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 TABLE 19 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						  1
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 WESTERN NEW YORK HSA	     TOTAL			       199302	1295570	      6.5
   ALLEGANY		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		 3392	  15473	      4.6
			       ALLEGANY				 3125	  13320	      4.3
			       CATTARAUGUS			  243	   2072	      8.5
			       ERIE				   13	     46	      3.5
			       NIAGARA				    7	     14	      2.0
			       WYOMING				    4	     21	      5.3
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			   94	    335	      3.6
			       LIVINGSTON			    4	     11	      2.8
			       MONROE				    4	      9	      2.3
			       ONTARIO				    1	      7	      7.0
			       STEUBEN				   85	    308	      3.6
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    2	      6	      3.0
			       BROOME				    1	      4	      4.0
			       TIOGA				    1	      2	      2.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			    1	      2	      2.0
			       SULLIVAN				    1	      2	      2.0
			     OTHER				  145	    551	      3.8
			       UNKNOWN				  136	    434	      3.2
			       OUT OF STATE			    9	    117	     13.0
   CATTARAUGUS		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		 8519	  52743	      6.2
			       ALLEGANY				 1178	   5993	      5.1
			       CATTARAUGUS			 6588	  37519	      5.7
			       CHAUTAUQUA			  175	   2309	     13.2
			       ERIE				  532	   6532	     12.3
			       GENESEE				    5	     24	      4.8
			       NIAGARA				    8	     48	      6.0
			       ORLEANS				    2	     43	     21.5
			       WYOMING				   31	    275	      8.9
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			   24	     98	      4.1
			       CHEMUNG				    2	      4	      2.0
			       LIVINGSTON			    5	     40	      8.0
			       MONROE				    3	      5	      1.7
			       ONTARIO				    4	     17	      4.3
			       STEUBEN				    8	     28	      3.5
			       WAYNE				    2	      4	      2.0
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		    4	     12	      3.0
			       JEFFERSON			    2	      6	      3.0
			       ONONDAGA				    2	      6	      3.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		    3	     12	      4.0
			       ALBANY				    1	      1	      1.0
			       ESSEX				    1	      1	      1.0
			       MONTGOMERY			    1	     10	     10.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			    2	     13	      6.5
			       ORANGE				    1	      3	      3.0
			       ULSTER				    1	     10	     10.0
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			    1	     10	     10.0
			       QUEENS				    1	     10	     10.0
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			    1	      7	      7.0
			       SUFFOLK				    1	      7	      7.0
			     OTHER				  610	   3118	      5.1
			       UNKNOWN				    9	    102	     11.3
			       OUT OF STATE			  601	   3016	      5.0
 TABLE 19 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						  2
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   CHAUTAUQUA		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		16699	 114591	      6.9
			       ALLEGANY				   19	    169	      8.9
			       CATTARAUGUS			  951	   6816	      7.2
			       CHAUTAUQUA			14807	 100208	      6.8
			       ERIE				  876	   6887	      7.9
			       GENESEE				    9	    127	     14.1
			       NIAGARA				   12	     77	      6.4
			       ORLEANS				    5	     59	     11.8
			       WYOMING				   20	    248	     12.4
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			   28	    309	     11.0
			       CHEMUNG				    2	     25	     12.5
			       LIVINGSTON			    1	      3	      3.0
			       MONROE				   22	    237	     10.8
			       STEUBEN				    3	     44	     14.7
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		    4	     27	      6.8
			       HERKIMER				    1	      7	      7.0
			       LEWIS				    1	      1	      1.0
			       ST. LAWRENCE			    2	     19	      9.5
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    4	     35	      8.8
			       BROOME				    2	     30	     15.0
			       CHENANGO				    1	      1	      1.0
			       TIOGA				    1	      4	      4.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		    2	     13	      6.5
			       MONTGOMERY			    1	      2	      2.0
			       SARATOGA				    1	     11	     11.0
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			    4	     24	      6.0
			       NEW YORK				    1	      5	      5.0
			       QUEENS				    3	     19	      6.3
			     OTHER				  555	   3130	      5.6
			       UNKNOWN				  507	   2946	      5.8
			       OUT OF STATE			   48	    184	      3.8
   ERIE			     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA	       129055	 838802	      6.5
			       ALLEGANY				  560	   3020	      5.4
			       CATTARAUGUS			 3139	  16683	      5.3
			       CHAUTAUQUA			 2032	  13560	      6.7
			       ERIE			       112268	 745402	      6.6
			       GENESEE				  930	   5176	      5.6
			       NIAGARA				 8485	  45361	      5.3
			       ORLEANS				  424	   2885	      6.8
			       WYOMING				 1217	   6715	      5.5
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			  648	   5080	      7.8
			       CHEMUNG				   43	    239	      5.6
			       LIVINGSTON			   39	    228	      5.8
			       MONROE				  438	   3584	      8.2
			       ONTARIO				   31	    236	      7.6
			       SCHUYLER				    7	     61	      8.7
			       SENECA				    6	     21	      3.5
			       STEUBEN				   56	    385	      6.9
			       WAYNE				   24	    306	     12.8
			       YATES				    4	     20	      5.0
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		  355	   2390	      6.7
			       CAYUGA				   35	    197	      5.6
			       CORTLAND				   20	     48	      2.4
 TABLE 19 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						  3
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ERIE(cont)		       HERKIMER				   22	    134	      6.1
			       JEFFERSON			   35	    166	      4.7
			       LEWIS				    9	     91	     10.1
			       MADISON				   21	    242	     11.5
			       ONEIDA				   98	    681	      6.9
			       ONONDAGA				   62	    528	      8.5
			       OSWEGO				   15	     63	      4.2
			       ST. LAWRENCE			   22	    150	      6.8
			       TOMPKINS				   16	     90	      5.6
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			   95	    624	      6.6
			       BROOME				   63	    421	      6.7
			       CHENANGO				   11	     80	      7.3
			       TIOGA				   21	    123	      5.9
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		   73	    544	      7.5
			       ALBANY				    7	     55	      7.9
			       CLINTON				   10	     48	      4.8
			       COLUMBIA				    4	     36	      9.0
			       DELAWARE				    1	      2	      2.0
			       ESSEX				    2	      7	      3.5
			       FRANKLIN				    7	     52	      7.4
			       FULTON				    4	     12	      3.0
			       GREENE				    2	     10	      5.0
			       MONTGOMERY			    2	      5	      2.5
			       OTSEGO				    6	     59	      9.8
			       RENSSELAER			    5	     15	      3.0
			       SARATOGA				    8	     46	      5.8
			       SCHENECTADY			    9	    147	     16.3
			       SCHOHARIE			    1	      1	      1.0
			       WARREN				    3	     31	     10.3
			       WASHINGTON			    2	     18	      9.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			   22	    113	      5.1
			       DUTCHESS				    2	     13	      6.5
			       ORANGE				    8	     56	      7.0
			       PUTNAM				    1	      2	      2.0
			       ROCKLAND				    3	     11	      3.7
			       SULLIVAN				    3	      7	      2.3
			       ULSTER				    3	     17	      5.7
			       WESTCHESTER			    2	      7	      3.5
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			   15	     46	      3.1
			       BRONX				    1	      1	      1.0
			       KINGS				    5	     17	      3.4
			       NEW YORK				    2	      3	      1.5
			       QUEENS				    6	     22	      3.7
			       RICHMOND				    1	      3	      3.0
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			   16	     94	      5.9
			       NASSAU				    4	     18	      4.5
			       SUFFOLK				   12	     76	      6.3
			     OTHER				 2523	  20205	      8.0
			       UNKNOWN				 1830	  16015	      8.8
			       OUT OF STATE			  693	   4190	      6.0
   GENESEE		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		 5611	  36891	      6.6
			       ALLEGANY				    6	     24	      4.0
			       CATTARAUGUS			    5	     22	      4.4
			       CHAUTAUQUA			    4	     47	     11.8
 TABLE 19 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						  4
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   GENESEE(cont)	       ERIE				  212	   1524	      7.2
			       GENESEE				 4792	  31805	      6.6
			       NIAGARA				   12	    104	      8.7
			       ORLEANS				  110	    552	      5.0
			       WYOMING				  470	   2813	      6.0
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			  562	   5324	      9.5
			       CHEMUNG				    1	      4	      4.0
			       LIVINGSTON			   93	    573	      6.2
			       MONROE				  454	   4657	     10.3
			       ONTARIO				    5	     27	      5.4
			       STEUBEN				    7	     40	      5.7
			       WAYNE				    2	     23	     11.5
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		   16	    144	      9.0
			       HERKIMER				    2	     15	      7.5
			       MADISON				    2	     11	      5.5
			       ONEIDA				    3	     20	      6.7
			       ONONDAGA				    4	     52	     13.0
			       OSWEGO				    2	     31	     15.5
			       TOMPKINS				    3	     15	      5.0
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    1	      1	      1.0
			       TIOGA				    1	      1	      1.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		    2	     38	     19.0
			       OTSEGO				    2	     38	     19.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			    1	      2	      2.0
			       DUTCHESS				    1	      2	      2.0
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			    2	      4	      2.0
			       NASSAU				    1	      2	      2.0
			       SUFFOLK				    1	      2	      2.0
			     OTHER				   47	    229	      4.9
			       UNKNOWN				   26	    132	      5.1
			       OUT OF STATE			   21	     97	      4.6
   NIAGARA		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		23790	 156704	      6.6
			       ALLEGANY				    9	     77	      8.6
			       CATTARAUGUS			   17	    102	      6.0
			       CHAUTAUQUA			    7	     99	     14.1
			       ERIE				 2145	  16319	      7.6
			       GENESEE				   16	     94	      5.9
			       NIAGARA				21418	 139135	      6.5
			       ORLEANS				  168	    776	      4.6
			       WYOMING				   10	    102	     10.2
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			   99	   2601	     26.3
			       MONROE				   86	   2516	     29.3
			       STEUBEN				    4	     34	      8.5
			       WAYNE				    9	     51	      5.7
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		    9	     67	      7.4
			       ONEIDA				    1	      3	      3.0
			       ONONDAGA				    4	     35	      8.8
			       ST. LAWRENCE			    3	     24	      8.0
			       TOMPKINS				    1	      5	      5.0
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    1	      5	      5.0
			       CHENANGO				    1	      5	      5.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		    1	      6	      6.0
			       COLUMBIA				    1	      6	      6.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			    3	      8	      2.7
 TABLE 19 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						  5
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   NIAGARA(cont)	       ORANGE				    1	      1	      1.0
			       ROCKLAND				    1	      1	      1.0
			       WESTCHESTER			    1	      6	      6.0
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			    5	     20	      4.0
			       BRONX				    1	      6	      6.0
			       NEW YORK				    1	      5	      5.0
			       QUEENS				    3	      9	      3.0
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			    2	      5	      2.5
			       SUFFOLK				    2	      5	      2.5
			     OTHER				  206	   1203	      5.8
			       UNKNOWN				  139	    909	      6.5
			       OUT OF STATE			   67	    294	      4.4
   ORLEANS		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		 2589	  13987	      5.4
			       CATTARAUGUS			    1	      2	      2.0
			       ERIE				   10	     47	      4.7
			       GENESEE				   72	    613	      8.5
			       NIAGARA				  399	   2290	      5.7
			       ORLEANS				 2107	  11035	      5.2
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			   19	    131	      6.9
			       MONROE				   19	    131	      6.9
			     OTHER				   34	    148	      4.4
			       UNKNOWN				   32	    141	      4.4
			       OUT OF STATE			    2	      7	      3.5
   WYOMING		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		 2972	  17081	      5.7
			       ALLEGANY				  139	    533	      3.8
			       CATTARAUGUS			   74	    240	      3.2
			       CHAUTAUQUA			    2	      8	      4.0
			       ERIE				   36	    210	      5.8
			       GENESEE				  243	   1434	      5.9
			       NIAGARA				    2	      4	      2.0
			       ORLEANS				   45	    382	      8.5
			       WYOMING				 2431	  14270	      5.9
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			  412	   2483	      6.0
			       CHEMUNG				    1	      4	      4.0
			       LIVINGSTON			  363	   2224	      6.1
			       MONROE				   38	    207	      5.4
			       ONTARIO				    4	     13	      3.3
			       STEUBEN				    5	     25	      5.0
			       WAYNE				    1	     10	     10.0
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		    1	      8	      8.0
			       OSWEGO				    1	      8	      8.0
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    2	      8	      4.0
			       BROOME				    2	      8	      4.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			    1	      2	      2.0
			       ROCKLAND				    1	      2	      2.0
			     OTHER				   18	     63	      3.5
			       UNKNOWN				    8	     25	      3.1
			       OUT OF STATE			   10	     38	      3.8
 FINGER LAKES HSA	     TOTAL			       147477	 906764	      6.1
   CHEMUNG		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		   18	    337	     18.7
			       ALLEGANY				    7	     90	     12.9
 TABLE 19 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						  6
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   CHEMUNG(cont)	       ERIE				    7	    154	     22.0
			       GENESEE				    1	      7	      7.0
			       NIAGARA				    1	     24	     24.0
			       ORLEANS				    2	     62	     31.0
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			12279	  90122	      7.3
			       CHEMUNG				10070	  73053	      7.3
			       LIVINGSTON			    4	     23	      5.8
			       MONROE				    8	     73	      9.1
			       ONTARIO				    6	     29	      4.8
			       SCHUYLER				  548	   3617	      6.6
			       SENECA				   21	    213	     10.1
			       STEUBEN				 1510	  12167	      8.1
			       WAYNE				    1	      3	      3.0
			       YATES				  111	    944	      8.5
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		  275	   3035	     11.0
			       CAYUGA				    3	     34	     11.3
			       CORTLAND				   11	     84	      7.6
			       JEFFERSON			    1	      4	      4.0
			       ONEIDA				    4	     21	      5.3
			       ONONDAGA				   12	    270	     22.5
			       OSWEGO				    2	      9	      4.5
			       ST. LAWRENCE			    1	      6	      6.0
			       TOMPKINS				  241	   2607	     10.8
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			  225	   2199	      9.8
			       BROOME				   36	    338	      9.4
			       CHENANGO				    7	     56	      8.0
			       TIOGA				  182	   1805	      9.9
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		    6	     32	      5.3
			       CLINTON				    1	      8	      8.0
			       DELAWARE				    2	      6	      3.0
			       FULTON				    1	      2	      2.0
			       OTSEGO				    1	     14	     14.0
			       SCHOHARIE			    1	      2	      2.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			    2	      6	      3.0
			       WESTCHESTER			    2	      6	      3.0
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			    3	     16	      5.3
			       QUEENS				    3	     16	      5.3
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			    2	      7	      3.5
			       NASSAU				    1	      2	      2.0
			       SUFFOLK				    1	      5	      5.0
			     OTHER				 1106	   8449	      7.6
			       UNKNOWN				  702	   4236	      6.0
			       OUT OF STATE			  404	   4213	     10.4
   LIVINGSTON		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		  114	    402	      3.5
			       ALLEGANY				   93	    346	      3.7
			       WYOMING				   21	     56	      2.7
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			 2417	  11137	      4.6
			       LIVINGSTON			 1720	   8030	      4.7
			       ONTARIO				   31	    183	      5.9
			       STEUBEN				  666	   2924	      4.4
			     OTHER				  106	    329	      3.1
			       UNKNOWN				  105	    327	      3.1
			       OUT OF STATE			    1	      2	      2.0
 TABLE 19 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						  7
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   MONROE		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		 5610	  37446	      6.7
			       ALLEGANY				  476	   3716	      7.8
			       CATTARAUGUS			  143	    832	      5.8
			       CHAUTAUQUA			   32	    301	      9.4
			       ERIE				  236	   2136	      9.1
			       GENESEE				 1567	  10712	      6.8
			       NIAGARA				   62	    591	      9.5
			       ORLEANS				 2580	  15623	      6.1
			       WYOMING				  514	   3535	      6.9
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			89770	 563416	      6.3
			       CHEMUNG				  199	   1643	      8.3
			       LIVINGSTON			 3341	  19102	      5.7
			       MONROE				77521	 491218	      6.3
			       ONTARIO				 2853	  16216	      5.7
			       SCHUYLER				   54	    286	      5.3
			       SENECA				  439	   2760	      6.3
			       STEUBEN				 1148	   8046	      7.0
			       WAYNE				 3892	  22059	      5.7
			       YATES				  323	   2086	      6.5
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		  700	   5691	      8.1
			       CAYUGA				  117	    924	      7.9
			       CORTLAND				   18	    109	      6.1
			       HERKIMER				   24	    177	      7.4
			       JEFFERSON			   95	    693	      7.3
			       LEWIS				   14	     96	      6.9
			       MADISON				   11	     63	      5.7
			       ONEIDA				   84	    766	      9.1
			       ONONDAGA				   88	    781	      8.9
			       OSWEGO				   41	    302	      7.4
			       ST. LAWRENCE			   48	    454	      9.5
			       TOMPKINS				  160	   1326	      8.3
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			   88	    807	      9.2
			       BROOME				   38	    399	     10.5
			       CHENANGO				   11	     78	      7.1
			       TIOGA				   39	    330	      8.5
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		   96	    516	      5.4
			       ALBANY				   15	     90	      6.0
			       CLINTON				    2	     11	      5.5
			       COLUMBIA				    2	     27	     13.5
			       DELAWARE				    4	     16	      4.0
			       ESSEX				    2	     13	      6.5
			       FRANKLIN				    8	     44	      5.5
			       FULTON				    4	     17	      4.3
			       GREENE				    1	      1	      1.0
			       MONTGOMERY			    4	     10	      2.5
			       OTSEGO				    6	     28	      4.7
			       RENSSELAER			    8	     46	      5.8
			       SARATOGA				   19	     82	      4.3
			       SCHENECTADY			    9	     77	      8.6
			       SCHOHARIE			    3	     10	      3.3
			       WARREN				    7	     34	      4.9
			       WASHINGTON			    2	     10	      5.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			   18	    210	     11.7
			       DUTCHESS				    6	     52	      8.7
			       ORANGE				    3	     41	     13.7
 TABLE 19 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						  8
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   MONROE(cont)		       ROCKLAND				    1	      4	      4.0
			       SULLIVAN				    2	     41	     20.5
			       ULSTER				    2	     52	     26.0
			       WESTCHESTER			    4	     20	      5.0
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			   23	    121	      5.3
			       BRONX				    5	     44	      8.8
			       KINGS				    8	     27	      3.4
			       NEW YORK				    3	     17	      5.7
			       QUEENS				    5	     30	      6.0
			       RICHMOND				    2	      3	      1.5
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			   22	     75	      3.4
			       NASSAU				    6	     25	      4.2
			       SUFFOLK				   16	     50	      3.1
			     OTHER				 1185	   7705	      6.5
			       UNKNOWN				  547	   3152	      5.8
			       OUT OF STATE			  638	   4553	      7.1
   ONTARIO		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		  120	   2108	     17.6
			       ALLEGANY				    2	     11	      5.5
			       ERIE				   97	   1919	     19.8
			       GENESEE				   14	    100	      7.1
			       NIAGARA				    3	     64	     21.3
			       ORLEANS				    4	     14	      3.5
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			12367	  66507	      5.4
			       CHEMUNG				    5	     16	      3.2
			       LIVINGSTON			  194	   1022	      5.3
			       MONROE				  417	   3102	      7.4
			       ONTARIO				 7207	  39215	      5.4
			       SCHUYLER				    4	     19	      4.8
			       SENECA				 2239	  11661	      5.2
			       STEUBEN				  102	    495	      4.9
			       WAYNE				 1299	   7050	      5.4
			       YATES				  900	   3927	      4.4
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		  169	   1618	      9.6
			       CAYUGA				   90	    784	      8.7
			       CORTLAND				    9	     68	      7.6
			       HERKIMER				    3	     34	     11.3
			       JEFFERSON			    4	     38	      9.5
			       LEWIS				    2	     32	     16.0
			       MADISON				    2	      6	      3.0
			       ONEIDA				   11	     68	      6.2
			       ONONDAGA				   22	    257	     11.7
			       OSWEGO				    9	    123	     13.7
			       ST. LAWRENCE			    2	     31	     15.5
			       TOMPKINS				   15	    177	     11.8
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    9	     39	      4.3
			       BROOME				    9	     39	      4.3
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		    4	     14	      3.5
			       FULTON				    1	      2	      2.0
			       GREENE				    1	      4	      4.0
			       SCHENECTADY			    2	      8	      4.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			    1	      3	      3.0
			       WESTCHESTER			    1	      3	      3.0
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			    2	      8	      4.0
			       QUEENS				    2	      8	      4.0
 TABLE 19 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						  9
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ONTARIO(cont)	     OTHER				   79	    372	      4.7
			       UNKNOWN				   33	    158	      4.8
			       OUT OF STATE			   46	    214	      4.7
   SCHUYLER		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		    1	      2	      2.0
			       CHAUTAUQUA			    1	      2	      2.0
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			 1677	   6247	      3.7
			       CHEMUNG				   67	    170	      2.5
			       MONROE				    1	      1	      1.0
			       ONTARIO				    1	      1	      1.0
			       SCHUYLER				 1279	   5052	      3.9
			       SENECA				   74	    218	      2.9
			       STEUBEN				   49	    132	      2.7
			       YATES				  206	    673	      3.3
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		   79	    173	      2.2
			       CORTLAND				    1	      1	      1.0
			       JEFFERSON			    1	      2	      2.0
			       ONONDAGA				    4	     10	      2.5
			       OSWEGO				    2	      3	      1.5
			       TOMPKINS				   71	    157	      2.2
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			   15	     26	      1.7
			       BROOME				    2	      6	      3.0
			       TIOGA				   13	     20	      1.5
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		    1	      3	      3.0
			       ALBANY				    1	      3	      3.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			    1	      2	      2.0
			       PUTNAM				    1	      2	      2.0
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			    1	      7	      7.0
			       KINGS				    1	      7	      7.0
			     OTHER				   13	     35	      2.7
			       OUT OF STATE			   13	     35	      2.7
   STEUBEN		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		  802	   5939	      7.4
			       ALLEGANY				  739	   5067	      6.9
			       CATTARAUGUS			   23	    293	     12.7
			       CHAUTAUQUA			    2	     10	      5.0
			       ERIE				   12	    203	     16.9
			       GENESEE				    4	     40	     10.0
			       NIAGARA				    1	      8	      8.0
			       WYOMING				   21	    318	     15.1
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			11626	  59725	      5.1
			       CHEMUNG				  297	   1913	      6.4
			       LIVINGSTON			  222	   1041	      4.7
			       MONROE				   63	    747	     11.9
			       ONTARIO				   27	    312	     11.6
			       SCHUYLER				  173	    936	      5.4
			       SENECA				    3	     31	     10.3
			       STEUBEN				10782	  54385	      5.0
			       WAYNE				    9	    110	     12.2
			       YATES				   50	    250	      5.0
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		   42	    472	     11.2
			       CORTLAND				    1	     28	     28.0
			       ONEIDA				    2	     16	      8.0
			       ONONDAGA				    4	     50	     12.5
			       OSWEGO				    1	      7	      7.0
 TABLE 19 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 10
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   STEUBEN(cont)	       TOMPKINS				   34	    371	     10.9
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			   43	    761	     17.7
			       BROOME				   16	    237	     14.8
			       CHENANGO				    1	      1	      1.0
			       TIOGA				   26	    523	     20.1
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		    5	     51	     10.2
			       SCHENECTADY			    5	     51	     10.2
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			    1	     28	     28.0
			       SULLIVAN				    1	     28	     28.0
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			    2	      3	      1.5
			       BRONX				    1	      1	      1.0
			       NEW YORK				    1	      2	      2.0
			     OTHER				  356	   1762	      4.9
			       UNKNOWN				  248	   1133	      4.6
			       OUT OF STATE			  108	    629	      5.8
   WAYNE		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		    2	     47	     23.5
			       CATTARAUGUS			    1	     40	     40.0
			       WYOMING				    1	      7	      7.0
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			 4326	  20682	      4.8
			       LIVINGSTON			    2	      4	      2.0
			       MONROE				   25	    113	      4.5
			       ONTARIO				  137	    861	      6.3
			       SENECA				   67	    937	     14.0
			       WAYNE				 4090	  18758	      4.6
			       YATES				    5	      9	      1.8
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		   57	    391	      6.9
			       CAYUGA				   45	    313	      7.0
			       ONEIDA				    1	      2	      2.0
			       ONONDAGA				    2	      5	      2.5
			       OSWEGO				    4	     32	      8.0
			       ST. LAWRENCE			    4	     28	      7.0
			       TOMPKINS				    1	     11	     11.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			    2	      7	      3.5
			       ULSTER				    1	      2	      2.0
			       WESTCHESTER			    1	      5	      5.0
			     OTHER				   22	     84	      3.8
			       UNKNOWN				   13	     42	      3.2
			       OUT OF STATE			    9	     42	      4.7
   YATES		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		    7	     26	      3.7
			       ALLEGANY				    3	     14	      4.7
			       CATTARAUGUS			    1	      2	      2.0
			       ERIE				    1	      5	      5.0
			       GENESEE				    1	      4	      4.0
			       ORLEANS				    1	      1	      1.0
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			 1545	   7327	      4.7
			       CHEMUNG				   79	    348	      4.4
			       MONROE				   11	     48	      4.4
			       ONTARIO				   54	    270	      5.0
			       SCHUYLER				   47	    239	      5.1
			       SENECA				    9	     37	      4.1
			       STEUBEN				   95	    506	      5.3
			       WAYNE				    9	     48	      5.3
			       YATES				 1241	   5831	      4.7
 TABLE 19 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 11
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   YATES(cont)		     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		    2	      4	      2.0
			       ONONDAGA				    2	      4	      2.0
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    1	      1	      1.0
			       TIOGA				    1	      1	      1.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		    2	      8	      4.0
			       HAMILTON				    2	      8	      4.0
			     OTHER				   30	    224	      7.5
			       OUT OF STATE			   30	    224	      7.5
 CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA	     TOTAL			       171810	 987770	      5.7
   CAYUGA		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		   11	     65	      5.9
			       CATTARAUGUS			    1	      4	      4.0
			       ERIE				    6	     48	      8.0
			       GENESEE				    1	      2	      2.0
			       NIAGARA				    2	     10	      5.0
			       WYOMING				    1	      1	      1.0
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			  163	    712	      4.4
			       CHEMUNG				    1	      6	      6.0
			       MONROE				    5	     15	      3.0
			       ONTARIO				   16	     65	      4.1
			       SCHUYLER				    1	      7	      7.0
			       SENECA				   60	    292	      4.9
			       STEUBEN				    1	      6	      6.0
			       WAYNE				   76	    314	      4.1
			       YATES				    3	      7	      2.3
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		 7880	  50946	      6.5
			       CAYUGA				 7288	  47204	      6.5
			       CORTLAND				   28	    237	      8.5
			       HERKIMER				    1	      2	      2.0
			       JEFFERSON			    3	      6	      2.0
			       LEWIS				    1	      4	      4.0
			       ONEIDA				    6	     26	      4.3
			       ONONDAGA				  498	   3254	      6.5
			       OSWEGO				   18	     53	      2.9
			       ST. LAWRENCE			    6	     55	      9.2
			       TOMPKINS				   31	    105	      3.4
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    2	     11	      5.5
			       BROOME				    1	      7	      7.0
			       TIOGA				    1	      4	      4.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		    4	     51	     12.8
			       FRANKLIN				    2	     44	     22.0
			       RENSSELAER			    1	      3	      3.0
			       SARATOGA				    1	      4	      4.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			    3	     13	      4.3
			       ORANGE				    3	     13	      4.3
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			    3	      6	      2.0
			       KINGS				    1	      1	      1.0
			       NEW YORK				    1	      2	      2.0
			       QUEENS				    1	      3	      3.0
			     OTHER				   40	    240	      6.0
			       OUT OF STATE			   40	    240	      6.0
   CORTLAND		     FINGER LAKES HSA			   10	     28	      2.8
			       CHEMUNG				    1	      2	      2.0
 TABLE 19 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 12
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   CORTLAND(cont)	       MONROE				    1	      2	      2.0
			       SCHUYLER				    4	     14	      3.5
			       SENECA				    4	     10	      2.5
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		 5577	  31492	      5.6
			       CAYUGA				  344	   1519	      4.4
			       CORTLAND				 4386	  25767	      5.9
			       HERKIMER				    1	      1	      1.0
			       JEFFERSON			    4	     26	      6.5
			       MADISON				   96	    400	      4.2
			       ONEIDA				    4	     10	      2.5
			       ONONDAGA				   85	    320	      3.8
			       OSWEGO				    4	      7	      1.8
			       ST. LAWRENCE			    1	      2	      2.0
			       TOMPKINS				  652	   3440	      5.3
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			  172	    622	      3.6
			       BROOME				   37	    123	      3.3
			       CHENANGO				  105	    384	      3.7
			       TIOGA				   30	    115	      3.8
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		    7	     41	      5.9
			       ALBANY				    1	     13	     13.0
			       OTSEGO				    2	     14	      7.0
			       RENSSELAER			    2	      4	      2.0
			       SARATOGA				    1	      1	      1.0
			       WARREN				    1	      9	      9.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			    1	      1	      1.0
			       SULLIVAN				    1	      1	      1.0
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			    1	      3	      3.0
			       NASSAU				    1	      3	      3.0
			     OTHER				   93	    560	      6.0
			       UNKNOWN				   71	    448	      6.3
			       OUT OF STATE			   22	    112	      5.1
   HERKIMER		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		    1	      3	      3.0
			       ERIE				    1	      3	      3.0
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			    3	     16	      5.3
			       MONROE				    2	     12	      6.0
			       WAYNE				    1	      4	      4.0
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		 3155	  17664	      5.6
			       HERKIMER				 3100	  17486	      5.6
			       JEFFERSON			    1	      5	      5.0
			       ONEIDA				   51	    169	      3.3
			       ONONDAGA				    3	      4	      1.3
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    1	      1	      1.0
			       BROOME				    1	      1	      1.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		  720	   4587	      6.4
			       ALBANY				    1	      1	      1.0
			       COLUMBIA				    1	      1	      1.0
			       DELAWARE				    2	      2	      1.0
			       FULTON				   84	    468	      5.6
			       HAMILTON				    4	     13	      3.3
			       MONTGOMERY			  590	   3914	      6.6
			       OTSEGO				   31	    166	      5.4
			       SARATOGA				    2	      2	      1.0
			       SCHENECTADY			    3	     17	      5.7
			       SCHOHARIE			    2	      3	      1.5
 TABLE 19 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 13
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   HERKIMER(cont)	     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			    5	     18	      3.6
			       DUTCHESS				    2	     11	      5.5
			       ORANGE				    1	      3	      3.0
			       ROCKLAND				    1	      2	      2.0
			       SULLIVAN				    1	      2	      2.0
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			    2	      3	      1.5
			       BRONX				    1	      1	      1.0
			       QUEENS				    1	      2	      2.0
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			    2	      7	      3.5
			       NASSAU				    2	      7	      3.5
			     OTHER				   21	     57	      2.7
			       UNKNOWN				   18	     50	      2.8
			       OUT OF STATE			    3	      7	      2.3
   JEFFERSON		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		   14	     69	      4.9
			       ALLEGANY				    2	      6	      3.0
			       CHAUTAUQUA			    1	     11	     11.0
			       ERIE				    6	     42	      7.0
			       GENESEE				    1	      2	      2.0
			       NIAGARA				    3	      6	      2.0
			       ORLEANS				    1	      2	      2.0
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			   40	    245	      6.1
			       LIVINGSTON			    1	      5	      5.0
			       MONROE				   31	    202	      6.5
			       ONTARIO				    4	     12	      3.0
			       STEUBEN				    2	      9	      4.5
			       WAYNE				    2	     17	      8.5
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		14071	  75673	      5.4
			       CAYUGA				    6	     44	      7.3
			       CORTLAND				    7	     84	     12.0
			       HERKIMER				    4	     33	      8.3
			       JEFFERSON			12046	  62863	      5.2
			       LEWIS				  740	   4049	      5.5
			       MADISON				    3	     28	      9.3
			       ONEIDA				   35	    244	      7.0
			       ONONDAGA				  166	   2105	     12.7
			       OSWEGO				  487	   3341	      6.9
			       ST. LAWRENCE			  572	   2827	      4.9
			       TOMPKINS				    5	     55	     11.0
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    7	     62	      8.9
			       BROOME				    5	     38	      7.6
			       CHENANGO				    1	      3	      3.0
			       TIOGA				    1	     21	     21.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		   20	    129	      6.5
			       ALBANY				    3	      6	      2.0
			       CLINTON				    3	     19	      6.3
			       ESSEX				    1	      1	      1.0
			       FRANKLIN				   10	     84	      8.4
			       FULTON				    1	      1	      1.0
			       WASHINGTON			    2	     18	      9.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			    5	     26	      5.2
			       DUTCHESS				    1	      7	      7.0
			       ORANGE				    1	      5	      5.0
			       PUTNAM				    1	      8	      8.0
			       ULSTER				    1	      3	      3.0
 TABLE 19 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 14
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   JEFFERSON(cont)	       WESTCHESTER			    1	      3	      3.0
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			    7	     44	      6.3
			       BRONX				    2	      5	      2.5
			       KINGS				    3	     25	      8.3
			       NEW YORK				    1	     11	     11.0
			       QUEENS				    1	      3	      3.0
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			    1	      6	      6.0
			       SUFFOLK				    1	      6	      6.0
			     OTHER				  118	    609	      5.2
			       UNKNOWN				   18	     68	      3.8
			       OUT OF STATE			  100	    541	      5.4
   LEWIS		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		    4	      9	      2.3
			       ALLEGANY				    1	      1	      1.0
			       ERIE				    1	      5	      5.0
			       GENESEE				    1	      2	      2.0
			       ORLEANS				    1	      1	      1.0
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			    6	     12	      2.0
			       MONROE				    4	     10	      2.5
			       ONTARIO				    1	      1	      1.0
			       WAYNE				    1	      1	      1.0
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		 2227	   7499	      3.4
			       HERKIMER				    1	      1	      1.0
			       JEFFERSON			  125	    309	      2.5
			       LEWIS				 1930	   6636	      3.4
			       MADISON				    1	      2	      2.0
			       ONEIDA				  148	    498	      3.4
			       ONONDAGA				    8	     20	      2.5
			       OSWEGO				    1	      5	      5.0
			       ST. LAWRENCE			   13	     28	      2.2
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		    2	      2	      1.0
			       ALBANY				    1	      1	      1.0
			       OTSEGO				    1	      1	      1.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			    1	     16	     16.0
			       SULLIVAN				    1	     16	     16.0
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			    2	      5	      2.5
			       NASSAU				    1	      3	      3.0
			       SUFFOLK				    1	      2	      2.0
			     OTHER				   13	     25	      1.9
			       OUT OF STATE			   13	     25	      1.9
   MADISON		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		    3	      6	      2.0
			       ERIE				    2	      5	      2.5
			       ORLEANS				    1	      1	      1.0
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			    9	     34	      3.8
			       CHEMUNG				    1	      1	      1.0
			       MONROE				    2	     19	      9.5
			       ONTARIO				    3	      7	      2.3
			       STEUBEN				    1	      2	      2.0
			       WAYNE				    2	      5	      2.5
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		 5212	  22363	      4.3
			       CAYUGA				    2	      6	      3.0
			       CORTLAND				    9	     31	      3.4
			       HERKIMER				   15	     46	      3.1
			       LEWIS				    4	     18	      4.5
 TABLE 19 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 15
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   MADISON(cont)	       MADISON				 3287	  14422	      4.4
			       ONEIDA				 1804	   7516	      4.2
			       ONONDAGA				   35	    138	      3.9
			       OSWEGO				   55	    183	      3.3
			       ST. LAWRENCE			    1	      3	      3.0
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			  382	   1497	      3.9
			       BROOME				    4	     12	      3.0
			       CHENANGO				  377	   1483	      3.9
			       TIOGA				    1	      2	      2.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		   14	     44	      3.1
			       ALBANY				    1	      1	      1.0
			       COLUMBIA				    1	      4	      4.0
			       DELAWARE				    1	      3	      3.0
			       GREENE				    1	      1	      1.0
			       MONTGOMERY			    1	      2	      2.0
			       OTSEGO				    5	     25	      5.0
			       RENSSELAER			    1	      2	      2.0
			       SARATOGA				    2	      4	      2.0
			       SCHENECTADY			    1	      2	      2.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			    6	     13	      2.2
			       ROCKLAND				    1	      2	      2.0
			       SULLIVAN				    1	      6	      6.0
			       ULSTER				    2	      2	      1.0
			       WESTCHESTER			    2	      3	      1.5
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			    6	     12	      2.0
			       BRONX				    1	      2	      2.0
			       KINGS				    2	      3	      1.5
			       QUEENS				    3	      7	      2.3
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			    3	      5	      1.7
			       NASSAU				    1	      1	      1.0
			       SUFFOLK				    2	      4	      2.0
			     OTHER				   88	    312	      3.5
			       UNKNOWN				   55	    168	      3.1
			       OUT OF STATE			   33	    144	      4.4
   ONEIDA		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		   10	     38	      3.8
			       ERIE				    9	     36	      4.0
			       ORLEANS				    1	      2	      2.0
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			   18	     94	      5.2
			       MONROE				    9	     59	      6.6
			       ONTARIO				    2	      4	      2.0
			       SENECA				    3	      8	      2.7
			       STEUBEN				    2	     20	     10.0
			       WAYNE				    2	      3	      1.5
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		31471	 186268	      5.9
			       CAYUGA				    2	      6	      3.0
			       CORTLAND				    2	     13	      6.5
			       HERKIMER				 3785	  23396	      6.2
			       JEFFERSON			   11	     77	      7.0
			       LEWIS				  179	    894	      5.0
			       MADISON				  263	   1633	      6.2
			       ONEIDA				27184	 159977	      5.9
			       ONONDAGA				   23	    124	      5.4
			       OSWEGO				   13	     93	      7.2
			       ST. LAWRENCE			    8	     49	      6.1
 TABLE 19 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 16
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ONEIDA(cont)		       TOMPKINS				    1	      6	      6.0
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			   31	    217	      7.0
			       BROOME				    7	     42	      6.0
			       CHENANGO				   23	    174	      7.6
			       TIOGA				    1	      1	      1.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		  244	   1437	      5.9
			       ALBANY				    7	     10	      1.4
			       DELAWARE				    2	      4	      2.0
			       ESSEX				    1	      3	      3.0
			       FRANKLIN				    1	      2	      2.0
			       FULTON				   27	    193	      7.1
			       GREENE				    1	     10	     10.0
			       HAMILTON				   45	    301	      6.7
			       MONTGOMERY			   34	    264	      7.8
			       OTSEGO				  103	    550	      5.3
			       RENSSELAER			    2	      4	      2.0
			       SARATOGA				    6	     26	      4.3
			       SCHENECTADY			    5	     20	      4.0
			       SCHOHARIE			    3	     24	      8.0
			       WARREN				    6	     23	      3.8
			       WASHINGTON			    1	      3	      3.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			   17	     56	      3.3
			       DUTCHESS				    6	     36	      6.0
			       ORANGE				    2	      3	      1.5
			       PUTNAM				    1	      5	      5.0
			       ROCKLAND				    1	      3	      3.0
			       SULLIVAN				    1	      1	      1.0
			       ULSTER				    5	      7	      1.4
			       WESTCHESTER			    1	      1	      1.0
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			   16	     88	      5.5
			       BRONX				    3	      5	      1.7
			       KINGS				    2	     22	     11.0
			       NEW YORK				    4	     13	      3.3
			       QUEENS				    5	     39	      7.8
			       RICHMOND				    2	      9	      4.5
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			   12	     76	      6.3
			       NASSAU				    9	     56	      6.2
			       SUFFOLK				    3	     20	      6.7
			     OTHER				  180	    946	      5.3
			       UNKNOWN				   95	    521	      5.5
			       OUT OF STATE			   85	    425	      5.0
   ONONDAGA		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		   62	    533	      8.6
			       ALLEGANY				    6	     60	     10.0
			       CATTARAUGUS			    2	     14	      7.0
			       CHAUTAUQUA			    3	     24	      8.0
			       ERIE				   40	    377	      9.4
			       GENESEE				    3	     36	     12.0
			       NIAGARA				    5	     18	      3.6
			       ORLEANS				    1	      1	      1.0
			       WYOMING				    2	      3	      1.5
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			  350	   1910	      5.5
			       CHEMUNG				   61	    476	      7.8
			       LIVINGSTON			    3	      8	      2.7
			       MONROE				   53	    199	      3.8
 TABLE 19 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 17
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ONONDAGA(cont)	       ONTARIO				   38	    199	      5.2
			       SCHUYLER				    9	     40	      4.4
			       SENECA				   60	    283	      4.7
			       STEUBEN				   30	    132	      4.4
			       WAYNE				   86	    516	      6.0
			       YATES				   10	     57	      5.7
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		68763	 416535	      6.1
			       CAYUGA				 2061	  12284	      6.0
			       CORTLAND				 1046	   7100	      6.8
			       HERKIMER				  458	   3263	      7.1
			       JEFFERSON			 1297	   8999	      6.9
			       LEWIS				  344	   2299	      6.7
			       MADISON				 2847	  17846	      6.3
			       ONEIDA				 3319	  23557	      7.1
			       ONONDAGA				49772	 296178	      6.0
			       OSWEGO				 6194	  35091	      5.7
			       ST. LAWRENCE			 1013	   7061	      7.0
			       TOMPKINS				  412	   2857	      6.9
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			  729	   6219	      8.5
			       BROOME				  405	   3548	      8.8
			       CHENANGO				  264	   2212	      8.4
			       TIOGA				   60	    459	      7.7
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		  272	   1983	      7.3
			       ALBANY				   13	     71	      5.5
			       CLINTON				    3	     48	     16.0
			       COLUMBIA				    4	     42	     10.5
			       DELAWARE				   52	    473	      9.1
			       ESSEX				    5	     22	      4.4
			       FRANKLIN				   38	    282	      7.4
			       FULTON				   27	    184	      6.8
			       GREENE				    1	      1	      1.0
			       HAMILTON				   16	     71	      4.4
			       MONTGOMERY			   10	    132	     13.2
			       OTSEGO				   49	    334	      6.8
			       RENSSELAER			    6	     28	      4.7
			       SARATOGA				   11	     41	      3.7
			       SCHENECTADY			   11	     85	      7.7
			       SCHOHARIE			   14	     67	      4.8
			       WARREN				   11	     79	      7.2
			       WASHINGTON			    1	     23	     23.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			   36	    187	      5.2
			       DUTCHESS				    4	     37	      9.3
			       ORANGE				    9	     38	      4.2
			       PUTNAM				    1	      1	      1.0
			       ROCKLAND				    1	      3	      3.0
			       SULLIVAN				    8	     40	      5.0
			       ULSTER				    7	     38	      5.4
			       WESTCHESTER			    6	     30	      5.0
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			   21	     65	      3.1
			       BRONX				    5	     23	      4.6
			       KINGS				    7	     15	      2.1
			       NEW YORK				    5	     10	      2.0
			       QUEENS				    3	     11	      3.7
			       RICHMOND				    1	      6	      6.0
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			   21	    185	      8.8
 TABLE 19 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 18
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ONONDAGA(cont)	       NASSAU				   14	    108	      7.7
			       SUFFOLK				    7	     77	     11.0
			     OTHER				  458	   2872	      6.3
			       UNKNOWN				  116	    874	      7.5
			       OUT OF STATE			  342	   1998	      5.8
   OSWEGO		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		    7	     56	      8.0
			       CATTARAUGUS			    1	      6	      6.0
			       CHAUTAUQUA			    1	      1	      1.0
			       ERIE				    3	     23	      7.7
			       NIAGARA				    1	     22	     22.0
			       ORLEANS				    1	      4	      4.0
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			   36	    112	      3.1
			       MONROE				    4	     20	      5.0
			       ONTARIO				    1	      1	      1.0
			       SENECA				    2	      4	      2.0
			       STEUBEN				    1	      2	      2.0
			       WAYNE				   28	     85	      3.0
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		 7868	  45340	      5.8
			       CAYUGA				  185	    887	      4.8
			       CORTLAND				    1	      4	      4.0
			       JEFFERSON			   33	    194	      5.9
			       LEWIS				    4	     33	      8.3
			       MADISON				    3	      5	      1.7
			       ONEIDA				    5	     39	      7.8
			       ONONDAGA				   78	    432	      5.5
			       OSWEGO				 7555	  43710	      5.8
			       ST. LAWRENCE			    2	     24	     12.0
			       TOMPKINS				    2	     12	      6.0
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    2	      2	      1.0
			       BROOME				    2	      2	      1.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		    4	     15	      3.8
			       ALBANY				    1	      5	      5.0
			       ESSEX				    1	      4	      4.0
			       FULTON				    1	      4	      4.0
			       OTSEGO				    1	      2	      2.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			    1	      2	      2.0
			       ULSTER				    1	      2	      2.0
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			    1	      2	      2.0
			       SUFFOLK				    1	      2	      2.0
			     OTHER				   35	    179	      5.1
			       UNKNOWN				   10	     53	      5.3
			       OUT OF STATE			   25	    126	      5.0
   ST. LAWRENCE		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		   30	    655	     21.8
			       CHAUTAUQUA			    1	     45	     45.0
			       ERIE				   25	    583	     23.3
			       NIAGARA				    3	      8	      2.7
			       ORLEANS				    1	     19	     19.0
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			   49	    979	     20.0
			       LIVINGSTON			    2	      9	      4.5
			       MONROE				   42	    900	     21.4
			       ONTARIO				    1	     31	     31.0
			       STEUBEN				    3	     11	      3.7
			       WAYNE				    1	     28	     28.0
 TABLE 19 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 19
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ST. LAWRENCE(cont)	     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		13286	  66005	      5.0
			       CORTLAND				    3	     98	     32.7
			       HERKIMER				    5	     14	      2.8
			       JEFFERSON			  213	   1237	      5.8
			       LEWIS				   25	    295	     11.8
			       ONEIDA				   19	    428	     22.5
			       ONONDAGA				   23	    243	     10.6
			       OSWEGO				    6	     26	      4.3
			       ST. LAWRENCE			12974	  63245	      4.9
			       TOMPKINS				   18	    419	     23.3
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    7	     74	     10.6
			       BROOME				    2	     31	     15.5
			       CHENANGO				    1	      5	      5.0
			       TIOGA				    4	     38	      9.5
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		  575	   3256	      5.7
			       ALBANY				    8	     34	      4.3
			       CLINTON				  113	    924	      8.2
			       DELAWARE				    2	      2	      1.0
			       ESSEX				   33	    211	      6.4
			       FRANKLIN				  396	   1949	      4.9
			       HAMILTON				    1	      2	      2.0
			       RENSSELAER			    4	     38	      9.5
			       SARATOGA				    5	      8	      1.6
			       SCHENECTADY			    6	     65	     10.8
			       WARREN				    4	     11	      2.8
			       WASHINGTON			    3	     12	      4.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			    9	     68	      7.6
			       ORANGE				    5	     12	      2.4
			       ROCKLAND				    1	      2	      2.0
			       ULSTER				    2	     34	     17.0
			       WESTCHESTER			    1	     20	     20.0
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			    5	     39	      7.8
			       BRONX				    3	     35	     11.7
			       NEW YORK				    1	      1	      1.0
			       RICHMOND				    1	      3	      3.0
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			    6	     31	      5.2
			       NASSAU				    2	      2	      1.0
			       SUFFOLK				    4	     29	      7.3
			     OTHER				  124	    597	      4.8
			       UNKNOWN				   50	    219	      4.4
			       OUT OF STATE			   74	    378	      5.1
   TOMPKINS		     FINGER LAKES HSA			  454	   2327	      5.1
			       CHEMUNG				   40	    238	      6.0
			       MONROE				    5	     17	      3.4
			       ONTARIO				    6	     18	      3.0
			       SCHUYLER				   99	    452	      4.6
			       SENECA				  287	   1515	      5.3
			       STEUBEN				    7	     47	      6.7
			       WAYNE				    3	      7	      2.3
			       YATES				    7	     33	      4.7
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		 6076	  30611	      5.0
			       CAYUGA				  244	   1067	      4.4
			       CORTLAND				  177	    841	      4.8
			       HERKIMER				    2	      3	      1.5
 TABLE 19 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 20
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   TOMPKINS(cont)	       MADISON				    1	      2	      2.0
			       ONONDAGA				    8	     42	      5.3
			       OSWEGO				    1	      1	      1.0
			       TOMPKINS				 5643	  28655	      5.1
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			  274	   1256	      4.6
			       BROOME				   11	     86	      7.8
			       CHENANGO				    2	      7	      3.5
			       TIOGA				  261	   1163	      4.5
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			    4	     10	      2.5
			       ROCKLAND				    1	      2	      2.0
			       WESTCHESTER			    3	      8	      2.7
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			    2	      4	      2.0
			       KINGS				    2	      4	      2.0
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			    4	     58	     14.5
			       NASSAU				    1	      6	      6.0
			       SUFFOLK				    3	     52	     17.3
			     OTHER				  102	    519	      5.1
			       UNKNOWN				    7	     18	      2.6
			       OUT OF STATE			   95	    501	      5.3
 NEW YORK-PENN HSA	     TOTAL				32172	 203503	      6.3
   BROOME		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		   13	     90	      6.9
			       ALLEGANY				    1	      1	      1.0
			       CATTARAUGUS			    1	      6	      6.0
			       CHAUTAUQUA			    1	      1	      1.0
			       ERIE				    9	     71	      7.9
			       ORLEANS				    1	     11	     11.0
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			   91	    892	      9.8
			       CHEMUNG				   44	    438	     10.0
			       LIVINGSTON			    1	      1	      1.0
			       MONROE				    6	     38	      6.3
			       ONTARIO				    3	     25	      8.3
			       SCHUYLER				    2	     17	      8.5
			       STEUBEN				   29	    347	     12.0
			       YATES				    6	     26	      4.3
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		  354	   3010	      8.5
			       CAYUGA				    8	     98	     12.3
			       CORTLAND				  181	   1026	      5.7
			       HERKIMER				    1	      3	      3.0
			       JEFFERSON			    1	      1	      1.0
			       LEWIS				    4	     59	     14.8
			       MADISON				   10	     48	      4.8
			       ONEIDA				   33	    521	     15.8
			       ONONDAGA				   29	    261	      9.0
			       OSWEGO				   13	    111	      8.5
			       ST. LAWRENCE			    2	     17	      8.5
			       TOMPKINS				   72	    865	     12.0
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			27208	 175465	      6.4
			       BROOME				23612	 154321	      6.5
			       CHENANGO				 1311	   8488	      6.5
			       TIOGA				 2285	  12656	      5.5
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		  878	   5663	      6.4
			       ALBANY				    3	     37	     12.3
			       CLINTON				    1	      2	      2.0
 TABLE 19 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 21
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   BROOME(cont)		       DELAWARE				  615	   3780	      6.1
			       ESSEX				    2	     14	      7.0
			       FULTON				    1	      1	      1.0
			       OTSEGO				  248	   1751	      7.1
			       RENSSELAER			    1	     32	     32.0
			       SARATOGA				    3	     23	      7.7
			       SCHENECTADY			    3	      8	      2.7
			       SCHOHARIE			    1	     15	     15.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			   52	    394	      7.6
			       DUTCHESS				    2	      7	      3.5
			       ORANGE				    3	     20	      6.7
			       PUTNAM				    1	     11	     11.0
			       SULLIVAN				   42	    336	      8.0
			       ULSTER				    3	     19	      6.3
			       WESTCHESTER			    1	      1	      1.0
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			   15	     79	      5.3
			       BRONX				    1	      4	      4.0
			       KINGS				    5	     27	      5.4
			       NEW YORK				    5	     23	      4.6
			       QUEENS				    3	     20	      6.7
			       RICHMOND				    1	      5	      5.0
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			   12	     65	      5.4
			       NASSAU				    7	     31	      4.4
			       SUFFOLK				    5	     34	      6.8
			     OTHER				 1535	   9565	      6.2
			       UNKNOWN				 1496	   9316	      6.2
			       OUT OF STATE			   39	    249	      6.4
   CHENANGO		     FINGER LAKES HSA			    1	      6	      6.0
			       STEUBEN				    1	      6	      6.0
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		   41	    164	      4.0
			       CORTLAND				   11	     44	      4.0
			       MADISON				   22	     89	      4.0
			       ONEIDA				    3	     19	      6.3
			       ONONDAGA				    1	      4	      4.0
			       TOMPKINS				    4	      8	      2.0
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			 1884	   7775	      4.1
			       BROOME				   12	     52	      4.3
			       CHENANGO				 1872	   7723	      4.1
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		   71	    261	      3.7
			       DELAWARE				   24	    103	      4.3
			       OTSEGO				   47	    158	      3.4
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			    1	      1	      1.0
			       ORANGE				    1	      1	      1.0
			     OTHER				   16	     73	      4.6
			       UNKNOWN				   16	     73	      4.6
 NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA   TOTAL			       171964	1001993	      5.8
   ALBANY		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		   23	    148	      6.4
			       ALLEGANY				    1	     27	     27.0
			       ERIE				   14	     61	      4.4
			       GENESEE				    1	     41	     41.0
			       NIAGARA				    5	     11	      2.2
			       ORLEANS				    2	      8	      4.0
 TABLE 19 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 22
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ALBANY(cont)		     FINGER LAKES HSA			   14	     99	      7.1
			       CHEMUNG				    2	     12	      6.0
			       LIVINGSTON			    3	     35	     11.7
			       MONROE				    7	     23	      3.3
			       ONTARIO				    1	     26	     26.0
			       SCHUYLER				    1	      3	      3.0
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		 1069	   8730	      8.2
			       CAYUGA				   10	     95	      9.5
			       CORTLAND				   17	    126	      7.4
			       HERKIMER				  321	   2523	      7.9
			       JEFFERSON			    7	     19	      2.7
			       LEWIS				   27	    224	      8.3
			       MADISON				   33	    294	      8.9
			       ONEIDA				  551	   4854	      8.8
			       ONONDAGA				   46	    234	      5.1
			       OSWEGO				   29	    170	      5.9
			       ST. LAWRENCE			   22	    159	      7.2
			       TOMPKINS				    6	     32	      5.3
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			   78	    485	      6.2
			       BROOME				   29	    218	      7.5
			       CHENANGO				   43	    212	      4.9
			       TIOGA				    6	     55	      9.2
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		48696	 290680	      6.0
			       ALBANY				27558	 167121	      6.1
			       CLINTON				   51	    303	      5.9
			       COLUMBIA				 1973	  11983	      6.1
			       DELAWARE				  214	   1937	      9.1
			       ESSEX				  135	    839	      6.2
			       FRANKLIN				  100	    628	      6.3
			       FULTON				  554	   4616	      8.3
			       GREENE				 2036	  11691	      5.7
			       HAMILTON				   49	    351	      7.2
			       MONTGOMERY			  629	   4483	      7.1
			       OTSEGO				  251	   1983	      7.9
			       RENSSELAER			 7273	  39893	      5.5
			       SARATOGA				 3671	  19352	      5.3
			       SCHENECTADY			 2767	  15005	      5.4
			       SCHOHARIE			  486	   3158	      6.5
			       WARREN				  432	   3365	      7.8
			       WASHINGTON			  517	   3972	      7.7
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			 3121	  22827	      7.3
			       DUTCHESS				 1161	   8362	      7.2
			       ORANGE				  207	   1487	      7.2
			       PUTNAM				   13	     51	      3.9
			       ROCKLAND				   15	     85	      5.7
			       SULLIVAN				  217	   1788	      8.2
			       ULSTER				 1464	  10795	      7.4
			       WESTCHESTER			   44	    259	      5.9
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			  116	    691	      6.0
			       BRONX				   17	    155	      9.1
			       KINGS				   26	    121	      4.7
			       NEW YORK				   33	    191	      5.8
			       QUEENS				   29	    171	      5.9
			       RICHMOND				   11	     53	      4.8
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			   53	    269	      5.1
 TABLE 19 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 23
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ALBANY(cont)		       NASSAU				   27	    134	      5.0
			       SUFFOLK				   26	    135	      5.2
			     OTHER				  953	   6415	      6.7
			       UNKNOWN				  827	   5700	      6.9
			       OUT OF STATE			  126	    715	      5.7
   CLINTON		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		    4	     13	      3.3
			       ALLEGANY				    1	      4	      4.0
			       CATTARAUGUS			    1	      5	      5.0
			       ERIE				    1	      3	      3.0
			       NIAGARA				    1	      1	      1.0
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			    4	     33	      8.3
			       CHEMUNG				    1	      4	      4.0
			       MONROE				    2	     26	     13.0
			       ONTARIO				    1	      3	      3.0
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		   71	    423	      6.0
			       JEFFERSON			    3	      7	      2.3
			       ONEIDA				    2	     10	      5.0
			       ONONDAGA				    3	      5	      1.7
			       OSWEGO				    3	     13	      4.3
			       ST. LAWRENCE			   60	    388	      6.5
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		10149	  64898	      6.4
			       ALBANY				    4	     22	      5.5
			       CLINTON				 8187	  51467	      6.3
			       COLUMBIA				    5	     30	      6.0
			       DELAWARE				    1	      3	      3.0
			       ESSEX				 1308	   8192	      6.3
			       FRANKLIN				  620	   5087	      8.2
			       GREENE				    3	      7	      2.3
			       HAMILTON				    2	      5	      2.5
			       RENSSELAER			    1	      1	      1.0
			       SARATOGA				    8	     37	      4.6
			       SCHENECTADY			    2	      9	      4.5
			       WARREN				    6	     32	      5.3
			       WASHINGTON			    2	      6	      3.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			   17	    198	     11.6
			       DUTCHESS				   11	     91	      8.3
			       ORANGE				    2	      5	      2.5
			       ROCKLAND				    1	      4	      4.0
			       SULLIVAN				    1	     84	     84.0
			       ULSTER				    1	      3	      3.0
			       WESTCHESTER			    1	     11	     11.0
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			   11	     47	      4.3
			       BRONX				    4	     12	      3.0
			       KINGS				    4	     17	      4.3
			       NEW YORK				    2	     15	      7.5
			       QUEENS				    1	      3	      3.0
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			    2	      4	      2.0
			       NASSAU				    2	      4	      2.0
			     OTHER				  112	    565	      5.0
			       UNKNOWN				  102	    540	      5.3
			       OUT OF STATE			   10	     25	      2.5
   COLUMBIA		     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		    1	     20	     20.0
			       HERKIMER				    1	     20	     20.0
 TABLE 19 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 24
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   COLUMBIA(cont)	     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    1	      1	      1.0
			       BROOME				    1	      1	      1.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		 5954	  36359	      6.1
			       ALBANY				   32	    271	      8.5
			       COLUMBIA				 3610	  21784	      6.0
			       DELAWARE				    4	     14	      3.5
			       GREENE				 2279	  14127	      6.2
			       OTSEGO				    1	      3	      3.0
			       RENSSELAER			   11	     59	      5.4
			       SARATOGA				    8	     57	      7.1
			       SCHENECTADY			    5	     31	      6.2
			       SCHOHARIE			    4	     13	      3.3
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			  116	    570	      4.9
			       DUTCHESS				   49	    280	      5.7
			       ORANGE				    2	     11	      5.5
			       PUTNAM				    4	     28	      7.0
			       ROCKLAND				    1	      1	      1.0
			       SULLIVAN				    1	      1	      1.0
			       ULSTER				   53	    225	      4.2
			       WESTCHESTER			    6	     24	      4.0
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			   36	    138	      3.8
			       BRONX				    5	     26	      5.2
			       KINGS				    6	     26	      4.3
			       NEW YORK				    9	     24	      2.7
			       QUEENS				   11	     45	      4.1
			       RICHMOND				    5	     17	      3.4
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			   12	     50	      4.2
			       NASSAU				    9	     32	      3.6
			       SUFFOLK				    3	     18	      6.0
			     OTHER				   71	    387	      5.5
			       UNKNOWN				   53	    300	      5.7
			       OUT OF STATE			   18	     87	      4.8
   DELAWARE		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		    3	      8	      2.7
			       ALLEGANY				    1	      6	      6.0
			       CATTARAUGUS			    1	      1	      1.0
			       ERIE				    1	      1	      1.0
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			    8	     49	      6.1
			       MONROE				    2	      7	      3.5
			       STEUBEN				    6	     42	      7.0
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		   10	     94	      9.4
			       JEFFERSON			    1	      1	      1.0
			       MADISON				    1	     22	     22.0
			       ONEIDA				    6	     66	     11.0
			       OSWEGO				    1	      4	      4.0
			       TOMPKINS				    1	      1	      1.0
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			  692	   3374	      4.9
			       BROOME				   64	    287	      4.5
			       CHENANGO				  628	   3087	      4.9
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		 3246	  14333	      4.4
			       ALBANY				    1	     13	     13.0
			       DELAWARE				 2795	  12336	      4.4
			       GREENE				   36	    133	      3.7
			       HAMILTON				    1	      3	      3.0
			       MONTGOMERY			    1	      1	      1.0
 TABLE 19 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 25
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   DELAWARE(cont)	       OTSEGO				  383	   1759	      4.6
			       SCHENECTADY			    4	      4	      1.0
			       SCHOHARIE			   25	     84	      3.4
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			  224	   1482	      6.6
			       DUTCHESS				    5	     44	      8.8
			       ORANGE				   14	    131	      9.4
			       ROCKLAND				    2	      8	      4.0
			       SULLIVAN				  128	    664	      5.2
			       ULSTER				   64	    583	      9.1
			       WESTCHESTER			   11	     52	      4.7
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			   85	   1260	     14.8
			       BRONX				    8	     78	      9.8
			       KINGS				   31	    463	     14.9
			       NEW YORK				   18	    230	     12.8
			       QUEENS				   28	    489	     17.5
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			   14	    132	      9.4
			       NASSAU				    6	     87	     14.5
			       SUFFOLK				    8	     45	      5.6
			     OTHER				   53	    287	      5.4
			       UNKNOWN				   39	    157	      4.0
			       OUT OF STATE			   14	    130	      9.3
   ESSEX		     FINGER LAKES HSA			    2	      5	      2.5
			       ONTARIO				    1	      2	      2.0
			       WAYNE				    1	      3	      3.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		  771	   2430	      3.2
			       ALBANY				    2	      3	      1.5
			       CLINTON				    3	      8	      2.7
			       ESSEX				  694	   2165	      3.1
			       FRANKLIN				    1	      3	      3.0
			       SCHENECTADY			    1	      5	      5.0
			       WARREN				   43	    148	      3.4
			       WASHINGTON			   27	     98	      3.6
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			    2	      3	      1.5
			       ORANGE				    1	      2	      2.0
			       ULSTER				    1	      1	      1.0
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			    6	     13	      2.2
			       KINGS				    1	      1	      1.0
			       NEW YORK				    2	      4	      2.0
			       QUEENS				    3	      8	      2.7
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			    2	      2	      1.0
			       NASSAU				    1	      1	      1.0
			       SUFFOLK				    1	      1	      1.0
			     OTHER				   10	     16	      1.6
			       UNKNOWN				    3	      9	      3.0
			       OUT OF STATE			    7	      7	      1.0
   FRANKLIN		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		    8	     23	      2.9
			       ALLEGANY				    1	      1	      1.0
			       CHAUTAUQUA			    1	      3	      3.0
			       ERIE				    3	      4	      1.3
			       GENESEE				    1	      1	      1.0
			       NIAGARA				    2	     14	      7.0
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			   10	     29	      2.9
			       CHEMUNG				    1	      2	      2.0
 TABLE 19 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 26
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   FRANKLIN(cont)	       MONROE				    4	      9	      2.3
			       ONTARIO				    2	      8	      4.0
			       SCHUYLER				    1	      3	      3.0
			       WAYNE				    2	      7	      3.5
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		  416	   1655	      4.0
			       CORTLAND				    1	      1	      1.0
			       HERKIMER				    1	      1	      1.0
			       JEFFERSON			    4	     13	      3.3
			       LEWIS				    1	      1	      1.0
			       MADISON				    1	      1	      1.0
			       ONEIDA				    2	     14	      7.0
			       ONONDAGA				    6	     14	      2.3
			       ST. LAWRENCE			  399	   1608	      4.0
			       TOMPKINS				    1	      2	      2.0
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    2	      3	      1.5
			       BROOME				    1	      1	      1.0
			       CHENANGO				    1	      2	      2.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		 6320	  32154	      5.1
			       ALBANY				    5	     11	      2.2
			       CLINTON				  147	    643	      4.4
			       ESSEX				  991	   4716	      4.8
			       FRANKLIN				 5103	  26482	      5.2
			       FULTON				    1	      5	      5.0
			       HAMILTON				   61	    260	      4.3
			       RENSSELAER			    2	      5	      2.5
			       SARATOGA				    8	     15	      1.9
			       SCHENECTADY			    1	     10	     10.0
			       WASHINGTON			    1	      7	      7.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			    6	     26	      4.3
			       DUTCHESS				    3	      7	      2.3
			       ORANGE				    1	      1	      1.0
			       ROCKLAND				    1	     17	     17.0
			       WESTCHESTER			    1	      1	      1.0
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			    3	     11	      3.7
			       NEW YORK				    2	     10	      5.0
			       RICHMOND				    1	      1	      1.0
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			    8	     16	      2.0
			       NASSAU				    4	      7	      1.8
			       SUFFOLK				    4	      9	      2.3
			     OTHER				  116	    381	      3.3
			       UNKNOWN				   16	     28	      1.8
			       OUT OF STATE			  100	    353	      3.5
   FULTON		     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		   22	     93	      4.2
			       CAYUGA				    1	      2	      2.0
			       HERKIMER				   13	     71	      5.5
			       MADISON				    1	      5	      5.0
			       ONEIDA				    2	      5	      2.5
			       ONONDAGA				    1	      2	      2.0
			       OSWEGO				    2	      2	      1.0
			       ST. LAWRENCE			    2	      6	      3.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		 4480	  21721	      4.8
			       ALBANY				    3	     15	      5.0
			       COLUMBIA				    1	      3	      3.0
			       FULTON				 3976	  19287	      4.9
 TABLE 19 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 27
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   FULTON(cont)		       HAMILTON				  144	    720	      5.0
			       MONTGOMERY			  245	   1173	      4.8
			       OTSEGO				    4	      7	      1.8
			       RENSSELAER			    4	      8	      2.0
			       SARATOGA				   89	    475	      5.3
			       SCHENECTADY			    8	     19	      2.4
			       SCHOHARIE			    3	      8	      2.7
			       WARREN				    2	      5	      2.5
			       WASHINGTON			    1	      1	      1.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			    2	     17	      8.5
			       DUTCHESS				    1	     16	     16.0
			       WESTCHESTER			    1	      1	      1.0
			     OTHER				   55	    206	      3.7
			       UNKNOWN				   26	    122	      4.7
			       OUT OF STATE			   29	     84	      2.9
   MONTGOMERY		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		    4	     16	      4.0
			       ERIE				    2	      8	      4.0
			       NIAGARA				    1	      5	      5.0
			       ORLEANS				    1	      3	      3.0
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			    2	     10	      5.0
			       MONROE				    2	     10	      5.0
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		   86	    764	      8.9
			       HERKIMER				   45	    275	      6.1
			       JEFFERSON			    1	      2	      2.0
			       ONEIDA				   26	    353	     13.6
			       ONONDAGA				    8	     66	      8.3
			       OSWEGO				    2	      7	      3.5
			       ST. LAWRENCE			    3	     59	     19.7
			       TOMPKINS				    1	      2	      2.0
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    1	     17	     17.0
			       CHENANGO				    1	     17	     17.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		 7335	  38961	      5.3
			       ALBANY				   30	    354	     11.8
			       COLUMBIA				    3	     10	      3.3
			       DELAWARE				    2	     12	      6.0
			       FRANKLIN				    1	      4	      4.0
			       FULTON				 1875	   9615	      5.1
			       GREENE				    1	      4	      4.0
			       HAMILTON				   57	    273	      4.8
			       MONTGOMERY			 4942	  25709	      5.2
			       OTSEGO				   11	     75	      6.8
			       RENSSELAER			   14	    147	     10.5
			       SARATOGA				  160	    906	      5.7
			       SCHENECTADY			  167	   1286	      7.7
			       SCHOHARIE			   53	    252	      4.8
			       WARREN				   10	    172	     17.2
			       WASHINGTON			    9	    142	     15.8
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			   39	    631	     16.2
			       DUTCHESS				   15	    286	     19.1
			       ORANGE				    9	    101	     11.2
			       SULLIVAN				    1	      7	      7.0
			       ULSTER				   13	    236	     18.2
			       WESTCHESTER			    1	      1	      1.0
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			   21	    311	     14.8
 TABLE 19 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 28
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   MONTGOMERY(cont)	       BRONX				    2	     30	     15.0
			       KINGS				    6	    101	     16.8
			       NEW YORK				    5	     75	     15.0
			       QUEENS				    5	     66	     13.2
			       RICHMOND				    3	     39	     13.0
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			    3	     24	      8.0
			       NASSAU				    2	     23	     11.5
			       SUFFOLK				    1	      1	      1.0
			     OTHER				   37	    215	      5.8
			       UNKNOWN				   23	    133	      5.8
			       OUT OF STATE			   14	     82	      5.9
   OTSEGO		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		    1	      1	      1.0
			       ERIE				    1	      1	      1.0
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			    5	     16	      3.2
			       LIVINGSTON			    1	      2	      2.0
			       MONROE				    3	     12	      4.0
			       WAYNE				    1	      2	      2.0
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		 1338	   6379	      4.8
			       CAYUGA				    1	      9	      9.0
			       CORTLAND				    2	      5	      2.5
			       HERKIMER				  980	   4600	      4.7
			       LEWIS				    6	     15	      2.5
			       MADISON				   91	    443	      4.9
			       ONEIDA				  246	   1258	      5.1
			       ONONDAGA				    4	     23	      5.8
			       OSWEGO				    3	     14	      4.7
			       ST. LAWRENCE			    2	      8	      4.0
			       TOMPKINS				    3	      4	      1.3
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			  791	   5524	      7.0
			       BROOME				   51	    539	     10.6
			       CHENANGO				  735	   4955	      6.7
			       TIOGA				    5	     30	      6.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		10208	  51942	      5.1
			       ALBANY				   19	    157	      8.3
			       CLINTON				    1	      1	      1.0
			       COLUMBIA				    2	     10	      5.0
			       DELAWARE				 2239	  12251	      5.5
			       ESSEX				    1	      1	      1.0
			       FRANKLIN				    1	      5	      5.0
			       FULTON				  119	    596	      5.0
			       GREENE				   51	    245	      4.8
			       HAMILTON				   10	     67	      6.7
			       MONTGOMERY			  319	   1571	      4.9
			       OTSEGO				 6171	  30266	      4.9
			       RENSSELAER			    3	     21	      7.0
			       SARATOGA				   10	     49	      4.9
			       SCHENECTADY			   16	     63	      3.9
			       SCHOHARIE			 1244	   6636	      5.3
			       WARREN				    1	      1	      1.0
			       WASHINGTON			    1	      2	      2.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			  194	   1159	      6.0
			       DUTCHESS				    6	     31	      5.2
			       ORANGE				    7	     33	      4.7
			       PUTNAM				    1	      8	      8.0
 TABLE 19 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 29
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   OTSEGO(cont)		       ROCKLAND				    4	     19	      4.8
			       SULLIVAN				  149	    832	      5.6
			       ULSTER				   18	    168	      9.3
			       WESTCHESTER			    9	     68	      7.6
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			   27	     85	      3.1
			       BRONX				    6	      9	      1.5
			       KINGS				    5	     21	      4.2
			       NEW YORK				    5	     17	      3.4
			       QUEENS				   11	     38	      3.5
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			   29	    163	      5.6
			       NASSAU				   19	    133	      7.0
			       SUFFOLK				   10	     30	      3.0
			     OTHER				  123	    674	      5.5
			       UNKNOWN				  116	    653	      5.6
			       OUT OF STATE			    7	     21	      3.0
   RENSSELAER		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		    1	      5	      5.0
			       GENESEE				    1	      5	      5.0
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			    3	     14	      4.7
			       MONROE				    2	      8	      4.0
			       STEUBEN				    1	      6	      6.0
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		   47	    255	      5.4
			       HERKIMER				    5	     18	      3.6
			       MADISON				    1	      2	      2.0
			       ONEIDA				   34	    191	      5.6
			       ONONDAGA				    1	      1	      1.0
			       OSWEGO				    3	     15	      5.0
			       ST. LAWRENCE			    2	     26	     13.0
			       TOMPKINS				    1	      2	      2.0
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    3	     10	      3.3
			       BROOME				    2	      7	      3.5
			       TIOGA				    1	      3	      3.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		15441	  92154	      6.0
			       ALBANY				 3631	  22092	      6.1
			       CLINTON				    7	     50	      7.1
			       COLUMBIA				   40	    327	      8.2
			       ESSEX				    9	     42	      4.7
			       FULTON				   11	     54	      4.9
			       GREENE				   33	    193	      5.8
			       HAMILTON				    1	     17	     17.0
			       MONTGOMERY			   75	    442	      5.9
			       OTSEGO				    5	     41	      8.2
			       RENSSELAER			 8960	  52287	      5.8
			       SARATOGA				 2153	  13303	      6.2
			       SCHENECTADY			  431	   2875	      6.7
			       SCHOHARIE			   18	     65	      3.6
			       WARREN				   32	    207	      6.5
			       WASHINGTON			   35	    159	      4.5
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			   46	    514	     11.2
			       DUTCHESS				   11	     95	      8.6
			       ORANGE				    9	    149	     16.6
			       PUTNAM				    2	     14	      7.0
			       ROCKLAND				    2	     15	      7.5
			       SULLIVAN				    7	     89	     12.7
			       ULSTER				    8	    128	     16.0
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			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   RENSSELAER(cont)	       WESTCHESTER			    7	     24	      3.4
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			   18	    184	     10.2
			       BRONX				    5	     61	     12.2
			       KINGS				   10	     95	      9.5
			       NEW YORK				    2	     27	     13.5
			       RICHMOND				    1	      1	      1.0
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			    4	     23	      5.8
			       SUFFOLK				    4	     23	      5.8
			     OTHER				   97	    617	      6.4
			       UNKNOWN				   28	    153	      5.5
			       OUT OF STATE			   69	    464	      6.7
   SARATOGA		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		    2	      3	      1.5
			       ERIE				    2	      3	      1.5
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			    3	      5	      1.7
			       MONROE				    2	      4	      2.0
			       WAYNE				    1	      1	      1.0
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		   12	     75	      6.3
			       HERKIMER				    2	     16	      8.0
			       JEFFERSON			    2	      4	      2.0
			       ONEIDA				    3	     16	      5.3
			       ST. LAWRENCE			    5	     39	      7.8
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    4	     33	      8.3
			       BROOME				    4	     33	      8.3
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		 6773	  36701	      5.4
			       ALBANY				   26	    105	      4.0
			       CLINTON				    3	     23	      7.7
			       COLUMBIA				    2	      3	      1.5
			       DELAWARE				    2	      4	      2.0
			       ESSEX				   12	     48	      4.0
			       FRANKLIN				    1	     26	     26.0
			       FULTON				   44	    248	      5.6
			       MONTGOMERY			   36	    163	      4.5
			       RENSSELAER			   52	    165	      3.2
			       SARATOGA				 6233	  34338	      5.5
			       SCHENECTADY			   35	    222	      6.3
			       SCHOHARIE			    2	      9	      4.5
			       WARREN				  129	    478	      3.7
			       WASHINGTON			  196	    869	      4.4
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			   15	     56	      3.7
			       DUTCHESS				    4	     16	      4.0
			       ORANGE				    2	      8	      4.0
			       ROCKLAND				    2	      3	      1.5
			       SULLIVAN				    1	      3	      3.0
			       ULSTER				    3	     15	      5.0
			       WESTCHESTER			    3	     11	      3.7
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			   14	     55	      3.9
			       KINGS				    3	     14	      4.7
			       NEW YORK				    6	     25	      4.2
			       QUEENS				    4	     13	      3.3
			       RICHMOND				    1	      3	      3.0
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			    9	     23	      2.6
			       NASSAU				    5	     16	      3.2
			       SUFFOLK				    4	      7	      1.8
			     OTHER				   68	    236	      3.5
 TABLE 19 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 31
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   SARATOGA(cont)	       UNKNOWN				    1	      1	      1.0
			       OUT OF STATE			   67	    235	      3.5
   SCHENECTADY		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		    5	     18	      3.6
			       CHAUTAUQUA			    1	      2	      2.0
			       ERIE				    4	     16	      4.0
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			    4	     53	     13.3
			       MONROE				    3	     15	      5.0
			       STEUBEN				    1	     38	     38.0
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		  125	   1099	      8.8
			       CAYUGA				    2	      7	      3.5
			       CORTLAND				    1	      9	      9.0
			       HERKIMER				   45	    410	      9.1
			       JEFFERSON			    4	     13	      3.3
			       LEWIS				    2	     12	      6.0
			       MADISON				    4	     27	      6.8
			       ONEIDA				   50	    479	      9.6
			       ONONDAGA				    5	      9	      1.8
			       OSWEGO				    3	     27	      9.0
			       ST. LAWRENCE			    6	     30	      5.0
			       TOMPKINS				    3	     76	     25.3
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    5	     64	     12.8
			       BROOME				    4	     61	     15.3
			       CHENANGO				    1	      3	      3.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		25298	 154248	      6.1
			       ALBANY				 1705	   9010	      5.3
			       CLINTON				    8	     55	      6.9
			       COLUMBIA				   73	    651	      8.9
			       DELAWARE				   22	    335	     15.2
			       ESSEX				   30	    356	     11.9
			       FRANKLIN				    9	    105	     11.7
			       FULTON				  697	   5661	      8.1
			       GREENE				   95	    940	      9.9
			       HAMILTON				   49	    351	      7.2
			       MONTGOMERY			  694	   4765	      6.9
			       OTSEGO				   32	    518	     16.2
			       RENSSELAER			  564	   3033	      5.4
			       SARATOGA				 4097	  20330	      5.0
			       SCHENECTADY			16056	 100346	      6.2
			       SCHOHARIE			  698	   3732	      5.3
			       WARREN				  256	   2250	      8.8
			       WASHINGTON			  213	   1810	      8.5
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			  122	   1249	     10.2
			       DUTCHESS				   42	    471	     11.2
			       ORANGE				   10	     76	      7.6
			       PUTNAM				    1	      3	      3.0
			       ROCKLAND				    1	      4	      4.0
			       SULLIVAN				    4	     15	      3.8
			       ULSTER				   58	    643	     11.1
			       WESTCHESTER			    6	     37	      6.2
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			   23	    197	      8.6
			       BRONX				    6	     59	      9.8
			       KINGS				    9	     86	      9.6
			       NEW YORK				    4	     43	     10.8
			       QUEENS				    4	      9	      2.3
 TABLE 19 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 32
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   SCHENECTADY(cont)	     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			    8	     36	      4.5
			       NASSAU				    4	      9	      2.3
			       SUFFOLK				    4	     27	      6.8
			     OTHER				  217	   1679	      7.7
			       UNKNOWN				  168	    933	      5.6
			       OUT OF STATE			   49	    746	     15.2
   SCHOHARIE		     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		  779	   3329	      4.3
			       CLINTON				    1	      1	      1.0
			       DELAWARE				   10	     54	      5.4
			       GREENE				    2	     18	      9.0
			       MONTGOMERY			    7	     33	      4.7
			       OTSEGO				   14	     79	      5.6
			       SCHENECTADY			    3	     12	      4.0
			       SCHOHARIE			  742	   3132	      4.2
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			    1	      1	      1.0
			       DUTCHESS				    1	      1	      1.0
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			    2	      3	      1.5
			       NASSAU				    1	      2	      2.0
			       SUFFOLK				    1	      1	      1.0
			     OTHER				    6	     13	      2.2
			       UNKNOWN				    5	     11	      2.2
			       OUT OF STATE			    1	      2	      2.0
   WARREN		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		    4	     14	      3.5
			       ERIE				    3	     12	      4.0
			       GENESEE				    1	      2	      2.0
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			    2	      6	      3.0
			       MONROE				    2	      6	      3.0
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		   17	    115	      6.8
			       CAYUGA				    3	      9	      3.0
			       CORTLAND				    1	      2	      2.0
			       HERKIMER				    3	     31	     10.3
			       JEFFERSON			    3	     47	     15.7
			       LEWIS				    1	      3	      3.0
			       ONEIDA				    1	      7	      7.0
			       ONONDAGA				    4	     12	      3.0
			       TOMPKINS				    1	      4	      4.0
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    7	     23	      3.3
			       BROOME				    3	     10	      3.3
			       CHENANGO				    3	     11	      3.7
			       TIOGA				    1	      2	      2.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		13452	  80387	      6.0
			       ALBANY				   37	    410	     11.1
			       CLINTON				    5	     43	      8.6
			       COLUMBIA				    1	      2	      2.0
			       DELAWARE				    2	      5	      2.5
			       ESSEX				  533	   3139	      5.9
			       FRANKLIN				   15	     75	      5.0
			       FULTON				   16	     53	      3.3
			       HAMILTON				  173	   1050	      6.1
			       MONTGOMERY			    7	     36	      5.1
			       RENSSELAER			   33	    273	      8.3
			       SARATOGA				 2332	  11415	      4.9
			       SCHENECTADY			   23	    482	     21.0
 TABLE 19 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 33
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   WARREN(cont)		       SCHOHARIE			    1	      9	      9.0
			       WARREN				 6127	  37978	      6.2
			       WASHINGTON			 4147	  25417	      6.1
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			   31	    146	      4.7
			       DUTCHESS				    5	     36	      7.2
			       ORANGE				    3	     20	      6.7
			       PUTNAM				    4	      9	      2.3
			       ROCKLAND				    7	     37	      5.3
			       ULSTER				    3	     13	      4.3
			       WESTCHESTER			    9	     31	      3.4
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			   18	    108	      6.0
			       KINGS				    5	     39	      7.8
			       NEW YORK				    2	      7	      3.5
			       QUEENS				   10	     59	      5.9
			       RICHMOND				    1	      3	      3.0
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			   26	    100	      3.8
			       NASSAU				   19	     77	      4.1
			       SUFFOLK				    7	     23	      3.3
			     OTHER				  172	   1025	      6.0
			       OUT OF STATE			  172	   1025	      6.0
   WASHINGTON		     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		 1523	   6165	      4.0
			       ALBANY				    1	      2	      2.0
			       ESSEX				    1	      1	      1.0
			       HAMILTON				    1	      1	      1.0
			       MONTGOMERY			    1	      5	      5.0
			       OTSEGO				    1	      2	      2.0
			       RENSSELAER			  289	   1167	      4.0
			       SARATOGA				   71	    263	      3.7
			       WARREN				    5	     18	      3.6
			       WASHINGTON			 1153	   4706	      4.1
			     OTHER				   53	    187	      3.5
			       UNKNOWN				    6	     15	      2.5
			       OUT OF STATE			   47	    172	      3.7
 HUDSON VALLEY HSA	     TOTAL			       259008	1822672	      7.0
   DUTCHESS		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		    7	     29	      4.1
			       CATTARAUGUS			    1	      4	      4.0
			       ERIE				    3	     16	      5.3
			       GENESEE				    3	      9	      3.0
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			    6	     67	     11.2
			       MONROE				    5	     65	     13.0
			       YATES				    1	      2	      2.0
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		    7	     58	      8.3
			       CAYUGA				    1	      3	      3.0
			       HERKIMER				    1	      6	      6.0
			       ONEIDA				    2	     36	     18.0
			       ONONDAGA				    2	      7	      3.5
			       ST. LAWRENCE			    1	      6	      6.0
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    5	     37	      7.4
			       BROOME				    5	     37	      7.4
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		  507	   2721	      5.4
			       ALBANY				    7	     25	      3.6
			       COLUMBIA				  413	   2178	      5.3
 TABLE 19 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 34
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   DUTCHESS(cont)	       DELAWARE				   22	    103	      4.7
			       ESSEX				    5	     25	      5.0
			       GREENE				   46	    336	      7.3
			       OTSEGO				    2	      7	      3.5
			       RENSSELAER			    1	      2	      2.0
			       SARATOGA				    3	      8	      2.7
			       SCHENECTADY			    1	      2	      2.0
			       SCHOHARIE			    3	     26	      8.7
			       WARREN				    4	      9	      2.3
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			26472	 157777	      6.0
			       DUTCHESS				21820	 127647	      5.9
			       ORANGE				  847	   5419	      6.4
			       PUTNAM				  150	   1003	      6.7
			       ROCKLAND				   10	     72	      7.2
			       SULLIVAN				   24	    165	      6.9
			       ULSTER				 3410	  20999	      6.2
			       WESTCHESTER			  211	   2472	     11.7
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			 1029	  14542	     14.1
			       BRONX				  266	   3682	     13.8
			       KINGS				  229	   2910	     12.7
			       NEW YORK				  300	   4451	     14.8
			       QUEENS				  203	   3099	     15.3
			       RICHMOND				   31	    400	     12.9
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			   48	    418	      8.7
			       NASSAU				   28	    234	      8.4
			       SUFFOLK				   20	    184	      9.2
			     OTHER				  264	   1336	      5.1
			       UNKNOWN				  150	    867	      5.8
			       OUT OF STATE			  114	    469	      4.1
   ORANGE		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		    2	     30	     15.0
			       ERIE				    1	      2	      2.0
			       GENESEE				    1	     28	     28.0
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			    3	     18	      6.0
			       MONROE				    2	      6	      3.0
			       WAYNE				    1	     12	     12.0
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		    9	     28	      3.1
			       HERKIMER				    2	      7	      3.5
			       ONEIDA				    3	     15	      5.0
			       ONONDAGA				    1	      2	      2.0
			       OSWEGO				    2	      3	      1.5
			       TOMPKINS				    1	      1	      1.0
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    3	     24	      8.0
			       BROOME				    2	     17	      8.5
			       CHENANGO				    1	      7	      7.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		   38	    255	      6.7
			       ALBANY				    6	     25	      4.2
			       CLINTON				    3	     20	      6.7
			       DELAWARE				   11	     75	      6.8
			       ESSEX				    1	      4	      4.0
			       GREENE				    3	     26	      8.7
			       OTSEGO				    2	     17	      8.5
			       RENSSELAER			    3	     39	     13.0
			       SARATOGA				    3	     28	      9.3
			       SCHENECTADY			    2	     10	      5.0
 TABLE 19 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 35
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ORANGE(cont)		       WARREN				    3	      6	      2.0
			       WASHINGTON			    1	      5	      5.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			34487	 197464	      5.7
			       DUTCHESS				  712	   3878	      5.4
			       ORANGE				30021	 174262	      5.8
			       PUTNAM				   40	    214	      5.4
			       ROCKLAND				   51	    218	      4.3
			       SULLIVAN				 1830	   9965	      5.4
			       ULSTER				 1791	   8706	      4.9
			       WESTCHESTER			   42	    221	      5.3
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			  243	   1623	      6.7
			       BRONX				   50	    386	      7.7
			       KINGS				   78	    404	      5.2
			       NEW YORK				   38	    317	      8.3
			       QUEENS				   63	    445	      7.1
			       RICHMOND				   14	     71	      5.1
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			   42	    325	      7.7
			       NASSAU				   24	    193	      8.0
			       SUFFOLK				   18	    132	      7.3
			     OTHER				 2223	  11743	      5.3
			       UNKNOWN				  582	   2691	      4.6
			       OUT OF STATE			 1641	   9052	      5.5
   PUTNAM		     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		    1	     15	     15.0
			       COLUMBIA				    1	     15	     15.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			 6674	  37457	      5.6
			       DUTCHESS				 1480	   8608	      5.8
			       ORANGE				   57	    247	      4.3
			       PUTNAM				 4197	  22757	      5.4
			       ROCKLAND				   11	     33	      3.0
			       SULLIVAN				    2	      8	      4.0
			       ULSTER				   15	     63	      4.2
			       WESTCHESTER			  912	   5741	      6.3
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			   49	    283	      5.8
			       BRONX				   24	    138	      5.8
			       KINGS				    4	     17	      4.3
			       NEW YORK				    8	     67	      8.4
			       QUEENS				   12	     59	      4.9
			       RICHMOND				    1	      2	      2.0
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			    5	     18	      3.6
			       NASSAU				    2	     12	      6.0
			       SUFFOLK				    3	      6	      2.0
			     OTHER				  359	   1767	      4.9
			       UNKNOWN				  359	   1767	      4.9
   ROCKLAND		     FINGER LAKES HSA			    2	      5	      2.5
			       CHEMUNG				    1	      1	      1.0
			       MONROE				    1	      4	      4.0
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		    3	     36	     12.0
			       HERKIMER				    1	     20	     20.0
			       MADISON				    1	      2	      2.0
			       ONEIDA				    1	     14	     14.0
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    2	     24	     12.0
			       BROOME				    1	      2	      2.0
			       TIOGA				    1	     22	     22.0
 TABLE 19 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 36
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ROCKLAND(cont)	     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		   13	    193	     14.8
			       ALBANY				    1	     23	     23.0
			       COLUMBIA				    4	     42	     10.5
			       DELAWARE				    3	     76	     25.3
			       GREENE				    1	      1	      1.0
			       MONTGOMERY			    1	      1	      1.0
			       OTSEGO				    1	     20	     20.0
			       SCHENECTADY			    2	     30	     15.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			25365	 184024	      7.3
			       DUTCHESS				   64	   1616	     25.3
			       ORANGE				 2196	  14280	      6.5
			       PUTNAM				   43	    794	     18.5
			       ROCKLAND				22636	 159743	      7.1
			       SULLIVAN				   83	    837	     10.1
			       ULSTER				   31	    517	     16.7
			       WESTCHESTER			  312	   6237	     20.0
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			  652	  10972	     16.8
			       BRONX				  251	   4363	     17.4
			       KINGS				  121	   1616	     13.4
			       NEW YORK				  175	   3224	     18.4
			       QUEENS				   92	   1637	     17.8
			       RICHMOND				   13	    132	     10.2
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			   34	    520	     15.3
			       NASSAU				   23	    343	     14.9
			       SUFFOLK				   11	    177	     16.1
			     OTHER				 1282	  11256	      8.8
			       UNKNOWN				  386	   2521	      6.5
			       OUT OF STATE			  896	   8735	      9.7
   SULLIVAN		     FINGER LAKES HSA			    5	     27	      5.4
			       CHEMUNG				    2	      7	      3.5
			       MONROE				    2	      8	      4.0
			       YATES				    1	     12	     12.0
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		    6	     21	      3.5
			       CAYUGA				    1	      3	      3.0
			       ONEIDA				    2	     15	      7.5
			       ONONDAGA				    2	      2	      1.0
			       TOMPKINS				    1	      1	      1.0
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    4	     11	      2.8
			       BROOME				    4	     11	      2.8
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		   39	    131	      3.4
			       ALBANY				    2	      5	      2.5
			       DELAWARE				   34	    117	      3.4
			       OTSEGO				    1	      4	      4.0
			       RENSSELAER			    1	      1	      1.0
			       SARATOGA				    1	      4	      4.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			 5971	  35740	      6.0
			       DUTCHESS				    2	      6	      3.0
			       ORANGE				   63	    251	      4.0
			       ROCKLAND				    5	      9	      1.8
			       SULLIVAN				 5765	  34828	      6.0
			       ULSTER				  103	    449	      4.4
			       WESTCHESTER			   33	    197	      6.0
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			  780	   3522	      4.5
			       BRONX				  207	   1105	      5.3
 TABLE 19 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 37
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   SULLIVAN(cont)	       KINGS				  232	    760	      3.3
			       NEW YORK				  227	   1148	      5.1
			       QUEENS				  104	    475	      4.6
			       RICHMOND				   10	     34	      3.4
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			   40	    346	      8.7
			       NASSAU				   25	    272	     10.9
			       SUFFOLK				   15	     74	      4.9
			     OTHER				  227	   1187	      5.2
			       UNKNOWN				    8	     26	      3.3
			       OUT OF STATE			  219	   1161	      5.3
   ULSTER		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		    2	      8	      4.0
			       ERIE				    2	      8	      4.0
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		   11	    130	     11.8
			       HERKIMER				    2	     92	     46.0
			       ONEIDA				    6	     27	      4.5
			       ONONDAGA				    1	      6	      6.0
			       ST. LAWRENCE			    2	      5	      2.5
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		  807	   5548	      6.9
			       ALBANY				   30	    228	      7.6
			       COLUMBIA				   79	    514	      6.5
			       DELAWARE				  102	    431	      4.2
			       ESSEX				    1	      3	      3.0
			       FULTON				    1	     12	     12.0
			       GREENE				  555	   4080	      7.4
			       MONTGOMERY			    3	     30	     10.0
			       OTSEGO				    1	      3	      3.0
			       RENSSELAER			    7	     55	      7.9
			       SARATOGA				    5	     34	      6.8
			       SCHENECTADY			   15	    113	      7.5
			       SCHOHARIE			    3	      7	      2.3
			       WARREN				    5	     38	      7.6
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			14071	  93913	      6.7
			       DUTCHESS				  488	   3486	      7.1
			       ORANGE				  169	    734	      4.3
			       PUTNAM				    5	     24	      4.8
			       ROCKLAND				    8	     66	      8.3
			       SULLIVAN				  247	   1613	      6.5
			       ULSTER				13116	  87783	      6.7
			       WESTCHESTER			   38	    207	      5.4
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			  226	   1184	      5.2
			       BRONX				   40	    208	      5.2
			       KINGS				   68	    432	      6.4
			       NEW YORK				   49	    251	      5.1
			       QUEENS				   52	    224	      4.3
			       RICHMOND				   17	     69	      4.1
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			   61	    326	      5.3
			       NASSAU				   37	    211	      5.7
			       SUFFOLK				   24	    115	      4.8
			     OTHER				  310	   2235	      7.2
			       UNKNOWN				  158	   1212	      7.7
			       OUT OF STATE			  152	   1023	      6.7
   WESTCHESTER		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		   32	    886	     27.7
			       ALLEGANY				    2	     58	     29.0
 TABLE 19 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 38
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   WESTCHESTER(cont)	       CHAUTAUQUA			    4	    160	     40.0
			       ERIE				   14	    428	     30.6
			       GENESEE				    2	     49	     24.5
			       NIAGARA				    7	    181	     25.9
			       ORLEANS				    3	     10	      3.3
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			   38	    996	     26.2
			       CHEMUNG				    8	    215	     26.9
			       LIVINGSTON			    3	     16	      5.3
			       MONROE				   14	    514	     36.7
			       ONTARIO				    5	     88	     17.6
			       STEUBEN				    5	     95	     19.0
			       WAYNE				    1	     35	     35.0
			       YATES				    2	     33	     16.5
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		   99	   2017	     20.4
			       CAYUGA				    3	    109	     36.3
			       CORTLAND				    6	    139	     23.2
			       HERKIMER				    6	    127	     21.2
			       JEFFERSON			    6	     63	     10.5
			       LEWIS				    1	     31	     31.0
			       MADISON				    1	     32	     32.0
			       ONEIDA				   12	    265	     22.1
			       ONONDAGA				   29	    539	     18.6
			       OSWEGO				    4	     38	      9.5
			       ST. LAWRENCE			   12	    219	     18.3
			       TOMPKINS				   19	    455	     23.9
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			   29	    592	     20.4
			       BROOME				   24	    551	     23.0
			       CHENANGO				    4	     36	      9.0
			       TIOGA				    1	      5	      5.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		  342	   4673	     13.7
			       ALBANY				   52	    724	     13.9
			       CLINTON				    6	     92	     15.3
			       COLUMBIA				   74	    908	     12.3
			       DELAWARE				   54	    396	      7.3
			       ESSEX				    5	    105	     21.0
			       FRANKLIN				    7	    136	     19.4
			       FULTON				    5	     88	     17.6
			       GREENE				   26	    181	      7.0
			       HAMILTON				    2	      4	      2.0
			       OTSEGO				    9	    194	     21.6
			       RENSSELAER			   28	    777	     27.8
			       SARATOGA				   28	    373	     13.3
			       SCHENECTADY			   21	    289	     13.8
			       SCHOHARIE			   14	    148	     10.6
			       WARREN				    8	    190	     23.8
			       WASHINGTON			    3	     68	     22.7
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA		       113032	 797293	      7.1
			       DUTCHESS				 3158	  22129	      7.0
			       ORANGE				 3752	  32283	      8.6
			       PUTNAM				 3691	  21920	      5.9
			       ROCKLAND				 2112	  19885	      9.4
			       SULLIVAN				  581	   5726	      9.9
			       ULSTER				  655	   7264	     11.1
			       WESTCHESTER			99083	 688086	      6.9
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			18463	 195859	     10.6
 TABLE 19 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 39
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   WESTCHESTER(cont)	       BRONX				12025	 115060	      9.6
			       KINGS				 1317	  18224	     13.8
			       NEW YORK				 3483	  40179	     11.5
			       QUEENS				 1470	  20371	     13.9
			       RICHMOND				  168	   2025	     12.1
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			  948	  13683	     14.4
			       NASSAU				  670	   9229	     13.8
			       SUFFOLK				  278	   4454	     16.0
			     OTHER				 3629	  27279	      7.5
			       UNKNOWN				 2723	  22871	      8.4
			       OUT OF STATE			  906	   4408	      4.9
 NEW YORK CITY HSA	     TOTAL			      1116508	7719860	      6.9
   BRONX		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		    3	     34	     11.3
			       ERIE				    3	     34	     11.3
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			    6	     29	      4.8
			       MONROE				    3	     19	      6.3
			       STEUBEN				    1	      4	      4.0
			       WAYNE				    2	      6	      3.0
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		    6	     17	      2.8
			       LEWIS				    1	      3	      3.0
			       MADISON				    1	      1	      1.0
			       ONONDAGA				    2	      3	      1.5
			       OSWEGO				    2	     10	      5.0
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    1	      2	      2.0
			       CHENANGO				    1	      2	      2.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		   44	    267	      6.1
			       ALBANY				   10	     23	      2.3
			       COLUMBIA				   12	     59	      4.9
			       DELAWARE				    6	     28	      4.7
			       FRANKLIN				    1	      4	      4.0
			       FULTON				    3	      9	      3.0
			       GREENE				    5	    109	     21.8
			       OTSEGO				    2	      6	      3.0
			       RENSSELAER			    2	      5	      2.5
			       SCHENECTADY			    3	     24	      8.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			 5302	  33807	      6.4
			       DUTCHESS				  102	    575	      5.6
			       ORANGE				  190	    948	      5.0
			       PUTNAM				  101	    654	      6.5
			       ROCKLAND				  250	   1310	      5.2
			       SULLIVAN				   36	    182	      5.1
			       ULSTER				   19	    210	     11.1
			       WESTCHESTER			 4604	  29928	      6.5
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA		       154332	1044578	      6.8
			       BRONX			       147584	 981598	      6.7
			       KINGS				 1025	   7957	      7.8
			       NEW YORK				 3709	  29678	      8.0
			       QUEENS				 1936	  24358	     12.6
			       RICHMOND				   78	    987	     12.7
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			  502	   5313	     10.6
			       NASSAU				  356	   4389	     12.3
			       SUFFOLK				  146	    924	      6.3
			     OTHER				12893	  89284	      6.9
 TABLE 19 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 40
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   BRONX(cont)		       UNKNOWN				12170	  85255	      7.0
			       OUT OF STATE			  723	   4029	      5.6
   KINGS		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		    5	     24	      4.8
			       CATTARAUGUS			    1	      8	      8.0
			       ERIE				    4	     16	      4.0
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			    5	     16	      3.2
			       CHEMUNG				    1	      2	      2.0
			       MONROE				    4	     14	      3.5
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		    3	     16	      5.3
			       ONEIDA				    1	      5	      5.0
			       ONONDAGA				    2	     11	      5.5
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    3	      9	      3.0
			       BROOME				    2	      5	      2.5
			       TIOGA				    1	      4	      4.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		   31	    192	      6.2
			       ALBANY				   13	     73	      5.6
			       COLUMBIA				    4	     57	     14.3
			       DELAWARE				    3	      8	      2.7
			       FULTON				    1	      1	      1.0
			       GREENE				    3	      7	      2.3
			       MONTGOMERY			    1	     13	     13.0
			       SARATOGA				    4	     30	      7.5
			       SCHENECTADY			    2	      3	      1.5
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			  216	   1054	      4.9
			       DUTCHESS				   10	     46	      4.6
			       ORANGE				   39	    143	      3.7
			       PUTNAM				    8	     27	      3.4
			       ROCKLAND				   38	    208	      5.5
			       SULLIVAN				   11	     61	      5.5
			       ULSTER				    6	     30	      5.0
			       WESTCHESTER			  104	    539	      5.2
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA		       274232	1907464	      7.0
			       BRONX				  892	   6536	      7.3
			       KINGS			       258146	1800462	      7.0
			       NEW YORK				 2245	  22509	     10.0
			       QUEENS				11147	  69386	      6.2
			       RICHMOND				 1802	   8571	      4.8
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			 1026	   5197	      5.1
			       NASSAU				  805	   3946	      4.9
			       SUFFOLK				  221	   1251	      5.7
			     OTHER				 2681	  18013	      6.7
			       UNKNOWN				 2202	  15406	      7.0
			       OUT OF STATE			  479	   2607	      5.4
   NEW YORK		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		   81	    550	      6.8
			       ALLEGANY				   26	    131	      5.0
			       CATTARAUGUS			    1	      2	      2.0
			       CHAUTAUQUA			    4	     25	      6.3
			       ERIE				   40	    337	      8.4
			       GENESEE				    3	     19	      6.3
			       NIAGARA				    5	     33	      6.6
			       ORLEANS				    1	      1	      1.0
			       WYOMING				    1	      2	      2.0
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			   65	    339	      5.2
 TABLE 19 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 41
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   NEW YORK(cont)	       CHEMUNG				   18	     76	      4.2
			       LIVINGSTON			    2	     40	     20.0
			       MONROE				   27	    150	      5.6
			       ONTARIO				    2	     13	      6.5
			       SCHUYLER				    7	     18	      2.6
			       SENECA				    1	      3	      3.0
			       STEUBEN				    7	     38	      5.4
			       WAYNE				    1	      1	      1.0
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		  224	   1722	      7.7
			       CAYUGA				   21	    180	      8.6
			       CORTLAND				   18	     58	      3.2
			       HERKIMER				    9	     30	      3.3
			       JEFFERSON			    5	     38	      7.6
			       LEWIS				    9	     36	      4.0
			       MADISON				    4	     96	     24.0
			       ONEIDA				   38	    355	      9.3
			       ONONDAGA				   64	    494	      7.7
			       OSWEGO				   14	    104	      7.4
			       ST. LAWRENCE			   19	    209	     11.0
			       TOMPKINS				   23	    122	      5.3
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			  107	    786	      7.3
			       BROOME				   87	    578	      6.6
			       CHENANGO				    9	    106	     11.8
			       TIOGA				   11	    102	      9.3
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		  919	   6185	      6.7
			       ALBANY				  217	   1410	      6.5
			       CLINTON				   24	    233	      9.7
			       COLUMBIA				  224	   1574	      7.0
			       DELAWARE				  112	    752	      6.7
			       ESSEX				   26	    288	     11.1
			       FRANKLIN				   12	    104	      8.7
			       FULTON				   16	    132	      8.3
			       GREENE				   46	    292	      6.3
			       HAMILTON				    4	     27	      6.8
			       MONTGOMERY			   37	    250	      6.8
			       OTSEGO				   23	    180	      7.8
			       RENSSELAER			   36	    247	      6.9
			       SARATOGA				   43	    170	      4.0
			       SCHENECTADY			   46	    239	      5.2
			       SCHOHARIE			    6	     22	      3.7
			       WARREN				   20	    141	      7.1
			       WASHINGTON			   27	    124	      4.6
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			18202	 108725	      6.0
			       DUTCHESS				  746	   5418	      7.3
			       ORANGE				 2132	  12892	      6.0
			       PUTNAM				 1634	   9016	      5.5
			       ROCKLAND				 2505	  14829	      5.9
			       SULLIVAN				  319	   2148	      6.7
			       ULSTER				  400	   2921	      7.3
			       WESTCHESTER			10466	  61501	      5.9
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA		       333684	2529229	      7.6
			       BRONX				37672	 265808	      7.1
			       KINGS				54778	 410471	      7.5
			       NEW YORK			       193729	1506243	      7.8
			       QUEENS				42159	 311067	      7.4
 TABLE 19 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 42
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   NEW YORK(cont)	       RICHMOND				 5346	  35640	      6.7
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			16040	 106240	      6.6
			       NASSAU				11068	  71583	      6.5
			       SUFFOLK				 4972	  34657	      7.0
			     OTHER				34924	 216504	      6.2
			       UNKNOWN				20822	 125714	      6.0
			       OUT OF STATE			14102	  90790	      6.4
   QUEENS		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		    2	      5	      2.5
			       ERIE				    2	      5	      2.5
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			    2	      7	      3.5
			       CHEMUNG				    1	      3	      3.0
			       MONROE				    1	      4	      4.0
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		    6	     15	      2.5
			       JEFFERSON			    3	     10	      3.3
			       ONONDAGA				    3	      5	      1.7
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    2	    100	     50.0
			       BROOME				    1	      8	      8.0
			       CHENANGO				    1	     92	     92.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		   26	    113	      4.3
			       ALBANY				    5	     11	      2.2
			       COLUMBIA				    2	     11	      5.5
			       DELAWARE				    3	     11	      3.7
			       GREENE				    6	     28	      4.7
			       HAMILTON				    3	     21	      7.0
			       SARATOGA				    1	      2	      2.0
			       SCHENECTADY			    5	     27	      5.4
			       SCHOHARIE			    1	      2	      2.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			  244	   1203	      4.9
			       DUTCHESS				    7	     26	      3.7
			       ORANGE				   26	    158	      6.1
			       PUTNAM				   12	     98	      8.2
			       ROCKLAND				   30	    196	      6.5
			       SULLIVAN				    6	     25	      4.2
			       ULSTER				    6	     41	      6.8
			       WESTCHESTER			  157	    659	      4.2
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA		       172147	1120265	      6.5
			       BRONX				 1138	   6632	      5.8
			       KINGS				 8615	  50398	      5.9
			       NEW YORK				 1354	   9301	      6.9
			       QUEENS			       160875	1052888	      6.5
			       RICHMOND				  165	   1046	      6.3
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			13452	  66781	      5.0
			       NASSAU				12068	  60506	      5.0
			       SUFFOLK				 1384	   6275	      4.5
			     OTHER				 8595	  59466	      6.9
			       UNKNOWN				 8436	  58566	      6.9
			       OUT OF STATE			  159	    900	      5.7
   RICHMOND		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		    3	     30	     10.0
			       CATTARAUGUS			    1	      1	      1.0
			       ERIE				    1	      2	      2.0
			       GENESEE				    1	     27	     27.0
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			    1	      4	      4.0
			       LIVINGSTON			    1	      4	      4.0
 TABLE 19 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 43
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   RICHMOND(cont)	     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		    8	     77	      9.6
			       CAYUGA				    7	     71	     10.1
			       ONONDAGA				    1	      6	      6.0
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    3	     11	      3.7
			       BROOME				    3	     11	      3.7
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		   45	    257	      5.7
			       ALBANY				   20	    143	      7.2
			       CLINTON				    1	      4	      4.0
			       COLUMBIA				   18	     90	      5.0
			       DELAWARE				    3	      7	      2.3
			       FULTON				    1	      4	      4.0
			       OTSEGO				    1	      1	      1.0
			       SCHENECTADY			    1	      8	      8.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			   96	    547	      5.7
			       DUTCHESS				    2	     22	     11.0
			       ORANGE				    2	      2	      1.0
			       PUTNAM				    6	     21	      3.5
			       ROCKLAND				   28	    180	      6.4
			       SULLIVAN				    6	     20	      3.3
			       WESTCHESTER			   52	    302	      5.8
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			63127	 379927	      6.0
			       BRONX				  950	   5151	      5.4
			       KINGS				 7443	  49935	      6.7
			       NEW YORK				 1856	  10716	      5.8
			       QUEENS				 1133	   7330	      6.5
			       RICHMOND				51745	 306795	      5.9
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			  300	   2383	      7.9
			       NASSAU				  214	   1992	      9.3
			       SUFFOLK				   86	    391	      4.5
			     OTHER				 2912	  13073	      4.5
			       UNKNOWN				 2215	   9777	      4.4
			       OUT OF STATE			  697	   3296	      4.7
 NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA	     TOTAL			       332974	2141246	      6.4
   NASSAU		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		    6	     17	      2.8
			       CATTARAUGUS			    1	      2	      2.0
			       ERIE				    3	      5	      1.7
			       ORLEANS				    2	     10	      5.0
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			   11	     62	      5.6
			       CHEMUNG				    3	     33	     11.0
			       MONROE				    6	     16	      2.7
			       SENECA				    1	      3	      3.0
			       WAYNE				    1	     10	     10.0
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		   14	     90	      6.4
			       CORTLAND				    2	     20	     10.0
			       HERKIMER				    1	      8	      8.0
			       LEWIS				    4	     30	      7.5
			       MADISON				    1	     11	     11.0
			       ONEIDA				    1	      3	      3.0
			       ONONDAGA				    1	      4	      4.0
			       OSWEGO				    2	     11	      5.5
			       ST. LAWRENCE			    1	      2	      2.0
			       TOMPKINS				    1	      1	      1.0
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    4	     13	      3.3
 TABLE 19 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 44
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   NASSAU(cont)		       BROOME				    1	      2	      2.0
			       TIOGA				    3	     11	      3.7
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		   50	    261	      5.2
			       ALBANY				    6	     20	      3.3
			       COLUMBIA				    2	      4	      2.0
			       DELAWARE				   18	    141	      7.8
			       ESSEX				    1	      3	      3.0
			       FRANKLIN				    2	      9	      4.5
			       GREENE				    6	     38	      6.3
			       HAMILTON				    1	      5	      5.0
			       MONTGOMERY			    1	      1	      1.0
			       OTSEGO				    5	     11	      2.2
			       SARATOGA				    5	     18	      3.6
			       SCHENECTADY			    2	     10	      5.0
			       WARREN				    1	      1	      1.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			  371	   2250	      6.1
			       DUTCHESS				   25	    191	      7.6
			       ORANGE				   31	    170	      5.5
			       PUTNAM				   24	    166	      6.9
			       ROCKLAND				   40	    157	      3.9
			       SULLIVAN				   14	    121	      8.6
			       ULSTER				   20	    114	      5.7
			       WESTCHESTER			  217	   1331	      6.1
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			32064	 216597	      6.8
			       BRONX				  473	   4067	      8.6
			       KINGS				 2458	  18243	      7.4
			       NEW YORK				  680	   3610	      5.3
			       QUEENS				28309	 189901	      6.7
			       RICHMOND				  144	    776	      5.4
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA		       154050	1009655	      6.6
			       NASSAU			       137073	 911413	      6.6
			       SUFFOLK				16977	  98242	      5.8
			     OTHER				 3007	  19374	      6.4
			       UNKNOWN				 2588	  16698	      6.5
			       OUT OF STATE			  419	   2676	      6.4
   SUFFOLK		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		    7	     20	      2.9
			       CHAUTAUQUA			    1	      3	      3.0
			       ERIE				    2	      3	      1.5
			       GENESEE				    1	      5	      5.0
			       NIAGARA				    1	      2	      2.0
			       ORLEANS				    2	      7	      3.5
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			    6	     23	      3.8
			       CHEMUNG				    1	      3	      3.0
			       MONROE				    3	     13	      4.3
			       STEUBEN				    1	      4	      4.0
			       YATES				    1	      3	      3.0
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		   12	     75	      6.3
			       CAYUGA				    1	      4	      4.0
			       CORTLAND				    4	     37	      9.3
			       JEFFERSON			    1	     19	     19.0
			       ONEIDA				    2	      3	      1.5
			       ONONDAGA				    3	     10	      3.3
			       TOMPKINS				    1	      2	      2.0
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    2	      3	      1.5
 TABLE 19 - 1997 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 45
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
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   SUFFOLK(cont)	       BROOME				    2	      3	      1.5
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		   22	    139	      6.3
			       ALBANY				    5	     43	      8.6
			       COLUMBIA				    4	     32	      8.0
			       DELAWARE				    1	      2	      2.0
			       GREENE				    2	     11	      5.5
			       HAMILTON				    1	      1	      1.0
			       MONTGOMERY			    1	      1	      1.0
			       OTSEGO				    3	      9	      3.0
			       SARATOGA				    1	      3	      3.0
			       SCHENECTADY			    2	     33	     16.5
			       SCHOHARIE			    2	      4	      2.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			   63	    413	      6.6
			       DUTCHESS				    1	      3	      3.0
			       ORANGE				    2	     11	      5.5
			       PUTNAM				   11	     57	      5.2
			       ROCKLAND				    2	     32	     16.0
			       SULLIVAN				    3	     11	      3.7
			       ULSTER				    5	     91	     18.2
			       WESTCHESTER			   39	    208	      5.3
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			 1393	  11557	      8.3
			       BRONX				   98	    704	      7.2
			       KINGS				  274	   2075	      7.6
			       NEW YORK				  136	    699	      5.1
			       QUEENS				  861	   7930	      9.2
			       RICHMOND				   24	    149	      6.2
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA		       133836	 837898	      6.3
			       NASSAU				 3815	  30666	      8.0
			       SUFFOLK			       130021	 807232	      6.2
			     OTHER				 8056	  42799	      5.3
			       UNKNOWN				 7293	  38049	      5.2
			       OUT OF STATE			  763	   4750	      6.2
 TOTAL			     TOTAL			      2431215  16079378	      6.6