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 TABLE 11 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							  1
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1996 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
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 ALBANY (302900 )				     110.6   100.0    33491    11362	11529	  1433	   3601	    3141     2425
									6.1	 5.7	  7.7	   3.1	    2.7	     3.8      9.6
   ST PETERS HOSPITAL-ALBANY			      45.0    40.7    13639	4580	 4907	   417	   1656	    1466      613
									5.8	 6.3	  7.5	   2.4	    2.8	     3.8      3.6
   ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY	      33.6    30.4    10188	2834	 3281	   883	   1214	    1035      941
									6.5	 5.0	  8.3	   3.3	    2.6	     4.6     14.7
   ALBANY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ALBANY		      12.1    10.9     3660	2010	 1611	    11	     10	       0       18
									5.6	 4.6	  7.0	   2.0	    2.4		      4.8
   SAMARITAN HOSPITAL-TROY			       6.3     5.7     1910	 553	  467	    33	    251	     203      403
									5.0	 4.8	  6.5	   2.3	    2.3	     2.1      6.6
   SETON HLTH SYSTEM/ST MARYS CAMPUS-TROY	       5.7     5.1     1721	 800	  651	    33	      0	       0      237
									7.3	 5.2	  9.9	   2.8			      8.4
   BELLEVUE WOMEN'S HOSPITAL-NISKAYUNA		       3.0     2.7	900	   5	  100	     1	    411	     383	0
									2.6	 1.6	  2.8	   2.0	    2.6	     2.6
   ELLIS HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY			       1.4     1.3	430	 120	  198	    14	     10	      10       78
									7.1	 7.1	  7.1	   2.2	    2.2	     2.8      9.1
   107 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0      3.4     3.1     1043	 460	  314	    41	     49	      44      135
									8.9	10.7	  7.0	   7.0	    2.6	     2.4     11.9
 ALLEGANY (50900  )				     125.7   100.0     6398	2554	 1893	   331	    640	     551      429
									5.1	 4.8	  6.2	   3.9	    2.7	     3.1      9.4
   JONES MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-WELLSVILLE		      59.7    47.5     3037	1500	  646	    98	    403	     339       51
									4.1	 4.4	  5.5	   2.6	    2.5	     2.4      3.1
   OLEAN GENERAL HOSPITAL (MAIN)-OLEAN		      22.3    17.7     1134	 534	  371	    70	     82	      74	3
									5.0	 4.9	  6.7	   2.6	    2.8	     2.4      6.0
   ST JAMES MERCY HOSPITAL-HORNELL		      14.4    11.4	732	 180	  136	    31	     58	      49      278
									6.9	 4.7	  5.9	   2.6	    2.9	     2.4     10.9
   STRONG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		       7.6     6.0	385	  39	  302	    22	      9	       7	6
									8.3	 5.5	  8.2	   7.5	    8.4	    33.1      9.3
   BUFFALO GENERAL HOSPITAL-BUFFALO		       3.7     3.0	189	  36	  143	     1	      1	       2	6
									5.1	 3.9	  5.2	  12.0	    2.0	     2.0     10.3
   WYOMING COUNTY COMMUNITY HOSP-WARSAW		       2.7     2.2	139	  38	   25	     1	     31	      32       12
									3.8	 4.8	  5.7	   1.0	    2.5	     2.2      4.8
   CHILDRENS HOSPITAL-BUFFALO			       2.5     2.0	125	   3	    4	    79	     25	      14	0
									7.0	 1.7	  3.0	   6.8	    4.1	    15.9
   ROSWELL PARK CANCER INST-BUFFALO		       1.9     1.5	 99	  45	   52	     2	      0	       0	0
									4.4	 3.1	  5.5	   4.5
   N H NOYES MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-DANSVILLE	       1.8     1.5	 93	  34	   21	     2	     18	      18	0
									3.7	 4.9	  4.6	   2.5	    2.2	     2.2
   CUBA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-CUBA			       1.7     1.4	 88	  77	    0	    11	      0	       0	0
								       10.3	11.6		   1.5
   47 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0       7.4     5.9	377	  68	  193	    14	     13	      16       73
									6.0	 6.0	  5.6	   1.9	    2.4	     3.6      9.0
 BROOME (214400 )				     114.5   100.0    24559	8607	 8120	  1124	   2387	    2202     2119
									6.6	 5.9	  7.9	   4.2	    2.7	     2.9     13.7
   WILSON HOSPITAL (UHS)-JOHNSON CITY		      47.8    41.8    10258	3004	 3970	   668	   1317	    1204       95
									5.4	 5.2	  7.1	   3.6	    2.8	     3.2     10.5
   OUR LADY OF LOURDES MEM HOSP-BINGHAMTON	      39.1    34.1     8377	3596	 2512	   231	   1028	     969       41
									5.8	 6.0	  8.5	   2.4	    2.5	     2.2      7.5
   BINGHAMTON GEN HOSP (UHS)-BINGHAMTON		      23.2    20.3     4977	1834	 1227	    42	     10	       4     1860
								       10.2	 7.1	  9.4	   5.3	    9.4	    20.0     14.0
 TABLE 11 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							  2
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1996 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
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   UNIVERSITY HOSP/SUNY HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	       1.3     1.1	269	  31	  138	    96	      0	       0	4
									8.2	 5.1	  9.7	   7.3			      4.0
   76 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0       3.2     2.8	678	 142	  273	    87	     32	      25      119
									8.3	 4.9	  7.3	   9.9	    5.0	     7.4     14.2
 CATTARAUGUS (84000  )				     133.3   100.0    11198	4178	 3690	   659	   1023	     913      735
									5.8	 5.7	  7.1	   3.9	    2.5	     3.1      9.0
   OLEAN GENERAL HOSPITAL (MAIN)-OLEAN		      62.8    47.1     5271	2296	 1587	   304	    539	     506       39
									5.4	 5.5	  7.7	   2.6	    2.6	     2.3      4.9
   BERTRAND CHAFFEE HOSPITAL-SPRINGVILLE	      13.2     9.9     1107	 449	  185	    81	    206	     180	6
									3.7	 4.5	  5.8	   2.4	    2.1	     2.0      2.3
   BUFFALO GENERAL HOSPITAL-BUFFALO		       9.4     7.1	790	  72	  691	     3	      9	       6	9
									5.9	 4.7	  6.0	   3.3	    3.2	     3.8     16.2
   TRI-COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-GOWANDA		       9.3     7.0	784	 511	  235	     7	      1	       0       30
									6.4	 5.2	  8.0	   2.1	    3.0		     14.9
   WOMANS CHRISTIAN ASSN-JAMESTOWN		       8.9     6.6	744	 297	  194	    27	     62	      51      113
									7.5	 7.7	  8.7	   2.5	    2.5	     2.8     10.8
   OLEAN GENERAL HOSPITAL (WEST)-OLEAN		       5.0     3.8	422	   1	    0	     0	      0	       0      421
									8.8	 8.0					      8.8
   ROSWELL PARK CANCER INST-BUFFALO		       3.7     2.8	311	 128	  157	    26	      0	       0	0
									6.2	 3.0	  9.4	   2.4
   CHILDRENS HOSPITAL-BUFFALO			       3.5     2.7	298	   8	   11	   187	     53	      38	1
									7.8	 2.4	  5.2	   6.7	    3.7	    20.9      5.0
   MERCY HOSPITAL-BUFFALO			       2.5     1.9	208	  27	   68	     6	     54	      53	0
									3.9	 6.8	  4.9	   2.7	    2.6	     2.5
   ERIE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER-BUFFALO		       1.7     1.3	145	  31	   90	     0	      0	       0       24
									8.3	10.1	  8.2				      6.4
   CUBA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-CUBA			       1.6     1.2	137	 135	    0	     2	      0	       0	0
								       13.2	13.3		   3.0
   LAKE SHORE HOSPITAL-IRVING			       1.4     1.0	116	  38	   55	     1	      0	       0       22
									7.1	 7.2	  5.2	   2.0			     11.7
   35 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0      10.3     7.7	865	 185	  417	    15	     99	      79       70
									4.9	 4.2	  5.9	   9.5	    2.3	     2.2      6.5
 CAYUGA (84900  )				     123.5   100.0    10481	3708	 3792	   510	    999	     874      598
									6.3	 5.6	  8.7	   4.0	    2.5	     3.0      8.7
   AUBURN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-AUBURN		      85.8    69.5     7288	3012	 2376	   259	    639	     548      454
									6.5	 5.6	  9.9	   2.9	    2.3	     2.1      7.7
   UNIVERSITY HOSP/SUNY HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	       7.6     6.1	643	 158	  365	   111	      0	       0	9
									7.6	 6.9	  9.1	   3.6			     12.9
   ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	       6.3     5.1	531	  45	  379	     9	     44	      34       20
									5.2	 4.2	  5.3	   7.7	    3.1	     3.0     13.0
   CROUSE HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE			       5.4     4.4	459	  53	  169	    62	     77	      77       21
									6.3	 5.7	  5.2	   8.9	    3.8	    10.0      3.9
   COMMUNITY-GENERAL HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE		       5.0     4.1	428	  68	  156	     1	    107	      91	5
									4.1	 5.9	  5.1	   3.0	    2.6	     2.4     11.6
   CORTLAND MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-CORTLAND		       4.1     3.3	344	 121	   70	    41	     52	      48       12
									4.4	 5.0	  6.4	   3.4	    2.1	     1.8     10.8
   CAYUGA MEDICAL CTR AT ITHACA-ITHACA		       2.9     2.3	244	 100	   68	     5	     31	      29       11
									4.4	 4.8	  4.4	   3.4	    2.3	     2.1     12.5
   OSWEGO HOSPITAL-OSWEGO			       1.4     1.1	119	  33	   21	     6	     25	      23       11
									3.5	 4.3	  4.4	   3.0	    2.2	     2.3      4.9
 TABLE 11 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							  3
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1996 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
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   47 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0       5.0     4.1	425	 118	  188	    16	     24	      24       55
									7.9	 5.8	  8.5	   4.3	    2.8	     5.2     15.3
 CHAUTAUQUA (141600 )				     120.6   100.0    17080	6794	 5170	   718	   1573	    1426     1399
									6.8	 7.0	  8.3	   4.9	    2.5	     2.7     10.9
   WOMANS CHRISTIAN ASSN-JAMESTOWN		      67.5    55.9     9556	4422	 2354	   275	    803	     713      989
									7.4	 7.6	  9.2	   3.9	    2.5	     2.4     10.1
   BROOKS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-DUNKIRK		      25.0    20.7     3541	1176	 1254	   146	    483	     466       16
									5.7	 6.4	  7.9	   2.7	    2.4	     2.3     13.6
   WESTFIELD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-WESTFIELD	       6.5     5.4	917	 415	  145	    32	    163	     158	4
									3.8	 4.9	  4.6	   3.0	    2.4	     2.1      3.0
   LAKE SHORE HOSPITAL-IRVING			       5.6     4.6	793	 399	  198	     5	      1	       0      190
									7.7	 6.0	  9.0	   1.2	    3.0		     10.0
   BUFFALO GENERAL HOSPITAL-BUFFALO		       4.4     3.6	622	  62	  531	     2	      5	       4       18
									6.8	 4.4	  6.8	   6.5	    2.8	     4.5     16.9
   ROSWELL PARK CANCER INST-BUFFALO		       2.6     2.2	371	 152	  196	    22	      0	       0	1
									6.9	 3.0	 10.4	   3.4			      5.0
   CHILDRENS HOSPITAL-BUFFALO			       2.5     2.0	350	  10	   25	   218	     60	      37	0
									8.2	 4.4	  7.2	   8.2	    3.8	    17.1
   MILLARD FILLMORE HOSPITAL-BUFFALO		       1.2     1.0	173	  28	  144	     1	      0	       0	0
									6.0	 4.1	  6.4	   1.0
   40 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0       5.3     4.4	757	 130	  323	    17	     58	      48      181
									7.8	 6.1	  6.2	   6.7	    2.4	     2.6     15.0
 CHEMUNG (100200 )				     109.3   100.0    10953	3763	 3639	   486	   1058	     945     1062
									7.2	 7.5	  8.3	   4.4	    2.4	     4.0     11.4
   ARNOT OGDEN MEDICAL CENTER-ELMIRA		      60.5    55.4     6064	1621	 2137	   359	   1016	     908       23
									5.5	 6.4	  6.9	   3.6	    2.4	     4.1     17.2
   ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL-ELMIRA			      40.0    36.6     4006	1963	 1203	    27	      1	       0      812
								       10.0	 8.6	 11.0	   3.6	    1.0		     12.0
   CORNING HOSPITAL-CORNING			       2.0     1.8	198	  73	   72	    16	     18	      16	3
									4.8	 6.2	  4.8	   3.4	    2.4	     2.3      4.7
   STRONG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		       1.7     1.6	174	  27	   98	    45	      0	       0	4
									7.5	 4.4	  7.9	   8.2			     10.8
   57 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0       5.1     4.7	511	  79	  129	    39	     23	      21      220
									7.1	 5.3	  6.5	   9.2	    2.4	     1.8      8.8
 CHENANGO (53400  )				     101.4   100.0     5416	1808	 1852	   339	    611	     525      281
									5.4	 4.7	  7.0	   4.0	    2.5	     2.9     11.6
   CHENANGO MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-NORWICH		      35.1    34.6     1872	 786	  437	   115	    273	     245       16
									4.1	 4.5	  6.2	   3.1	    2.2	     1.9      4.1
   WILSON HOSPITAL (UHS)-JOHNSON CITY		      15.3    15.1	818	 152	  453	    48	     85	      76	4
									5.9	 4.5	  7.5	   4.7	    2.7	     3.9      4.3
   THE HOSPITAL-SIDNEY				      11.5    11.4	616	 317	  158	    39	     49	      46	7
									4.8	 4.4	  7.8	   2.6	    2.5	     2.2      2.3
   MARY IMOGENE BASSETT HOSP-COOPERSTOWN	       9.1     9.0	487	 137	  210	    17	     19	      18       86
									6.1	 3.7	  6.1	   3.0	    2.7	     2.3     12.1
   COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-HAMILTON		       6.9     6.9	371	 128	  112	    16	     72	      40	3
									3.9	 4.1	  5.8	   2.4	    2.3	     1.9      1.3
   OUR LADY OF LOURDES MEM HOSP-BINGHAMTON	       5.9     5.8	316	 132	   99	     4	     43	      38	0
									5.4	 6.0	  7.2	   1.8	    2.6	     2.2
   A O FOX MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ONEONTA		       4.6     4.6	248	  45	   77	    14	     18	      15       79
									8.0	 7.5	  5.7	   2.4	    3.3	     3.3     13.5
 TABLE 11 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							  4
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1996 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
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   BINGHAMTON GEN HOSP (UHS)-BINGHAMTON		       3.3     3.3	177	  45	   62	     0	      0	       0       70
								       10.9	10.8	  9.0				     12.7
   UNIVERSITY HOSP/SUNY HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	       2.4     2.3	127	  11	   82	    34	      0	       0	0
									7.8	 7.0	  9.1	   4.9
   CORTLAND MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-CORTLAND		       2.0     1.9	105	  18	   25	     7	     26	      26	3
									3.7	 3.2	  6.7	   3.1	    2.3	     1.9      8.7
   CROUSE HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE			       1.6     1.6	 86	   4	   26	    30	     15	      11	0
								       10.3	 2.3	 10.2	   8.7	    7.9	    21.2
   39 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0       3.6     3.6	193	  33	  111	    15	     11	      10       13
									7.2	 6.2	  7.2	   5.5	    2.6	    11.9     11.6
 CLINTON (88300  )				      97.2   100.0     8580	3420	 2798	   244	    839	     762      517
									6.3	 5.5	  9.1	   3.9	    2.6	     2.7      9.1
   CHAMPLAIN VALLEY PHYS HOSP-PLATTSBURGH	      92.7    95.4     8187	3322	 2646	   235	    834	     758      392
									6.3	 5.5	  9.2	   3.5	    2.6	     2.7      9.4
   CANTON-POTSDAM HOSPITAL-POTSDAM		       1.1     1.2	100	   3	    3	     0	      0	       0       94
									8.7	 5.3	 29.3				      8.2
   ALICE HYDE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-MALONE		       1.1     1.1	 95	  36	   54	     2	      2	       1	0
									4.4	 3.6	  5.1	   3.0	    2.5	     3.0
   39 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0       2.2     2.3	198	  59	   95	     7	      3	       3       31
									6.3	 4.3	  6.6	  15.3	    3.7	    10.3      7.0
 COLUMBIA (64900  )				     101.1   100.0     6560	2540	 2372	   241	    568	     518      321
									6.2	 5.7	  7.6	   5.1	    2.6	     3.5     10.8
   COLUMBIA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-HUDSON		      55.6    55.0     3610	1815	 1019	    76	    249	     239      212
									6.0	 5.3	  8.2	   2.9	    2.2	     2.0     12.0
   ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY	      17.6    17.4     1141	 189	  541	   112	    159	     128       12
									6.3	 5.9	  7.5	   5.3	    3.0	     6.5     11.9
   ST PETERS HOSPITAL-ALBANY			       8.5     8.4	551	 106	  311	    14	     50	      46       24
									5.6	 6.3	  6.1	   1.6	    3.5	     5.0      3.5
   NORTHERN DUTCHESS HOSPITAL-RHINEBECK		       5.5     5.4	356	 115	  103	    11	     64	      63	0
									5.1	 5.9	  7.7	   3.4	    2.4	     2.2
   ALBANY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ALBANY		       4.1     4.1	267	 140	  125	     1	      1	       0	0
									5.3	 4.4	  6.3	   1.0	    4.0
   MOUNT SINAI HOSPITAL-NEW YORK		       2.0     2.0	128	  29	   76	    10	      5	       5	3
									7.5	 4.1	  7.8	  21.6	    2.8	     3.0      4.3
   78 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0       7.8     7.7	507	 146	  197	    17	     40	      37       70
									8.1	10.3	  8.0	   7.7	    3.1	     3.0      9.7
 CORTLAND (51100  )				     116.7   100.0     5963	2114	 1845	   491	    606	     555      352
									6.0	 6.3	  7.3	   3.5	    2.7	     2.5     12.6
   CORTLAND MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-CORTLAND		      85.8    73.6     4386	1816	 1023	   406	    471	     440      230
									5.9	 6.6	  7.6	   2.8	    2.5	     2.0     12.6
   UNIVERSITY HOSP/SUNY HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	       7.6     6.5	389	  89	  265	    28	      0	       0	7
									8.0	 5.6	  9.0	   6.2			     10.3
   CROUSE HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE			       6.7     5.8	343	  29	  174	    36	     54	      43	7
									5.3	 5.5	  3.8	   7.6	    5.1	     8.8      7.7
   CAYUGA MEDICAL CTR AT ITHACA-ITHACA		       3.5     3.0	177	  49	   59	     3	     20	      17       29
									4.8	 3.8	  5.8	   2.0	    2.1	     2.1      7.8
   COMMUNITY-GENERAL HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE		       3.2     2.8	166	  34	   79	     1	     21	      19       12
									5.6	 4.5	  6.2	   6.0	    2.7	     2.5     14.5
   ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	       2.9     2.5	148	  12	   92	     6	     16	      15	7
									8.4	 4.2	  9.8	  16.7	    2.2	     2.1     17.4
 TABLE 11 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							  5
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1996 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   WILSON HOSPITAL (UHS)-JOHNSON CITY		       2.0     1.7	101	  19	   45	     6	     15	      14	2
									4.5	 3.8	  5.9	   4.3	    2.5	     2.4     10.5
   44 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0       5.0     4.2	253	  66	  108	     5	      9	       7       58
									7.2	 3.7	  6.2	   1.8	    1.8	     1.7     14.9
 DELAWARE (47200  )				     134.9   100.0     6368	2775	 2019	   263	    550	     442      319
									5.3	 4.6	  6.7	   3.6	    2.5	     3.0     10.9
   A O FOX MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ONEONTA		      29.7    22.0     1404	 496	  450	    61	    146	     136      115
									5.8	 5.2	  7.5	   2.9	    2.4	     2.3     11.7
   DELAWARE VALLEY HOSPITAL-WALTON		      26.4    19.5     1244	 654	  207	    45	    189	      99       50
									3.9	 4.2	  4.6	   1.8	    2.3	     2.0      8.0
   MARY IMOGENE BASSETT HOSP-COOPERSTOWN	      17.7    13.1	835	 250	  368	    39	     48	      54       76
									4.9	 3.3	  5.6	   2.3	    2.6	     2.5     11.6
   THE HOSPITAL-SIDNEY				      15.7    11.6	740	 397	  174	    38	     63	      59	9
									4.8	 4.5	  7.2	   2.7	    2.5	     2.3     14.0
   WILSON HOSPITAL (UHS)-JOHNSON CITY		       8.9     6.6	421	  70	  253	    19	     42	      36	1
									5.5	 4.8	  6.5	   3.9	    2.8	     3.6      6.0
   O'CONNOR HOSPITAL-DELHI			       8.8     6.5	415	 395	   14	     3	      0	       0	3
									4.0	 4.0	  6.3	   1.3			      1.7
   MARGARETVILLE MEM HOSP-MARGARETVILLE		       8.4     6.2	396	 275	  113	     5	      0	       0	3
									5.9	 5.2	  7.8	   3.2			      1.3
   ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY	       3.0     2.2	141	  19	   84	    20	      9	       9	0
								       10.7	 8.1	  9.7	  12.2	    3.7	    30.1
   OUR LADY OF LOURDES MEM HOSP-BINGHAMTON	       2.2     1.6	102	  42	   39	     1	     10	      10	0
									5.3	 4.4	  7.9	   2.0	    2.5	     2.3
   BINGHAMTON GEN HOSP (UHS)-BINGHAMTON		       1.9     1.4	 92	  25	   24	     0	      0	       0       43
								       10.2	 9.7	  6.4				     12.5
   ST PETERS HOSPITAL-ALBANY			       1.5     1.1	 69	  16	   50	     0	      1	       1	1
									5.9	 5.6	  6.2		    3.0	     2.0      4.0
   77 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0      10.8     8.0	509	 136	  243	    32	     42	      38       18
									6.3	 6.9	  6.9	   5.3	    2.6	     2.9     10.2
 DUTCHESS (268700 )				     111.5   100.0    29955	9204	10414	  1463	   3642	    3105     2127
									6.1	 6.0	  7.4	   4.2	    2.7	     3.1     12.1
   VASSAR BROTHERS HOSPITAL-POUGHKEEPSIE	      48.7    43.7    13077	4327	 3423	   736	   2465	    2108       18
									4.9	 5.4	  7.2	   3.3	    2.8	     3.1      4.6
   ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL-POUGHKEEPSIE		      22.4    20.1     6007	2248	 2625	    94	      8	       0     1032
									8.1	 6.7	  7.2	   2.2	    2.4		     13.8
   NORTHERN DUTCHESS HOSPITAL-RHINEBECK		       8.3     7.5     2242	 728	  697	    88	    371	     348       10
									5.0	 5.4	  7.4	   2.8	    2.4	     2.2      5.6
   PUTNAM HOSPITAL CENTER-CARMEL		       5.5     4.9     1480	 485	  433	    53	    221	     161      127
									5.8	 5.3	  8.4	   2.2	    2.6	     2.3     10.5
   WESTCHESTER COUNTY MED CTR-VALHALLA		       4.0     3.6     1076	 196	  587	   225	     26	      19       23
									9.2	 6.9	 10.1	   8.1	    6.0	    18.6     10.7
   ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY	       3.3     3.0	890	 115	  682	    71	     13	       8	1
									7.7	 6.7	  8.0	   5.5	    4.2	    15.1     30.0
   ST AGNES HOSPITAL-WHITE PLAINS		       2.3     2.1	625	 111	  472	    22	      8	       7	5
									6.1	 6.2	  6.3	   2.6	    6.6	     3.3      7.0
   ST LUKES HOSPITAL-NEWBURGH			       2.3     2.0	606	 327	  137	    50	     49	      38	5
									5.3	 5.0	  9.0	   3.0	    2.4	     2.7      3.2
   HUDSON VALLEY HOSPITAL CENTER-PEEKSKILL	       2.1     1.9	571	  55	   82	     5	    239	     190	0
									3.4	 4.9	  7.3	   2.0	    2.6	     2.3
 TABLE 11 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							  6
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1996 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL-BEACON			       1.8     1.6	494	   0	    0	     0	      1	       0      493
									8.1				    3.0		      8.2
   NORTHERN WESTCHESTER HOSP-MOUNT KISKO	       1.3     1.2	354	  58	   91	    15	     94	      88	8
									4.3	 4.0	  7.1	   2.7	    2.5	     2.8     13.5
   111 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0      9.4     8.5     2533	 554	 1185	   104	    147	     138      405
									7.9	 9.1	  6.7	   6.3	    2.9	     3.5     13.7
 ERIE (979700 )					     119.1   100.0   116653    37564	40661	  5105	  12622	   10633    10068
									6.7	 6.0	  8.7	   3.9	    2.7	     3.4     11.5
   BUFFALO GENERAL HOSPITAL-BUFFALO		      20.5    17.2    20107	6088	 9582	    22	   1340	     795     2280
									6.8	 5.4	  7.4	   2.0	    2.5	     2.3     11.9
   MERCY HOSPITAL-BUFFALO			      15.5    13.0    15223	5527	 4530	   235	   2483	    2380       68
									6.1	 7.0	  8.9	   2.2	    2.4	     2.5     12.7
   SISTERS OF CHARITY HOSPITAL-BUFFALO		      12.1    10.2    11889	2615	 3841	     8	   2766	    2329      330
									5.6	 5.8	  9.3	   5.4	    2.7	     2.9      3.5
   MILLARD FILLMORE SUBURBAN HOSP-AMHERST	      11.7     9.8    11458	3182	 3286	    20	   2571	    2356       43
									4.2	 4.6	  6.5	   1.5	    2.4	     2.3      5.4
   CHILDRENS HOSPITAL-BUFFALO			      11.4     9.5    11133	 396	  386	  4610	   3143	    2585       13
									4.3	 3.1	  5.5	   4.0	    3.1	     6.3      4.7
   ERIE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER-BUFFALO		       9.9     8.3     9707	2916	 2805	     7	     19	       0     3960
								       10.2	 6.6	 10.2	   2.3	    1.8		     12.9
   MILLARD FILLMORE HOSPITAL-BUFFALO		       9.4     7.9     9218	3201	 5885	    16	     29	       0       87
									8.2	 5.4	  9.4	   2.2	    2.6		     26.4
   KENMORE MERCY HOSPITAL-KENMORE		       6.4     5.4     6284	3511	 2711	     7	      6	       0       49
									7.2	 6.4	  8.3	   3.4	    2.0		      7.0
   OUR LADY OF VICTORY HOSP-LACKAWANNA		       5.3     4.5     5219	3181	 2002	    12	      5	       0       19
									9.8	 7.7	 13.0	   8.3	    2.6		     17.6
   ST JOSEPH HOSPITAL-CHEEKTOWAGA		       5.2     4.4     5137	2564	 2533	     7	     11	       0       22
									7.5	 5.6	  9.5	   3.0	    1.7		      5.7
   SHEEHAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-BUFFALO		       3.0     2.5     2970	1199	  589	     0	     29	       0     1153
									7.7	 5.2	 10.4		    9.0		      8.8
   ROSWELL PARK CANCER INST-BUFFALO		       2.0     1.7     1980	 908	  999	    71	      0	       0	2
									6.8	 4.3	  9.1	   5.6			      6.0
   DEGRAFF MEMORIAL HOSP-NORTH TONAWANDA	       1.3     1.1     1285	 753	  519	     2	      2	       0	9
									6.4	 5.7	  7.5	   1.5	    2.0		      6.4
   94 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0       5.1     4.3     5043	1523	  993	    88	    218	     188     2033
									7.7	 5.2	  8.0	   4.2	    2.4	     2.3     10.6
 ESSEX (38300  )				      99.2   100.0     3801	1662	 1304	    99	    259	     275      202
									5.3	 4.7	  6.9	   2.9	    2.4	     2.3      9.4
   CHAMPLAIN VALLEY PHYS HOSP-PLATTSBURGH	      34.2    34.4     1308	 419	  515	    31	    126	     118       99
									6.3	 5.4	  8.0	   3.3	    2.3	     2.4     11.7
   ADIRONDACK MEDICAL CENTER-SARANAC LAKE	      25.8    26.0	988	 456	  357	    32	     45	      81       17
									4.8	 5.0	  5.4	   2.6	    2.6	     2.3      6.6
   GLENS FALLS HOSPITAL-GLENS FALLS		      13.9    14.0	533	 174	  237	     4	     46	      45       27
									5.9	 5.2	  7.4	   5.8	    2.5	     2.2      9.2
   MOSES-LUDINGTON HOSPITAL-TICONDEROGA		      11.7    11.8	447	 326	   29	    24	     33	      24       11
									3.3	 3.7	  3.6	   2.0	    2.0	     1.8      2.1
   ELIZABETHTOWN COMM HOSP-ELIZABETHTOWN	       6.4     6.5	247	 235	    4	     1	      0	       0	7
									2.7	 2.7	  3.0	   2.0			      2.6
   ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY	       1.8     1.8	 69	  13	   50	     4	      1	       1	0
									6.9	 6.2	  7.3	   6.8	    3.0	     2.0
 TABLE 11 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							  7
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1996 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
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   ST PETERS HOSPITAL-ALBANY			       1.5     1.5	 58	   4	   44	     1	      4	       3	2
									5.8	 5.3	  6.7	   3.0	    2.0	     1.7      3.0
   42 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0       3.9     4.0	151	  35	   68	     2	      4	       3       39
									7.8	10.1	  7.0	   1.0	    2.0	     1.3      8.6
 FRANKLIN (50500  )				     125.4   100.0     6335	2855	 2029	   200	    454	     441      356
									5.5	 4.9	  7.2	   3.3	    2.5	     2.5     10.1
   ALICE HYDE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-MALONE		      67.5    53.8     3409	1852	  929	   103	    260	     220       45
									5.0	 4.9	  6.5	   3.2	    2.4	     2.4     11.4
   ADIRONDACK MEDICAL CENTER-SARANAC LAKE	      33.5    26.7     1694	 735	  663	    60	     81	     125       30
									5.5	 5.0	  7.3	   2.8	    2.0	     2.4      6.3
   CHAMPLAIN VALLEY PHYS HOSP-PLATTSBURGH	      12.3     9.8	620	  98	  235	    10	     65	      60      152
									8.2	 5.7	  9.9	   3.1	    2.9	     3.0     11.9
   MASSENA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-MASSENA		       4.4     3.5	220	  96	   39	    15	     40	      29	1
									3.4	 3.4	  5.1	   2.1	    2.9	     2.6      1.0
   CANTON-POTSDAM HOSPITAL-POTSDAM		       2.5     2.0	127	  22	   15	     2	      3	       3       82
									5.2	 4.0	  4.4	   2.0	    2.3	     1.7      5.9
   ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY	       1.5     1.2	 74	  12	   56	     3	      2	       1	0
									6.8	 4.6	  6.3	  28.3	    2.0	     3.0
   38 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0       3.8     3.0	191	  40	   92	     7	      3	       3       46
									8.7	 6.5	  8.2	   2.1	    3.0	     2.0     13.3
 FULTON (54600  )				     136.8   100.0     7471	2838	 2284	   575	    682	     599      493
									5.5	 5.3	  7.4	   3.2	    2.4	     2.8      8.5
   NATHAN LITTAUER HOSPITAL-GLOVERSVILLE	      72.8    53.2     3976	1932	  972	   399	    347	     302       24
									4.9	 4.8	  7.5	   2.7	    2.1	     2.3      5.2
   ST MARYS HOSPITAL-AMSTERDAM			      25.8    18.9     1409	 280	  251	     1	    240	     215      422
									5.3	 4.5	  5.7	   3.0	    2.4	     2.1      8.8
   AMSTERDAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-AMSTERDAM	       8.5     6.2	466	 202	  177	    86	      0	       0	1
									4.7	 4.5	  6.1	   2.3			      2.0
   ELLIS HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY			       8.1     5.9	440	  82	  343	     3	      5	       5	2
									7.2	 5.9	  7.7	   3.3	    1.8	     1.6     16.5
   ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY	       7.9     5.8	434	  69	  251	    73	     22	      13	6
									8.9	 6.6	  9.9	   6.5	    4.7	    23.5      7.3
   SUNNYVIEW HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY		       2.4     1.7	130	 129	    0	     1	      0	       0	0
								       15.0	15.1		   6.0
   MARY IMOGENE BASSETT HOSP-COOPERSTOWN	       2.2     1.6	119	  40	   56	     1	      8	       8	6
									5.0	 4.4	  5.3	   3.0	    1.9	     1.9     15.0
   ST PETERS HOSPITAL-ALBANY			       2.0     1.5	111	  17	   74	     1	      7	       7	5
									6.5	 7.8	  7.2	   1.0	    3.1	     3.1      2.4
   LITTLE FALLS HOSPITAL-LITTLE FALLS		       1.5     1.1	 84	  39	   25	     5	      7	       6	2
									5.6	 4.2	  9.6	   2.8	    3.1	     3.8      3.0
   36 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0       5.5     4.0	302	  48	  135	     5	     46	      43       25
									5.3	 4.0	  6.7	   5.6	    2.8	     4.2      5.9
 GENESEE (61900  )				     124.0   100.0     7675	2949	 2512	   323	    773	     713      405
									6.6	 6.6	  8.4	   3.8	    2.5	     3.0     10.6
   GENESEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-BATAVIA		      48.9    39.5     3030	1300	  702	   172	    434	     410       12
									5.9	 6.5	  9.6	   3.0	    2.3	     2.2      8.7
   ST JEROME HOSPITAL-BATAVIA			      28.5    23.0     1762	1122	  474	     7	      2	       0      157
									8.0	 6.9	 10.5	   3.0	    5.5		      8.4
   STRONG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		      14.3    11.5	884	 150	  479	    55	     71	      53       76
									8.0	 5.2	  8.8	   4.8	    3.6	     7.8     15.6
 TABLE 11 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							  8
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1996 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
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   WYOMING COUNTY COMMUNITY HOSP-WARSAW		       3.9     3.2	243	  42	   36	     0	     41	      42       82
									5.9	 5.9	  5.7		    2.5	     2.4      9.5
   BUFFALO GENERAL HOSPITAL-BUFFALO		       3.8     3.0	234	  24	  198	     1	      1	       3	7
									6.4	 6.8	  6.4	   7.0	    2.0	     1.7      9.7
   MILLARD FILLMORE SUBURBAN HOSP-AMHERST	       3.2     2.6	196	  30	   48	     0	     62	      56	0
									3.2	 4.8	  4.4		    2.3	     2.3
   ROCHESTER GENERAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		       3.1     2.5	192	  15	  136	     2	     18	      19	2
									4.3	 4.2	  4.7	   2.5	    2.9	     2.9      4.0
   LAKESIDE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-BROCKPORT		       2.3     1.9	144	  35	   43	     1	     34	      30	1
									5.1	 7.8	  6.8	   5.0	    2.3	     2.2     18.0
   GENESEE HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER			       2.3     1.9	142	  23	   79	     0	     19	      20	1
									3.7	 4.3	  4.1		    2.4	     2.3      7.0
   ROSWELL PARK CANCER INST-BUFFALO		       1.7     1.4	105	  54	   44	     7	      0	       0	0
									6.7	 3.9	 10.5	   3.9
   CHILDRENS HOSPITAL-BUFFALO			       1.6     1.3	102	   2	    3	    74	     15	       8	0
									6.7	 2.5	 14.0	   4.9	    3.6	    27.5
   HIGHLAND HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER			       1.5     1.2	 95	   5	   39	     0	     25	      26	0
									7.0	 9.6	 12.4		    2.6	     2.8
   SISTERS OF CHARITY HOSPITAL-BUFFALO		       1.3     1.1	 83	  12	   19	     0	     28	      24	0
									3.4	 4.9	  3.6		    2.5	     3.7
   MILLARD FILLMORE HOSPITAL-BUFFALO		       1.3     1.0	 79	  23	   56	     0	      0	       0	0
									5.7	 8.4	  4.6
   40 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0       6.2     5.0	384	 112	  156	     4	     23	      22       67
									7.9	 9.7	  6.2	   3.8	    3.3	     2.5     12.2
 GREENE (47500  )				     110.4   100.0     5242	2032	 1911	   153	    471	     422      253
									6.2	 5.7	  8.0	   4.1	    2.4	     3.1     10.0
   COLUMBIA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-HUDSON		      48.0    43.5     2279	1108	  628	    39	    194	     182      128
									6.2	 5.4	  9.3	   3.1	    2.1	     2.0     11.5
   ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY	      24.2    21.9     1148	 292	  564	    81	    106	      91       14
									5.9	 4.3	  7.5	   4.7	    2.8	     5.7      8.6
   ST PETERS HOSPITAL-ALBANY			      16.2    14.7	769	 213	  370	    21	     80	      67       18
									5.4	 6.2	  6.3	   2.2	    2.4	     2.9      3.0
   BENEDICTINE HOSPITAL-KINGSTON		       8.9     8.1	422	 204	   94	     5	     38	      33       48
									7.8	 6.1	 14.5	   1.6	    2.9	     2.2     10.4
   KINGSTON HOSPITAL-KINGSTON			       2.8     2.5	132	  42	   60	     0	      7	       5       18
									5.9	 6.8	  6.1		    2.7	     2.8      5.4
   ALBANY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ALBANY		       2.4     2.2	115	  42	   73	     0	      0	       0	0
									5.5	 3.8	  6.5
   66 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0       7.9     7.2	377	 131	  122	     7	     46	      44       27
									7.1	10.3	  6.0	   9.0	    2.3	     3.0     10.5
 HAMILTON (5500	  )				     114.0   100.0	627	 234	  267	    27	     37	      36       26
									5.7	 5.4	  6.7	   4.3	    2.7	     3.8      6.2
   GLENS FALLS HOSPITAL-GLENS FALLS		      31.5    27.6	173	  73	   70	     6	     11	      10	3
									6.1	 6.3	  7.1	   7.0	    2.1	     2.3      1.7
   NATHAN LITTAUER HOSPITAL-GLOVERSVILLE	      26.2    23.0	144	  72	   49	     9	      7	       7	0
									5.0	 4.4	  7.2	   1.8	    2.3	     2.3
   ADIRONDACK MEDICAL CENTER-SARANAC LAKE	      11.1     9.7	 61	  33	   19	     1	      3	       5	0
									4.3	 4.2	  5.3	   1.0	    2.3	     2.4
   ST MARYS HOSPITAL-AMSTERDAM			       7.5     6.5	 41	   8	    9	     0	      7	       4       13
									5.2	 4.8	  5.1		    2.1	     3.3      7.8
 TABLE 11 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							  9
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1996 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ELLIS HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY			       6.2     5.4	 34	   8	   24	     0	      0	       0	2
									5.9	 3.6	  6.8				      3.0
   ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY	       4.4     3.8	 24	   1	   16	     6	      1	       0	0
									6.9	 4.0	  7.2	   7.3	    3.0
   ST PETERS HOSPITAL-ALBANY			       4.4     3.8	 24	   0	   18	     0	      2	       3	1
									7.6		  6.3		    8.0	    16.0      5.0
   ST LUKES MEMORIAL HOSP CTR-NEW HARTFORD	       3.3     2.9	 18	   3	    7	     0	      3	       3	2
									7.2	10.7	  8.6		    2.7	     2.3     11.0
   ST ELIZABETH MEDICAL CTR-UTICA		       3.1     2.7	 17	   4	   12	     0	      0	       0	1
									6.9	 5.0	  8.0				      1.0
   AMSTERDAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-AMSTERDAM	       2.9     2.6	 16	   6	    8	     2	      0	       0	0
									3.7	 3.8	  3.8	   3.0
   SUNNYVIEW HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY		       2.2     1.9	 12	  12	    0	     0	      0	       0	0
								       12.2	12.2
   FAXTON HOSPITAL-UTICA			       1.8     1.6	 10	   4	    6	     0	      0	       0	0
									5.5	 5.0	  5.8
   MARY IMOGENE BASSETT HOSP-COOPERSTOWN	       1.6     1.4	  9	   2	    6	     0	      0	       1	0
									3.9	 1.5	  5.2			     1.0
   CROUSE HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE			       1.3     1.1	  7	   1	    4	     0	      1	       1	0
									6.3	 2.0	  6.0		    8.0	    10.0
   20 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0       6.7     5.9	 37	   7	   19	     3	      2	       2	4
									4.7	 3.3	  5.9	   2.3	    2.5	     3.5      5.0
 HERKIMER (65200  )				     135.9   100.0     8863	3498	 3165	   442	    728	     624      406
									6.0	 5.7	  7.5	   4.0	    2.8	     3.3      8.4
   LITTLE FALLS HOSPITAL-LITTLE FALLS		      47.5    35.0     3100	1618	  609	   177	    338	     282       76
									5.6	 6.0	  7.9	   3.0	    3.0	     3.2      8.0
   ST LUKES MEMORIAL HOSP CTR-NEW HARTFORD	      27.9    20.5     1818	 509	  575	    89	    285	     258      102
									5.5	 5.8	  8.0	   3.4	    2.6	     2.5      8.2
   ST ELIZABETH MEDICAL CTR-UTICA		      15.6    11.5     1020	 389	  499	    24	      1	       0      107
									6.2	 4.7	  7.0	   2.5	    9.0		      8.5
   MARY IMOGENE BASSETT HOSP-COOPERSTOWN	      15.0    11.0	979	 345	  410	    34	     79	      64       47
									4.7	 3.9	  6.0	   2.4	    2.1	     1.9      8.6
   FAXTON HOSPITAL-UTICA			      14.5    10.7	947	 476	  454	     7	      2	       0	8
									7.4	 6.3	  8.6	   4.7	    2.0		     10.3
   ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY	       4.2     3.1	272	  20	  205	    39	      4	       3	1
									8.4	 4.7	  7.9	  10.6	    5.0	    38.7     16.0
   UNIVERSITY HOSP/SUNY HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	       3.5     2.5	225	  50	  129	    45	      0	       0	1
									7.6	 4.7	  9.6	   5.0			      7.0
   ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	       1.9     1.4	124	  11	  111	     0	      0	       0	2
									6.0	 5.5	  5.9				     11.5
   CROUSE HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE			       1.4     1.0	 93	   6	   43	    17	     11	      10	6
									8.0	 4.2	  6.0	   6.9	    7.0	    22.8      6.0
   52 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0       4.4     3.2	285	  74	  130	    10	      8	       7       56
									6.7	 8.6	  5.6	   1.8	    3.0	     2.4      8.8
 JEFFERSON (114600 )				     121.4   100.0    13912	4234	 3699	  1220	   1926	    1732     1101
									5.4	 5.4	  7.0	   4.2	    2.6	     2.9     10.0
   SAMARITAN MEDICAL CENTER-WATERTOWN		      86.6    71.4     9927	2728	 2356	   980	   1499	    1407      957
									5.4	 5.5	  7.4	   3.6	    2.5	     2.7     10.2
   CARTHAGE AREA HOSPITAL-CARTHAGE		      15.3    12.6     1757	 895	  287	    74	    276	     222	3
									4.1	 5.0	  5.0	   2.6	    2.4	     2.0      3.3
 TABLE 11 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							 10
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1996 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	       4.2     3.5	486	  26	  424	     2	     17	      11	6
									5.9	 3.6	  6.0	  22.5	    4.9	     2.4      8.0
   UNIVERSITY HOSP/SUNY HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	       3.8     3.2	441	  72	  282	    77	      1	       0	9
									7.9	 6.5	  8.0	   8.6	    5.0		     10.6
   EDWARD JOHN NOBLE HOSP-ALEXANDRIA BAY	       3.2     2.6	362	 341	   11	     1	      0	       0	9
									6.1	 6.0	  8.4	   2.0			      4.9
   CROUSE HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE			       2.9     2.4	335	  20	  152	    58	     56	      36       13
									7.3	 3.4	  5.1	  11.7	    4.9	    16.4      4.8
   50 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0       5.3     4.3	604	 152	  187	    28	     77	      56      104
									5.3	 4.9	  5.9	   2.5	    2.4	     2.2      9.4
 LEWIS (28200  )				     117.3   100.0     3309	1329	  997	   197	    369	     296      121
									4.5	 3.8	  6.0	   3.5	    2.4	     2.7     11.7
   LEWIS COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL-LOWVILLE	      68.4    58.3     1930	 968	  352	   107	    284	     216	3
									3.4	 3.5	  5.4	   2.1	    2.3	     2.2      2.0
   SAMARITAN MEDICAL CENTER-WATERTOWN		      14.2    12.1	400	  66	  145	    27	     39	      38       85
									6.5	 4.5	  6.8	   5.6	    2.4	     2.9     11.5
   CARTHAGE AREA HOSPITAL-CARTHAGE		      12.1    10.3	340	 213	   53	    20	     29	      24	1
									4.2	 4.5	  6.2	   2.5	    1.9	     1.8      2.0
   UNIVERSITY HOSP/SUNY HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	       4.7     4.0	132	  16	   95	    21	      0	       0	0
									8.3	 6.8	  9.1	   5.9
   ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	       4.6     3.9	130	  13	  116	     0	      0	       0	1
									5.0	 3.9	  5.0				     15.0
   ST ELIZABETH MEDICAL CTR-UTICA		       4.0     3.4	112	  18	   93	     0	      0	       0	1
									4.7	 3.3	  4.9				     11.0
   CROUSE HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE			       2.9     2.4	 81	   2	   42	    18	     10	       8	1
									6.8	 2.5	  4.8	   6.7	    7.8	    17.6      8.0
   ST LUKES MEMORIAL HOSP CTR-NEW HARTFORD	       1.3     1.1	 38	   7	   12	     2	      5	       6	6
									6.2	16.9	  2.6	   1.0	    2.4	     2.3      9.7
   37 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0       5.2     4.4	146	  26	   89	     2	      2	       4       23
									7.7	 5.0	  7.2	   4.0	    2.0	     1.5     14.6
 LIVINGSTON (67000  )				      89.6   100.0     6005	1816	 2229	   264	    733	     693      270
									5.4	 4.9	  6.9	   4.3	    2.7	     3.3     10.5
   STRONG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		      27.3    30.4     1828	 380	  855	   163	    187	     177       66
									6.5	 4.8	  7.5	   5.0	    3.3	     6.2     16.0
   N H NOYES MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-DANSVILLE	      25.7    28.6     1720	 879	  464	    60	    159	     151	7
									4.7	 4.7	  6.5	   3.0	    2.5	     2.2      3.6
   HIGHLAND HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER			      11.8    13.2	790	 158	  341	     1	    150	     137	3
									4.1	 4.5	  5.4	   2.0	    2.4	     2.4      3.7
   WYOMING COUNTY COMMUNITY HOSP-WARSAW		       5.4     6.0	363	  97	   97	     4	     69	      68       28
									6.1	 5.8	 11.8	   2.3	    2.4	     2.3      6.7
   GENESEE HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER			       5.3     5.9	354	  51	  123	     8	     72	      69       31
									4.7	 4.5	  5.1	   4.6	    2.5	     2.3     14.3
   ROCHESTER GENERAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		       3.6     4.1	244	  21	  164	     4	     27	      25	3
									5.7	 6.1	  6.7	   2.8	    2.8	     2.6      6.7
   ST JAMES MERCY HOSPITAL-HORNELL		       3.2     3.6	217	  56	   40	     8	     24	      23       66
									4.7	 4.1	  5.8	   2.1	    2.9	     2.7      6.3
   F F THOMPSON HOSPITAL-CANANDAIGUA		       2.7     3.0	180	  84	   56	     7	     16	      16	1
									5.2	 5.6	  6.3	   2.1	    2.4	     2.1     21.0
   ST MARYS HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER			       0.9     1.0	 61	  16	   20	     1	     11	      11	2
									7.6	14.0	  8.0	  17.0	    2.3	     2.0      6.5
 TABLE 11 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							 11
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1996 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   38 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0       3.7     4.1	248	  74	   69	     8	     18	      16       63
									6.3	 5.3	  6.1	   3.0	    2.7	     2.6     10.3
 MADISON (72200  )				      92.9   100.0     6709	2151	 2506	   444	    791	     663      154
									5.3	 5.0	  6.9	   3.9	    2.6	     3.2     11.2
   ONEIDA HEALTHCARE CTR-ONEIDA			      24.9    26.8     1798	 671	  500	   117	    255	     247	8
									4.4	 5.1	  5.9	   2.8	    2.3	     2.0     12.0
   COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-HAMILTON		      20.6    22.2     1489	 708	  433	    62	    187	      91	8
									4.4	 4.4	  6.0	   2.6	    2.5	     2.1      5.0
   ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	      13.3    14.4	963	 190	  506	    20	    110	     105       32
									6.2	 5.0	  7.3	   8.8	    3.0	     4.5     12.5
   UNIVERSITY HOSP/SUNY HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	      10.9    11.7	784	 192	  414	   146	      1	       0       31
									7.8	 7.3	  8.6	   4.4	    1.0		     15.6
   CROUSE HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE			      10.6    11.4	764	 152	  277	    60	    127	     122       26
									5.8	 5.7	  7.1	   4.9	    3.2	     5.7      6.5
   COMMUNITY-GENERAL HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE		       4.7     5.0	336	  63	  121	     1	     73	      61       17
									4.1	 4.8	  4.7	   2.0	    2.8	     2.4      8.4
   ST ELIZABETH MEDICAL CTR-UTICA		       2.0     2.2	146	  39	   96	     4	      0	       0	7
									5.6	 3.7	  5.9	   3.3			     11.9
   CORTLAND MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-CORTLAND		       1.3     1.4	 96	  32	   10	    18	     15	      14	7
									4.2	 4.5	  4.1	   2.5	    2.3	     2.0     15.4
   MARY IMOGENE BASSETT HOSP-COOPERSTOWN	       1.2     1.3	 87	  27	   43	     3	      1	       2       11
									5.0	 2.9	  5.7	   1.3	    1.0	     1.0      9.2
   ST LUKES MEMORIAL HOSP CTR-NEW HARTFORD	       1.1     1.1	 76	  12	   22	     4	     19	      18	1
									6.4	 6.0	 13.6	   2.8	    2.7	     2.7      5.0
   36 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0       2.4     2.5	170	  65	   84	     9	      3	       3	6
									7.9	 4.9	 10.1	   6.1	    2.3	     1.7     15.8
 MONROE (737500 )				     107.6   100.0    79371    20863	29405	  3186	  10334	    9428     6155
									6.4	 6.0	  7.7	   4.3	    2.9	     3.4     13.8
   STRONG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		      28.9    26.8    21282	4694	 6951	  2141	   3151	    2849     1496
									6.4	 4.8	  7.9	   4.5	    3.3	     5.2     15.6
   ROCHESTER GENERAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		      28.4    26.3    20913	5336	 9132	   732	   2566	    2345      802
									5.9	 6.3	  7.0	   3.2	    2.7	     2.7     14.1
   GENESEE HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER			      17.3    16.0    12735	2970	 4892	   185	   2055	    1850      783
									6.7	 7.0	  8.5	   3.0	    2.7	     2.5     15.0
   HIGHLAND HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER			      10.4     9.7     7671	1494	 2821	    15	   1703	    1622       16
									4.5	 5.3	  6.2	   3.6	    2.6	     2.6      5.9
   PARK RIDGE HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		      10.0     9.3     7389	3119	 2881	    10	      3	       0     1376
									8.0	 6.1	  7.6	   3.1	    2.3		     13.1
   ST MARYS HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER			       8.0     7.4     5867	2240	 1994	    20	    600	     548      465
									7.2	 6.5	  9.0	  27.6	    2.3	     2.1     13.8
   LAKESIDE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-BROCKPORT		       2.3     2.1     1664	 764	  480	    21	    207	     180       12
									6.7	 6.6	 10.5	   4.0	    2.4	     2.2      9.9
   115 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0      2.5     2.3     1850	 246	  254	    62	     49	      34     1205
									9.7	 4.7	  9.2	   4.9	    3.9	     3.1     11.4
 MONTGOMERY (51900  )				     147.3   100.0     7643	2814	 2494	   400	    723	     624      588
									5.6	 5.8	  6.9	   3.1	    2.6	     3.1      7.7
   ST MARYS HOSPITAL-AMSTERDAM			      68.0    46.2     3529	1236	  894	     6	    504	     430      459
									5.3	 5.3	  7.0	   4.7	    2.4	     2.2      7.9
   AMSTERDAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-AMSTERDAM	      27.2    18.5     1413	 682	  488	   236	      2	       0	5
									5.0	 5.1	  6.2	   2.5	    1.0		      5.6
 TABLE 11 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							 12
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1996 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   LITTLE FALLS HOSPITAL-LITTLE FALLS		      11.4     7.7	590	 350	  131	    36	     37	      30	6
									6.6	 5.8	 11.7	   2.6	    2.9	     3.3      6.0
   ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY	       8.7     5.9	452	  75	  252	    70	     28	      23	4
									7.8	 5.5	  7.9	   5.2	    6.0	    24.0      3.8
   MARY IMOGENE BASSETT HOSP-COOPERSTOWN	       6.1     4.2	318	  96	  133	    13	     30	      27       19
									4.9	 4.2	  5.6	   3.5	    2.1	     2.0     13.1
   ELLIS HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY			       5.6     3.8	289	  60	  206	     3	      7	       7	6
									6.0	 4.1	  6.9	   1.7	    2.9	     2.7      5.3
   NATHAN LITTAUER HOSPITAL-GLOVERSVILLE	       4.7     3.2	245	  98	   66	    25	     29	      27	0
									4.8	 5.7	  6.6	   2.6	    2.2	     2.0
   ST PETERS HOSPITAL-ALBANY			       3.1     2.1	162	  17	  124	     0	      5	       4       12
									5.5	 7.2	  5.7		    4.0	     2.3      2.8
   BELLEVUE WOMEN'S HOSPITAL-NISKAYUNA		       2.8     1.9	143	   0	   23	     0	     61	      59	0
									2.6		  2.7		    2.7	     2.5
   SUNNYVIEW HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY		       2.7     1.9	142	 142	    0	     0	      0	       0	0
								       14.8	14.8
   ST CLARES HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY		       2.3     1.6	120	  27	   64	     4	     12	      11	2
									4.5	 4.7	  5.0	   3.0	    2.8	     2.7     10.5
   32 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0       4.6     3.1	240	  31	  113	     7	      8	       6       75
									6.2	 5.0	  6.9	   5.7	    2.4	     2.0      6.4
 NASSAU (1282600)				     129.7   100.0   166357    55315	58618	  7767	  18727	   16977     8953
									6.6	 6.2	  8.6	   3.7	    3.0	     3.6     11.0
   WINTHROP-UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL-MINEOLA		      18.0    13.9    23114	5792	 8307	  1343	   3956	    3571      145
									5.9	 5.7	  8.6	   3.6	    3.2	     3.7      7.0
   N SHORE UNIV HOSP-MANHASSET			      16.1    12.4    20699	4536	 8762	  1393	   2966	    2688      354
									5.1	 4.8	  6.2	   3.5	    3.1	     3.8     16.6
   NASSAU COUNTY MEDICAL CTR-EAST MEADOW	      12.9    10.0    16558	4955	 2924	  1605	   2432	    2071     2571
									7.0	 6.7	 10.7	   4.1	    3.2	     5.3     10.1
   MERCY MEDICAL CENTER-ROCKVILLE CENTRE	      10.4     8.0    13325	4602	 3811	   630	   1794	    1625      863
									7.1	 6.9	 11.0	   2.8	    3.0	     3.7     10.3
   SOUTH NASSAU COMMUNITY HOSP-OCEANSIDE	       9.3     7.2    11965	4615	 4489	   265	   1082	     982      532
									8.2	 7.3	 11.2	   3.6	    2.8	     2.9     13.3
   N SHORE UNIV HOSP AT PLAINVIEW-PLAINVIEW	       8.9     6.9    11447	4547	 3014	    79	   1701	    1578      528
									5.2	 5.1	  8.2	   2.2	    2.7	     2.7      6.3
   NORTH SHORE UNIVERSITY HOSP-GLEN COVE	       6.4     4.9     8217	4165	 2352	   204	    614	     515      367
									7.0	 7.0	  8.4	   2.4	    2.7	     2.5     14.5
   ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL-ROSLYN			       5.3     4.1     6825	1466	 5247	    88	      0	       0       24
									8.2	 5.9	  9.0	   3.9			      6.9
   FRANKLIN HOSPITAL MED CTR-VALLEY STREAM	       5.0     3.8     6368	3588	 1757	   141	    263	     247      372
									8.1	 6.1	 13.5	   2.0	    2.8	     2.4     11.3
   LONG ISLAND JEWISH MED CTR-NEW HYDE PARK	       4.8     3.7     6138	1534	 2637	     4	   1548	       0      415
									5.2	 4.6	  5.8	   2.3	    2.9		     12.4
   MID-ISLAND HOSPITAL-BETHPAGE			       4.5     3.5     5783	2466	 1474	    41	    930	     769      103
									5.2	 5.2	  8.2	   2.0	    2.7	     2.5      4.2
   LONG BEACH MEDICAL CENTER-LONG BEACH		       4.1     3.2     5265	3552	 1245	    16	     12	       0      440
									9.7	 7.9	 12.8	   1.8	    1.5		     15.7
   L I JEWISH/SCHNEIDER DIV-NEW HYDE PARK	       2.5     1.9     3235	 126	  107	  1245	      0	    1709       48
									3.6	 3.7	  6.6	   3.6		     3.1     14.2
   MASSAPEQUA GENERAL HOSPITAL-SEAFORD		       2.5     1.9     3177	1872	 1274	    12	      1	       0       18
									5.8	 4.3	  8.0	   2.0	    1.0		      5.7
   ISLAND MEDICAL CENTER-HEMPSTEAD		       2.3     1.7     2906	1323	  614	     4	      8	       0      957
									9.3	 7.5	 14.2	   5.0	    2.4		      8.9
 TABLE 11 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							 13
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1996 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   MOUNT SINAI HOSPITAL-NEW YORK		       1.9     1.4     2404	 508	 1395	    82	    199	     179       41
									7.1	 5.9	  8.5	   7.1	    2.9	     3.5      8.7
   BRUNSWICK HOSPITAL CENTER-AMITYVILLE		       1.3     1.0     1721	1007	  673	    21	      3	       0       17
									7.9	 6.2	 10.8	   2.2	    2.3		      4.3
   161 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0     13.4    10.3    17210	4661	 8536	   594	   1218	    1043     1158
									6.9	 7.1	  7.0	   5.4	    2.9	     3.9     12.6
 NIAGARA (226000 )				     134.7   100.0    30446    10718	10206	  1193	   2838	    2521     2970
									6.2	 5.8	  8.1	   3.7	    2.6	     3.1      7.7
   NIAGARA FALLS MEM MED CTR-NIAGARA FALLS	      33.4    24.8     7550	2104	 1592	   130	    712	     643     2369
									6.9	 6.4	 12.0	   2.5	    2.3	     2.2      6.7
   MOUNT ST MARYS HOSPITAL-LEWISTON		      21.9    16.2     4943	2359	 1705	    93	    335	     280      171
									6.8	 6.1	  8.7	   2.4	    2.9	     2.6     15.3
   LOCKPORT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-LOCKPORT		      19.6    14.6     4431	2064	 1208	   137	    472	     435      115
									6.2	 5.6	  9.8	   2.8	    2.6	     2.4     13.1
   INTER-COMMUNITY MEM HOSP-NEWFANE		      10.2     7.6     2304	1295	  570	    77	    189	     163       10
									4.6	 4.6	  6.3	   2.2	    2.7	     2.4      1.9
   DEGRAFF MEMORIAL HOSP-NORTH TONAWANDA	       9.7     7.2     2190	1345	  822	     3	      5	       0       15
									7.1	 6.4	  8.2	   1.7	    2.4		      6.8
   BUFFALO GENERAL HOSPITAL-BUFFALO		       9.6     7.1     2176	 242	 1742	     4	     68	      32       88
									6.0	 6.6	  5.9	   9.3	    2.2	     2.2      8.9
   MILLARD FILLMORE SUBURBAN HOSP-AMHERST	       8.0     6.0     1816	 210	  449	     5	    594	     555	3
									3.1	 3.7	  4.4	   2.4	    2.5	     2.4      3.3
   CHILDRENS HOSPITAL-BUFFALO			       5.3     3.9     1197	  23	   63	   663	    231	     212	5
									5.4	 4.0	  4.6	   4.4	    3.5	    11.1      1.2
   MILLARD FILLMORE HOSPITAL-BUFFALO		       3.6     2.7	821	 150	  660	     4	      1	       0	6
									6.0	 4.3	  6.4	   2.0	    1.0		      4.3
   SISTERS OF CHARITY HOSPITAL-BUFFALO		       2.9     2.1	653	  72	  243	     0	    176	     151       11
									3.7	 3.4	  5.0		    2.6	     3.0      2.3
   ROSWELL PARK CANCER INST-BUFFALO		       2.6     1.9	580	 228	  287	    65	      0	       0	0
									6.8	 4.3	  9.4	   3.8
   ERIE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER-BUFFALO		       2.5     1.8	563	 102	  361	     2	      0	       0       98
									9.7	11.4	  9.1	   1.0			     10.3
   KENMORE MERCY HOSPITAL-KENMORE		       2.2     1.7	504	 239	  263	     1	      0	       0	1
									5.5	 5.7	  5.4	   1.0			      4.0
   MEDINA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-MEDINA		       1.8     1.3	399	 213	  109	     2	     37	      34	4
									5.7	 6.6	  6.2	   4.0	    2.4	     2.3      5.5
   50 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0       1.4     1.0	319	  72	  132	     7	     18	      16       74
									6.7	 4.4	  6.9	   2.9	    2.8	     2.6     10.8
 ONEIDA (256500 )				     131.8   100.0    33806    11374	12868	  1648	   3239	    2785     1892
									6.0	 5.6	  7.5	   4.2	    2.7	     3.2      9.3
   ST LUKES MEMORIAL HOSP CTR-NEW HARTFORD	      42.8    32.5    10975	2772	 3175	   491	   2002	    1759      776
									5.9	 6.5	  8.6	   4.4	    2.6	     2.8      9.6
   ROME MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ROME			      23.6    17.9     6065	2482	 1868	   368	    711	     606       30
									4.6	 4.4	  6.9	   2.4	    2.3	     2.1      4.7
   ST ELIZABETH MEDICAL CTR-UTICA		      23.6    17.9     6051	2520	 2534	   220	     17	       0      760
									6.0	 4.5	  6.9	   3.3	    2.1		      8.9
   FAXTON HOSPITAL-UTICA			      16.0    12.1     4093	2260	 1773	    19	      3	       0       38
									7.5	 7.2	  8.1	   2.8	    1.0		      4.6
   UNIVERSITY HOSP/SUNY HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	       5.7     4.3     1470	 276	  935	   246	      1	       0       12
									7.7	 6.5	  8.7	   5.2	    2.0		      8.8
 TABLE 11 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							 14
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1996 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ONEIDA HEALTHCARE CTR-ONEIDA			       5.7     4.3     1453	 482	  448	   104	    213	     196       10
									4.2	 4.5	  5.9	   2.7	    2.3	     2.1      3.6
   CROUSE HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE			       3.6     2.7	922	  95	  352	   135	    158	     122       60
									7.6	 6.0	  5.6	   8.3	    6.3	    17.1      4.5
   ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	       3.4     2.6	867	  61	  749	    17	     14	      15       11
									5.7	 4.3	  5.6	  10.6	    2.9	     7.7     12.4
   ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY	       1.9     1.4	487	  25	  450	    10	      0	       0	2
									9.2	 5.3	  9.6	   5.8			      5.5
   COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-HAMILTON		       1.4     1.0	351	 121	  140	    18	     45	      25	2
									4.2	 5.3	  4.6	   2.3	    2.4	     2.2      2.0
   86 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0       4.2     3.2     1072	 280	  444	    20	     75	      62      191
									6.8	 5.0	  6.8	   2.4	    2.6	     2.8     13.0
 ONONDAGA (481900 )				     106.1   100.0    51124    14475	18563	  2533	   6938	    5989     2626
									6.0	 5.9	  7.8	   3.9	    2.8	     3.3      9.8
   CROUSE HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE			      34.5    32.5    16604	3912	 4948	   955	   3168	    2805      816
									5.2	 5.8	  7.1	   3.5	    3.1	     3.9      4.6
   ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	      32.6    30.7    15713	3863	 6600	   396	   2194	    1888      772
									5.9	 5.4	  7.6	   3.8	    2.7	     3.1     11.7
   COMMUNITY-GENERAL HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE		      21.4    20.2    10335	3637	 3584	    40	   1477	    1234      363
									6.0	 6.6	  7.6	   2.0	    2.6	     2.5     11.8
   UNIVERSITY HOSP/SUNY HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	      14.8    13.9     7120	2615	 2992	  1096	     26	       0      391
									7.7	 6.3	  9.7	   4.2	    2.1		     12.0
   107 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0      2.8     2.6     1352	 448	  439	    46	     73	      62      284
									7.7	 4.5	  8.7	   5.5	    2.3	     2.2     14.1
 ONTARIO (98800  )				     105.7   100.0    10448	3031	 4015	   412	   1182	    1119      689
									5.5	 5.4	  6.5	   4.0	    2.7	     3.2      9.6
   F F THOMPSON HOSPITAL-CANANDAIGUA		      39.2    37.1     3876	1436	 1332	   138	    486	     462       22
									4.9	 5.4	  6.2	   2.7	    2.5	     2.5      9.2
   GENEVA GENERAL HOSPITAL-GENEVA		      21.2    20.1     2095	 771	  645	    52	    264	     255      108
									5.7	 5.8	  8.3	   2.1	    2.5	     3.7      4.0
   STRONG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		      12.7    12.0     1253	 181	  548	   186	    149	     135       54
									7.1	 6.1	  8.3	   5.2	    3.9	     6.6     13.6
   CLIFTON SPRINGS HOSP-CLIFTON SPRINGS		      12.5    11.8     1236	 381	  488	     2	      1	       0      364
									6.7	 4.6	  5.9	   2.0	    4.0		     10.1
   ROCHESTER GENERAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		       8.6     8.1	849	  63	  552	     9	    114	     110	1
									4.0	 5.4	  4.4	   3.0	    2.7	     2.8      7.0
   GENESEE HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER			       3.8     3.6	371	  46	  149	     6	     78	      71       21
									4.7	 5.3	  6.3	   1.7	    2.5	     2.3      9.0
   HIGHLAND HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER			       2.9     2.7	285	  34	  149	     0	     54	      48	0
									4.1	 8.8	  4.2		    2.5	     2.4
   NEWARK-WAYNE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL-NEWARK	       1.4     1.3	134	  30	   30	     7	     20	      22       25
									6.4	 3.3	  6.0	   3.6	    2.2	     2.0     18.4
   49 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0       3.5     3.3	349	  89	  122	    12	     16	      16       94
									7.6	 5.2	  8.8	   9.3	    2.2	     1.8      9.9
 ORANGE (339100 )				     117.5   100.0    39832    14124	11446	  2617	   4821	    4148     2676
									6.1	 5.9	  8.2	   4.1	    2.8	     3.1     10.8
   HORTON MEDICAL CENTER-MIDDLETOWN		      27.1    23.0     9175	3795	 2436	   294	   1338	    1193      119
									5.4	 6.0	  7.7	   2.9	    2.5	     2.3      4.9
   ARDEN HILL HOSPITAL-GOSHEN			      20.2    17.2     6843	2720	 1621	   369	    728	     606      799
									6.8	 5.9	  9.8	   2.9	    2.4	     2.4     12.6
 TABLE 11 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							 15
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1996 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ST LUKES HOSPITAL-NEWBURGH			      20.2    17.2     6833	2845	 1265	   840	    993	     836       54
									4.4	 4.7	  7.1	   2.7	    2.6	     2.6      4.5
   CORNWALL HOSPITAL-CORNWALL			      10.3     8.7     3476	1896	  988	     7	      2	       0      583
									7.7	 6.4	  9.2	   4.9	    1.0		      9.9
   WESTCHESTER COUNTY MED CTR-VALHALLA		       9.0     7.7     3066	 391	 1617	   576	    272	     178       32
									8.6	 6.2	  9.8	   6.4	    6.5	    13.3     12.8
   MERCY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL-PORT JERVIS		       5.5     4.7     1879	 699	  351	   146	    152	     123      408
									6.1	 5.3	  9.2	   2.8	    2.4	     2.6      8.6
   ST ANTHONY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL-WARWICK	       5.4     4.6     1815	 630	  591	    69	    274	     242	9
									5.8	 5.0	 10.2	   2.8	    2.6	     2.3      2.6
   GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL-SUFFERN		       4.9     4.2     1673	 253	  403	    43	    458	     437       79
									4.5	 5.3	  5.9	  10.3	    2.7	     3.0     11.0
   NEW YORK & PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITALS@PRESBYTER	       1.9     1.6	637	  73	  457	    57	     24	      24	2
									7.2	 7.9	  7.2	   4.6	    5.1	    11.5     12.5
   VASSAR BROTHERS HOSPITAL-POUGHKEEPSIE	       1.3     1.1	457	  54	   91	    48	    135	     129	0
									4.6	 4.9	  5.9	   8.3	    3.0	     3.9
   124 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0     11.7    10.0     3978	 768	 1626	   168	    445	     380      591
									7.3	10.4	  6.2	   5.9	    2.9	     3.1     12.6
 ORLEANS (45400  )				     120.4   100.0     5467	1979	 1933	   201	    604	     527      223
									5.8	 5.5	  7.4	   5.1	    2.5	     3.1      9.7
   MEDINA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-MEDINA		      46.4    38.5     2107	1105	  513	    38	    234	     199       18
									5.2	 5.6	  7.1	   2.5	    2.2	     2.2      5.7
   LAKESIDE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-BROCKPORT		      30.8    25.6     1400	 562	  403	    23	    211	     192	9
									6.0	 5.5	 10.6	   2.8	    2.4	     2.2      8.9
   STRONG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		      10.7     8.9	484	  96	  250	    73	     25	      21       19
									6.7	 4.8	  7.2	   4.6	    3.8	    16.7     10.2
   ROCHESTER GENERAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		       6.7     5.5	303	  20	  228	     4	     26	      24	1
									4.9	 5.5	  5.4	   2.0	    2.5	     2.5      5.0
   PARK RIDGE HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		       4.0     3.3	182	  38	   87	     0	      0	       0       57
									8.5	 5.3	  6.9				     13.1
   BUFFALO GENERAL HOSPITAL-BUFFALO		       2.7     2.2	122	  10	  109	     0	      0	       0	3
									5.3	 4.2	  5.3				     10.7
   LOCKPORT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-LOCKPORT		       2.5     2.0	112	   8	   42	     2	     30	      28	2
									3.7	 2.1	  4.9	   1.5	    2.6	     2.2     25.0
   CHILDRENS HOSPITAL-BUFFALO			       1.6     1.4	 74	   1	    6	    55	      6	       6	0
								       10.3	 3.0	  3.7	   9.1	    7.7	    32.0
   GENESEE HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER			       1.6     1.4	 74	  16	   34	     0	     13	      10	1
									4.6	 5.2	  5.7		    2.7	     2.3      5.0
   ROSWELL PARK CANCER INST-BUFFALO		       1.6     1.3	 73	  37	   34	     2	      0	       0	0
									6.5	 3.6	  9.6	   5.0
   ST MARYS HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER			       1.5     1.3	 69	  11	   24	     0	     16	      13	5
									6.2	12.5	  7.5		    2.4	     1.9      8.6
   HIGHLAND HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER			       1.5     1.2	 68	   4	   30	     0	     20	      14	0
									2.7	 3.8	  3.0		    2.4	     2.1
   MILLARD FILLMORE HOSPITAL-BUFFALO		       1.3     1.1	 61	   8	   53	     0	      0	       0	0
									4.6	 3.0	  4.9
   GENESEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-BATAVIA		       1.3     1.1	 59	   8	   22	     2	     15	      12	0
									3.4	 2.9	  5.1	   3.0	    2.3	     2.1
   36 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0       6.1     5.1	279	  55	   98	     2	      8	       8      108
									7.4	 6.0	  8.1	   1.5	    2.6	     2.1      8.4
 TABLE 11 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							 16
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1996 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 OSWEGO (125700 )				     115.3   100.0    14494	4836	 4614	   911	   1533	    1378     1222
									5.8	 5.8	  7.3	   4.2	    2.6	     3.1      8.0
   OSWEGO HOSPITAL-OSWEGO			      42.7    37.0     5366	1731	  899	   400	    743	     679      914
									5.3	 5.6	  7.8	   3.1	    2.4	     2.2      7.8
   ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	      19.6    17.0     2459	 491	 1304	    52	    302	     253       57
									5.2	 5.5	  6.0	   3.7	    2.7	     3.1      9.2
   A L LEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-FULTON		      17.4    15.1     2189	1566	  582	    26	      0	       0       15
									7.0	 6.0	  9.8	   5.0			      8.9
   CROUSE HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE			      15.0    13.0     1889	 365	  682	   174	    312	     293       63
									5.3	 5.0	  6.5	   5.4	    3.2	     5.2      5.5
   UNIVERSITY HOSP/SUNY HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	      10.6     9.2     1334	 388	  717	   203	      0	       0       26
									7.5	 6.4	  8.8	   5.2			      8.1
   COMMUNITY-GENERAL HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE		       4.1     3.5	512	 100	  203	     0	    106	      86       17
									4.1	 5.0	  5.1		    2.3	     2.4      7.5
   SAMARITAN MEDICAL CENTER-WATERTOWN		       3.9     3.4	486	 123	  127	    52	     49	      48       87
									6.9	 9.0	  7.3	   4.1	    2.4	     2.9      9.5
   65 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0       2.1     1.8	259	  72	  100	     4	     21	      19       43
									5.7	 4.8	  5.7	  11.5	    2.4	     2.2     10.0
 OTSEGO (61800  )				     120.1   100.0     7425	3011	 2441	   362	    647	     571      393
									5.2	 4.6	  6.6	   3.2	    2.5	     2.9     10.4
   MARY IMOGENE BASSETT HOSP-COOPERSTOWN	      57.2    47.6     3532	1370	 1168	   175	    329	     305      185
									4.2	 3.4	  5.6	   2.7	    2.4	     2.3      9.3
   A O FOX MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ONEONTA		      42.7    35.5     2639	1220	  750	   106	    214	     188      161
									5.8	 5.4	  7.8	   2.7	    2.5	     2.6     10.2
   THE HOSPITAL-SIDNEY				       6.0     5.0	370	 219	   72	    16	     31	      30	2
									4.5	 4.1	  7.3	   3.6	    3.0	     2.6      3.0
   ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY	       3.2     2.6	195	  19	   93	    33	     30	      20	0
									8.7	 8.0	  9.6	   6.5	    3.7	    16.5
   WILSON HOSPITAL (UHS)-JOHNSON CITY		       3.1     2.6	193	  28	  155	     3	      6	       1	0
									5.5	 4.9	  5.9	   3.3	    2.0	     1.0
   68 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0       8.0     6.7	496	 155	  203	    29	     37	      27       45
									7.3	 8.8	  6.3	   4.1	    2.8	     2.7     15.5
 PUTNAM (88700  )				     112.2   100.0     9953	2800	 3386	   440	   1435	    1235      657
									5.7	 5.3	  7.4	   3.9	    2.7	     3.3     11.3
   PUTNAM HOSPITAL CENTER-CARMEL		      47.3    42.2     4197	1505	 1303	   136	    481	     358      414
									5.4	 4.7	  7.1	   2.1	    2.5	     2.3      9.8
   HUDSON VALLEY HOSPITAL CENTER-PEEKSKILL	      13.8    12.3     1227	 422	  371	    30	    221	     179	4
									4.7	 5.0	  7.3	   2.0	    2.3	     2.2      2.5
   MOUNT SINAI HOSPITAL-NEW YORK		      13.1    11.7     1164	 163	  470	    47	    246	     235	3
									5.2	 4.8	  7.2	   7.4	    2.9	     3.5     22.0
   NORTHERN WESTCHESTER HOSP-MOUNT KISKO	      12.1    10.8     1075	 225	  255	    57	    258	     248       32
									4.9	 4.6	  8.5	   3.4	    2.8	     3.1     11.7
   WESTCHESTER COUNTY MED CTR-VALHALLA		       9.8     8.8	871	 154	  487	    99	     43	      35       53
									8.0	 6.5	  8.2	   5.8	    4.0	    12.0     15.3
   WHITE PLAINS HOSPITAL CTR-WHITE PLAINS	       1.3     1.2	118	  26	   20	     2	     34	      34	2
									3.7	 5.4	  5.2	   2.5	    2.7	     2.6      4.0
   90 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0      14.7    13.1     1301	 305	  480	    69	    152	     146      149
									7.3	 8.4	  7.1	   3.8	    3.4	     4.9     14.1
 RENSSELAER (158700 )				     109.1   100.0    17314	6053	 5816	   723	   1876	    1608     1238
									5.7	 5.3	  7.4	   3.1	    2.6	     3.1      8.9
 TABLE 11 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							 17
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1996 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   SAMARITAN HOSPITAL-TROY			      35.3    32.4     5610	1917	 1381	   117	    762	     617      816
									5.2	 4.7	  7.2	   3.0	    2.3	     2.0      8.3
   ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY	      21.1    19.4     3355	 699	 1334	   378	    484	     418       42
									5.6	 4.9	  7.5	   3.3	    2.9	     5.2     16.2
   SETON HLTH SYSTEM/ST MARYS CAMPUS-TROY	      21.1    19.3     3350	1816	 1210	    97	      0	       0      227
									6.9	 5.5	  8.7	   2.7			     10.0
   ST PETERS HOSPITAL-ALBANY			      15.0    13.8     2386	 465	  983	    90	    402	     367       79
									4.6	 5.1	  6.0	   2.7	    2.7	     2.9      3.3
   ALBANY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ALBANY		       9.2     8.4     1457	 770	  671	    10	      2	       0	4
									6.0	 4.6	  7.6	   3.1	    2.5		      6.8
   MARY MCCLELLAN HOSPITAL-CAMBRIDGE		       1.8     1.7	289	 153	   45	     3	     47	      39	2
									4.0	 4.3	  6.1	   3.0	    2.5	     2.5      3.5
   BELLEVUE WOMEN'S HOSPITAL-NISKAYUNA		       1.8     1.6	280	   5	   26	     0	    128	     121	0
									2.5	 2.6	  3.2		    2.6	     2.3
   53 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0       3.7     3.4	587	 228	  166	    28	     51	      46       68
									9.6	13.2	  7.5	   3.6	    2.3	     2.2     15.1
 ROCKLAND (272500 )				     101.9   100.0    27774	8723	 7912	  1417	   3909	    3556     2257
									7.1	 8.0	  8.1	   4.3	    2.8	     3.3     15.4
   NYACK HOSPITAL-NYACK				      45.5    44.6    12399	4163	 3471	   802	   1956	    1739      268
									5.4	 5.2	  8.0	   2.9	    2.7	     3.1     15.0
   GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL-SUFFERN		      30.2    29.6     8232	2551	 2145	   148	   1420	    1356      612
									5.9	 5.5	  8.8	   3.8	    2.6	     3.0     12.4
   SUMMIT PARK HOSPITAL-POMONA			       5.0     4.9     1362	 415	   11	     0	      0	       0      936
								       23.2	38.8	 95.8				     15.4
   WESTCHESTER COUNTY MED CTR-VALHALLA		       4.2     4.1     1137	 240	  458	   210	    122	      86       21
									7.1	 5.0	  8.7	   4.9	    6.0	    10.1     10.4
   NEW YORK & PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITALS@PRESBYTER	       4.2     4.1     1133	 214	  642	   141	     71	      58	7
									6.6	 5.3	  7.6	   5.1	    4.0	     5.5     15.6
   HELEN HAYES HOSPITAL-WEST HAVERSTRAW		       2.4     2.3	643	 635	    6	     1	      0	       0	1
								       20.0	19.8	 33.5	  80.0			     11.0
   NEW YORK & PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITALS@NEW YORK	       1.2     1.2	322	  20	  207	    15	     38	      37	5
									6.6	 5.0	  7.6	   2.3	    4.4	     4.4     16.0
   115 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0      9.3     9.2     2546	 485	  972	   100	    302	     280      407
									7.8	 5.9	  5.8	  13.7	    2.8	     3.1     20.3
 ST. LAWRENCE (113400 )				     134.1   100.0    15210	6900	 4110	   735	   1379	    1063     1023
									5.0	 4.4	  6.7	   3.2	    2.6	     2.5     10.1
   HEPBURN MEDICAL CTR-OGDENSBURG		      43.1    32.1     4882	1989	 1281	   198	    472	     353      589
									5.6	 4.9	  6.6	   2.4	    2.2	     2.2     11.8
   CANTON-POTSDAM HOSPITAL-POTSDAM		      30.1    22.4     3414	1574	  763	    97	    383	     327      270
									5.0	 4.6	  7.5	   2.9	    2.7	     2.3      7.3
   MASSENA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-MASSENA		      27.3    20.4     3096	1691	  613	   193	    327	     230       42
									4.0	 3.9	  6.2	   2.0	    2.6	     2.4      3.0
   E J NOBLE HOSPITAL-GOUVERNEUR		      10.0     7.5     1136	 871	  150	    76	     21	      12	6
									4.4	 4.4	  6.0	   2.6	    2.1	     1.9      5.3
   SAMARITAN MEDICAL CENTER-WATERTOWN		       4.4     3.3	503	  83	  215	    36	     62	      57       50
									5.1	 5.5	  5.5	   5.6	    2.3	     2.8      8.9
   UNIVERSITY HOSP/SUNY HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	       4.2     3.2	480	  64	  343	    65	      1	       0	7
									8.5	 6.6	  9.1	   5.9	    6.0		     21.1
   CLIFTON-FINE HOSPITAL-STAR LAKE		       3.9     2.9	446	 413	   14	    14	      0	       0	5
									3.1	 3.0	  7.9	   2.0			      1.6
 TABLE 11 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							 18
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1996 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   CROUSE HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE			       2.7     2.0	304	  14	  198	    42	     33	      16	1
									5.1	 3.0	  3.8	   8.1	    6.2	    12.7      7.0
   ALICE HYDE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-MALONE		       1.9     1.5	221	  61	   83	     3	     40	      32	2
									3.8	 4.4	  4.7	   4.0	    2.5	     2.3      4.5
   ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	       1.9     1.4	218	  21	  187	     1	      1	       2	6
									6.3	 4.7	  6.2	   6.0	    5.0	     4.0     16.7
   ADIRONDACK MEDICAL CENTER-SARANAC LAKE	       1.6     1.2	178	  28	  118	     2	     14	      13	3
									4.3	 4.4	  4.7	   2.5	    2.1	     2.2      5.7
   59 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0       2.9     2.2	332	  91	  145	     8	     25	      21       42
									7.1	 4.9	  8.8	   3.5	    2.1	     1.9     12.4
 SARATOGA (199600 )				      95.2   100.0    18993	5830	 6564	   873	   2504	    2268      954
									5.3	 5.6	  7.0	   3.0	    2.6	     2.6      8.6
   SARATOGA HOSPITAL-SARATOGA SPRINGS		      31.2    32.8     6233	2430	 1780	   280	    685	     589      469
									5.5	 4.8	  8.1	   2.3	    2.5	     2.2      9.5
   GLENS FALLS HOSPITAL-GLENS FALLS		      11.7    12.3     2332	 677	  754	    78	    382	     350       91
									4.9	 5.5	  6.4	   3.5	    2.5	     2.4      8.1
   ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY	       9.9    10.4     1968	 350	  822	   286	    259	     232       19
									5.2	 4.6	  7.0	   3.8	    3.0	     3.3     11.5
   ELLIS HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY			       8.8     9.3     1766	 566	  935	    88	     64	      56       57
									5.8	 6.1	  6.2	   2.7	    2.2	     2.6      9.6
   BELLEVUE WOMEN'S HOSPITAL-NISKAYUNA		       8.0     8.4     1604	   4	  181	     4	    722	     693	0
									2.6	 2.0	  2.9	   1.8	    2.6	     2.5
   SETON HLTH SYSTEM/ST MARYS CAMPUS-TROY	       7.1     7.5     1422	 719	  614	    27	      0	       0       62
									6.9	 5.2	  8.9	   2.6			      8.7
   ST PETERS HOSPITAL-ALBANY			       6.8     7.1     1356	 219	  707	    43	    166	     153       68
									5.0	 5.8	  5.7	   2.4	    3.0	     4.4      2.9
   SAMARITAN HOSPITAL-TROY			       3.7     3.8	731	 186	  218	    18	    108	      93      108
									4.8	 5.2	  6.3	   2.6	    2.2	     2.0      6.4
   ST CLARES HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY		       2.5     2.6	499	 123	  203	    15	     81	      76	1
									4.2	 4.8	  5.4	   2.5	    2.4	     2.0      4.0
   ALBANY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ALBANY		       1.6     1.6	310	 112	  188	     5	      1	       0	4
									5.7	 3.8	  7.0	   2.0	    3.0		      4.8
   SUNNYVIEW HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY		       1.1     1.2	228	 228	    0	     0	      0	       0	0
								       16.5	16.5
   71 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0       2.7     2.9	544	 216	  162	    29	     36	      26       75
									6.0	 6.2	  5.9	   2.8	    2.4	     2.7     10.0
 SCHENECTADY (149700 )				     131.4   100.0    19675	7031	 6366	   820	   2041	    1841     1576
									6.2	 6.2	  7.5	   4.0	    2.7	     3.0      9.8
   ELLIS HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY			      51.8    39.4     7753	3174	 2998	   236	    265	     222      858
									7.0	 5.6	  8.2	   2.3	    2.5	     2.4     12.0
   ST CLARES HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY		      39.1    29.7     5849	2497	 1907	   237	    613	     554       41
									5.3	 5.2	  7.6	   3.0	    2.4	     2.2      5.1
   BELLEVUE WOMEN'S HOSPITAL-NISKAYUNA		      11.9     9.1     1783	  11	  240	     8	    783	     741	0
									2.9	 3.0	  3.0	   9.6	    2.7	     2.9
   ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY	      10.3     7.8     1543	 281	  612	   281	    180	     164       25
									5.8	 4.3	  7.1	   5.8	    3.3	     4.8     13.9
   ST PETERS HOSPITAL-ALBANY			       6.9     5.2     1032	 203	  333	    39	    173	     137      147
									4.9	 5.5	  5.6	   3.1	    3.8	     6.0      3.1
   SUNNYVIEW HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY		       4.5     3.4	671	 670	    0	     1	      0	       0	0
								       14.8	14.8		  44.0
 TABLE 11 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							 19
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1996 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   SAMARITAN HOSPITAL-TROY			       1.5     1.1	219	  12	   22	     2	     13	      14      156
									4.6	 4.4	  3.8	   1.5	    2.9	     2.5      5.2
   SETON HLTH SYSTEM/ST MARYS CAMPUS-TROY	       1.4     1.1	212	  24	   20	     0	      0	       0      168
									8.8	 4.9	 11.7				      9.0
   78 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0       4.1     3.1	613	 159	  234	    16	     14	       9      181
									7.3	 5.0	  7.0	  10.5	    2.5	     1.9     10.0
 SCHOHARIE (34100  )				      97.7   100.0     3330	1250	 1113	   132	    344	     311      180
									5.2	 4.4	  6.7	   3.1	    2.8	     3.5     10.8
   MARY IMOGENE BASSETT HOSP-COOPERSTOWN	      32.4    33.2     1106	 263	  414	    46	    139	     128      116
									5.2	 3.7	  6.8	   2.3	    2.3	     2.3     10.2
   BASSETT HOSP OF SCHOHARIE CO-COBLESKILL	      21.8    22.3	742	 612	  116	     4	      1	       0	9
									4.2	 4.0	  5.1	   2.8	    2.0		      5.2
   ELLIS HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY			      10.7    10.9	364	 129	  168	    11	     23	      19       14
									6.3	 5.1	  7.6	   2.2	    2.4	     2.2     16.9
   ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY	       9.2     9.5	315	  64	  142	    50	     31	      26	2
									6.3	 3.8	  8.2	   4.4	    2.8	    10.7      4.0
   BELLEVUE WOMEN'S HOSPITAL-NISKAYUNA		       5.5     5.6	187	   0	   26	     1	     82	      78	0
									2.6		  3.2	   3.0	    2.7	     2.4
   ST PETERS HOSPITAL-ALBANY			       4.3     4.4	147	  29	   76	     4	     16	      14	8
									7.2	 6.8	  6.6	   1.5	   10.1	    12.1      3.4
   A O FOX MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ONEONTA		       4.0     4.1	138	  38	   51	     5	     16	      17       11
									6.7	 4.8	  8.4	   2.4	    2.3	     2.6     20.1
   ST CLARES HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY		       3.3     3.3	111	  23	   57	     2	     15	      14	0
									3.9	 3.0	  5.3	   2.5	    2.2	     1.8
   ST MARYS HOSPITAL-AMSTERDAM			       1.4     1.5	 49	   8	    6	     0	     15	      11	9
									4.8	 3.5	 12.2		    1.9	     2.3      9.1
   SUNNYVIEW HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY		       1.1     1.1	 36	  36	    0	     0	      0	       0	0
								       14.5	14.5
   37 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0       4.0     4.1	135	  48	   57	     9	      6	       4       11
									4.7	 3.7	  4.9	   2.6	    1.8	     2.3     12.0
 SCHUYLER (19800  )				     112.9   100.0     2236	 871	  684	   167	    206	     164      144
									4.8	 4.7	  5.7	   2.7	    2.5	     2.3      9.5
   SCHUYLER HOSPITAL-MONTOUR FALLS		      64.6    57.2     1279	 654	  252	   117	    136	     106       14
									3.9	 4.2	  5.7	   2.3	    2.6	     2.1      3.7
   ARNOT OGDEN MEDICAL CENTER-ELMIRA		      21.0    18.6	416	  80	  223	    23	     47	      43	0
									5.5	 6.2	  6.5	   3.5	    2.5	     3.0
   ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL-ELMIRA			       6.7     5.9	132	  39	   41	     3	      0	       0       49
								       10.2	 9.4	  7.2	   4.7			     13.7
   CORNING HOSPITAL-CORNING			       6.4     5.6	126	  48	   56	     7	      9	       5	1
									4.0	 5.4	  3.3	   2.9	    2.4	     2.2      1.0
   CAYUGA MEDICAL CTR AT ITHACA-ITHACA		       5.0     4.4	 99	  29	   43	     2	     11	       8	6
									4.6	 4.6	  5.3	   2.0	    2.4	     2.3      7.3
   SOLDIERS AND SAILORS MEM HOSP-PENN YAN	       2.4     2.1	 47	   6	    9	     0	      0	       0       32
									5.1	 5.3	  5.2				      5.0
   STRONG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		       2.2     2.0	 44	   2	   25	    12	      1	       0	4
									5.5	13.0	  5.0	   3.5	    4.0		     11.3
   ST JAMES MERCY HOSPITAL-HORNELL		       1.9     1.7	 38	   0	    0	     0	      1	       1       36
								       10.0				    2.0	     1.0     10.5
   23 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0       2.8     2.5	 55	  13	   35	     3	      1	       1	2
									5.1	 6.9	  4.5	   6.7	    1.0	     1.0      7.0
 TABLE 11 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							 20
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1996 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 SENECA (34800  )				      94.1   100.0     3276	1061	 1204	   141	    343	     325      202
									5.5	 5.3	  6.7	   4.1	    2.5	     2.5     10.2
   GENEVA GENERAL HOSPITAL-GENEVA		      55.5    59.0     1933	 748	  632	    53	    232	     223       45
									5.1	 5.4	  7.1	   3.1	    2.5	     2.3      3.8
   CAYUGA MEDICAL CTR AT ITHACA-ITHACA		       8.2     8.8	287	 119	   86	     8	     31	      30       13
									5.3	 5.5	  6.8	   3.0	    2.4	     2.2      8.5
   CLIFTON SPRINGS HOSP-CLIFTON SPRINGS		       7.2     7.7	251	  89	  102	     0	      0	       0       60
									6.3	 4.8	  5.6				      9.5
   STRONG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		       6.6     7.0	229	  33	  122	    49	      9	       8	8
									7.2	 5.3	  8.4	   6.1	    3.9	     6.1      9.5
   ROCHESTER GENERAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		       4.7     5.0	165	   7	  148	     2	      4	       3	1
									4.7	 2.7	  4.9	   3.0	    2.0	     1.7     16.0
   SCHUYLER HOSPITAL-MONTOUR FALLS		       2.1     2.3	 74	  23	    7	    10	     18	      16	0
									2.9	 4.0	  3.0	   2.2	    2.4	     2.5
   NEWARK-WAYNE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL-NEWARK	       1.8     1.9	 63	   1	    3	     1	      4	       3       51
								       14.7	 2.0	  5.3	   1.0	    1.5	     1.7     17.6
   AUBURN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-AUBURN		       1.7     1.8	 60	  17	   25	     1	      6	       9	2
									4.9	 5.8	  6.0	   2.0	    2.3	     2.2      4.0
   F F THOMPSON HOSPITAL-CANANDAIGUA		       1.6     1.7	 55	   3	    5	     1	     25	      21	0
									2.7	 4.0	  3.0	   3.0	    2.6	     2.5
   23 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0       4.6     4.9	159	  21	   74	    16	     14	      12       22
									5.9	 6.7	  5.8	   4.0	    2.4	     5.0      9.8
 STEUBEN (101500 )				     144.0   100.0    14619	6163	 4182	   807	   1222	    1146     1099
									5.5	 5.3	  6.7	   3.7	    2.5	     3.0      9.5
   CORNING HOSPITAL-CORNING			      52.2    36.2     5298	2612	 1434	   297	    439	     430       86
									4.9	 5.3	  5.9	   3.2	    2.3	     2.2      9.6
   ST JAMES MERCY HOSPITAL-HORNELL		      34.1    23.6     3457	1283	  744	   220	    303	     271      636
									5.6	 4.8	  6.8	   3.0	    2.7	     2.3      9.5
   IRA DAVENPORT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-BATH		      20.0    13.9     2027	1381	  244	    74	    116	     111      101
									4.4	 4.8	  5.8	   2.3	    2.3	     2.1      2.5
   ARNOT OGDEN MEDICAL CENTER-ELMIRA		      10.8     7.5     1101	 150	  532	    65	    184	     167	3
									5.9	 4.8	  7.5	   5.5	    2.6	     5.6      4.3
   STRONG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		       9.2     6.4	933	 151	  621	   103	     22	      17       19
									7.1	 5.8	  7.2	   6.3	    4.7	    21.2     12.5
   N H NOYES MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-DANSVILLE	       6.6     4.6	666	 277	  185	    14	     99	      90	1
									4.4	 4.5	  6.5	   2.8	    2.5	     2.2      2.0
   ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL-ELMIRA			       4.0     2.8	409	 146	   99	     3	      0	       0      161
								       13.9	15.4	 12.9	   2.7			     13.3
   54 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0       7.2     5.0	728	 163	  323	    31	     59	      60       92
									5.8	 4.9	  6.3	   6.1	    2.6	     2.1      9.5
 SUFFOLK (1362800)				     113.2   100.0   154309    48898	49924	  7686	  20470	   17870     9461
									6.2	 6.1	  8.1	   4.1	    2.9	     3.5     10.3
   UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL-STONY BROOK		      18.9    16.7    25772	6256	 7886	  2875	   3959	    3466     1330
									5.2	 3.5	  7.2	   4.3	    3.2	     4.8     10.0
   GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL-WEST ISLIP		      17.0    15.0    23163	7411	 6893	  1219	   4068	    3472      100
									5.7	 5.9	  8.6	   2.8	    2.9	     3.6      6.3
   SOUTHSIDE HOSPITAL-BAY SHORE			      11.6    10.3    15831	5015	 3603	   692	   2328	    2047     2146
									6.5	 7.6	  9.6	   3.5	    2.7	     2.7      7.4
   ST JOHNS EPIS HOSP/SMTHTWN DIV-SMITHTOWN	      10.4     9.2    14129	4550	 4808	   106	   2174	    1873      618
									5.9	 5.8	  7.7	   3.2	    2.7	     2.6     13.0
 TABLE 11 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							 21
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1996 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   HUNTINGTON HOSPITAL-HUNTINGTON		       9.2     8.1    12575	4528	 3642	   345	   1832	    1747      481
									5.8	 5.7	  8.5	   2.8	    2.9	     2.9     11.7
   BROOKHAVEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-PATCHOGUE	       8.8     7.8    12019	5615	 3457	   373	   1096	     949      529
									6.8	 5.7	 10.4	   3.4	    2.7	     2.4     13.3
   ST CHARLES HOSPITAL-PORT JEFFERSON		       7.2     6.4     9878	3191	 1987	   383	   2079	    1840      398
									7.3	12.0	  7.4	   5.4	    2.6	     2.6     18.5
   J T MATHER MEMORIAL HOSP-PORT JEFFERSON	       5.1     4.5     6969	3905	 2441	    31	     17	       0      575
									7.7	 6.0	  9.7	   2.4	    2.7		     11.0
   N SHORE UNIV HOSP-MANHASSET			       3.4     3.0     4638	 581	 2222	   492	    703	     596       44
									5.4	 4.1	  6.1	   5.4	    3.7	     5.7     14.0
   WINTHROP-UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL-MINEOLA		       2.8     2.5     3783	 317	 1834	   207	    749	     672	4
									5.2	 4.8	  6.8	   3.7	    3.3	     3.7      4.3
   BRUNSWICK HOSPITAL CENTER-AMITYVILLE		       2.5     2.2     3345	2049	 1155	    63	     23	       0       55
									7.9	 5.9	 11.9	   2.8	    3.6		      5.3
   CENTRAL SUFFOLK HOSPITAL-RIVERHEAD		       2.1     1.8     2818	1439	 1032	    43	    187	      86       31
									7.0	 5.9	  9.7	   2.7	    3.8	     3.2      6.4
   ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL-ROSLYN			       2.0     1.8     2773	 168	 2549	    54	      0	       0	2
									7.6	 4.8	  7.8	   4.5			     10.5
   EASTERN LONG ISLAND HOSPITAL-GREENPORT	       1.6     1.4     2198	 844	  344	     8	      0	       0     1002
									8.6	 5.1	  8.1	   3.0			     11.8
   163 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0     10.6     9.3    14418	3029	 6071	   795	   1255	    1122     2146
									6.4	 6.6	  6.6	   5.5	    2.9	     3.5      9.3
 SULLIVAN (70000  )				     135.7   100.0     9498	3707	 2769	   610	    823	     699      890
									6.3	 5.6	  8.8	   3.6	    2.8	     3.0      9.0
   COMM GEN HOSP OF SULLIVAN CO-HARRIS		      76.6    56.4     5361	2162	 1288	   373	    467	     402      669
									6.2	 5.7	  9.4	   2.6	    2.7	     2.5      8.0
   HORTON MEDICAL CENTER-MIDDLETOWN		      15.9    11.7     1113	 386	  311	    28	    197	     183	8
									5.0	 6.0	  6.9	   4.4	    2.4	     2.3      4.6
   WESTCHESTER COUNTY MED CTR-VALHALLA		       7.2     5.3	502	  84	  255	   117	     27	      15	4
									9.8	 7.1	 12.2	   5.6	    7.6	    20.1     21.0
   COMM GEN HOSP OF SULLIVAN CO-CALLICOON	       5.8     4.3	404	 358	   41	     3	      0	       0	2
									4.3	 3.8	  8.2	   3.3			      3.5
   MERCY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL-PORT JERVIS		       5.4     4.0	379	 174	   79	    16	     21	      21       68
									7.2	 5.4	  9.7	   2.9	    2.1	     2.1     13.0
   ARDEN HILL HOSPITAL-GOSHEN			       3.9     2.9	275	  97	   80	     8	     37	      28       25
									5.5	 4.9	  6.8	   4.3	    2.7	     2.9     10.8
   ELLENVILLE COMMUNITY HOSP-ELLENVILLE		       3.0     2.2	207	 143	   30	     2	      0	       0       32
									6.4	 6.5	  9.1	   3.5			      3.8
   ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY	       2.6     1.9	185	  48	  108	    14	     10	       4	1
									8.8	 5.6	  9.7	  11.7	    4.4	    21.0      7.0
   MARY IMOGENE BASSETT HOSP-COOPERSTOWN	       2.0     1.5	138	  46	   88	     3	      0	       0	1
									5.4	 4.2	  6.2	   2.7			      6.0
   DELAWARE VALLEY HOSPITAL-WALTON		       1.8     1.3	124	  39	   15	     8	     29	      15       18
									5.2	 4.2	  4.0	   1.5	    2.3	     1.8     17.4
   95 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0      11.6     8.5	810	 170	  474	    38	     35	      31       62
									7.2	 7.4	  7.0	   4.3	    3.1	     3.1     14.2
 TIOGA (54000  )				      54.8   100.0     2959	 826	  982	   150	    382	     361      258
									5.9	 5.3	  7.0	   3.9	    2.6	     3.0     13.9
   WILSON HOSPITAL (UHS)-JOHNSON CITY		      25.8    47.1     1394	 368	  492	    90	    221	     211       12
									4.8	 4.4	  7.1	   3.2	    2.6	     2.7     10.3
 TABLE 11 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							 22
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1996 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	      11.4    20.9	618	 221	  206	    12	     88	      88	3
									4.6	 4.7	  6.4	   3.1	    2.4	     2.2      6.3
   BINGHAMTON GEN HOSP (UHS)-BINGHAMTON		       5.1     9.2	273	  55	   50	     2	      0	       0      166
								       11.6	11.3	  7.6	   5.0			     13.0
   CAYUGA MEDICAL CTR AT ITHACA-ITHACA		       4.8     8.8	261	  81	   89	    11	     34	      32       14
									4.5	 4.5	  5.3	   3.4	    2.1	     1.9     11.4
   ARNOT OGDEN MEDICAL CENTER-ELMIRA		       1.9     3.4	100	   6	   34	    10	     28	      21	1
									6.4	 3.5	  5.2	   9.2	    3.1	    11.3     31.0
   ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL-ELMIRA			       1.5     2.8	 82	  42	   15	     0	      1	       0       24
								       14.2	13.4	 11.5		   11.0		     17.3
   UNIVERSITY HOSP/SUNY HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	       0.7     1.2	 36	   7	   24	     4	      0	       0	1
									9.6	 6.3	 10.7	  10.5			      3.0
   STRONG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		       0.6     1.2	 35	   8	   18	     9	      0	       0	0
									7.5	 3.6	 11.9	   2.0
   CORTLAND MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-CORTLAND		       0.6     1.0	 30	  16	    6	     1	      3	       3	1
									3.8	 4.1	  5.8	   3.0	    1.7	     1.7      1.0
   33 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0       2.4     4.4	130	  22	   48	    11	      7	       6       36
									8.9	 2.0	  7.0	   4.8	    2.4	     2.2     19.2
 TOMPKINS (101000 )				      73.7   100.0     7445	2433	 2069	   346	    884	     817      896
									5.6	 5.1	  6.6	   4.3	    2.5	     3.1     10.6
   CAYUGA MEDICAL CTR AT ITHACA-ITHACA		      55.9    75.8     5643	2035	 1443	   200	    674	     636      655
									5.1	 5.0	  6.2	   3.6	    2.4	     2.2      9.0
   CORTLAND MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-CORTLAND		       6.5     8.8	652	 260	  149	    51	     80	      76       36
									5.3	 5.7	  7.8	   4.2	    2.5	     2.1      6.5
   UNIVERSITY HOSP/SUNY HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	       2.1     2.8	208	  41	  118	    44	      0	       0	5
									8.8	 7.0	 10.6	   5.7			     10.4
   ARNOT OGDEN MEDICAL CENTER-ELMIRA		       1.7     2.2	167	  13	   27	    14	     63	      47	3
									8.6	 5.5	  5.7	  13.6	    3.1	    17.4      3.0
   STRONG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		       1.4     1.8	137	  19	  105	     6	      2	       3	2
									7.9	 6.9	  8.4	   3.8	    4.0	     4.7     17.5
   CROUSE HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE			       1.3     1.8	132	   7	   83	    18	     11	       9	4
									4.1	 4.7	  3.8	   4.1	    4.8	     4.7      4.5
   60 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0       5.0     6.8	506	  58	  144	    13	     54	      46      191
									9.7	 6.4	  7.0	   3.2	    2.3	     2.7     16.8
 ULSTER (168100 )				     126.7   100.0    21291	7926	 6507	   872	   2006	    1847     2133
									6.7	 6.3	  8.7	   4.2	    2.7	     2.7     10.1
   BENEDICTINE HOSPITAL-KINGSTON		      41.0    32.3     6887	2300	 1332	   271	    994	     942     1048
									6.7	 6.5	 10.1	   2.9	    2.7	     2.3     11.8
   KINGSTON HOSPITAL-KINGSTON			      32.0    25.3     5384	2494	 1784	    48	    244	     207      607
									6.8	 5.9	  9.3	   2.7	    2.7	     2.6      6.4
   VASSAR BROTHERS HOSPITAL-POUGHKEEPSIE	      11.1     8.8     1874	 654	  444	   142	    328	     305	1
									5.1	 6.0	  7.1	   5.4	    2.7	     2.5      3.0
   ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY	       7.1     5.6     1191	 194	  833	   109	     27	      20	8
									7.8	 6.8	  8.2	   4.8	    5.5	    17.6     10.3
   ST LUKES HOSPITAL-NEWBURGH			       6.5     5.1     1095	 536	  219	    91	    131	     112	6
									4.4	 4.4	  6.8	   2.7	    2.6	     2.6      3.8
   ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL-POUGHKEEPSIE		       6.3     5.0     1062	 453	  502	    18	      0	       0       89
									7.9	 7.2	  7.9	   1.7			     12.7
   ELLENVILLE COMMUNITY HOSP-ELLENVILLE		       5.0     4.0	845	 555	  121	    20	      0	       0      149
									5.8	 6.0	  7.7	   2.6			      3.7
 TABLE 11 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							 23
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1996 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
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   WESTCHESTER COUNTY MED CTR-VALHALLA		       3.2     2.5	535	  70	  298	    98	      8	      10       51
								       11.1	 6.3	 11.5	   8.5	    5.9	    16.0     20.1
   NORTHERN DUTCHESS HOSPITAL-RHINEBECK		       2.7     2.1	450	  91	   61	    13	    146	     139	0
									6.3	17.4	  8.4	   3.5	    2.5	     2.3
   HORTON MEDICAL CENTER-MIDDLETOWN		       2.1     1.7	359	 133	  102	     9	     58	      54	3
									5.0	 5.7	  7.1	   2.1	    2.5	     2.4      5.0
   ST PETERS HOSPITAL-ALBANY			       1.4     1.1	236	  26	  189	     4	      9	       6	2
									5.8	 4.8	  5.5	   1.3	    3.6	    25.5      5.0
   CORNWALL HOSPITAL-CORNWALL			       1.3     1.0	219	 121	   75	     1	      0	       0       22
									6.3	 5.7	  7.6	   1.0			      5.7
   101 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0      6.9     5.4     1154	 299	  547	    48	     61	      52      147
									7.9	 8.5	  7.0	   5.2	    2.6	     2.3     15.6
 WARREN (62800  )				     113.3   100.0     7116	2481	 2461	   255	    737	     696      486
									6.4	 6.2	  7.8	   3.6	    2.6	     2.9     11.7
   GLENS FALLS HOSPITAL-GLENS FALLS		      97.6    86.1     6127	2201	 1988	   204	    676	     643      415
									6.2	 5.9	  8.1	   3.0	    2.5	     2.4     12.1
   ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY	       5.0     4.4	311	  41	  192	    41	     20	      16	1
									7.7	 3.6	  8.1	   6.0	    4.4	    22.9      1.0
   ELLIS HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY			       2.3     2.1	146	   9	  133	     0	      0	       0	4
									5.9	 5.6	  5.8				      8.8
   SARATOGA HOSPITAL-SARATOGA SPRINGS		       2.1     1.8	129	  44	   38	     3	     21	      19	4
									3.7	 3.8	  4.7	   5.0	    2.2	     2.3      7.0
   SUNNYVIEW HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY		       1.4     1.3	 90	  90	    0	     0	      0	       0	0
								       14.6	14.6
   ST PETERS HOSPITAL-ALBANY			       1.3     1.1	 79	  14	   48	     2	      4	       3	8
									5.3	 8.1	  5.3	   6.5	    3.0	     2.0      3.1
   40 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0       3.7     3.3	234	  82	   62	     5	     16	      15       54
									7.6	 8.4	  6.1	   8.6	    2.9	     3.1     10.5
 WASHINGTON (61900  )				     102.5   100.0     6344	2341	 2246	   276	    612	     544      325
									5.9	 5.6	  7.6	   3.6	    2.5	     2.9      9.8
   GLENS FALLS HOSPITAL-GLENS FALLS		      67.0    65.4     4147	1351	 1530	   169	    426	     392      279
									6.1	 5.8	  8.1	   3.0	    2.4	     2.4      9.8
   MARY MCCLELLAN HOSPITAL-CAMBRIDGE		      18.6    18.2     1153	 733	  185	    24	    117	      91	3
									4.1	 4.4	  5.0	   2.2	    2.6	     2.3      2.7
   ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY	       6.0     5.9	373	  63	  223	    67	     10	      10	0
									7.8	 5.5	  8.8	   5.8	    5.3	    17.2
   SARATOGA HOSPITAL-SARATOGA SPRINGS		       3.2     3.1	196	  60	   62	    10	     34	      30	0
									4.4	 5.1	  6.2	   2.1	    2.6	     2.3
   ELLIS HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY			       1.9     1.8	116	   8	  103	     1	      1	       1	2
									6.1	 5.1	  5.9	   1.0	    1.0	     1.0     26.0
   ST PETERS HOSPITAL-ALBANY			       1.6     1.6	102	   8	   72	     2	      8	       5	7
									7.1	 8.3	  6.1	   3.0	    5.5	    29.0      4.0
   SUNNYVIEW HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY		       1.1     1.1	 70	  70	    0	     0	      0	       0	0
								       14.5	14.5
   28 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0       3.0     2.9	187	  48	   71	     3	     16	      15       34
									5.9	 6.3	  5.0	   8.7	    2.7	     2.1     10.3
 WAYNE (92100  )				     103.7   100.0     9551	2795	 3373	   435	   1290	    1186      472
									5.2	 4.8	  6.5	   4.5	    2.6	     2.8     11.6
   NEWARK-WAYNE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL-NEWARK	      27.2    26.2     2505	1060	  661	    95	    274	     245      170
									4.8	 4.4	  6.0	   3.5	    2.1	     2.0     12.1
 TABLE 11 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							 24
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1996 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   MYERS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL-SODUS		      17.2    16.6     1585	 722	  363	    54	    226	     214	6
									4.2	 4.3	  6.3	   3.0	    2.6	     2.3      3.2
   ROCHESTER GENERAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		      16.8    16.2     1550	 243	  893	    30	    188	     171       25
									5.6	 5.8	  6.5	   3.0	    2.8	     2.6     13.8
   STRONG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		      12.3    11.8     1131	 169	  486	   200	    120	     108       48
									7.1	 6.1	  8.2	   5.8	    3.5	     7.4     14.6
   GENESEE HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER			       8.1     7.8	749	  75	  221	    17	    210	     201       25
									4.1	 5.9	  5.7	   3.0	    2.8	     2.4     10.7
   CLIFTON SPRINGS HOSP-CLIFTON SPRINGS		       7.8     7.5	715	 297	  322	     1	      0	       0       95
									6.8	 5.1	  6.0	   1.0			     15.0
   GENEVA GENERAL HOSPITAL-GENEVA		       3.9     3.8	362	  55	  105	     6	     71	      73       52
									4.0	 4.7	  6.0	   5.7	    2.5	     2.2      3.7
   HIGHLAND HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER			       3.8     3.7	354	  49	  123	     2	     97	      83	0
									3.6	 3.6	  5.2	   2.0	    2.6	     2.5
   F F THOMPSON HOSPITAL-CANANDAIGUA		       2.4     2.3	222	  44	   52	    13	     60	      52	1
									3.3	 4.6	  4.0	   1.5	    2.6	     2.8      3.0
   42 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0       4.1     4.0	378	  81	  147	    17	     44	      39       50
									6.9	 7.2	  8.4	   5.6	    2.3	     2.2      9.8
 WESTCHESTER (904800 )				     128.6   100.0   116395    39043	36446	  5298	  13442	   11730    10436
									6.9	 6.1	  8.6	   5.1	    2.9	     3.5     13.0
   WESTCHESTER COUNTY MED CTR-VALHALLA		      14.1    11.0    12782	2309	 5204	  1436	   1021	     750     2062
									8.5	 6.2	  8.9	   6.0	    4.5	     9.3     13.4
   ST JOHNS RIVERSIDE HOSPITAL-YONKERS		      12.1     9.4    10957	4311	 2807	   485	   1756	    1549       49
									5.7	 5.5	 10.1	   3.4	    2.6	     2.7      4.8
   SOUND SHORE MED CTR OF WESTCHESTER-NEW ROCH	      10.3     8.0     9335	3799	 2749	   468	   1219	    1048       52
									6.2	 5.9	  9.2	   4.9	    3.1	     3.7      6.3
   NORTHERN WESTCHESTER HOSP-MOUNT KISKO	       9.6     7.5     8683	3119	 2264	   325	   1372	    1301      302
									5.6	 5.2	  8.5	   2.8	    2.6	     3.1     14.2
   LAWRENCE HOSPITAL-BRONXVILLE			       9.1     7.0     8205	3502	 2439	   203	   1055	     945       61
									6.5	 5.9	 10.3	   3.1	    3.0	     2.8     10.9
   WHITE PLAINS HOSPITAL CTR-WHITE PLAINS	       9.0     7.0     8128	3112	 2049	   206	   1346	    1117      298
									5.2	 5.2	  7.4	   3.0	    2.8	     2.9      9.7
   PHELPS MEM HOSP ASSN-NORTH TARRYTOWN		       7.6     5.9     6905	2895	 2131	   204	    668	     622      385
									6.4	 6.3	  8.0	   2.8	    2.5	     2.4     13.9
   UNITED HOSPITAL MED CTR-PORT CHESTER		       7.1     5.5     6421	2195	 1803	   136	    799	     728      760
									5.5	 4.9	  7.5	   3.5	    2.5	     3.5      7.5
   ST AGNES HOSPITAL-WHITE PLAINS		       6.0     4.7     5442	1475	 1889	   281	    859	     743      195
									5.4	 5.1	  7.7	   5.0	    2.8	     2.9      6.4
   MOUNT VERNON HOSPITAL-MOUNT VERNON		       5.6     4.3     5049	2247	 1241	    32	    432	     375      722
									8.0	 6.3	 13.4	   2.8	    2.9	     2.8     10.0
   HUDSON VALLEY HOSPITAL CENTER-PEEKSKILL	       5.2     4.1     4733	1751	 1398	   108	    791	     664       21
									4.9	 5.1	  7.5	   2.8	    2.4	     2.5      3.3
   ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL-YONKERS			       5.2     4.0     4668	2025	 1460	   408	     41	       0      734
									7.5	 5.2	  9.7	   3.1	    2.5		     12.1
   YONKERS GENERAL HOSPITAL-YONKERS		       3.0     2.3     2716	1185	  505	    47	      7	       0      972
									8.0	 5.9	 14.1	   2.4	    2.4		      7.8
   NEW YORK & PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITALS@PRESBYTER	       2.1     1.6     1907	 354	 1075	   194	    139	     129       16
									6.7	 5.1	  7.4	   6.5	    4.1	     6.6     23.1
   ST VINCENTS HOSP/WESTCHESTER-HARRISON	       1.9     1.5     1704	   0	    0	     0	      0	       0     1704
								       15.6						     15.6
   MONTEFIORE MED CTR/MOSES DIV-BRONX		       1.8     1.4     1620	 386	 1011	   195	      4	       0       24
									6.3	 5.4	  6.8	   5.1	    2.3		     10.1
 TABLE 11 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							 25
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1996 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
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   MOUNT SINAI HOSPITAL-NEW YORK		       1.8     1.4     1595	 271	  664	    56	    298	     289       17
									5.9	 5.4	  7.9	   8.7	    3.0	     3.9      4.7
   MONTEFIORE MED CTR/A EINSTEIN DIV-BRONX	       1.5     1.1     1312	 200	  471	     6	    319	     316	0
									4.3	 5.6	  5.7	   2.5	    2.7	     2.9
   NEW YORK & PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITALS@NEW YORK	       1.4     1.1     1282	 156	  538	   102	    234	     235       17
									5.4	 4.7	  6.3	  10.0	    3.0	     2.9     20.2
   NEW YORK HOSP/CORNELL MED CTR-WHT PLAINS	       1.4     1.1     1258	   3	    0	     0	      0	       0     1255
								       22.2	15.3					     22.3
   COMMUNITY HOSPITAL-DOBBS FERRY		       1.3     1.0     1176	 712	  430	    12	      5	       0       17
									6.0	 4.4	  8.6	   3.0	    3.2		      4.8
   146 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0     11.6     9.0    10517	3036	 4318	   394	   1077	     919      773
									8.6	12.9	  7.4	  11.3	    3.0	     3.9     10.3
 WYOMING (44300  )				     107.1   100.0     4744	1665	 1773	   173	    445	     418      270
									6.0	 5.8	  7.4	   4.1	    2.6	     3.2      9.1
   WYOMING COUNTY COMMUNITY HOSP-WARSAW		      54.9    51.2     2431	 972	  722	    51	    262	     257      167
									5.9	 5.8	  8.3	   2.0	    2.5	     2.3      7.8
   STRONG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		       8.4     7.8	372	  91	  213	    32	     16	      16	4
									7.4	 5.3	  8.4	   5.4	    3.3	    12.4      8.3
   BUFFALO GENERAL HOSPITAL-BUFFALO		       7.2     6.8	321	  51	  239	     1	     15	       9	6
									6.0	 4.8	  6.6	   4.0	    2.3	     1.9      9.8
   GENESEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-BATAVIA		       6.0     5.6	268	 131	   71	     9	     27	      26	4
									5.6	 5.9	  8.2	   2.8	    2.4	     2.2      1.3
   BERTRAND CHAFFEE HOSPITAL-SPRINGVILLE	       5.6     5.2	247	 130	   56	    15	     23	      23	0
									4.3	 4.5	  5.8	   2.1	    2.3	     2.6
   ST JEROME HOSPITAL-BATAVIA			       4.6     4.3	202	  96	   74	     2	      0	       0       30
									6.5	 5.8	  7.0	   1.5			      7.8
   SISTERS OF CHARITY HOSPITAL-BUFFALO		       2.4     2.3	108	  11	   33	     0	     31	      33	0
									3.5	 4.1	  4.2		    2.5	     3.5
   MERCY HOSPITAL-BUFFALO			       2.3     2.2	103	  27	   45	     2	     15	      13	1
									5.4	 6.6	  6.1	   2.5	    2.5	     4.8      2.0
   ERIE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER-BUFFALO		       2.2     2.0	 97	  27	   55	     1	      0	       0       14
								       11.5	14.5	 11.5	   9.0			      5.8
   CHILDRENS HOSPITAL-BUFFALO			       2.0     1.8	 87	   5	    4	    51	     18	       9	0
									6.6	 1.4	  5.8	   6.2	    3.7	    18.2
   MILLARD FILLMORE SUBURBAN HOSP-AMHERST	       1.7     1.6	 75	  21	   19	     0	     17	      18	0
									2.5	 2.0	  3.6		    2.4	     2.2
   MILLARD FILLMORE HOSPITAL-BUFFALO		       1.6     1.5	 73	  15	   58	     0	      0	       0	0
									4.9	 7.3	  4.3
   ROSWELL PARK CANCER INST-BUFFALO		       1.5     1.4	 65	  29	   28	     8	      0	       0	0
									4.9	 3.4	  6.7	   4.1
   28 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0       6.7     6.2	295	  59	  156	     1	     21	      14       44
									7.0	 8.7	  4.7	   3.0	    2.3	     2.4     16.5
 YATES (24400  )				     117.7   100.0     2871	1034	  956	   142	    275	     252      212
									4.8	 4.5	  6.0	   3.9	    2.5	     2.8      7.3
   SOLDIERS AND SAILORS MEM HOSP-PENN YAN	      50.9    43.2     1241	 720	  358	    27	      1	       0      135
									4.7	 4.1	  5.5	   2.4	    3.0		      6.4
   GENEVA GENERAL HOSPITAL-GENEVA		      18.5    15.7	452	  52	  128	     5	    131	     125       11
									3.7	 6.0	  5.7	   2.6	    2.3	     2.1      4.0
   F F THOMPSON HOSPITAL-CANANDAIGUA		      15.2    12.9	371	  99	  100	    21	     78	      71	2
									4.6	 4.8	  7.7	   3.8	    2.6	     2.5      3.5
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			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							 26
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1996 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
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   SCHUYLER HOSPITAL-MONTOUR FALLS		       8.4     7.2	206	  65	   42	    33	     36	      28	2
									3.3	 3.2	  5.3	   2.7	    2.7	     1.9      3.0
   STRONG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		       7.3     6.2	177	  24	   87	    50	      7	       4	5
									7.7	 3.1	  9.2	   5.9	    6.0	    28.8      8.4
   ROCHESTER GENERAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		       4.2     3.6	102	   4	   93	     0	      2	       2	1
									5.3	18.3	  4.8		    2.5	     1.5     11.0
   ARNOT OGDEN MEDICAL CENTER-ELMIRA		       3.2     2.7	 78	  18	   44	     0	      6	       8	2
									5.6	 5.2	  6.2		    2.8	     5.1      4.5
   CLIFTON SPRINGS HOSP-CLIFTON SPRINGS		       3.2     2.7	 77	  14	   44	     0	      0	       0       19
									7.3	 4.7	  6.3				     11.7
   ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL-ELMIRA			       1.4     1.1	 33	  16	   12	     1	      0	       0	4
								       15.5	19.8	  7.9	   1.0			     24.5
   24 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0       5.5     4.7	134	  22	   48	     5	     14	      14       31
									4.7	 5.5	  3.6	   2.8	    2.6	     3.5      7.6
 BRONX (1227900)				     164.3   100.0   201747    65030	48078	 17494	  26204	   20306    24635
									6.9	 6.4	  9.9	   4.6	    2.9	     4.5     10.3
   BRONX-LEBANON HOSP/CONCOURSE DIV-BRONX	      16.7    10.2    20479	7907	 4106	  2301	   3429	    2518      218
									6.0	 5.3	 11.2	   3.7	    2.8	     5.5      7.6
   LINCOLN MED & MENTAL HEALTH CTR-BRONX	      16.3     9.9    19967	6079	 3553	  3454	   3652	    2570      659
									5.1	 4.5	  8.6	   3.5	    2.9	     4.5     13.4
   JACOBI MEDICAL CENTER-BRONX			      15.4     9.4    18957	5627	 3605	  2241	   2864	    2161     2459
									7.4	 6.0	 10.8	   3.3	    2.7	     4.2     17.3
   MONTEFIORE MED CTR/MOSES DIV-BRONX		      13.9     8.5    17100	7622	 6438	  2344	    103	       0      593
									6.6	 5.5	  8.6	   4.5	    1.9		      9.0
   OUR LADY OF MERCY MEDICAL CENTER-BRONX	      13.0     7.9    16007	4900	 3354	  1021	   3270	    2757      705
									7.0	 6.5	 12.0	   4.2	    3.2	     5.2     16.0
   ST BARNABAS HOSPITAL-BRONX			      11.3     6.9    13860	7255	 3454	     9	     47	       0     3095
									7.0	 5.4	 11.4	   3.7	    3.9		      6.0
   NORTH CENTRAL BRONX HOSPITAL-BRONX		       9.5     5.8    11648	2245	 1136	  1203	   3551	    2833      680
									6.2	 8.0	 11.6	   4.1	    3.0	     4.0     21.3
   MONTEFIORE MED CTR/A EINSTEIN DIV-BRONX	       8.7     5.3    10672	2935	 4030	    62	   1871	    1747       27
									5.7	 5.8	  7.6	  18.1	    2.8	     3.7      7.3
   WESTCHESTER SQUARE MED CTR-BRONX		       5.3     3.2     6447	3874	 2549	     4	     11	       0	9
									8.6	 6.7	 11.6	   3.5	    2.7		      4.0
   MOUNT SINAI HOSPITAL-NEW YORK		       4.2     2.5     5122	1390	 1560	   554	    651	     587      380
									6.6	 5.5	  9.3	   4.8	    2.9	     3.7     13.7
   UNION HOSPITAL-BRONX				       3.9     2.3     4728	 524	   99	   521	   1236	     630     1718
									4.1	 4.1	  3.9	   2.9	    2.8	     4.1      5.5
   NEW YORK & PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITALS@PRESBYTER	       3.8     2.3     4689	1063	 1463	   826	    608	     513      216
									7.1	 6.6	  9.5	   5.5	    3.3	     6.0     11.6
   BRONX-LEBANON HOSPITAL/FULTON DIV-BRONX	       3.7     2.3     4601	 523	    1	     0	      0	       0     4077
								       10.1	16.2	 21.0				      9.3
   NEW YORK & PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITALS@ALLEN PAV	       2.6     1.6     3224	1351	  645	     0	    634	     554       40
									5.2	 5.8	  8.7		    2.6	     2.6      6.7
   BETH ISRAEL MEDICAL CENTER-NEW YORK		       2.3     1.4     2831	 465	  602	    69	    288	     268     1139
									6.7	 6.2	  8.4	   3.3	    3.2	     4.4      7.7
   LENOX HILL HOSPITAL-NEW YORK			       2.2     1.4     2753	 540	  909	   502	    402	     256      144
									7.0	 7.9	  8.8	   2.8	    3.3	     5.2     21.3
   NEW YORK & PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITALS@NEW YORK	       2.2     1.3     2651	 518	 1026	   457	    310	     252       88
									7.0	 4.8	  9.1	   5.6	    3.6	     3.9     22.6
   OUR LADY MERCY MED CTR/F DURSO PAV-BRONX	       2.1     1.3     2530	1532	  972	     0	      1	       0       25
								       10.2	 7.4	 14.8		    3.0		      5.8
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			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							 27
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1996 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
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   METROPOLITAN HOSPITAL CENTER-NEW YORK	       2.0     1.2     2491	 545	  326	   233	    576	     505      306
									7.8	10.0	  9.8	   4.2	    3.1	     4.5     18.9
   ST LUKES ROOSEVELT/ROOSVLT DIV-NEW YORK	       1.8     1.1     2238	 329	  420	   217	    504	     412      356
									5.1	 5.5	  6.5	   3.4	    3.0	     4.0      8.2
   ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL-YONKERS			       1.7     1.0     2064	1066	  886	    41	      6	       0       65
									9.6	 7.4	 12.6	   3.1	    2.5		     10.5
   149 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0     21.7    13.2    26688	6740	 6944	  1435	   2190	    1743     7636
									8.9	10.7	  9.0	  11.5	    3.1	     4.4      9.6
 KINGS (2365800)				     141.6   100.0   334930   109593	89851	 27017	  44548	   35520    28401
									7.1	 6.6	  9.8	   4.2	    2.9	     4.3     13.0
   MAIMONIDES MEDICAL CENTER-BROOKLYN		      12.5     8.8    29532	8724	 9584	  1574	   4484	    3797     1369
									6.4	 5.4	  9.0	   4.8	    2.6	     3.3     17.6
   NEW YORK METHODIST HOSPITAL-BROOKLYN		      10.0     7.0    23587	8600	 6621	  1130	   3263	    2930     1043
									7.1	 6.8	 10.5	   4.0	    2.8	     3.6     14.7
   BROOKDALE HOSPITAL MEDICAL CTR-BROOKLYN	       9.4     6.7    22277	7627	 5271	  3326	   3055	    1948     1050
									7.1	 6.3	 10.9	   3.8	    2.8	     6.9     17.6
   KINGS COUNTY HOSPITAL CENTER-BROOKLYN	       9.2     6.5    21837	5963	 4233	  3579	   2533	    1952     3577
									8.3	 6.4	 10.0	   3.4	    3.1	     6.0     19.4
   LONG ISLAND COLLEGE HOSPITAL-BROOKLYN	       8.5     6.0    20162	5757	 5235	  1523	   3434	    3009     1204
									6.0	 6.0	  8.3	   4.3	    3.0	     4.2     11.6
   BROOKLYN HOSPITAL/DOWNTOWN-BROOKLYN		       8.1     5.7    19104	5950	 4829	  1578	   3793	    2859       95
									5.8	 5.8	  9.4	   4.2	    2.8	     4.9      5.0
   LUTHERAN MEDICAL CENTER-BROOKLYN		       7.4     5.2    17470	5716	 3445	  1312	   3190	    2678     1129
									6.2	 6.9	 12.0	   3.1	    2.8	     2.8      5.9
   CONEY ISLAND HOSPITAL-BROOKLYN		       7.1     5.0    16832	6766	 4157	  1009	   1826	    1248     1826
									7.7	 6.6	 11.6	   3.1	    2.7	     4.0     13.1
   WOODHULL MEDICAL CENTER-BROOKLYN		       6.6     4.7    15588	6245	 2209	  1149	   1436	    1129     3420
									7.8	 5.0	 10.4	   4.0	    2.8	     5.1     15.5
   WYCKOFF HEIGHTS MEDICAL CTR-BROOKLYN		       5.4     3.8    12749	5240	 2207	  2054	   1655	    1114      479
									5.5	 5.5	 10.8	   3.5	    2.6	     3.3      4.8
   BETH ISRAEL MEDICAL CENTER-NEW YORK		       4.8     3.4    11255	2146	 2710	   463	   2191	    2072     1673
									6.0	 6.1	  8.5	   3.5	    2.7	     3.8      9.4
   ST MARYS HOSPITAL-BROOKLYN			       4.7     3.3    11014	4271	 1879	  1360	   1899	    1450      155
									5.8	 6.0	 10.7	   3.2	    3.1	     4.7      4.7
   UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL OF BROOKLYN-BROOKLYN	       4.4     3.1    10517	1708	 3017	   939	   2484	    2024      345
									7.2	 8.2	  9.6	   5.4	    3.3	     5.7     22.4
   VICTORY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-BROOKLYN		       3.8     2.7     9018	3574	 2439	   304	   1474	    1220	7
									7.1	 7.4	 11.8	   3.3	    2.6	     3.1      6.0
   BETH ISRL MED CTR/KINGS HWY DIV-BROOKLYN	       3.4     2.4     8074	5697	 2317	     3	     15	       0       42
									7.5	 6.1	 11.0	   2.0	    1.8		      7.4
   NY UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER-NEW YORK	       2.7     1.9     6357	1348	 2914	   376	    877	     782       60
									6.7	 5.9	  9.1	   5.0	    2.9	     3.2     19.8
   NEW YORK & PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITALS@NEW YORK	       2.4     1.7     5711	 975	 2465	   719	    712	     659      181
									7.9	 5.3	  9.8	   8.0	    3.5	     4.6     24.0
   KINGSBROOK JEWISH MEDICAL CTR-BROOKLYN	       2.3     1.7     5533	3026	 1882	   290	     15	       0      320
								       11.6	10.3	 13.6	   4.9	    3.0		     18.6
   MOUNT SINAI HOSPITAL-NEW YORK		       1.9     1.4     4577	1069	 2074	   304	    501	     461      168
									7.2	 5.4	  9.2	   7.8	    3.0	     3.6     14.5
   NEW YORK COMM HOSP OF BROOKLYN-BROOKLYN	       1.9     1.3     4499	2446	 2028	    12	      4	       0	9
									7.2	 5.2	  9.8	   1.8	    3.0		      2.9
   BELLEVUE HOSPITAL CENTER-NEW YORK		       1.8     1.3     4361	1245	 1491	   424	    740	      10      451
									7.9	 6.7	 10.3	   3.8	    2.7	    12.4     16.1
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			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							 28
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1996 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
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   ST VINCENTS HOSPITAL & MED CTR-NEW YORK	       1.8     1.3     4280	1007	 1646	   195	    581	     511      340
									6.9	 6.0	  8.5	   3.7	    2.8	     3.8     14.8
   BROOKLYN HOSPITAL/CALEDONIAN-BROOKLYN	       1.6     1.1     3771	2075	  976	   494	     37	       0      189
									5.8	 5.3	  8.7	   3.0	    2.3		      4.6
   INTERFAITH MED CTR/ST JOHNS DIV-BROOKLYN	       1.5     1.1     3657	 458	   83	   511	    622	     557     1426
									8.4	 4.0	  4.0	   3.5	    3.1	     6.8     14.8
   152 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0     18.2    12.9    43168    11960	14139	  2389	   3727	    3110     7843
									7.9	 9.3	  8.6	   6.8	    3.0	     4.0      8.8
 NEW YORK (1507600)				     138.0   100.0   208104    66525	61881	 11293	  21717	   17749    28939
									7.8	 7.5	  9.9	   4.0	    3.0	     4.0     11.8
   MOUNT SINAI HOSPITAL-NEW YORK		      14.1    10.2    21219	6649	 6503	  1484	   2749	    2468     1366
									6.2	 5.5	  8.8	   4.1	    2.8	     3.6     11.1
   BETH ISRAEL MEDICAL CENTER-NEW YORK		      11.7     8.5    17695	5522	 4638	   622	   1806	    1609     3498
									7.2	 6.4	 10.0	   3.3	    2.8	     3.8      9.6
   NEW YORK & PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITALS@PRESBYTER	      11.0     8.0    16604	4611	 5230	  2139	   1793	    1440     1391
									6.9	 6.2	  9.7	   3.9	    3.5	     5.1      9.5
   ST LUKES ROOSEVELT/ROOSVLT DIV-NEW YORK	      10.1     7.3    15288	3934	 3711	  1369	   2674	    2201     1399
									6.2	 6.1	  9.2	   2.8	    3.1	     4.4     10.2
   ST LUKES ROOSEVELT/ST LUKES DIV-NEW YORK	       8.6     6.2    12927	5170	 4496	    24	    775	     662     1800
									7.1	 5.5	 10.4	   2.9	    2.6	     3.3      6.9
   ST VINCENTS HOSPITAL & MED CTR-NEW YORK	       8.3     6.0    12529	4545	 4084	   623	   1061	     953     1263
									8.0	 6.7	 10.8	   5.9	    2.8	     3.5     12.5
   NEW YORK & PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITALS@NEW YORK	       8.1     5.9    12265	2757	 4600	   619	   1871	    1756      662
									7.0	 5.6	  9.1	   5.2	    3.1	     3.6     20.2
   LENOX HILL HOSPITAL-NEW YORK			       7.9     5.7    11942	3321	 4492	   412	   1848	    1490      379
									7.4	 7.4	  9.8	   2.8	    3.2	     4.5     15.5
   HARLEM HOSPITAL CENTER-NEW YORK		       7.7     5.6    11559	4060	 2080	   961	   1289	     931     2238
									7.5	 6.5	 12.4	   4.0	    3.1	     7.0      8.9
   BELLEVUE HOSPITAL CENTER-NEW YORK		       7.5     5.4    11273	3631	 2853	   579	    872	      25     3313
								       12.3	 7.5	 12.7	   3.2	    2.7	     7.3     21.4
   METROPOLITAN HOSPITAL CENTER-NEW YORK	       6.9     5.0    10404	3464	 1893	  1128	   1278	     978     1663
								       10.0	 7.5	 13.7	   3.9	    3.1	     5.2     23.0
   NY UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER-NEW YORK	       5.4     3.9     8101	2146	 3804	   295	    898	     787      171
									6.4	 5.7	  8.0	   4.5	    3.0	     3.0     16.5
   NEW YORK & PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITALS@ALLEN PAV	       4.9     3.5     7368	3037	 1166	     5	   1594	    1446      120
									4.6	 5.4	  7.4	   3.8	    2.5	     2.5      7.1
   CABRINI MEDICAL CENTER-NEW YORK		       4.1     3.0     6239	2710	 2426	     0	      1	       0     1102
									9.4	 7.3	 12.6		    3.0		      7.5
   NORTH GENERAL HOSPITAL-NEW YORK		       3.1     2.2     4617	1698	  875	   304	     10	       0     1730
									6.8	 5.6	 11.1	   3.7	    2.4		      6.3
   BETH ISRAEL MED CTR/NORTH DIV-NEW YORK	       2.2     1.6     3312	1453	 1815	    15	      5	       0       24
									7.5	 6.5	  8.2	   4.5	    2.8		     10.9
   ST CLARES HOSP AND HEALTH CTR-NEW YORK	       1.6     1.2     2452	1489	  771	     0	      7	       0      185
								       11.0	 8.4	 16.4		    2.6		     10.2
   157 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0     14.8    10.7    22310	6328	 6444	   714	   1186	    1003     6635
								       10.8	18.0	  8.4	   6.4	    2.7	     3.2      9.5
 QUEENS (2034300)				     122.2   100.0   248562    82222	73702	 16677	  32050	   27211    16700
									6.8	 6.4	  9.3	   4.2	    2.9	     3.9     12.3
   CITY HOSPITAL CENTER-ELMHURST		      11.4     9.3    23137	5689	 3829	  2575	   4462	    4033     2549
									6.6	 6.4	  9.8	   3.5	    2.8	     4.5     15.6
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			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							 29
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1996 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
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   NEW YORK HOSP MED CTR OF QUEENS-FLUSHING	      11.2     9.2    22792	7868	 7984	  1126	   2570	    2183     1061
									6.0	 5.5	  8.7	   3.0	    2.7	     3.4      6.6
   JAMAICA HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER-JAMAICA	       8.1     6.6    16411	5081	 3089	  1775	   2974	    2427     1065
									6.3	 6.4	  9.5	   3.8	    3.5	     3.9     14.5
   CMC BKLYN & QUEENS/ST JOHNS DIV-ELMHURST	       7.4     6.0    14993	4893	 3218	  1006	   3083	    2717       76
									5.6	 5.7	 11.0	   3.0	    2.7	     3.2      4.6
   N SHORE UNIV HOSP-MANHASSET			       7.0     5.8    14302	3468	 5749	  1445	   1852	    1615      173
									5.8	 4.9	  7.4	   4.6	    3.2	     5.0     14.8
   LONG ISLAND JEWISH MED CTR-NEW HYDE PARK	       6.7     5.5    13612	4328	 5084	    10	   2979	       0     1211
									6.0	 4.7	  7.2	   2.8	    3.0		     13.5
   QUEENS HOSPITAL CENTER-JAMAICA		       5.6     4.6    11330	3448	 1474	   471	   2182	    1558     2197
									6.7	 5.8	 10.9	   4.0	    3.1	     4.3     11.2
   CMC BKLYN & QUEENS/MARY IMMAC DIV-JAMAICA	       5.1     4.2    10406	6137	 2627	  1270	    184	       0      188
									5.6	 4.2	 10.3	   3.4	    1.6		      4.1
   N SHORE UNIV HOSP AT FOREST HILLS-FOREST HI	       4.4     3.6     8970	3819	 2417	    36	   1403	    1232       63
									5.4	 4.9	  9.0	   2.4	    2.7	     2.7      6.4
   ST JOHNS EPISCOPAL HOSP/SO SHORE-FAR ROCKAW	       4.3     3.5     8815	2895	 1638	   386	   1220	     951     1725
									9.2	 8.1	 17.6	   3.3	    2.7	     3.2     12.2
   W QUEENS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL-LONG ISLAND CIT	       3.8     3.1     7729	4795	 2807	     9	     38	       0       80
									7.1	 5.6	  9.8	   3.1	    1.7		      7.9
   PARKWAY HOSPITAL-FOREST HILLS		       3.7     3.0     7564	4448	 3033	    12	     21	       0       50
									8.3	 6.8	 10.7	   3.9	    2.3		      8.4
   NEW YORK & PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITALS@NEW YORK	       3.4     2.8     6886	1070	 2519	   777	   1242	    1102      176
									6.9	 5.5	  9.3	   7.7	    3.4	     4.4     17.4
   L I JEWISH/SCHNEIDER DIV-NEW HYDE PARK	       2.9     2.4     5929	 201	  101	  2399	      0	    3174       54
									4.2	 2.8	  5.5	   4.2		     4.0     14.3
   MOUNT SINAI HOSPITAL-NEW YORK		       2.5     2.1     5118	1080	 2584	   313	    448	     401      292
									7.9	 6.2	  9.0	   7.5	    3.0	     3.9     17.4
   PENINSULA HOSPITAL CENTER-FAR ROCKAWAY	       2.5     2.0     5008	3317	 1293	   352	     15	       0       31
								       10.3	 8.3	 17.8	   2.9	    2.1		      4.9
   WYCKOFF HEIGHTS MEDICAL CTR-BROOKLYN		       2.3     1.8     4591	1898	 1103	   590	    524	     370      106
									6.2	 6.0	 11.0	   3.2	    2.8	     3.4      4.6
   CMC OF BKLYN & QUEENS/ST JOS DIV-QUEENS	       2.1     1.7     4179	2531	 1621	     0	     13	       0       14
									8.4	 6.6	 11.3		    1.9		      5.9
   BETH ISRAEL MEDICAL CENTER-NEW YORK		       2.0     1.7     4144	 677	 1200	   121	    795	     720      631
									5.7	 5.9	  6.8	   3.4	    2.9	     3.6      9.4
   LENOX HILL HOSPITAL-NEW YORK			       1.9     1.6     3889	 692	 1968	   147	    558	     459       65
									6.8	 6.5	  8.4	   2.4	    3.4	     4.4     14.7
   NY UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER-NEW YORK	       1.7     1.4     3411	 762	 1811	   123	    361	     302       52
									7.0	 5.7	  8.7	   6.2	    2.9	     3.1     17.8
   ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL-ROSLYN			       1.6     1.3     3317	 750	 2537	    17	      1	       0       12
									8.9	 6.0	  9.8	   4.5	    8.0		     13.9
   BELLEVUE HOSPITAL CENTER-NEW YORK		       1.5     1.2     3084	 860	 1065	   166	    589	       9      395
									8.0	 6.1	  9.4	   4.0	    2.6	     2.1     18.5
   163 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0     19.1    15.7    38945    11515	12951	  1551	   4536	    3958     4434
									8.0	10.1	  8.1	   6.9	    3.0	     3.7     11.4
 RICHMOND (406900 )				     146.4   100.0    59589    20168	17547	  3096	   6496	    5487     6795
									6.0	 5.5	  7.8	   3.7	    2.9	     3.8      8.4
   STATEN ISLAND UNIV NORTH-STATEN ISLAND	      47.5    32.5    19338	7421	 5487	  1128	   2497	    2208      597
									5.8	 5.9	  7.7	   3.3	    2.8	     3.3     13.1
   SISTERS OF CHARITY MEDICAL CENTER-@ST VINCE	      47.0    32.1    19139	5505	 4531	  1422	   3391	    2783     1507
									5.5	 4.9	  8.5	   3.4	    3.0	     4.0      9.0
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			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							 30
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1996 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
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   STATEN ISLAND UNIV SOUTH-STATEN ISLAND	      13.9     9.5     5663	2724	 1264	    10	     17	       0     1648
									6.2	 5.1	  6.9	   1.7	    1.8		      7.5
   SISTERS OF CHARITY MEDICAL CENTER@BAYLEY SE	      13.0     8.9     5287	1837	 1211	     3	     15	       0     2221
									7.3	 5.0	 10.2	   2.7	    2.2		      7.6
   DOCTORS HOSPITAL-STATEN ISLAND		       5.7     3.9     2318	1242	  842	    10	      5	       0      219
									6.8	 5.9	  9.1	   1.9	    1.4		      3.5
   ST VINCENTS HOSPITAL & MED CTR-NEW YORK	       2.4     1.7	996	  99	  845	    15	      9	       7       21
									6.1	 6.2	  5.9	   5.2	    2.8	     2.4     15.3
   NY UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER-NEW YORK	       1.6     1.1	669	 121	  384	    97	     34	      30	3
									6.1	 5.2	  6.8	   5.9	    3.5	     3.0     10.0
   134 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT LESS THAN 1.0     15.2    10.4     6179	1219	 2983	   411	    528	     459      579
									6.5	 6.7	  6.7	   5.4	    3.1	     5.2      9.6
 OUT OF STATE							      25571	8066	12525	  1304	   1490	    1161     1025
									6.3	 5.4	  7.4	   5.5	    2.8	     3.5      9.3
   MEMORIAL HOSPITAL FOR CANCER-NEW YORK			       5371	1478	 3528	   360	      0	       0	5
									7.0	 4.6	  8.0	   7.2			      3.6
   NY UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER-NEW YORK			       2895	 463	 1639	   199	    305	     261       28
									5.7	 4.7	  6.8	   4.7	    3.1	     3.3     13.8
   MOUNT SINAI HOSPITAL-NEW YORK				       1888	 434	 1058	    76	    189	      98       33
									6.8	 4.6	  8.3	   9.7	    2.8	     5.8      6.5
   MERCY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL-PORT JERVIS				       1154	 555	  299	    75	     72	      54       99
									5.5	 4.8	  7.6	   2.4	    2.5	     2.4      9.3
   ST VINCENTS HOSPITAL & MED CTR-NEW YORK			       1111	 318	  539	    25	     86	      81       62
									5.8	 5.7	  6.7	   4.4	    2.4	     2.4      8.0
   LENOX HILL HOSPITAL-NEW YORK						910	  83	  506	    17	    158	     133       13
									4.4	 4.6	  4.8	   1.6	    2.9	     3.4     17.2
   HOSPITAL FOR SPECIAL SURGERY-NEW YORK				738	  28	  675	    35	      0	       0	0
									5.1	 4.0	  5.3	   2.7
   HOSPITAL FOR JOINT DISEASES-NEW YORK					639	 167	  391	    68	      0	       0       13
									6.6	 8.4	  6.2	   5.1			      4.8
   OLEAN GENERAL HOSPITAL (MAIN)-OLEAN					577	 298	  190	    10	     37	      36	6
									4.9	 4.8	  6.4	   2.2	    2.5	     2.3      3.5
   STRONG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER					517	 170	  256	    36	     20	       9       26
									7.5	 4.4	  9.3	   9.4	    2.2	     2.9     13.0
   STATEN ISLAND UNIV NORTH-STATEN ISLAND				505	 116	  163	    17	    109	      97	3
									4.7	 6.2	  5.9	   3.1	    2.6	     3.1     18.0
   ROSWELL PARK CANCER INST-BUFFALO					491	 223	  266	     2	      0	       0	0
									6.9	 3.3	  9.9	   3.0
   GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL-SUFFERN					459	 154	  153	     6	     55	      57       34
									5.6	 5.8	  6.2	  12.2	    2.9	     3.5      9.0
   MONTEFIORE MED CTR/MOSES DIV-BRONX					415	 131	  202	    64	      0	       0       18
									5.7	 4.6	  6.9	   4.1			      7.3
   UNITED HOSPITAL MED CTR-PORT CHESTER					394	  84	  117	    15	     73	      68       37
									4.3	 4.3	  5.4	   3.5	    3.0	     2.6      6.6
   ST ANTHONY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL-WARWICK				392	 186	  145	    10	     30	      18	3
									6.0	 4.4	  9.7	   2.3	    2.3	     2.5      2.7
   ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL-ELMIRA						331	 164	  117	     3	      0	       0       47
								       11.1	11.3	 11.5	   1.3			     10.1
   HELEN HAYES HOSPITAL-WEST HAVERSTRAW					238	 236	    2	     0	      0	       0	0
								       18.8	18.6	 46.5
   LONG ISLAND COLLEGE HOSPITAL-BROOKLYN				219	  49	  116	     7	     24	      17	6
									5.7	 3.6	  6.8	   7.6	    2.8	     3.1     19.7
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			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							 31
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1996 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
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   MONTEFIORE MED CTR/A EINSTEIN DIV-BRONX				200	  47	   90	     0	     33	      30	0
									4.6	 4.8	  4.9		    2.8	     5.7
   158 OTHER HOSPITALS LESS THAN 200 DISCHARGES			       6127	2682	 2073	   279	    299	     202      592
									6.1	 5.0	  7.4	   4.6	    3.0	     4.1      9.2
 NEW YORK STATE RESIDENTS (1850649)		     126.3   100.0  2337852   771898   721202	136656	 277168	  235363   195565
									6.6	 6.2	  8.6	   4.2	    2.8	     3.7     11.4
 NEW YORK STATE + OUT OF STATE					    2363423   779964   733727	137960	 278658	  236524   196590
									6.6	 6.2	  8.6	   4.2	    2.8	     3.7     11.4
 (67792 DISCHARGES EXCLUDED BECAUSE OF UNKNOWN RESIDENCE)