.7	2051	  816	   658	     58	     240      242	37
									 5.6	  5.8	   8.0	    2.9	     2.4      2.2      6.0
    CAYUGA MEDICAL CTR AT ITHACA-ITHACA			9.4	9.0	 326	  136	   109	     19	      26       23	13
									 5.3	  4.4	   7.2	    5.1	     2.3      2.3      9.2
    STRONG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER			8.9	8.5	 308	   38	   147	     86	      18       12	 7
									 7.9	  6.3	   6.9	    6.0	     4.6     33.3     25.0
    CLIFTON SPRINGS HOSP-CLIFTON SPRINGS		8.6	8.2	 296	  105	   126	      0	       0	0	65
									 6.2	  5.3	   5.3				       9.6
    ROCHESTER GENERAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		4.5	4.3	 156	    3	   150	      0	       2	1	 0
									 5.0	  2.7	   5.1		     2.0      3.0
    NEWARK-WAYNE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL-NEWARK		3.2	3.0	 110	    4	     9	      4	      17       17	59
									13.0	  2.5	   2.2	    2.3	     2.1      2.2     22.4
    SCHUYLER HOSPITAL-MONTOUR FALLS			1.7	1.7	  60	   24	     4	      4	      14       14	 0
									 2.9	  3.7	   7.3	    1.3	     1.7      1.8
    AUBURN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-AUBURN			1.5	1.5	  53	   17	    17	      7	       7	4	 1
									 4.1	  4.5	   5.2	    3.7	     2.1      2.5      1.0
    F F THOMPSON HOSPITAL-CANANDAIGUA			1.3	1.3	  46	    9	    14	      1	      11       11	 0
									 3.3	  3.7	   4.6	    1.0	     2.8      2.3
    GENESEE HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER				1.1	1.0	  38	    3	    24	      0	       5	4	 2
									 4.7	  7.7	   5.4		     1.8      2.3      4.5
    36 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0	5.1	4.9	 176	   34	    88	     10	      12       10	22
									 7.9	 12.4	   6.2	    4.2	     2.8     12.9      9.5
  STEUBEN (101300)				      144.7   100.0    14654	 6189	  4135	    824	    1243     1127     1136
									 6.0	  5.5	   7.2	    3.9	     2.7      3.8     10.8
    CORNING HOSPITAL-CORNING			       52.6    36.4	5332	 2561	  1476	    292	     466      440	97
									 5.6	  5.8	   7.4	    2.8	     2.4      2.2     14.2
    ST JAMES MERCY HOSPITAL-HORNELL		       34.4    23.8	3486	 1333	   620	    258	     317      274      684
									 5.9	  5.0	   8.1	    3.1	     2.9      2.4      9.6
    IRA DAVENPORT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-BATH	       19.6    13.5	1982	 1437	   212	     66	     114       99	54
									 4.8	  5.1	   6.1	    2.8	     2.2      2.2      3.9
  TABLE 11 - 1996 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			   COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							  21
			   (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1995 POPULATION)
											   SERVICE CATEGORY
  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	       RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    ARNOT OGDEN MEDICAL CENTER-ELMIRA		       10.9	7.6	1108	  160	   545	     64	     175      162	 2
									 6.7	  5.6	   6.4	    8.5	     3.3     12.0      2.5
    STRONG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER			9.3	6.5	 946	  140	   649	     99	      23       17	18
									 7.7	  5.5	   8.0	    6.5	     7.2     14.1     14.7
    N H NOYES MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-DANSVILLE		6.4	4.4	 651	  272	   179	     11	      96       87	 6
									 4.6	  4.7	   7.1	    2.9	     2.3      2.0      5.2
    ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL-ELMIRA				4.4	3.1	 449	  134	   124	      7	       1	0      183
									11.5	 12.9	   7.3	    5.4	     2.0	      13.6
    51 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0	6.9	4.8	 700	  152	   330	     27	      51       48	92
									 6.0	  4.8	   5.4	    5.5	     2.5      2.4     14.3
  SUFFOLK (1356700)				      115.8   100.0   157092	51005	 49896	   8017	   21278    18214     8682
									 6.4	  6.4	   8.5	    4.0	     2.9      3.5     11.6
    UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL-STONY BROOK		       18.6    16.1    25271	 5854	  7720	   2986	    3953     3425     1333
									 5.4	  3.9	   7.5	    4.4	     3.2      5.3      9.6
    GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL-WEST ISLIP		       16.6    14.4    22564	 7530	  6561	   1129	    3976     3274	94
									 5.8	  6.3	   8.7	    3.2	     2.8      3.7      7.0
    SOUTHSIDE HOSPITAL-BAY SHORE		       11.5	9.9    15594	 5116	  3754	    740	    2645     2169     1170
									 6.8	  8.0	  10.4	    3.2	     2.6      2.7      9.6
    ST JOHNS EPIS HOSP/SMTHTWN DIV-SMITHTOWN	       10.4	8.9    14045	 4749	  4487	    160	    2199     1880      570
									 6.3	  6.2	   8.7	    3.8	     2.6      2.4     15.4
    HUNTINGTON HOSPITAL-HUNTINGTON			9.4	8.1    12690	 4728	  3727	    296	    1777     1652      510
									 6.1	  5.7	   9.1	    2.8	     2.6      2.8     13.6
    BROOKHAVEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-PATCHOGUE		8.6	7.4    11630	 5527	  3247	    353	    1101      978      424
									 7.1	  6.1	  11.2	    4.0	     2.8      2.2     13.7
    ST CHARLES HOSPITAL-PORT JEFFERSON			7.3	6.3	9865	 3089	  1995	    301	    2188     1900      392
									 7.4	 12.4	   7.5	    5.2	     2.6      2.4     20.2
    J T MATHER MEMORIAL HOSP-PORT JEFFERSON		6.0	5.2	8189	 4510	  2764	    110	      27	0      778
									 7.6	  5.7	   9.4	    3.8	     1.5	      12.9
    N SHORE UNIV HOSP-MANHASSET				3.2	2.7	4278	  522	  2002	    477	     662      581	34
									 5.2	  4.3	   6.0	    4.4	     3.4      5.0     24.4
    CENTRAL SUFFOLK HOSPITAL-RIVERHEAD			3.1	2.6	4154	 2248	  1411	     75	     240      152	28
									 7.2	  6.1	  10.3	    2.9	     3.7      3.1      8.0
    WINTHROP-UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL-MINEOLA		2.6	2.3	3558	  278	  1732	    200	     715      628	 5
									 5.5	  4.6	   7.0	    3.1	     3.8      4.5      4.0
    BRUNSWICK HOSPITAL CENTER-AMITYVILLE		2.5	2.2	3448	 2070	  1226	     74	      26	0	52
									 9.4	  7.2	  13.7	    2.7	     2.9	       5.5
    ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL-ROSLYN				1.8	1.6	2499	  166	  2253	     76	       0	0	 4
									 8.0	  4.2	   8.4	    4.0			       5.0
    N SHORE UNIV HOSP AT SYOSSET-SYOSSET		1.8	1.5	2401	  744	   902	     20	     315      282      138
									 5.3	  4.4	   7.2	    2.2	     2.7      2.5     11.2
    EASTERN LONG ISLAND HOSPITAL-GREENPORT		1.5	1.3	2084	  831	   339	      4	       0	0      910
									 9.6	  5.4	   8.5	    1.8			      13.8
    SOUTHAMPTON HOSPITAL-SOUTHAMPTON			1.2	1.0	1584	  503	   367	     51	     330      301	32
									 4.4	  5.2	   6.9	    2.5	     2.6      2.4      4.9
    ST JOHNS EPIS HOSP AT COMM HOSP SMTHTWN-SMI		1.2	1.0	1583	    3	     0	      0	       0	0     1580
									 7.9	  5.0					       7.9
    165 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0	8.6	7.4    11655	 2537	  5409	    965	    1124      992      628
									 6.1	  5.9	   6.7	    5.1	     3.0      3.5     13.3
  SULLIVAN (70000)				      143.9   100.0    10074	 4075	  2766	    666	     811      702     1054
									 6.5	  5.9	   8.9	    3.9	     3.1      3.7      8.9
  TABLE 11 - 1996 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			   COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							  22
			   (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1995 POPULATION)
											   SERVICE CATEGORY
  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	       RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    COMM GEN HOSP OF SULLIVAN CO-HARRIS		       82.9    57.6	5804	 2486	  1275	    400	     448      396      799
									 6.3	  5.7	  10.0	    2.5	     2.7      2.6      7.8
    HORTON MEDICAL CENTER-MIDDLETOWN		       15.8    11.0	1106	  409	   295	     30	     189      174	 9
									 4.7	  5.8	   6.2	    2.6	     2.4      2.4      5.7
    WESTCHESTER COUNTY MED CTR-VALHALLA			7.3	5.1	 513	   72	   254	    117	      41       27	 2
									 9.9	  6.8	  11.0	    8.0	     9.9     17.4      1.5
    MERCY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL-PORT JERVIS		6.5	4.5	 453	  193	   104	     21	      30       29	76
									 7.0	  5.9	   8.0	    3.5	     2.4      2.2     13.0
    COMM GEN HOSP OF SULLIVAN CO-CALLICOON		5.5	3.8	 385	  342	    37	      2	       0	0	 4
									 6.1	  5.8	  10.2	    1.5			       4.0
    ELLENVILLE COMMUNITY HOSP-ELLENVILLE		3.9	2.7	 271	  197	    32	      5	       0	0	37
									 6.7	  6.9	   9.7	    2.4			       4.2
    ARDEN HILL HOSPITAL-GOSHEN				3.6	2.5	 250	   75	    71	      9	      34       29	32
									 6.6	  5.0	   8.2	    3.6	     2.7      2.5     15.5
    MARY IMOGENE BASSETT HOSP-COOPERSTOWN		2.4	1.7	 170	   49	   119	      1	       0	0	 1
									 5.5	  4.3	   6.1	    1.0			       4.0
    ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY		2.1	1.4	 144	   22	    76	     27	      13	6	 0
									 9.8	  5.8	   8.5	    5.6	     6.4     65.8
    DELAWARE VALLEY HOSPITAL-WALTON			1.5	1.0	 104	   34	    16	      5	      20       10	19
									 7.1	  4.1	   9.5	    1.6	     2.2      1.9     19.9
    97 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0      12.5	8.7	 874	  196	   487	     49	      36       31	75
									 7.9	  9.6	   7.3	    6.4	     2.8      2.6     13.5
  TIOGA (53800)					       51.7   100.0	2784	  800	   823	    164	     372      344      281
									 5.8	  5.5	   6.7	    3.2	     2.8      2.9     13.1
    WILSON HOSPITAL (UHS)-JOHNSON CITY		       24.9    48.1	1340	  377	   443	    101	     214      190	15
									 4.6	  4.6	   6.5	    2.6	     3.1      3.2      6.0
    OUR LADY OF LOURDES MEM HOSP-BINGHAMTON	       10.8    20.9	 581	  189	   175	     15	      97       99	 6
									 4.5	  5.0	   6.4	    2.2	     2.5      2.2     11.5
    CAYUGA MEDICAL CTR AT ITHACA-ITHACA			5.2    10.1	 282	   85	    68	     20	      39       39	31
									 4.4	  3.6	   6.5	    3.3	     2.2      2.1      8.3
    BINGHAMTON GEN HOSP (UHS)-BINGHAMTON		4.5	8.7	 243	   45	    35	      2	       0	0      161
									13.6	 14.7	   9.9	    4.0			      14.2
    ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL-ELMIRA				1.4	2.7	  75	   37	    15	      2	       0	0	21
									12.3	 13.3	  10.0	    1.0			      13.1
    ARNOT OGDEN MEDICAL CENTER-ELMIRA			1.0	2.0	  56	   11	    18	      3	      14       10	 0
									 4.9	  4.9	   4.3	   14.7	     2.9      5.7
    CORTLAND MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-CORTLAND			0.7	1.4	  38	   17	    11	      2	       4	4	 0
									 3.5	  3.4	   4.5	    2.5	     2.8      2.3
    UNIVERSITY HOSP/SUNY HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE		0.6	1.2	  34	   11	    15	      8	       0	0	 0
									 7.4	  5.0	   9.8	    6.1
    ST JAMES MERCY HOSPITAL-HORNELL			0.5	1.0	  29	    0	     0	      0	       0	0	29
									16.3						      16.3
    36 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0	2.0	3.8	 106	   28	    43	     11	       4	2	18
									 7.2	  4.9	   7.5	    5.7	     2.3      2.0     12.8
  TOMPKINS (100100)				       74.6   100.0	7468	 2438	  2052	    382	     861      814      921
									 5.8	  5.2	   6.9	    4.9	     2.5      3.2     11.1
    CAYUGA MEDICAL CTR AT ITHACA-ITHACA		       55.7    74.7	5576	 2014	  1373	    219	     667      630      673
									 5.1	  4.5	   6.8	    4.1	     2.3      2.2      9.2
    CORTLAND MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-CORTLAND			6.6	8.8	 658	  254	   141	     47	     101       97	18
									 6.0	  8.6	   6.2	    3.4	     2.4      2.1     13.8
  TABLE 11 - 1996 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			   COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							  23
			   (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1995 POPULATION)
											   SERVICE CATEGORY
  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	       RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    UNIVERSITY HOSP/SUNY HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE		2.3	3.1	 228	   38	   137	     44	       0	0	 9
									 7.1	  5.6	   7.2	    7.8			       9.7
    STRONG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER			1.7	2.3	 175	   16	   121	     20	       3	4	11
									10.1	  4.8	  11.5	    4.2	    11.3      5.0     14.6
    CROUSE HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE				1.6	2.1	 159	   23	    94	     26	       7	3	 6
									 5.3	  4.3	   4.9	    7.2	     5.6     12.7      3.5
    ARNOT OGDEN MEDICAL CENTER-ELMIRA			1.6	2.1	 158	   15	    41	     15	      43       43	 1
									10.2	  9.3	   6.3	   12.5	     4.2     19.4      7.0
    55 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0	5.1	6.9	 514	   78	   145	     11	      40       37      203
									10.5	  9.7	   6.3	    2.3	     2.4      2.2     17.3
  ULSTER (168000)				      129.5   100.0    21749	 8308	  6428	    806	    2054     1849     2304
									 6.8	  6.5	   8.9	    4.2	     2.8      2.8      9.7
    BENEDICTINE HOSPITAL-KINGSTON		       42.9    33.1	7208	 2548	  1326	    237	    1019      932     1146
									 6.9	  6.4	  10.6	    3.5	     2.7      2.3     11.6
    KINGSTON HOSPITAL-KINGSTON			       33.5    25.9	5624	 2593	  1777	     53	     310      260      631
									 6.8	  6.4	   9.1	    2.3	     2.7      2.5      5.8
    VASSAR BROTHERS HOSPITAL-POUGHKEEPSIE		9.6	7.4	1619	  607	   392	    102	     265      249	 4
									 5.5	  5.8	   8.0	    5.8	     3.0      3.0      8.5
    ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY		7.6	5.8	1272	  188	   876	    153	      29       22	 4
									 7.5	  5.4	   8.0	    5.4	     6.0     22.5     11.0
    ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL-POUGHKEEPSIE			7.2	5.6	1211	  511	   541	     22	       2	0      135
									 8.1	  7.8	   7.4	    1.4	     1.0	      13.5
    ELLENVILLE COMMUNITY HOSP-ELLENVILLE		6.0	4.6	1000	  691	   104	     19	       0	0      186
									 5.9	  6.1	   8.8	    3.3			       4.2
    ST LUKES HOSPITAL-NEWBURGH				5.7	4.4	 951	  443	   225	     70	     114       97	 2
									 5.0	  4.9	   8.0	    3.3	     2.5      2.4      9.5
    WESTCHESTER COUNTY MED CTR-VALHALLA			3.1	2.4	 524	   86	   301	     75	      22       10	30
									10.7	  8.0	  12.9	    5.2	     7.2     10.8     13.6
    NORTHERN DUTCHESS HOSPITAL-RHINEBECK		2.4	1.9	 403	   32	    33	      6	     169      162	 1
									 2.8	  4.3	   6.0	    3.8	     2.4      2.1      5.0
    HORTON MEDICAL CENTER-MIDDLETOWN			2.0	1.6	 340	  128	   102	      7	      53       49	 1
									 5.5	  6.8	   6.9	    4.0	     2.6      2.5      2.0
    CORNWALL HOSPITAL-CORNWALL				1.3	1.0	 220	  115	    78	      2	       0	0	25
									 7.7	  6.3	   7.7	    1.0			      14.2
    107 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0	8.2	6.3	1377	  366	   673	     60	      71       68      139
									 7.9	  9.4	   7.0	    3.9	     4.1      4.0     14.2
  WARREN (62400)				      111.6   100.0	6962	 2415	  2412	    231	     758      682      464
									 6.7	  6.6	   8.1	    4.2	     2.5      3.0     13.7
    GLENS FALLS HOSPITAL-GLENS FALLS		       95.5    85.6	5961	 2173	  1882	    163	     706      639      398
									 6.5	  6.1	   8.5	    3.4	     2.5      2.4     14.4
    ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY		5.1	4.6	 321	   44	   195	     58	      14	9	 1
									 7.3	  5.2	   7.3	    6.4	     3.0     27.3     27.0
    ELLIS HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY				3.0	2.7	 186	    9	   172	      3	       0	0	 2
									 5.9	  4.3	   6.0	    1.3			      11.0
    SARATOGA HOSPITAL-SARATOGA SPRINGS			2.0	1.8	 122	   43	    40	      0	      18       18	 3
									 6.1	  6.6	   8.9		     2.4      2.1      7.0
    SUNNYVIEW HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY			1.4	1.2	  87	   86	     0	      1	       0	0	 0
									18.5	 18.3		   39.0
    46 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0	4.6	4.1	 285	   60	   123	      6	      20       16	60
									 7.8	 11.0	   5.9	    1.8	     3.2     14.3      9.0
  TABLE 11 - 1996 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			   COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							  24
			   (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1995 POPULATION)
											   SERVICE CATEGORY
  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	       RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  WASHINGTON (61700)				      103.8   100.0	6404	 2322	  2097	    307	     689      617      372
									 6.3	  6.2	   8.0	    3.5	     2.6      2.7     12.5
    GLENS FALLS HOSPITAL-GLENS FALLS		       68.5    66.0	4228	 1360	  1426	    177	     500      467      298
									 6.6	  6.3	   8.6	    2.9	     2.5      2.4     13.3
    MARY MCCLELLAN HOSPITAL-CAMBRIDGE		       18.0    17.4	1113	  721	   165	     33	     108       84	 2
									 4.7	  5.1	   5.5	    2.1	     2.9      2.6      2.0
    ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY		5.2	5.0	 320	   50	   163	     75	      17       13	 2
									 7.7	  6.0	   9.4	    5.5	     3.4     10.8      4.5
    SARATOGA HOSPITAL-SARATOGA SPRINGS			4.3	4.2	 267	   61	    95	     15	      47       37	12
									 4.6	  5.6	   5.9	    3.1	     2.4      2.2      8.3
    ST PETERS HOSPITAL-ALBANY				1.8	1.7	 111	    9	    84	      2	       5	5	 6
									 5.9	  8.0	   5.5	    2.5	     6.8     10.0      4.7
    ELLIS HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY				1.6	1.6	 100	    4	    93	      0	       1	1	 1
									 6.5	 32.5	   5.3		     4.0      2.0     17.0
    45 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0	4.3	4.1	 265	  117	    71	      5	      11       10	51
									 8.3	 10.3	   6.1	    2.2	     2.7      2.2      9.9
  WAYNE (91800)					      117.8   100.0    10816	 3450	  3882	    480	    1292     1186      526
									 5.3	  4.8	   6.6	    4.6	     2.5      3.2     12.0
    NEWARK-WAYNE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL-NEWARK	       33.6    28.5	3086	 1324	   891	    153	     263      244      211
									 5.1	  4.4	   6.4	    3.4	     1.9      2.0     13.2
    MYERS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL-SODUS		       21.1    17.9	1936	  988	   471	     55	     220      194	 8
									 4.5	  4.4	   6.7	    2.3	     2.5      2.3      3.4
    ROCHESTER GENERAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER	       17.5    14.8	1602	  262	   934	     41	     186      170	 9
									 5.4	  4.9	   6.7	    3.1	     2.7      2.6      5.9
    STRONG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		       14.0    11.9	1286	  203	   531	    175	     170      165	42
									 6.8	  4.6	   7.4	    6.9	     3.5      8.7     15.8
    CLIFTON SPRINGS HOSP-CLIFTON SPRINGS		9.3	7.9	 855	  343	   405	      1	       0	0      106
									 6.5	  5.1	   6.1	    3.0			      12.8
    GENESEE HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER				8.6	7.3	 790	   83	   270	      8	     220      190	19
									 4.4	  4.7	   6.2	    2.4	     2.5      2.3     22.8
    GENEVA GENERAL HOSPITAL-GENEVA			3.6	3.1	 331	   45	    94	     12	      55       55	70
									 4.4	  6.1	   6.6	    3.8	     2.3      2.1      4.2
    HIGHLAND HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER				3.4	2.9	 310	   39	   100	      2	      88       81	 0
									 3.5	  4.0	   5.1	    2.0	     2.5      2.4
    F F THOMPSON HOSPITAL-CANANDAIGUA			2.5	2.1	 226	   45	    57	      9	      58       56	 1
									 3.7	  4.6	   5.4	    2.2	     2.8      2.3      5.0
    43 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0	4.3	3.6	 394	  118	   129	     24	      32       31	60
									 8.3	 11.4	   7.2	    5.4	     2.6      2.4     11.7
  WESTCHESTER (900400)				      132.7   100.0   119466	40083	 36884	   5374	   14004    12206    10915
									 7.2	  6.4	   9.2	    5.1	     2.8      3.3     14.1
    WESTCHESTER COUNTY MED CTR-VALHALLA		       14.4    10.8    12953	 2248	  5015	   1326	    1024      801     2539
									 9.2	  7.2	  10.1	    6.5	     4.3      7.8     13.1
    ST JOHNS RIVERSIDE HOSPITAL-YONKERS		       12.3	9.3    11095	 4290	  2771	    413	    1881     1671	69
									 6.0	  6.0	  11.0	    3.1	     2.5      2.6      5.5
    WHITE PLAINS HOSPITAL CTR-WHITE PLAINS	       10.4	7.8	9348	 3624	  2533	    249	    1360     1214      368
									 5.4	  5.4	   7.1	    4.1	     2.5      3.1     12.7
    SOUND SHORE MED CTR OF WESTCHESTER-NEW ROCH		9.8	7.4	8846	 3523	  2731	    368	    1164     1001	59
									 6.9	  6.4	  10.8	    5.0	     3.0      3.2      8.0
    NORTHERN WESTCHESTER HOSP-MOUNT KISKO		9.5	7.2	8582	 2947	  2347	    323	    1374     1269      322
									 6.0	  5.5	   8.8	    3.3	     2.7      2.8     17.8
  TABLE 11 - 1996 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			   COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							  25
			   (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1995 POPULATION)
											   SERVICE CATEGORY
  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	       RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    LAWRENCE HOSPITAL-BRONXVILLE			9.1	6.9	8217	 3493	  2387	    212	    1069      987	69
									 7.0	  6.5	  11.6	    3.1	     2.8      2.7     10.5
    PHELPS MEM HOSP ASSN-NORTH TARRYTOWN		8.2	6.2	7363	 3202	  2088	    192	     738      636      507
									 6.2	  5.4	   8.4	    2.8	     2.6      2.4     13.0
    UNITED HOSPITAL MED CTR-PORT CHESTER		6.9	5.2	6232	 2278	  1857	    145	     636      580      736
									 6.1	  5.5	   8.5	    3.9	     2.4      2.9      7.5
    ST AGNES HOSPITAL-WHITE PLAINS			6.6	5.0	5928	 1556	  1796	    326	    1060      927      263
									 5.6	  5.5	   8.6	    4.5	     2.8      3.1      6.3
    MOUNT VERNON HOSPITAL-MOUNT VERNON			6.3	4.7	5665	 2569	  1352	    112	     591      501      540
									 8.1	  6.7	  13.8	    2.9	     2.8      2.6     12.3
    HUDSON VALLEY HOSPITAL CENTER-PEEKSKILL		5.4	4.1	4849	 1809	  1402	    104	     835      673	26
									 5.0	  5.1	   8.0	    2.5	     2.2      2.1      8.1
    ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL-YONKERS				4.8	3.6	4342	 1812	  1327	    454	      56	0      693
									 7.8	  5.5	  10.1	    3.4	     2.1	      12.9
    YONKERS GENERAL HOSPITAL-YONKERS			3.2	2.4	2895	 1284	   561	     24	       7	0     1019
									 7.9	  6.3	  13.3	    3.3	     2.1	       7.1
    MONTEFIORE MED CTR/MOSES DIV-BRONX			2.4	1.8	2170	  537	  1361	    233	       3	0	36
									 7.1	  5.9	   7.8	    4.9	     4.3	      13.7
    MONTEFIORE MED CTR/A EINSTEIN DIV-BRONX		2.3	1.7	2052	  351	   618	     71	     524      488	 0
									 4.6	  4.6	   6.2	    3.6	     3.0      4.6
    PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL-NEW YORK			2.2	1.7	1978	  363	  1058	    255	     148      123	31
									 6.3	  5.6	   6.8	    6.2	     3.4      5.7     13.7
    ST VINCENTS HOSP/WESTCHESTER-HARRISON		1.8	1.3	1600	    0	     0	      0	       0	0     1600
									18.5						      18.5
    MOUNT SINAI HOSPITAL-NEW YORK			1.7	1.3	1521	  252	   615	     69	     299      270	16
									 5.7	  4.4	   8.6	    4.8	     2.9      3.1     10.2
    NEW YORK HOSPITAL-NEW YORK				1.4	1.0	1251	  163	   511	     81	     252      232	12
									 5.2	  3.4	   6.2	   10.4	     3.3      3.8     17.8
    COMMUNITY HOSPITAL-DOBBS FERRY			1.4	1.0	1238	  737	   469	     22	       2	0	 8
									 5.9	  4.7	   8.2	    2.5	     1.5	       3.6
    NEW YORK HOSP/CORNELL MED CTR-WHT PLAINS		1.3	1.0	1201	    4	     0	      0	       0	0     1197
									27.4	  5.5					      27.4
    157 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0     11.3	8.5    10140	 3041	  4085	    395	     981      833      805
									 8.4	 13.2	   6.8	    9.6	     3.0      3.1     10.5
  WYOMING (44200)				      117.4   100.0	5187	 1733	  1929	    239	     516      468      302
									 6.3	  6.1	   7.9	    5.3	     2.5      2.8     10.4
    WYOMING COUNTY COMMUNITY HOSP-WARSAW	       61.9    52.7	2735	 1102	   798	     59	     297      282      197
									 6.4	  6.3	   8.7	    2.8	     2.6      2.4     10.6
    BUFFALO GENERAL HOSPITAL-BUFFALO			8.2	7.0	 364	   35	   273	      0	      27       26	 3
									 6.4	  5.8	   7.2		     2.4      2.1     11.3
    STRONG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER			7.3	6.2	 321	   55	   174	     33	      25       21	13
									 8.1	  6.1	   8.9	    8.4	     3.8      7.5     15.3
    GENESEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-BATAVIA			6.4	5.5	 284	  105	    86	     17	      39       35	 2
									 5.2	  5.3	   8.2	    3.5	     1.9      2.0      4.5
    BERTRAND CHAFFEE HOSPITAL-SPRINGVILLE		6.2	5.3	 273	  142	    57	     17	      29       24	 4
									 5.0	  5.5	   6.5	    2.7	     1.7      1.8     13.5
    ERIE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER-BUFFALO			5.2	4.4	 228	   88	   132	      0	       0	0	 8
									 7.4	  6.4	   8.1				       7.9
    ST JEROME HOSPITAL-BATAVIA				3.9	3.3	 171	   80	    61	      4	       0	0	26
									 7.2	  7.0	   7.5	    3.5			       7.5
    CHILDRENS HOSPITAL-BUFFALO				3.0	2.6	 134	    2	     4	     94	      18       15	 1
									 6.7	  3.5	   6.3	    6.9	     2.9     10.5      6.0
  TABLE 11 - 1996 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			   COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							  26
			   (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1995 POPULATION)
											   SERVICE CATEGORY
  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	       RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    MERCY HOSPITAL-BUFFALO				2.2	1.9	  99	   30	    32	      1	      22       14	 0
									 4.6	  5.7	   6.1	    3.0	     2.4      2.3
    SISTERS OF CHARITY HOSPITAL-BUFFALO			2.1	1.8	  91	    9	    32	      0	      26       23	 1
									 2.9	  2.3	   3.8		     2.7      2.2      4.0
    MILLARD FILLMORE HOSPITAL-BUFFALO			1.4	1.2	  60	    6	    54	      0	       0	0	 0
									 5.8	  3.8	   6.0
    37 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0	9.7	8.2	 427	   79	   226	     14	      33       28	47
									 6.0	  5.9	   6.3	    3.9	     2.4      2.5     10.0
  YATES (24200)					      118.9   100.0	2877	 1016	   930	    130	     304      277      220
									 5.2	  5.0	   6.3	    4.5	     2.7      3.5      7.9
    SOLDIERS AND SAILORS MEM HOSP-PENN YAN	       50.4    42.4	1220	  678	   353	     30	       1	0      158
									 5.5	  4.6	   6.6	    2.7	     4.0	       7.2
    F F THOMPSON HOSPITAL-CANANDAIGUA		       17.4    14.6	 420	  117	   128	     15	      85       74	 1
									 4.3	  4.4	   6.6	    2.7	     2.5      2.3      2.0
    GENEVA GENERAL HOSPITAL-GENEVA		       15.6    13.1	 377	   43	    75	      9	     120      117	13
									 3.3	  5.9	   5.1	    2.2	     2.3      2.2      4.2
    STRONG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER			8.1	6.8	 197	   25	    93	     42	      16       14	 7
									 8.7	  5.9	   7.5	    7.3	     8.0     24.4     12.7
    SCHUYLER HOSPITAL-MONTOUR FALLS			8.1	6.8	 197	   56	    18	     20	      55       48	 0
									 3.2	  4.5	   6.9	    2.8	     2.1      1.7
    ROCHESTER GENERAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		4.5	3.8	 109	    1	    96	      1	       5	4	 2
									 4.5	  5.0	   4.6	    1.0	     2.4      2.3     11.5
    CLIFTON SPRINGS HOSP-CLIFTON SPRINGS		3.8	3.2	  93	   20	    53	      0	       0	0	20
									 6.9	  5.8	   4.8				      13.9
    ARNOT OGDEN MEDICAL CENTER-ELMIRA			2.7	2.3	  66	   14	    38	      6	       4	4	 0
									 7.0	  6.9	   6.5	    5.2	     4.5     17.8
    IRA DAVENPORT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-BATH		1.9	1.6	  46	   20	     3	      2	       8	7	 6
									 4.0	  5.6	   6.0	    3.0	     2.1      2.0      3.2
    ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL-ELMIRA				1.7	1.5	  42	   22	    16	      1	       0	0	 3
									11.9	 13.9	  10.9	    5.0			       5.0
    20 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0	4.5	3.8	 110	   20	    57	      4	      10	9	10
									 6.7	  8.8	   6.3	    9.0	     2.3      2.0     12.6
  BRONX (1225500)				      176.3   100.0   216088	69567	 52299	  18582	   28557    21206    25877
									 7.3	  6.9	  10.7	    4.8	     3.0      4.6     10.6
    MONTEFIORE MED CTR/MOSES DIV-BRONX		       17.6    10.0    21630	 9558	  8613	   2557	     122	0      780
									 7.7	  6.1	   9.9	    5.8	     1.9	      11.2
    BRONX-LEBANON HOSP/CONCOURSE DIV-BRONX	       16.8	9.5    20595	 7231	  4247	   2298	    3741     2823      255
									 6.7	  6.1	  13.0	    3.8	     2.9      5.9      8.0
    JACOBI MEDICAL CENTER-BRONX			       16.7	9.5    20463	 6328	  3699	   2423	    3136     2319     2558
									 7.5	  6.2	  11.5	    3.4	     2.8      4.3     17.4
    LINCOLN MED & MENTAL HEALTH CTR-BRONX	       16.6	9.4    20351	 6137	  3839	   3517	    3670     2235      953
									 5.9	  5.3	  10.5	    3.7	     3.0      4.7     12.6
    MONTEFIORE MED CTR/A EINSTEIN DIV-BRONX	       13.2	7.5    16181	 3817	  5471	    648	    3275     2938	32
									 5.8	  6.5	   8.1	    4.6	     2.9      4.0      7.8
    OUR LADY OF MERCY MEDICAL CENTER-BRONX	       12.8	7.3    15702	 5007	  3345	    998	    3136     2527      689
									 7.6	  7.2	  12.9	    4.7	     3.1      5.3     17.4
    ST BARNABAS HOSPITAL-BRONX			       11.9	6.7    14534	 7640	  3685	     15	       9	0     3185
									 7.3	  5.8	  11.8	    3.7	     4.7	       5.7
    NORTH CENTRAL BRONX HOSPITAL-BRONX		       10.6	6.0    12943	 2388	  1350	   1463	    3929     3043      770
									 6.4	  8.1	  12.9	    4.0	     3.0      4.0     20.1
  TABLE 11 - 1996 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			   COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							  27
			   (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1995 POPULATION)
											   SERVICE CATEGORY
  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	       RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    WESTCHESTER SQUARE MED CTR-BRONX			5.3	3.0	6488	 3915	  2543	      3	      19	0	 8
									 8.9	  7.1	  11.9	    6.3	     1.8	      13.1
    UNION HOSPITAL-BRONX				5.0	2.8	6101	  990	   181	    515	    1373      652     2390
									 4.4	  4.3	   4.6	    2.8	     2.8      4.5      5.7
    MOUNT SINAI HOSPITAL-NEW YORK			4.4	2.5	5342	 1434	  1593	    619	     722      574      400
									 7.1	  6.0	   9.7	    4.6	     2.9      4.2     15.7
    PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL-NEW YORK			3.9	2.2	4835	 1111	  1421	    735	     742      572      254
									 6.8	  6.5	   9.4	    5.3	     3.4      5.4     10.4
    BRONX-LEBANON HOSPITAL/FULTON DIV-BRONX		3.7	2.1	4480	  559	    10	      0	       1	0     3910
									10.5	 16.0	  12.7		     8.0	       9.7
    BETH ISRAEL MEDICAL CENTER-NEW YORK			2.6	1.5	3173	  468	   709	     43	     282      245     1426
									 6.9	  6.5	   8.4	    2.4	     3.4      3.3      7.7
    PRESBYTERIAN HOSP/ALLEN PVL DIV-NEW YORK		2.3	1.3	2825	 1165	   586	     19	     571      441	43
									 5.3	  6.0	   8.3	    7.0	     2.5      2.7      6.5
    LENOX HILL HOSPITAL-NEW YORK			2.2	1.2	2691	  519	   955	    427	     415      272      103
									 7.6	  7.6	  10.6	    2.9	     3.8      5.7     20.6
    OUR LADY MERCY MED CTR/F DURSO PAV-BRONX		2.2	1.2	2657	 1788	   844	      0	       2	0	23
									10.6	  8.3	  15.7		     1.5	       6.6
    NEW YORK HOSPITAL-NEW YORK				1.9	1.1	2350	  481	   799	    318	     350      286      116
									 7.2	  5.0	   8.7	    6.1	     3.6      5.3     24.7
    ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL-YONKERS				1.8	1.0	2187	 1215	   863	     41	       4	0	64
									 9.7	  7.8	  12.5	    3.1	     1.5	      13.4
    153 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0     24.9    14.1    30560	 7816	  7546	   1943	    3058     2279     7918
									 9.2	 10.8	   9.8	   10.2	     3.0      4.1     10.6
  KINGS (2357100)				      148.2   100.0   349230   111087	 93296	  29451	   48391    37289    29716
									 7.5	  7.1	  11.0	    4.4	     2.8      4.3     13.5
    MAIMONIDES MEDICAL CENTER-BROOKLYN		       12.3	8.3    28919	 7832	  9706	   1719	    4577     3792     1293
									 7.3	  6.1	  11.0	    5.0	     2.6      3.3     19.2
    BROOKDALE HOSPITAL MEDICAL CTR-BROOKLYN	       10.3	6.9    24262	 8103	  6021	   3253	    3457     2209     1219
									 7.7	  6.9	  12.0	    4.4	     2.8      7.2     16.1
    KINGS COUNTY HOSPITAL CENTER-BROOKLYN	       10.2	6.9    24055	 5919	  4817	   4232	    3453     2090     3544
									 8.5	  6.8	  10.5	    3.6	     3.0      6.4     20.8
    NEW YORK METHODIST HOSPITAL-BROOKLYN		9.8	6.6    23124	 8598	  6489	   1042	    3221     2915      859
									 7.5	  6.9	  11.6	    4.1	     2.6      3.5     18.7
    LONG ISLAND COLLEGE HOSPITAL-BROOKLYN		8.8	6.0    20844	 5836	  5799	   1574	    3499     3061     1075
									 6.7	  6.6	  10.3	    4.4	     2.8      4.0     12.5
    BROOKLYN HOSPITAL/DOWNTOWN-BROOKLYN			8.8	6.0    20795	 6305	  4849	   1673	    4466     3394      108
									 5.8	  6.0	   9.8	    4.4	     2.7      4.4      4.5
    LUTHERAN MEDICAL CENTER-BROOKLYN			7.5	5.1    17714	 5450	  3581	   1579	    3279     2761     1064
									 6.9	  8.0	  14.1	    3.1	     2.9      3.0      5.7
    CONEY ISLAND HOSPITAL-BROOKLYN			7.1	4.8    16742	 6766	  4356	   1134	    2002     1308     1176
									 8.3	  7.2	  12.4	    2.9	     3.0      4.2     18.6
    WOODHULL MEDICAL CENTER-BROOKLYN			6.8	4.6    15988	 6135	  2180	   1302	    1608     1148     3615
									 8.1	  5.4	  11.2	    3.8	     3.0      5.3     15.3
    WYCKOFF HEIGHTS MEDICAL CTR-BROOKLYN		5.3	3.6    12424	 5270	  2080	   1985	    1513     1028      548
									 5.9	  5.5	  12.9	    3.3	     2.6      3.8      4.8
    BETH ISRAEL MEDICAL CENTER-NEW YORK			5.2	3.5    12213	 2140	  2744	    470	    2463     2192     2204
									 5.9	  6.2	   8.4	    3.6	     2.6      3.1      9.4
    ST MARYS HOSPITAL-BROOKLYN				4.7	3.2    11185	 4141	  1906	   1473	    2012     1562	91
									 7.0	  7.7	  14.2	    3.5	     3.1      4.5     11.9
    UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL OF BROOKLYN-BROOKLYN		4.6	3.1    10834	 1805	  3294	    830	    2508     2050      347
									 7.6	  9.0	  10.0	    7.0	     3.3      5.0     26.2
  TABLE 11 - 1996 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			   COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							  28
			   (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1995 POPULATION)
											   SERVICE CATEGORY
  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	       RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    INTERFAITH MED CTR/ST JOHNS DIV-BROOKLYN		3.8	2.5	8883	 1429	   324	   1566	    1750     1269     2545
									 7.8	  4.4	   7.8	    4.1	     3.3      7.8     15.2
    VICTORY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-BROOKLYN			3.4	2.3	7928	 3055	  2274	    247	    1265     1079	 8
									 7.9	  7.5	  14.1	    3.7	     2.6      3.0      8.9
    BETH ISRL MED CTR/KINGS HWY DIV-BROOKLYN		3.2	2.2	7553	 5294	  2212	      4	       5	0	38
									 7.8	  6.3	  11.4	    1.5	     2.2	       8.7
    NY UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER-NEW YORK		2.9	2.0	6885	 1550	  3120	    476	     901      766	72
									 7.2	  5.7	  10.0	    6.3	     2.7      3.3     20.1
    INTERFAITH MED CTR/JEWISH HOSP-BROOKLYN		2.6	1.7	6086	 2662	  1988	      2	       5	0     1429
									10.3	  8.3	  14.6	    2.5	     3.6	       8.4
    NEW YORK HOSPITAL-NEW YORK				2.4	1.6	5703	  989	  2386	    771	     725      628      204
									 7.8	  5.1	   9.7	    8.8	     3.1      4.0     23.9
    KINGSBROOK JEWISH MEDICAL CTR-BROOKLYN		2.2	1.5	5118	 2701	  1898	    233	       8	0      278
									12.1	 10.6	  14.2	    6.3	     2.0	      18.0
    BROOKLYN HOSPITAL/CALEDONIAN-BROOKLYN		2.2	1.5	5091	 3012	  1305	    637	      89	0	48
									 5.9	  5.2	   9.3	    3.0	     2.1	       3.4
    MOUNT SINAI HOSPITAL-NEW YORK			2.0	1.3	4614	 1141	  2011	    272	     528      462      200
									 7.3	  5.6	   9.0	    9.8	     3.0      4.5     13.9
    NEW YORK COMM HOSP OF BROOKLYN-BROOKLYN		1.9	1.3	4439	 2579	  1820	      9	       8	0	23
									 7.2	  5.6	   9.6	    1.9	     1.5	       5.9
    ST VINCENTS HOSPITAL & MED CTR-NEW YORK		1.8	1.2	4320	 1072	  1681	    205	     578      473      311
									 8.0	  7.3	  10.5	    4.7	     2.4      3.5     16.1
    BELLEVUE HOSPITAL CENTER-NEW YORK			1.6	1.1	3817	 1056	  1315	    410	     700       21      315
									 8.6	  7.1	  11.5	    4.5	     2.9      7.0     20.2
    165 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0     16.8    11.4    39694	10247	 13140	   2353	    3771     3081     7102
									 8.3	 10.6	   9.2	    6.1	     3.0      4.1      8.6
  NEW YORK (1504700)				      138.9   100.0   209049	66324	 62431	  11527	   22638    17275    28854
									 8.4	  8.0	  10.7	    4.5	     3.0      4.2     12.8
    MOUNT SINAI HOSPITAL-NEW YORK		       13.9    10.0    20910	 6505	  6395	   1613	    2876     2440     1081
									 6.6	  6.0	   9.3	    4.3	     3.0      3.9     12.3
    BETH ISRAEL MEDICAL CENTER-NEW YORK		       12.7	9.2    19144	 5695	  4753	    609	    2118     1782     4187
									 7.1	  6.5	   9.7	    3.4	     2.6      3.9      9.0
    PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL-NEW YORK		       12.2	8.8    18395	 4954	  5265	   2102	    2615     1935     1524
									 6.7	  6.2	   9.8	    4.4	     3.2      4.8      9.3
    NEW YORK HOSPITAL-NEW YORK				8.5	6.1    12854	 2917	  4803	    660	    1975     1787      712
									 6.9	  5.7	   8.9	    5.3	     3.1      3.8     17.7
    ST VINCENTS HOSPITAL & MED CTR-NEW YORK		8.4	6.0    12611	 4634	  4131	    641	    1085      905     1215
									 9.5	  7.4	  12.9	    5.9	     2.7      4.1     17.8
    HARLEM HOSPITAL CENTER-NEW YORK			7.9	5.7    11948	 4144	  2365	    950	    1485      926     2078
									 8.5	  7.7	  13.5	    4.4	     3.3      7.0     10.7
    LENOX HILL HOSPITAL-NEW YORK			7.9	5.7    11941	 3113	  4541	    395	    1960     1581      351
									 7.6	  7.5	  10.3	    2.7	     3.4      4.6     16.8
    ST LUKES ROOSEVELT/ST LUKES DIV-NEW YORK		7.4	5.3    11066	 4216	  3769	     21	     803      539     1718
									 7.3	  6.1	  10.5	    4.0	     2.5      4.4      6.6
    ST LUKES ROOSEVELT/ROOSVLT DIV-NEW YORK		7.3	5.3    11008	 2827	  2686	   1080	    1910     1483     1022
									 6.2	  6.4	   9.0	    3.5	     2.9      4.0     11.0
    BELLEVUE HOSPITAL CENTER-NEW YORK			7.0	5.1    10589	 3506	  2747	    611	     911       24     2790
									14.0	  7.9	  13.6	    3.9	     2.7     12.6     27.9
    METROPOLITAN HOSPITAL CENTER-NEW YORK		7.0	5.1    10563	 3511	  1813	   1205	    1313      932     1789
									10.9	  7.5	  16.0	    4.0	     3.1      5.3     25.7
    NY UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER-NEW YORK		5.7	4.1	8597	 2439	  4119	    306	     857      729      147
									 6.8	  5.6	   8.5	    5.1	     2.9      3.7     18.5
  TABLE 11 - 1996 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			   COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							  29
			   (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1995 POPULATION)
											   SERVICE CATEGORY
  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	       RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    PRESBYTERIAN HOSP/ALLEN PVL DIV-NEW YORK		4.4	3.2	6623	 3013	  1145	     43	    1262     1005      155
									 5.0	  5.4	   8.2	    6.0	     2.5      2.7      8.4
    CABRINI MEDICAL CENTER-NEW YORK			4.2	3.0	6363	 2568	  2573	      1	       4	0     1217
									10.0	  7.5	  13.5	    1.0	     2.3	       7.9
    NORTH GENERAL HOSPITAL-NEW YORK			3.4	2.5	5190	 1866	   905	    366	      12	0     2041
									 7.0	  5.9	  11.8	    4.3	     2.8	       6.4
    NEW YORK DOWNTOWN HOSPITAL-NEW YORK			2.5	1.8	3743	 1395	  1100	     92	     552      532	72
									 5.6	  5.6	   9.0	    3.3	     2.5      2.6      5.2
    BETH ISRAEL MED CTR/NORTH DIV-NEW YORK		2.3	1.7	3471	 1533	  1883	     18	       7	0	30
									 7.8	  7.0	   8.6	    6.2	     1.7	       9.0
    ST CLARES HOSP AND HEALTH CTR-NEW YORK		1.8	1.3	2745	 1611	   998	      0	       8	0      128
									12.2	  9.0	  17.4		     2.9	      11.9
    MEMORIAL HOSPITAL FOR CANCER-NEW YORK		1.4	1.0	2093	  928	  1060	     96	       0	0	 9
									 7.3	  5.6	   8.5	    8.6			      12.7
    160 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0     12.8	9.2    19195	 4949	  5380	    718	     885      675     6588
									13.5	 24.2	  11.6	    7.0	     2.9      4.4     10.0
  QUEENS (2020500)				      128.0   100.0   258534	84985	 75254	  16956	   35055    29479    16805
									 7.1	  7.0	   9.9	    4.6	     2.9      3.8     12.3
    NEW YORK HOSP MED CTR OF QUEENS-FLUSHING	       10.8	8.4    21789	 7568	  6902	   1409	    2634     2247     1029
									 6.1	  5.8	   9.2	    3.1	     2.6      3.2      6.6
    CITY HOSPITAL CENTER-ELMHURST		       10.8	8.4    21754	 4940	  3630	   2223	    4559     4158     2244
									 6.8	  7.1	  10.0	    3.8	     2.8      4.4     16.8
    CMC BKLYN & QUEENS/ST JOHNS DIV-ELMHURST		8.4	6.5    16907	 5622	  3546	   1108	    3533     2974      124
									 6.0	  6.4	  11.9	    3.4	     2.8      3.2      6.0
    N SHORE UNIV HOSP-MANHASSET				6.8	5.3    13659	 3122	  5465	   1363	    1902     1654      153
									 5.6	  4.9	   7.2	    4.7	     3.3      4.4     13.8
    QUEENS HOSPITAL CENTER-JAMAICA			6.2	4.8    12439	 3520	  1732	    477	    2517     1820     2373
									 7.2	  6.9	  11.4	    4.5	     3.0      4.2     11.9
    JAMAICA HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER-JAMAICA		5.7	4.4    11444	 3071	  1817	   1129	    2672     2120      635
									 6.2	  6.6	  10.5	    3.9	     3.2      3.8     16.7
    LONG ISLAND JEWISH MED CTR-NEW HYDE PARK		5.6	4.4    11379	 3394	  4334	      3	    2369	0     1279
									 6.1	  4.6	   6.9	    2.0	     2.8	      13.4
    CMC BKLYN & QUEENS/MARY IMMAC DIV-JAMAICA		5.2	4.0    10416	 6074	  2735	   1190	     219	0      198
									 6.4	  4.8	  11.6	    3.8	     1.8	       3.9
    NEW YORK FLUSHING HOSPITAL MED CTR-FLUSHING		5.1	4.0    10308	 3334	  2357	    784	    2043     1705	85
									 6.9	  7.4	  13.1	    4.3	     2.7      3.5      5.9
    ST JOHNS EPISCOPAL HOSP/SO SHORE-FAR ROCKAW		4.4	3.4	8884	 2826	  1732	    359	    1348     1054     1565
									 8.9	  9.1	  17.2	    3.2	     2.8      3.9      9.5
    N SHORE UNIV HOSP AT FOREST HILLS-FOREST HI		4.3	3.3	8594	 3104	  2315	     31	    1673     1403	68
									 5.4	  5.2	   9.3	    2.5	     2.7      2.6      4.7
    W QUEENS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL-LONG ISLAND CIT		3.8	3.0	7774	 4943	  2726	      9	      19	0	77
									 7.3	  5.7	  10.3	    2.7	     2.9	       6.1
    PARKWAY HOSPITAL-FOREST HILLS			3.7	2.9	7520	 4356	  3081	      9	      35	0	39
									 8.3	  6.7	  10.8	    2.0	     2.7	       7.8
    NEW YORK HOSPITAL-NEW YORK				3.6	2.8	7205	 1292	  2738	    890	    1153      962      170
									 7.2	  5.4	   9.6	    7.7	     3.3      4.4     21.6
    L I JEWISH/SCHNEIDER DIV-NEW HYDE PARK		2.8	2.2	5589	  211	    86	   2242	       2     2977	71
									 4.3	  3.5	   6.0	    4.6	     2.0      3.8     14.8
    MOUNT SINAI HOSPITAL-NEW YORK			2.7	2.1	5444	 1179	  2536	    344	     563      498      324
									 7.9	  6.6	   8.7	    9.3	     3.4      5.6     17.0
    CMC OF BKLYN & QUEENS/ST JOS DIV-QUEENS		2.3	1.8	4718	 2943	  1710	      1	      20	0	44
									 9.0	  7.1	  12.5	    3.0	     3.9	       6.0
  TABLE 11 - 1996 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			   COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							  30
			   (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1995 POPULATION)
											   SERVICE CATEGORY
  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	       RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    PENINSULA HOSPITAL CENTER-FAR ROCKAWAY		2.3	1.8	4648	 3250	  1094	    242	       4	0	58
									11.9	  9.9	  20.2	    2.8	     2.5	      10.2
    BETH ISRAEL MEDICAL CENTER-NEW YORK			2.2	1.7	4404	  771	  1129	    105	     855      745      799
									 5.9	  6.3	   6.9	    4.0	     2.9      3.3      9.9
    WYCKOFF HEIGHTS MEDICAL CTR-BROOKLYN		2.1	1.7	4325	 1918	  1049	    525	     420      279      134
									 6.8	  6.4	  12.3	    3.2	     2.7      3.3      4.6
    FRANKLIN HOSPITAL MED CTR-VALLEY STREAM		2.1	1.6	4153	 2251	  1091	    101	     318      234      158
									 8.1	  7.0	  12.7	    1.9	     2.8      2.6     13.8
    LENOX HILL HOSPITAL-NEW YORK			2.0	1.5	3976	  660	  2037	    216	     548      442	73
									 7.0	  6.8	   8.9	    2.1	     3.7      4.1     14.3
    NY UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER-NEW YORK		1.8	1.4	3651	  871	  1945	    176	     345      277	37
									 7.3	  5.2	   9.2	    6.5	     2.9      4.7     15.8
    ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL-ROSLYN				1.6	1.3	3267	  754	  2482	     26	       0	0	 5
									 8.2	  5.6	   9.0	    3.7			       8.4
    BELLEVUE HOSPITAL CENTER-NEW YORK			1.6	1.2	3142	  933	   989	    194	     634       15      377
									 9.0	  6.5	  10.9	    4.5	     2.7      4.5     22.8
    ST VINCENTS HOSPITAL & MED CTR-NEW YORK		1.3	1.0	2695	  631	   890	    108	     478      422      166
									 7.1	  7.9	   9.0	    4.9	     2.6      4.3     15.2
    163 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0     19.0    14.9    38450	11447	 13106	   1692	    4192     3493     4520
									 8.5	 10.7	   8.8	    7.4	     2.9      3.8     11.4
  RICHMOND (402800)				      143.9   100.0    57944	19545	 16511	   2953	    6621     5416     6898
									 6.3	  5.9	   8.4	    3.9	     2.8      3.8      8.6
    ST VINCENTS MEDICAL CENTER-STATEN ISLAND	       46.8    32.5    18856	 5680	  4074	   1383	    3401     2877     1441
									 6.0	  5.7	   9.9	    3.6	     3.0      4.2      9.6
    STATEN ISLAND UNIV NORTH-STATEN ISLAND	       44.4    30.9    17879	 6599	  5090	   1008	    2628     2080      474
									 5.9	  6.0	   8.1	    3.8	     2.5      3.1     15.3
    BAYLEY SETON HOSPITAL-STATEN ISLAND		       13.7	9.5	5525	 2033	  1143	      3	      25	0     2321
									 7.4	  5.6	  10.5	    2.0	     3.7	       7.6
    STATEN ISLAND UNIV SOUTH-STATEN ISLAND	       13.2	9.2	5336	 2431	  1187	      5	       2	0     1711
									 6.7	  5.8	   7.3	    2.2	     2.5	       7.6
    DOCTORS HOSPITAL-STATEN ISLAND			6.3	4.4	2543	 1315	   815	      9	       8	0      396
									 7.2	  6.7	   9.6	    1.6	     2.0	       3.8
    ST VINCENTS HOSPITAL & MED CTR-NEW YORK		2.4	1.7	 963	   95	   814	      8	      10       11	25
									 6.8	  4.6	   6.6	   13.3	     2.0      2.5     22.1
    NY UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER-NEW YORK		2.0	1.4	 794	  167	   435	    106	      45       37	 4
									 6.2	  5.1	   7.3	    5.4	     2.6      3.0     26.0
    137 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0     15.0    10.4	6048	 1225	  2953	    431	     502      411      526
									 6.4	  6.1	   6.9	    4.7	     3.3      4.7     10.1
  OUT OF STATE							       19889	 6706	  8495	   1225	    1451     1158      854
									 6.5	  5.8	   7.7	    6.6	     2.8      3.8     11.1
    NY UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER-NEW YORK				3734	  560	  2113	    397	     345      286	33
									 6.0	  4.4	   7.0	    6.5	     3.0      3.9     14.7
    MOUNT SINAI HOSPITAL-NEW YORK					2922	  556	  1528	    198	     356      260	24
									 7.1	  4.6	   8.8	   11.7	     2.9      3.7     16.3
    MERCY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL-PORT JERVIS				1353	  710	   367	     71	      65       58	82
									 6.3	  5.3	   9.6	    2.6	     2.3      2.5      9.1
    OLEAN GENERAL HOSPITAL (MAIN)-OLEAN					 647	  327	   214	     22	      43       37	 4
									 4.7	  4.5	   5.9	    2.0	     2.6      2.4     10.3
    ROSWELL PARK CANCER INST-BUFFALO					 603	  276	   319	      8	       0	0	 0
									 5.8	  3.1	   8.2	    5.3
  TABLE 11 - 1996 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			   COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							  31
			   (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1995 POPULATION)
											   SERVICE CATEGORY
  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	       RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    HOSPITAL FOR JOINT DISEASES-NEW YORK				 533	  134	   346	     50	       0	0	 3
									 7.5	  8.8	   7.3	    5.4			       6.3
    MONTEFIORE MED CTR/MOSES DIV-BRONX					 499	  143	   285	     63	       0	0	 8
									 6.2	  5.5	   7.0	    4.2			       7.3
    STRONG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER					 485	  109	   271	     43	      22       18	22
									 9.2	  3.6	  10.5	    8.8	     4.2     25.6     12.5
    PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL-NEW YORK					 460	   86	   219	     94	      31       23	 7
									 7.4	  5.9	   8.9	    7.4	     3.1      3.5      9.3
    STATEN ISLAND UNIV NORTH-STATEN ISLAND				 401	   89	   139	     12	      82       77	 2
									 3.9	  4.3	   5.3	    3.3	     2.5      2.4      3.5
    ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL-ELMIRA						 353	  197	   111	      4	       0	0	41
									10.3	  9.4	   9.1	    3.0			      18.8
    GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL-SUFFERN					 346	  107	   127	      6	      51       39	16
									 5.6	  5.3	   7.1	    3.5	     3.1      4.0      7.3
    UNITED HOSPITAL MED CTR-PORT CHESTER				 333	   70	    99	     11	      71       63	19
									 4.5	  4.9	   5.6	    8.4	     2.4      3.3      6.3
    MONTEFIORE MED CTR/A EINSTEIN DIV-BRONX				 300	   59	   125	      9	      59       48	 0
									 4.5	  4.5	   6.1	    3.1	     2.7      3.1
    ST VINCENTS HOSPITAL & MED CTR-NEW YORK				 231	   55	   104	      8	      24       24	16
									 6.4	  5.5	   6.8	   11.1	     2.3      2.1     16.1
    NEW YORK DOWNTOWN HOSPITAL-NEW YORK					 227	  100	    82	      0	      23       21	 1
									 3.3	  3.1	   3.9		     2.7      3.2      2.0
    CORNING HOSPITAL-CORNING						 221	  125	    59	     11	      11       10	 5
									 4.7	  4.6	   6.1	    2.7	     2.0      1.9      7.8
    HELEN HAYES HOSPITAL-WEST HAVERSTRAW				 218	  213	     4	      1	       0	0	 0
									20.7	 20.7	  15.0	   31.0
    COMM GEN HOSP OF SULLIVAN CO-HARRIS					 218	  137	    41	      7	       8	8	17
									 4.9	  4.4	   6.8	    2.1	     2.9      3.3      7.1
    161 OTHER HOSPITALS LESS THAN 200 DISCHARGES			5805	 2653	  1942	    210	     260      186      554
									 6.5	  5.7	   7.6	    4.4	     2.7      3.6     10.8
  NEW YORK STATE RESIDENTS (1843959)		      129.6   100.0  2389577   785144	729995	 140825	  290817   242435   200361
									 7.0	  6.6	   9.2	    4.4	     2.8      3.7     12.0
  NEW YORK STATE + OUT OF STATE					     2409466   791850	738490	 142050	  292268   243593   201215
									 7.0	  6.6	   9.2	    4.4	     2.8      3.7     12.0
  (64158 DISCHARGES EXCLUDED BECAUSE OF UNKNOWN RESIDENCE