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TABLE 9(I) - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY									   1	    
	     BY COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION AND HOSPITAL BY EXPECTED PRIMARY SOURCE OF REIMBURSEMENT					    
																	    
									  EXPECTED PRIMARY SOURCE OF REIMBURSEMENT			    
							    SELF    WORKS			BLUE	OTHER		     NO		    
 COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION/HOSPITAL		  TOTAL	     PAY     COMP MEDICARE MEDICAID    CROSS	 GOVT COMMERCL	 CHARGE		    
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 ALBANY						  53822	    1483      524    19290     5241	5528	   34	  2433	      9		    
						    5.9	     3.4      4.3      7.9	6.6	 5.0	  3.3	   4.7	    2.7		    
   ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY	  25796	     710      234     7239     3716	2967	    8	  1291	      0		    
						    6.5	     4.4      5.0      8.8	7.6	 5.3	  3.4	   5.3			    
   ALBANY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ALBANY		   4808	     102       95     2884	165	 543	    0	   208	      9		    
						    5.2	     2.5      3.7      5.8	5.9	 4.3		   3.7	    2.7		    
   CHILDS HOSPITAL-ALBANY			     38	      12	0	 9	  1	   4	    0	     6	      0		    
						    2.4	     2.3	       2.6	2.0	 2.5		   2.5			    
   EDDY COHOES REHABILITATION CENTER-COHOES	    635	       1	6      510	  8	  18	    0	     2	      0		    
						   15.9	     6.0      9.3     16.2     15.0	16.6		  11.5			    
   ST PETERS HOSPITAL-ALBANY			  22545	     658      189     8648     1351	1996	   26	   926	      0		    
						    5.2	     2.6      3.6      7.3	4.0	 4.5	  3.3	   4.0			    
																	    
 ALLEGANY					   3455	     152       21     1711	678	 434	    7	   444	      0		    
						    4.3	     2.7      2.4      5.8	2.8	 3.1	  3.4	   3.0			    
   CUBA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-CUBA			    288	       3	0      251	  8	   8	    0	    18	      0		    
						   10.6	    11.7	      11.0	5.3	 6.8		   9.4			    
   JONES MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-WELLSVILLE		   3167	     149       21     1460	670	 426	    7	   426	      0		    
						    3.8	     2.5      2.4      4.9	2.8	 3.0	  3.4	   2.8			    
																	    
 BROOME						  30736	    1360      217    13043     3926	4797	    0	  2278	      0		    
						    6.3	     5.0      4.9      8.2	5.5	 4.3		   4.6			    
   BINGHAMTON GEN HOSP (UHS)-BINGHAMTON		   6101	     537       76     2716     1052	 540	    0	   339	      0		    
						    9.6	     6.8      5.4     11.2	9.9	 7.1		   7.9			    
   OUR LADY OF LOURDES MEM HOSP-BINGHAMTON	  10238	     247       59     5286     1316	1716	    0	   845	      0		    
						    5.6	     4.1      5.5      7.5	3.2	 3.6		   4.0			    
   WILSON HOSPITAL (UHS)-JOHNSON CITY		  14397	     576       82     5041     1558	2541	    0	  1094	      0		    
						    5.3	     3.6      4.1      7.4	4.5	 4.2		   4.0			    
																	    
 CATTARAUGUS					   9051	     404       36     4235     1549	 517	    0	  1769	      0		    
						    5.6	     3.9      3.1      6.9	6.4	 4.2		   3.4			    
   OLEAN GENERAL HOSPITAL (MAIN)-OLEAN		   7158	     306       32     3503     1009	 442	    0	  1627	      0		    
						    5.0	     3.3      3.1      6.8	3.2	 4.1		   3.3			    
   OLEAN GENERAL HOSPITAL (WEST)-OLEAN		    482	      59	1      133	182	  18	    0	    78	      0		    
						    7.5	     4.3     10.0     12.9	5.7	 4.6		   5.1			    
   TRI-COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-GOWANDA		   1411	      39	3      599	358	  57	    0	    64	      0		    
						    8.0	     7.8      1.7      6.2     15.7	 4.6		   5.1			    
																	    
 CAYUGA						   7990	     284      117     3905     1201	1456	    0	   661	      0		    
						    5.8	     3.6      3.9      8.2	4.2	 3.3		   3.3			    
   AUBURN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-AUBURN		   7990	     284      117     3905     1201	1456	    0	   661	      0		    
						    5.8	     3.6      3.9      8.2	4.2	 3.3		   3.3			    
																	    
 CHAUTAUQUA					  16204	     774      140     7609     2248	2229	    2	  2200	      0		    
						    6.9	     5.0      4.8      9.0	5.6	 4.4	  3.0	   5.2			    
   BROOKS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-DUNKIRK		   3376	     103       43     1433	470	 245	    2	   201	      0		    
						    5.5	     2.4      5.0      8.4	2.9	 3.1	  3.0	   3.0			    
   LAKE SHORE HOSPITAL-IRVING			   1621	      74       19      841	147	  68	    0	   460	      0		    
						    7.3	     5.3      1.9      9.2	6.7	 4.6		   4.8			    
   WESTFIELD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-WESTFIELD	    881	      58	3      370	139	 112	    0	   194	      0		    
						    3.5	     2.0      3.7      4.7	2.5	 2.7		   2.7			    
   WOMANS CHRISTIAN ASSN-JAMESTOWN		  10326	     539       75     4965     1492	1804	    0	  1345	      0		    
						    7.6	     5.8      5.3      9.5	6.7	 4.6		   6.0			    
TABLE 9(I) - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY									   2	    
	     BY COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION AND HOSPITAL BY EXPECTED PRIMARY SOURCE OF REIMBURSEMENT					    
																	    
									  EXPECTED PRIMARY SOURCE OF REIMBURSEMENT			    
							    SELF    WORKS			BLUE	OTHER		     NO		    
 COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION/HOSPITAL		  TOTAL	     PAY     COMP MEDICARE MEDICAID    CROSS	 GOVT COMMERCL	 CHARGE		    
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 CHEMUNG					  13790	     548      173     5623     2259	2342	    1	  1915	      0		    
						    7.0	     7.8      4.2      9.4	6.7	 4.5	  1.0	   4.9			    
   ARNOT OGDEN MEDICAL CENTER-ELMIRA		   8565	     120      120     2854     1507	1759	    1	  1335	      0		    
						    5.5	     3.8      4.4      8.1	4.8	 3.8	  1.0	   3.9			    
   ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL-ELMIRA			   5225	     428       53     2769	752	 583	    0	   580	      0		    
						    9.5	     8.9      3.7     10.6     10.4	 6.5		   7.2			    
																	    
 CHENANGO					   2383	     148       39     1085	407	 206	    0	   227	      0		    
						    4.2	     3.0      3.5      5.7	2.8	 3.0		   3.4			    
   CHENANGO MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-NORWICH		   2383	     148       39     1085	407	 206	    0	   227	      0		    
						    4.2	     3.0      3.5      5.7	2.8	 3.0		   3.4			    
																	    
 CLINTON					  10486	     470	0     4722     1649	2179	    0	   664	      0		    
						    6.3	     3.8	       8.8	4.9	 3.8		   4.6			    
   CHAMPLAIN VALLEY PHYS HOSP-PLATTSBURGH	  10486	     470	0     4722     1649	2179	    0	   664	      0		    
						    6.3	     3.8	       8.8	4.9	 3.8		   4.6			    
																	    
 COLUMBIA					   6026	     372       34     2780	441	 582	    0	   278	      0		    
						    5.7	     3.8      4.7      7.6	6.0	 3.9		   3.9			    
   COLUMBIA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-HUDSON		   6026	     372       34     2780	441	 582	    0	   278	      0		    
						    5.7	     3.8      4.7      7.6	6.0	 3.9		   3.9			    
																	    
 CORTLAND					   6008	     286       21     2409     1150	1121	    0	   562	      0		    
						    5.2	     3.6      2.0      7.8	3.9	 3.2		   3.5			    
   CORTLAND MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-CORTLAND		   6008	     286       21     2409     1150	1121	    0	   562	      0		    
						    5.2	     3.6      2.0      7.8	3.9	 3.2		   3.5			    
																	    
 DELAWARE					   3881	     323       12     1767	516	 347	    4	   563	      0		    
						    4.6	     2.7      6.7      5.6	5.7	 2.8	  3.3	   3.2			    
   DELAWARE VALLEY HOSPITAL-WALTON		   1450	     217	6      545	271	 167	    0	   105	      0		    
						    4.8	     2.7      3.3      5.5	8.1	 2.9		   3.1			    
   MARGARETVILLE MEM HOSP-MARGARETVILLE		    610	      32	0      359	 28	  36	    0	   155	      0		    
						    4.6	     2.3	       5.6	3.3	 2.5		   3.5			    
   O'CONNOR HOSPITAL-DELHI			    416	       7	1      297	 13	  33	    0	    60	      0		    
						    5.1	     2.1     40.0      5.6	3.0	 2.7		   3.7			    
   THE HOSPITAL-SIDNEY				   1405	      67	5      566	204	 111	    4	   243	      0		    
						    4.3	     2.8      4.0      5.6	3.1	 2.7	  3.3	   2.9			    
																	    
 DUTCHESS					  28308	     269       82    10081     4231	2782	    0	  4018	     29		    
						    6.0	     2.8      3.4      8.0	8.1	 4.3		   4.3	    3.5		    
   NORTHERN DUTCHESS HOSPITAL-RHINEBECK		   3042	      97       23     1022	159	 397	    0	   203	     29		    
						    4.9	     3.1      3.8      7.9	3.9	 3.4		   3.5	    3.5		    
   ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL-BEACON			   1968	       0	0      140     1399	  31	    0	   125	      0		    
						   11.5			      14.7     13.2	 4.2		   6.2			    
   ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL-POUGHKEEPSIE		   7832	       0	0     3634	721	 656	    0	  2348	      0		    
						    7.4			       9.3	9.2	 5.5		   4.7			    
   VASSAR BROTHERS HOSPITAL-POUGHKEEPSIE	  15466	     172       59     5285     1952	1698	    0	  1342	      0		    
						    4.8	     2.7      3.2      6.9	4.4	 4.1		   3.5			    
																	    
 ERIE						 132397	    4525     1562    44084    16050	9881	  532	  5515	      0		    
						    6.1	     4.2      4.0      8.4	7.0	 4.3	  7.2	   4.9			    
TABLE 9(I) - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY									   3	    
	     BY COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION AND HOSPITAL BY EXPECTED PRIMARY SOURCE OF REIMBURSEMENT					    
																	    
									  EXPECTED PRIMARY SOURCE OF REIMBURSEMENT			    
							    SELF    WORKS			BLUE	OTHER		     NO		    
 COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION/HOSPITAL		  TOTAL	     PAY     COMP MEDICARE MEDICAID    CROSS	 GOVT COMMERCL	 CHARGE		    
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   BERTRAND CHAFFEE HOSPITAL-SPRINGVILLE	   2364	      96	9      816	289	 132	    0	   199	      0		    
						    3.8	     2.5      5.3      5.7	2.2	 2.7		   3.3			    
   BUFFALO GENERAL HOSPITAL-BUFFALO		  25807	     777      539     9147     2704	1322	    0	   656	      0		    
						    6.5	     4.7      3.8      8.4	7.9	 5.7		   5.7			    
   CHILDRENS HOSPITAL-BUFFALO			  12923	    1034	2	74     3068	 581	    0	   718	      0		    
						    4.9	     4.1      2.5      4.2	5.8	 4.7		   6.0			    
   COLUMBUS COMM HEALTHCARE CTR-BUFFALO		    844	     197	1	63	556	   4	    0	     2	      0		    
						    4.6	     4.5      7.0      4.9	4.6	 4.0		   4.5			    
   ERIE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER-BUFFALO		  13003	     693      242     4183     3921	 449	   51	   855	      0		    
						    9.2	     5.5      6.9     10.5	9.9	 7.8	  6.7	   6.6			    
   KENMORE MERCY HOSPITAL-KENMORE		   6824	     173       55     4036	128	 313	    0	   159	      0		    
						    6.7	     2.7      4.8      7.8	5.4	 4.9		   5.4			    
   MERCY HOSPITAL-BUFFALO			  15835	     423      124     5282     1139	 826	    0	   618	      0		    
						    5.3	     2.8      3.5      8.5	4.3	 3.6		   3.3			    
   MILLARD FILLMORE HOSPITAL-BUFFALO		  10070	       0      160     4797	791	1396	    0	   350	      0		    
						    6.5		      2.6      7.9	5.7	 5.1		   5.3			    
   MILLARD FILLMORE SUBURBAN HOSP-AMHERST	  14421	       0      123     4293	427	3074	    0	   697	      0		    
						    4.0		      3.3      6.3	3.1	 2.8		   3.6			    
   OUR LADY OF VICTORY HOSP-LACKAWANNA		   4776	      33      124     2812	130	 222	    0	    72	      0		    
						    8.3	     2.9      3.3      9.8     12.0	 4.9		   5.3			    
   ROSWELL PARK CANCER INST-BUFFALO		   3774	      83	0     1234	327	 501	    7	   370	      0		    
						    6.6	     5.5	       7.0	6.7	 6.4	 13.1	   6.3			    
   SHEEHAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-BUFFALO		   3134	     269       15      686     1344	  98	   12	    44	      0		    
						    7.7	     6.4      3.1      8.5	8.3	 4.5	  3.3	   4.6			    
   SISTERS OF CHARITY HOSPITAL-BUFFALO		  12996	     663       64     3320     1121	 734	  462	   586	      0		    
						    5.1	     2.7      3.8     10.1	3.6	 3.6	  7.2	   3.3			    
   ST JOSEPH HOSPITAL-CHEEKTOWAGA		   5626	      84      104     3341	105	 229	    0	   189	      0		    
						    6.4	     3.0      3.0      7.6	6.5	 4.2		   3.5			    
																	    
 ESSEX						    724	      27	2      546	 52	  61	    1	    16	      0		    
						    3.3	     1.9      3.0      3.6	2.8	 1.7	  7.0	   2.4			    
   ELIZABETHTOWN COMM HOSP-ELIZABETHTOWN	    265	       3	2      226	  9	  12	    0	     4	      0		    
						    3.0	     3.3      3.0      3.1	3.0	 1.8		   2.0			    
   MOSES-LUDINGTON HOSPITAL-TICONDEROGA		    459	      24	0      320	 43	  49	    1	    12	      0		    
						    3.4	     1.8	       3.9	2.8	 1.7	  7.0	   2.5			    
																	    
 FRANKLIN					   6613	     476       65     3176	703	1069	    2	   784	      0		    
						    4.6	     2.8      3.0      6.1	3.5	 3.2	  4.5	   3.5			    
   ADIRONDACK MEDICAL CENTER-SARANAC LAKE	   2957	     247       34     1478	234	 459	    0	   404	      0		    
						    4.9	     2.9      3.2      6.3	4.0	 3.3		   4.0			    
   ALICE HYDE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-MALONE		   3656	     229       31     1698	469	 610	    2	   380	      0		    
						    4.4	     2.7      2.8      6.0	3.2	 3.1	  4.5	   3.0			    
																	    
 FULTON						   4549	     189	0     2068     1000	 523	    0	   769	      0		    
						    4.3	     3.2	       5.8	3.0	 3.0		   3.1			    
   NATHAN LITTAUER HOSPITAL-GLOVERSVILLE	   4549	     189	0     2068     1000	 523	    0	   769	      0		    
						    4.3	     3.2	       5.8	3.0	 3.0		   3.1			    
																	    
 GENESEE					   5764	     211       35     2671	777	 573	    0	   167	      0		    
						    6.8	     7.2      3.5      8.8	7.8	 4.1		   3.5			    
   GENESEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-BATAVIA		   3416	      40       27     1465	346	 292	    0	   125	      0		    
						    5.6	     3.8      3.9      8.7	2.5	 3.6		   3.2			    
TABLE 9(I) - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY									   4	    
	     BY COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION AND HOSPITAL BY EXPECTED PRIMARY SOURCE OF REIMBURSEMENT					    
																	    
									  EXPECTED PRIMARY SOURCE OF REIMBURSEMENT			    
							    SELF    WORKS			BLUE	OTHER		     NO		    
 COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION/HOSPITAL		  TOTAL	     PAY     COMP MEDICARE MEDICAID    CROSS	 GOVT COMMERCL	 CHARGE		    
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   ST JEROME HOSPITAL-BATAVIA			   2348	     171	8     1206	431	 281	    0	    42	      0		    
						    8.5	     8.1      2.1      8.9     12.0	 4.6		   4.5			    
																	    
 HERKIMER					   3863	     115       25     2110	484	 353	    0	   263	      0		    
						    5.7	     2.8      3.5      8.0	3.4	 2.9		   2.8			    
   LITTLE FALLS HOSPITAL-LITTLE FALLS		   3863	     115       25     2110	484	 353	    0	   263	      0		    
						    5.7	     2.8      3.5      8.0	3.4	 2.9		   2.8			    
																	    
 JEFFERSON					  14035	     563       72     4744     2450	1518	   50	  3181	      0		    
						    5.0	     4.6      4.6      7.0	5.1	 3.7	  2.9	   3.5			    
   CARTHAGE AREA HOSPITAL-CARTHAGE		   2156	      70	8      849	255	 239	    0	   411	      0		    
						    3.7	     2.6      2.5      5.2	3.0	 2.8		   2.8			    
   EDWARD JOHN NOBLE HOSP-ALEXANDRIA BAY	    363	      14	0      275	 10	  17	    0	    44	      0		    
						    5.3	     2.6	       6.0	2.6	 3.4		   3.1			    
   SAMARITAN MEDICAL CENTER-WATERTOWN		  11516	     479       64     3620     2185	1262	   50	  2726	      0		    
						    5.2	     4.9      4.8      7.5	5.3	 3.9	  2.9	   3.6			    
																	    
 LEWIS						   2218	     142       15      913	389	 326	    0	   376	      0		    
						    3.3	     2.7      5.5      4.5	2.5	 2.6		   2.4			    
   LEWIS COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL-LOWVILLE	   2218	     142       15      913	389	 326	    0	   376	      0		    
						    3.3	     2.7      5.5      4.5	2.5	 2.6		   2.4			    
																	    
 LIVINGSTON					   2378	      53	8     1132	305	 196	    0	    41	      5		    
						    4.1	     3.2      3.0      5.3	2.9	 2.8		   2.9	    3.4		    
   N H NOYES MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-DANSVILLE	   2378	      53	8     1132	305	 196	    0	    41	      5		    
						    4.1	     3.2      3.0      5.3	2.9	 2.8		   2.9	    3.4		    
																	    
 MADISON					   6324	     250       37     2434	944	 803	    0	   852	      0		    
						    4.2	     3.0      4.1      6.2	3.0	 3.0		   3.1			    
   COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-HAMILTON		   2414	     117       18      915	399	 244	    0	   246	      0		    
						    4.0	     2.6      4.4      5.8	3.0	 2.8		   3.3			    
   ONEIDA HEALTHCARE CTR-ONEIDA			   3910	     133       19     1519	545	 559	    0	   606	      0		    
						    4.4	     3.4      3.8      6.4	3.0	 3.1		   3.0			    
																	    
 MONROE						  95616	    3533      948    30789    10781    10637	    0	  2480	      0		    
						    6.2	     4.8      4.0      8.2	7.3	 4.6		   5.4			    
   GENESEE HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER			  14605	     602      160     4016     1367	5509	    0	   272	      0		    
						    6.3	     5.4      3.4      9.4	9.1	 4.1		   4.3			    
   HIGHLAND HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER			   8294	     464      104     1720	763	 407	    0	   138	      0		    
						    4.2	     3.2      2.2      6.9	4.4	 3.7		   3.2			    
   LAKESIDE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-BROCKPORT		   2974	     157       13     1098	217	1015	    0	    97	      0		    
						    6.1	     2.9      3.2      9.9	3.6	 3.5		   3.6			    
   PARK RIDGE HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		   8636	     289       72     4077	802	 277	    0	   117	      0		    
						    7.6	     8.9      2.8      8.0     11.7	 6.8		   6.0			    
   ROCHESTER GENERAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		  25074	    1294      183    10368     2040	 995	    0	   593	      0		    
						    5.8	     4.1      3.5      7.9	6.0	 4.6		   4.8			    
   ST MARYS HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER			   4781	     468       37     1589	805	 165	    0	    37	      0		    
						    8.0	     5.6     20.5      9.5     10.9	 6.9		   7.0			    
   STRONG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		  31252	     259      379     7921     4787	2269	    0	  1226	      0		    
						    6.4	     4.2      3.8      8.1	6.7	 6.1		   6.2			    
																	    
 MONTGOMERY					   7683	     384       39     3575     1419	 454	   12	   320	      0		    
						    5.4	     3.1      2.5      6.8	5.8	 3.5	  3.2	   3.4			    
TABLE 9(I) - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY									   5	    
	     BY COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION AND HOSPITAL BY EXPECTED PRIMARY SOURCE OF REIMBURSEMENT					    
																	    
									  EXPECTED PRIMARY SOURCE OF REIMBURSEMENT			    
							    SELF    WORKS			BLUE	OTHER		     NO		    
 COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION/HOSPITAL		  TOTAL	     PAY     COMP MEDICARE MEDICAID    CROSS	 GOVT COMMERCL	 CHARGE		    
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   AMSTERDAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-AMSTERDAM	   2212	      57       20     1413	143	 103	    0	   121	      0		    
						    5.5	     2.5      2.0      6.7	3.4	 3.7		   3.7			    
   ST MARYS HOSPITAL-AMSTERDAM			   5471	     327       19     2162     1276	 351	   12	   199	      0		    
						    5.3	     3.2      3.1      6.9	6.0	 3.4	  3.2	   3.2			    
																	    
 NASSAU						 194789	    4662     1147    62910    18852    20762	   32	 51720	     77		    
						    6.4	     4.0      5.2      9.0	6.7	 4.6	  6.8	   4.6	    5.4		    
   FRANKLIN HOSPITAL MED CTR-VALLEY STREAM	   9206	     545	0     3603	653	 814	    0	  3591	      0		    
						    7.1	     4.2	       9.8	6.6	 4.5		   5.4			    
   ISLAND MEDICAL CENTER-HEMPSTEAD		   4310	     353	4     2003     1442	 122	   11	   363	      7		    
						   10.1	     5.3     12.8     12.8	8.6	 7.1	  5.6	   7.0	    7.9		    
   LONG BEACH MEDICAL CENTER-LONG BEACH		   5139	     260       16     3339	418	 217	    0	    64	     70		    
						    9.7	     5.5      6.0     11.1	9.8	 6.2		   6.9	    5.2		    
   MASSAPEQUA GENERAL HOSPITAL-SEAFORD		   4088	      85       23     1858	 81	 468	    0	   264	      0		    
						    5.5	     3.4      5.9      6.8	6.7	 4.0		   3.9			    
   MERCY MEDICAL CENTER-ROCKVILLE CENTRE	  15916	     613      107     5197     1112	1412	    0	  1071	      0		    
						    6.8	     4.2      3.1     10.7	6.3	 4.7		   4.3			    
   MID-ISLAND HOSPITAL-BETHPAGE			   6185	     171       40     1871	156	 849	    0	  2504	      0		    
						    4.8	     3.9      5.2      6.9	8.2	 3.4		   3.3			    
   N SHORE UNIV HOSP AT PLAINVIEW-PLAINVIEW	  14271	     224       70     3718	201	1448	    0	  8367	      0		    
						    5.1	     3.5      4.4      7.7	5.9	 3.7		   4.2			    
   N SHORE UNIV HOSP AT SYOSSET-SYOSSET		   1991	      51       42      357	 32	 184	    0	  1240	      0		    
						    4.3	     2.8      2.2      8.2	8.4	 2.7		   3.3			    
   N SHORE UNIV HOSP-MANHASSET			  43503	     861      231    11250     1735	5909	    0	 21313	      0		    
						    5.5	     3.0      5.2      7.3	7.8	 4.6		   4.6			    
   NASSAU COUNTY MEDICAL CTR-EAST MEADOW	  20338	     528      179     3617     9973	 739	   21	   347	      0		    
						    6.8	     3.6      7.7      9.9	6.3	 6.0	  7.3	   5.7			    
   NORTH SHORE UNIVERSITY HOSP-GLEN COVE	   9876	     210      112     3381	473	1009	    0	  3426	      0		    
						    7.7	     4.6      5.2      8.7	7.5	 6.0		   6.4			    
   SOUTH NASSAU COMMUNITY HOSP-OCEANSIDE	  13674	     167      115     5998     1094	1817	    0	  2386	      0		    
						    7.5	     4.0      5.9     10.2	6.5	 4.7		   4.4			    
   ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL-ROSLYN			  15148	     192       36     8540	150	1393	    0	  1475	      0		    
						    7.5	     5.5      5.4      8.8	7.6	 5.1		   4.8			    
   WINTHROP-UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL-MINEOLA		  31144	     402      172     8178     1332	4381	    0	  5309	      0		    
						    5.7	     4.0      4.4      9.0	5.1	 4.5		   4.2			    
																	    
 NIAGARA					  22282	     703      225    10249     2597	1687	    0	  1330	      0		    
						    6.6	     3.4      3.7      8.7	7.7	 3.7		   3.7			    
   DEGRAFF MEMORIAL HOSP-NORTH TONAWANDA	   3334	      57       37     2086	 79	 107	    0	    61	      0		    
						    6.4	     3.5      3.7      7.5	6.8	 4.9		   4.2			    
   INTER-COMMUNITY MEM HOSP-NEWFANE		   2416	      82       34     1217	241	 273	    0	   360	      0		    
						    4.9	     2.4      3.7      6.6	3.8	 3.1		   3.1			    
   LOCKPORT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-LOCKPORT		   4882	      99       61     2039	435	 293	    0	   332	      0		    
						    6.3	     3.7      3.7      8.1     12.4	 4.0		   3.5			    
   MOUNT ST MARYS HOSPITAL-LEWISTON		   5546	     110       35     2533	553	 512	    0	   226	      0		    
						    6.8	     4.8      3.5      8.6	9.7	 3.9		   3.8			    
   NIAGARA FALLS MEM MED CTR-NIAGARA FALLS	   6104	     355       58     2374     1289	 502	    0	   351	      0		    
						    7.3	     3.2      4.0     11.3	6.1	 3.4		   4.4			    
																	    
 ONEIDA						  31864	     997      188    15395     4330	3302	    9	  2641	      0		    
						    5.9	     4.2      3.9      7.7	4.8	 4.0	 11.8	   4.0			    
   FAXTON HOSPITAL-UTICA			   5322	      92       32     3586	289	 626	    7	   300	      0		    
						    7.1	     3.3      3.7      7.9	7.5	 4.9	 13.7	   5.7			    
TABLE 9(I) - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY									   6	    
	     BY COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION AND HOSPITAL BY EXPECTED PRIMARY SOURCE OF REIMBURSEMENT					    
																	    
									  EXPECTED PRIMARY SOURCE OF REIMBURSEMENT			    
							    SELF    WORKS			BLUE	OTHER		     NO		    
 COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION/HOSPITAL		  TOTAL	     PAY     COMP MEDICARE MEDICAID    CROSS	 GOVT COMMERCL	 CHARGE		    
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   ROME MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ROME			   5654	     144       12     2599	882	 683	    2	   686	      0		    
						    5.1	     3.2      4.1      7.2	3.4	 3.2	  5.0	   3.3			    
   ST ELIZABETH MEDICAL CTR-UTICA		   8012	     344       72     4244     1007	 610	    0	   548	      0		    
						    6.0	     5.0      3.9      6.9	6.3	 4.5		   4.6			    
   ST LUKES MEMORIAL HOSP CTR-NEW HARTFORD	  12876	     417       72     4966     2152	1383	    0	  1107	      0		    
						    5.6	     4.0      4.0      8.6	4.3	 3.8		   3.6			    
																	    
 ONONDAGA					  72800	    3029     1072    27746     8811    10644	  278	  8686	      0		    
						    5.8	     4.7      3.9      7.5	5.4	 4.5	  8.1	   4.4			    
   COMMUNITY-GENERAL HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE		  11773	     395      217     5044	820	1960	    0	  1479	      0		    
						    5.4	     4.3      2.7      7.6	4.3	 3.7		   3.5			    
   CROUSE HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE			  25268	    1225      240     8005     3204	3763	  156	  3356	      0		    
						    5.1	     3.8      3.5      6.7	5.2	 4.4	  7.9	   4.2			    
   ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	  21949	     552      275     9952     2659	3046	   38	  2550	      0		    
						    5.6	     4.9      3.1      7.2	4.5	 4.1	  4.1	   4.3			    
   UNIVERSITY HOSP/SUNY HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	  13810	     857      340     4745     2128	1875	   84	  1301	      0		    
						    7.5	     6.1      5.5      9.3	7.1	 6.1	 10.1	   6.4			    
																	    
 ONTARIO					  12499	     555      150     5280     1112	2063	    4	   359	      0		    
						    5.4	     4.7      3.4      7.1	5.9	 3.7	  3.8	   4.1			    
   CLIFTON SPRINGS HOSP-CLIFTON SPRINGS		   2585	     123       23     1312	242	 143	    0	    93	      0		    
						    6.7	     9.2      4.4      6.2     13.0	 5.3		   6.1			    
   F F THOMPSON HOSPITAL-CANANDAIGUA		   4948	     231       64     1868	307	 418	    0	   130	      0		    
						    5.0	     3.8      3.3      7.3	3.9	 3.5		   3.8			    
   GENEVA GENERAL HOSPITAL-GENEVA		   4966	     201       63     2100	563	1502	    4	   136	      0		    
						    5.2	     2.9      3.2      7.4	3.9	 3.6	  3.8	   3.1			    
																	    
 ORANGE						  36048	    1366      382    14040     5662	3447	   24	  4400	      0		    
						    5.7	     4.8      4.4      8.2	4.7	 3.6	 17.3	   3.7			    
   ARDEN HILL HOSPITAL-GOSHEN			   7217	     526       82     2793	973	 677	    0	   823	      0		    
						    6.8	     6.6      5.2     10.0	7.2	 3.8		   4.2			    
   CORNWALL HOSPITAL-CORNWALL			   4146	     213       58     2136	313	 380	   24	   317	      0		    
						    7.4	     5.3      4.3      9.1	7.8	 4.5	 17.3	   5.2			    
   HORTON MEDICAL CENTER-MIDDLETOWN		  11505	     325       89     4185     1640	1587	    0	  1120	      0		    
						    5.1	     3.0      2.9      7.6	3.6	 3.4		   3.6			    
   MERCY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL-PORT JERVIS		   3442	     282       18     1545	481	 236	    0	   367	      0		    
						    5.8	     3.4      4.6      7.4	6.3	 3.5		   4.0			    
   ST ANTHONY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL-WARWICK	   2297	      19       13      856	 69	 340	    0	   373	      0		    
						    5.6	     2.1      8.2      9.0	6.1	 3.3		   3.4			    
   ST LUKES HOSPITAL-NEWBURGH			   7441	       1      122     2525     2186	 227	    0	  1400	      0		    
						    4.6	     3.0      4.7      6.9	3.5	 3.3		   3.3			    
																	    
 ORLEANS					   2478	     109	7     1315	268	 123	    0	    71	      0		    
						    5.1	     2.5      2.7      6.7	3.1	 3.4		   3.5			    
   MEDINA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-MEDINA		   2478	     109	7     1315	268	 123	    0	    71	      0		    
						    5.1	     2.5      2.7      6.7	3.1	 3.4		   3.5			    
																	    
 OSWEGO						   7483	     649       46     3248     1344	1343	    0	   493	      0		    
						    5.7	     4.3      3.8      8.1	4.3	 3.3		   3.6			    
   A L LEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-FULTON		   2185	      68       22     1459	144	 104	    0	   130	      0		    
						    6.2	     3.9      3.1      7.3	3.9	 4.4		   4.1			    
   OSWEGO HOSPITAL-OSWEGO			   5298	     581       24     1789     1200	1239	    0	   363	      0		    
						    5.5	     4.3      4.3      8.7	4.3	 3.2		   3.5			    
TABLE 9(I) - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY									   7	    
	     BY COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION AND HOSPITAL BY EXPECTED PRIMARY SOURCE OF REIMBURSEMENT					    
																	    
									  EXPECTED PRIMARY SOURCE OF REIMBURSEMENT			    
							    SELF    WORKS			BLUE	OTHER		     NO		    
 COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION/HOSPITAL		  TOTAL	     PAY     COMP MEDICARE MEDICAID    CROSS	 GOVT COMMERCL	 CHARGE		    
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 OTSEGO						  12612	     924      172     5770     1584	 930	    0	  2941	      0		    
						    5.1	     4.3      3.8      6.2	4.7	 3.9		   3.9			    
   A O FOX MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ONEONTA		   4351	     606       77     2025	489	 348	    0	   595	      0		    
						    5.7	     4.8      4.3      7.0	5.2	 3.8		   4.1			    
   MARY IMOGENE BASSETT HOSP-COOPERSTOWN	   8261	     318       95     3745     1095	 582	    0	  2346	      0		    
						    4.8	     3.5      3.4      5.8	4.5	 4.0		   3.8			    
																	    
 PUTNAM						   7048	     256       69     2438	412	 911	    0	   298	      0		    
						    5.6	     3.9      4.1      8.3	7.5	 3.8		   4.7			    
   PUTNAM HOSPITAL CENTER-CARMEL		   7048	     256       69     2438	412	 911	    0	   298	      0		    
						    5.6	     3.9      4.1      8.3	7.5	 3.8		   4.7			    
																	    
 RENSSELAER					  14075	     490       81     6436     1616	1125	    0	   752	      0		    
						    5.4	     3.9      3.1      6.6	6.8	 3.5		   4.6			    
   SAMARITAN HOSPITAL-TROY			   7763	     365       30     2566	972	 798	    0	   323	      0		    
						    4.7	     4.1      3.0      6.4	5.1	 3.1		   4.2			    
   SETON HLTH SYSTEM/ST MARYS CAMPUS-TROY	   6312	     125       51     3870	644	 327	    0	   429	      0		    
						    6.3	     3.3      3.2      6.7	9.4	 4.5		   5.0			    
																	    
 ROCKLAND					  28503	     963      134     9230     3314	2563	    2	  2505	     85		    
						    7.5	     5.2      7.2     11.5	9.7	 5.6	 30.0	   7.0	    3.2		    
   GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL-SUFFERN		  11602	     248       52     3445     1156	1016	    0	  1634	      0		    
						    6.1	     5.2      3.9      8.7	9.0	 4.9		   4.0			    
   HELEN HAYES HOSPITAL-WEST HAVERSTRAW		   1870	       4       20     1210	 89	 177	    0	   370	      0		    
						   20.4	    17.0     20.3     19.4     26.2	21.3		  22.0			    
   NYACK HOSPITAL-NYACK				  13428	     502       62     3921     1537	1343	    0	   338	     85		    
						    5.4	     4.1      5.7      8.0	7.0	 3.6		   3.8	    3.2		    
   SUMMIT PARK HOSPITAL-POMONA			   1603	     209	0      654	532	  27	    2	   163	      0		    
						   21.3	     7.7	      32.4     16.2	23.9	 30.0	   9.4			    
																	    
 ST. LAWRENCE					  13383	     909      131     5719     2490	1621	   60	  1784	      0		    
						    4.8	     3.3      3.7      6.0	5.2	 3.2	  3.9	   3.4			    
   CANTON-POTSDAM HOSPITAL-POTSDAM		   3614	     309       25     1314	711	 518	    0	   397	      0		    
						    5.3	     3.9      3.4      6.2	7.8	 3.3		   3.4			    
   CLIFTON-FINE HOSPITAL-STAR LAKE		    474	      13       13      297	 29	  73	    0	    32	      0		    
						    2.7	     2.1      3.9      3.0	2.2	 2.0		   2.1			    
   E J NOBLE HOSPITAL-GOUVERNEUR		   1475	      72       33      657	272	 203	    3	   234	      0		    
						    3.9	     2.3      4.4      5.3	2.8	 2.6	  2.7	   2.8			    
   HEPBURN MEDICAL CTR-OGDENSBURG		   4753	     235       35     2006	941	 533	   57	   655	      0		    
						    5.4	     3.7      4.0      6.9	5.2	 3.7	  3.9	   3.7			    
   MASSENA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-MASSENA		   3067	     280       25     1445	537	 294	    0	   466	      0		    
						    4.1	     2.7      2.5      5.5	3.0	 3.0		   3.1			    
																	    
 SARATOGA					   6707	     188       35     2530	597	 534	    5	   398	      0		    
						    5.2	     3.1      2.5      7.3	6.3	 4.0	  4.0	   3.2			    
   SARATOGA HOSPITAL-SARATOGA SPRINGS		   6707	     188       35     2530	597	 534	    5	   398	      0		    
						    5.2	     3.1      2.5      7.3	6.3	 4.0	  4.0	   3.2			    
																	    
 SCHENECTADY					  25310	     908      140    10477     1982	1761	    1	  4455	      0		    
						    5.9	     3.5      4.8      8.0	5.7	 4.0	 12.0	   3.5			    
   BELLEVUE WOMEN'S HOSPITAL-NISKAYUNA		   4537	      98	0	44	342	 754	    0	  3264	      0		    
						    2.5	     2.1	       2.8	2.3	 2.6		   2.6			    
TABLE 9(I) - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY									   8	    
	     BY COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION AND HOSPITAL BY EXPECTED PRIMARY SOURCE OF REIMBURSEMENT					    
																	    
									  EXPECTED PRIMARY SOURCE OF REIMBURSEMENT			    
							    SELF    WORKS			BLUE	OTHER		     NO		    
 COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION/HOSPITAL		  TOTAL	     PAY     COMP MEDICARE MEDICAID    CROSS	 GOVT COMMERCL	 CHARGE		    
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   ELLIS HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY			  11944	     406       57     5682	880	 352	    0	   930	      0		    
						    6.2	     4.5      3.5      7.3	7.2	 4.5		   5.3			    
   ST CLARES HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY		   7031	     404       55     3465	684	 570	    0	   179	      0		    
						    5.1	     2.9      2.9      6.8	3.8	 3.8		   3.8			    
   SUNNYVIEW HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY		   1798	       0       28     1286	 76	  85	    1	    82	      0		    
						   15.6		     11.3     14.5     21.3	15.4	 12.0	  20.4			    
																	    
 SCHOHARIE					    685	      17	4      525	 21	  38	    0	    72	      0		    
						    4.0	     2.9      5.3      4.3	3.4	 2.8		   2.9			    
   BASSETT HOSP OF SCHOHARIE CO-COBLESKILL	    685	      17	4      525	 21	  38	    0	    72	      0		    
						    4.0	     2.9      5.3      4.3	3.4	 2.8		   2.9			    
																	    
 SCHUYLER					   1559	     169	1      688	231	 259	    0	   205	      0		    
						    4.0	     2.5      3.0      5.9	2.6	 2.5		   2.6			    
   SCHUYLER HOSPITAL-MONTOUR FALLS		   1559	     169	1      688	231	 259	    0	   205	      0		    
						    4.0	     2.5      3.0      5.9	2.6	 2.5		   2.6			    
																	    
 STEUBEN					  12840	     690      101     5553     2213	1949	    0	  2067	     65		    
						    5.1	     3.6      3.4      6.5	5.2	 3.5		   3.7	    4.4		    
   CORNING HOSPITAL-CORNING			   5938	     300       55     2647	777	 942	    0	  1201	      0		    
						    4.7	     2.6      3.2      6.8	3.1	 2.9		   3.2			    
   IRA DAVENPORT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-BATH		   2067	     165       22     1103	336	 268	    0	   154	      0		    
						    4.1	     2.4      4.1      5.4	2.8	 2.7		   2.8			    
   ST JAMES MERCY HOSPITAL-HORNELL		   4835	     225       24     1803     1100	 739	    0	   712	     65		    
						    6.1	     5.7      3.1      6.8	7.3	 4.5		   4.7	    4.4		    
																	    
 SUFFOLK					 147296	    9438     1218    43661    14407    15501	   39	 17160	    115		    
						    6.2	     4.6      5.2      9.1	6.5	 4.3	  7.6	   4.4	    3.8		    
   BROOKHAVEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-PATCHOGUE	  12477	    1212      102     4430     1124	 877	    0	  1108	      0		    
						    6.4	     3.8      4.4      9.0	5.9	 4.5		   4.9			    
   BRUNSWICK HOSPITAL CENTER-AMITYVILLE		   4744	     324       49     2409	186	 251	    0	   825	      0		    
						    7.8	     4.4      3.9      9.6	6.9	 5.0		   5.5			    
   CENTRAL SUFFOLK HOSPITAL-RIVERHEAD		   4044	     286       23     2426	199	 197	    0	   458	      0		    
						    6.1	     4.7      2.7      7.2	5.3	 4.6		   4.2			    
   EASTERN LONG ISLAND HOSPITAL-GREENPORT	   2445	     302       12     1244	556	   1	    3	   314	     13		    
						    8.3	     4.9      3.9      8.2     12.5	 4.0	  6.0	   5.3	    3.3		    
   GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL-WEST ISLIP		  24708	    1094      196     5696     1281	3106	    0	  3414	      0		    
						    5.4	     4.7      3.5      8.9	4.9	 4.2		   3.7			    
   HUNTINGTON HOSPITAL-HUNTINGTON		  14104	     754      106     5552	721	1568	    0	  2062	      0		    
						    5.8	     4.8      5.3      8.4	5.7	 3.9		   4.2			    
   J T MATHER MEMORIAL HOSP-PORT JEFFERSON	   9511	     272       42     4028	356	1036	    0	  1188	      0		    
						    7.2	     5.9      7.0      8.8     10.1	 5.0		   5.4			    
   SOUTHAMPTON HOSPITAL-SOUTHAMPTON		   4786	     379       47     1405	438	 152	    0	   394	      0		    
						    4.5	     3.7      3.4      7.0	3.0	 3.0		   3.2			    
   SOUTHSIDE HOSPITAL-BAY SHORE			  16925	    1830      146     3841     3083	1342	    0	  1298	      0		    
						    6.3	     4.8      5.5     10.3	4.9	 4.7		   4.8			    
   ST CHARLES HOSPITAL-PORT JEFFERSON		  11346	     185      110     3576	638	1450	    0	  1500	      0		    
						    8.4	     6.8      7.8     13.5     18.5	 5.3		   4.5			    
   ST JOHNS EPIS HOSP AT COMM HOSP SMTHTWN-SM	   1458	     189	3      285	632	  86	    0	   108	      1		    
						    8.2	     6.6     24.3     13.2	7.2	 5.0		   9.0	    8.0		    
   ST JOHNS EPIS HOSP/SMTHTWN DIV-SMITHTOWN	  13798	    1927      173     3889	321	1807	    0	  1649	    101		    
						    6.0	     5.0      3.8     10.0     12.1	 3.7		   3.8	    3.9		    
TABLE 9(I) - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY									   9	    
	     BY COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION AND HOSPITAL BY EXPECTED PRIMARY SOURCE OF REIMBURSEMENT					    
																	    
									  EXPECTED PRIMARY SOURCE OF REIMBURSEMENT			    
							    SELF    WORKS			BLUE	OTHER		     NO		    
 COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION/HOSPITAL		  TOTAL	     PAY     COMP MEDICARE MEDICAID    CROSS	 GOVT COMMERCL	 CHARGE		    
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   UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL-STONY BROOK		  26950	     684      209     4880     4872	3628	   36	  2842	      0		    
						    5.3	     2.8      7.4      7.3	5.6	 4.2	  7.8	   4.4			    
																	    
 SULLIVAN					   7102	      50       60     2825     2302	 637	    0	   433	      1		    
						    5.3	     3.1      3.8      7.1	4.5	 3.3		   3.9	   18.0		    
   COMM GEN HOSP OF SULLIVAN CO-CALLICOON	    492	       4	0      347	 72	  32	    0	    13	      0		    
						    4.0	     2.5	       4.4	4.1	 2.8		   2.1			    
   COMM GEN HOSP OF SULLIVAN CO-HARRIS		   6610	      46       60     2478     2230	 605	    0	   420	      1		    
						    5.4	     3.2      3.8      7.5	4.5	 3.3		   3.9	   18.0		    
																	    
 TOMPKINS					   6719	     193       72     2736	987	 736	    2	  1394	      0		    
						    5.1	     4.7      4.9      6.8	4.3	 3.6	  3.5	   3.7			    
   CAYUGA MEDICAL CTR AT ITHACA-ITHACA		   6719	     193       72     2736	987	 736	    2	  1394	      0		    
						    5.1	     4.7      4.9      6.8	4.3	 3.6	  3.5	   3.7			    
																	    
 ULSTER						  14774	     730      107     5450     2546	1300	    0	  1036	      0		    
						    6.2	     4.0      6.1      8.4	6.2	 4.0		   4.9			    
   BENEDICTINE HOSPITAL-KINGSTON		   7569	     424       43     2372     1395	 709	    0	   573	      0		    
						    6.4	     4.3      7.8      9.7	6.2	 3.9		   5.0			    
   ELLENVILLE COMMUNITY HOSP-ELLENVILLE		   1129	     109	1      386	278	 115	    0	   174	      0		    
						    4.9	     3.7      1.0      6.2	4.6	 3.5		   5.3			    
   KINGSTON HOSPITAL-KINGSTON			   6076	     197       63     2692	873	 476	    0	   289	      0		    
						    6.3	     3.8      5.0      7.6	6.6	 4.3		   4.6			    
																	    
 WARREN						  14037	     637      158     5867     1427	2331	    2	   837	      0		    
						    5.5	     4.3      3.6      7.6	4.4	 3.8	  2.5	   3.7			    
   GLENS FALLS HOSPITAL-GLENS FALLS		  14037	     637      158     5867     1427	2331	    2	   837	      0		    
						    5.5	     4.3      3.6      7.6	4.4	 3.8	  2.5	   3.7			    
																	    
 WASHINGTON					   1119	      60       17      552	115	 108	    0	   260	      0		    
						    3.4	     3.5      3.1      4.0	2.8	 2.7		   2.7			    
   MARY MCCLELLAN HOSPITAL-CAMBRIDGE		   1119	      60       17      552	115	 108	    0	   260	      0		    
						    3.4	     3.5      3.1      4.0	2.8	 2.7		   2.7			    
																	    
 WAYNE						   4001	     255       18     1687	532	 193	    0	   216	      0		    
						    5.0	     3.7      3.3      6.8	3.7	 4.1		   4.2			    
   MYERS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL-SODUS		   1376	     140	6      545	158	  78	    0	    35	      0		    
						    4.3	     2.8      4.3      6.1	3.0	 3.6		   3.3			    
   NEWARK-WAYNE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL-NEWARK	   2625	     115       12     1142	374	 115	    0	   181	      0		    
						    5.3	     4.9      2.8      7.2	4.0	 4.5		   4.3			    
																	    
 WESTCHESTER					 138386	    4190     1027    43591    27044    10951	    1	 22151	      9		    
						    7.3	     4.7      5.3      9.4	9.3	 5.2	  5.0	   4.6	    4.2		    
   BLYTHEDALE CHILDRENS HOSPITAL-VALHALLA	    293	       2	0	 1	171	  17	    0	    24	      9		    
						   91.9	     5.0	      55.0    107.9	61.5		  89.2	    4.2		    
   COMMUNITY HOSPITAL-DOBBS FERRY		   1511	      43	0      754	 26	 148	    0	   540	      0		    
						    5.4	     3.0	       6.7	5.6	 4.3		   4.2			    
   HUDSON VALLEY HOSPITAL CENTER-PEEKSKILL	   6416	     175       41     1946	783	 758	    0	   747	      0		    
						    4.5	     3.6      4.0      6.8	3.2	 3.3		   3.6			    
   LAWRENCE HOSPITAL-BRONXVILLE			  10592	     267       72     3638	118	1636	    0	  1205	      0		    
						    5.8	     4.6      4.2      9.0	5.9	 3.9		   3.8			    
   MOUNT VERNON HOSPITAL-MOUNT VERNON		   5889	     389       18     1970     1946	 341	    0	   627	      0		    
						    6.7	     5.0      6.6      9.4	5.7	 4.8		   4.7			    
TABLE 9(I) - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY									  10	    
	     BY COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION AND HOSPITAL BY EXPECTED PRIMARY SOURCE OF REIMBURSEMENT					    
																	    
									  EXPECTED PRIMARY SOURCE OF REIMBURSEMENT			    
							    SELF    WORKS			BLUE	OTHER		     NO		    
 COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION/HOSPITAL		  TOTAL	     PAY     COMP MEDICARE MEDICAID    CROSS	 GOVT COMMERCL	 CHARGE		    
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   NEW YORK HOSP/CORNELL MED CTR-WHT PLAINS	   3256	      91	4      899     1390	 144	    0	   186	      0		    
						   23.9	    15.3     33.0     25.3     28.8	16.6		  17.2			    
   NORTHERN WESTCHESTER HOSP-MOUNT KISKO	  10966	     179       52     3044	378	 967	    0	  1373	      0		    
						    5.1	     4.7      5.0      8.0	7.0	 3.8		   3.7			    
   PHELPS MEM HOSP ASSN-NORTH TARRYTOWN		   8993	     302      110     3172     1298	 659	    0	   685	      0		    
						    5.9	     3.6      5.4      7.4	8.1	 4.1		   4.0			    
   SOUND SHORE MED CTR OF WESTCHESTER-NEW ROC	  12260	     527       55     4081     3061	 765	    0	  1243	      0		    
						    5.7	     3.4      4.6      7.9	4.8	 4.2		   4.8			    
   ST AGNES HOSPITAL-WHITE PLAINS		   6645	     143       54     1182     2684	 489	    0	  1924	      0		    
						    5.2	     4.4      4.8      7.6	5.0	 4.3		   4.4			    
   ST JOHNS RIVERSIDE HOSPITAL-YONKERS		  12231	     536       56     3674     1386	1006	    0	  3221	      0		    
						    5.3	     4.1      3.4      8.5	3.4	 4.1		   4.0			    
   ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL-YONKERS			   7153	     498       65     3450     1704	 334	    0	   240	      0		    
						    7.8	     5.0      4.4      9.9	7.0	 5.2		   4.9			    
   ST VINCENTS HOSP/WESTCHESTER-HARRISON	   2986	      53	3      733     1191	  49	    1	   545	      0		    
						   15.9	    14.1      7.3     19.1     19.3	11.4	  5.0	  10.4			    
   UNITED HOSPITAL MED CTR-PORT CHESTER		   8106	     486      164     2989     1481	 334	    0	  2651	      0		    
						    5.4	     4.7      2.7      7.2	6.3	 4.1		   3.5			    
   W M BURKE REHAB HOSPITAL-WHITE PLAINS	   1910	       0       11     1213	 57	 121	    0	    99	      0		    
						   20.8		     28.1     20.9     29.3	19.0		  19.6			    
   WESTCHESTER COUNTY MED CTR-VALHALLA		  22658	     121      276     6507     5420	2175	    0	  1470	      0		    
						    9.0	     6.1      7.3     10.2     10.5	 7.5		   7.2			    
   WHITE PLAINS HOSPITAL CTR-WHITE PLAINS	  10870	     175       41     3342	384	 897	    0	  4909	      0		    
						    5.3	     4.1      3.0      7.6	8.7	 3.8		   3.8			    
   YONKERS GENERAL HOSPITAL-YONKERS		   5651	     203	5      996     3566	 111	    0	   462	      0		    
						    7.7	     5.2      1.6      9.8	7.7	 5.0		   5.9			    
																	    
 WYOMING					   3504	     186       30     1437	477	 628	    1	   339	      0		    
						    5.7	     4.1      3.2      8.6	4.0	 3.4	  7.0	   3.5			    
   WYOMING COUNTY COMMUNITY HOSP-WARSAW		   3504	     186       30     1437	477	 628	    1	   339	      0		    
						    5.7	     4.1      3.2      8.6	4.0	 3.4	  7.0	   3.5			    
																	    
 YATES						   1440	     112       10      847	139	 101	    0	   230	      0		    
						    5.4	     4.6      3.8      5.9	5.9	 4.6		   4.0			    
   SOLDIERS AND SAILORS MEM HOSP-PENN YAN	   1440	     112       10      847	139	 101	    0	   230	      0		    
						    5.4	     4.6      3.8      5.9	5.9	 4.6		   4.0			    
																	    
 BRONX						 169942	   17508      392    36601    65535	8734	   37	  7844	     21		    
						    6.7	     4.7      5.6      9.8	6.7	 5.4	 11.9	   5.2	    4.4		    
   BRONX-LEBANON HOSP/CONCOURSE DIV-BRONX	  19856	    4482	9     2706     8296	 543	    2	   671	      0		    
						    5.7	     5.0      5.7      8.6	5.9	 4.4	  7.0	   4.7			    
   BRONX-LEBANON HOSPITAL/FULTON DIV-BRONX	   5206	     786	0      443     3711	  17	    0	    22	      0		    
						    9.5	     9.6	      14.3	9.2	 6.9		   8.4			    
   CALVARY HOSPITAL INC-BRONX			   2049	       7	0     1248	362	 217	    0	    98	      3		    
						   24.5	    32.7	      22.9     29.2	26.6		  24.8	    3.7		    
   JACOBI MEDICAL CENTER-BRONX			  19103	    4002       75     3077     9196	 707	   23	   248	     18		    
						    7.5	     4.3      5.4     11.8	7.9	 5.3	 13.2	   6.9	    4.5		    
   LINCOLN MED & MENTAL HEALTH CTR-BRONX	  19887	    3056       54     2540    10669	 533	    1	   339	      0		    
						    4.8	     3.7      8.5      6.8	4.9	 3.6	  3.0	   4.9			    
   MONTEFIORE MED CTR/A EINSTEIN DIV-BRONX	  19926	     268       45     4491     2220	2150	    0	  1705	      0		    
						    5.6	     2.9      4.0      8.8	6.0	 4.2		   3.9			    
   MONTEFIORE MED CTR/MOSES DIV-BRONX		  28969	     428       83     9344     8549	1741	    0	  1084	      0		    
						    6.8	     3.4      3.9      8.0	6.9	 5.5		   5.6			    
TABLE 9(I) - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY									  11	    
	     BY COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION AND HOSPITAL BY EXPECTED PRIMARY SOURCE OF REIMBURSEMENT					    
																	    
									  EXPECTED PRIMARY SOURCE OF REIMBURSEMENT			    
							    SELF    WORKS			BLUE	OTHER		     NO		    
 COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION/HOSPITAL		  TOTAL	     PAY     COMP MEDICARE MEDICAID    CROSS	 GOVT COMMERCL	 CHARGE		    
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   NORTH CENTRAL BRONX HOSPITAL-BRONX		  11167	    2263       10      830     6295	 285	   11	   137	      0		    
						    5.8	     4.6     22.9     13.4	5.6	 6.4	 10.8	   6.1			    
   OUR LADY MERCY MED CTR/F DURSO PAV-BRONX	   2978	      74	6     1508	753	 218	    0	   116	      0		    
						    8.8	     3.7      6.0     11.6	6.3	 5.3		   5.6			    
   OUR LADY OF MERCY MEDICAL CENTER-BRONX	  17024	     695       43     3795     5718	1640	    0	  1282	      0		    
						    6.9	     4.2      4.0     10.8	7.0	 4.9		   4.5			    
   ST BARNABAS HOSPITAL-BRONX			  16660	    1241       37     3280     9183	 306	    0	  1816	      0		    
						    7.1	     5.0      4.6      9.7	6.8	 5.5		   5.8			    
   UNION HOSPITAL-BRONX				    154	      15	0	 0	 86	   3	    0	    21	      0		    
						    3.3	     3.4			3.5	 2.7		   2.6			    
   WESTCHESTER SQUARE MED CTR-BRONX		   6963	     191       30     3339	497	 374	    0	   305	      0		    
						    7.8	     4.5      5.4      9.4	7.4	 5.5		   4.8			    
																	    
 KINGS						 285239	   22960      470    64928   108514    20215	   39	 19324	     28		    
						    6.8	     5.3      4.7     10.1	6.5	 4.9	 12.3	   4.9	    3.5		    
   BETH ISRL MED CTR/KINGS HWY DIV-BROOKLYN	   8278	     269       26     4082     1057	 576	    0	   391	      0		    
						    7.5	     4.6      3.6      8.8	9.1	 4.5		   5.5			    
   BROOKDALE HOSPITAL MEDICAL CTR-BROOKLYN	  23975	     239       30     3954    10263	1626	    0	  6431	      0		    
						    6.8	     3.7      5.4     10.8	6.8	 5.3		   4.6			    
   BROOKLYN HOSPITAL/CALEDONIAN-BROOKLYN	   4985	       0	8      936     3045	 255	    0	   219	      0		    
						    4.9		      2.6      7.0	4.6	 4.0		   3.8			    
   BROOKLYN HOSPITAL/DOWNTOWN-BROOKLYN		  21269	       2       39     4358    10674	1187	    0	   817	      0		    
						    5.6	     2.0      3.2      9.0	4.8	 5.0		   4.7			    
   CONEY ISLAND HOSPITAL-BROOKLYN		  17317	    3379       44     4422     6186	 696	    6	   208	      1		    
						    7.5	     4.8      4.6     11.3	7.4	 4.7	 18.7	   5.8	    1.0		    
   INTERFAITH MED CTR/JEWISH HOSP-BROOKLYN	   4656	     376	2      974     2805	 116	    0	   262	      0		    
						    9.2	     6.0      1.5     10.8	9.5	 7.9		   7.7			    
   INTERFAITH MED CTR/ST JOHNS DIV-BROOKLYN	   6032	     451	0      472     3988	  99	    0	   262	      0		    
						    8.5	     5.6	      13.6	9.2	 4.6		   6.9			    
   KINGS COUNTY HOSPITAL CENTER-BROOKLYN	  23325	    5958       28     2419    10227	 772	    8	   522	      3		    
						    8.3	     6.0      4.6     12.3	9.3	 5.5	  8.5	   6.7	    1.7		    
   KINGSBROOK JEWISH MEDICAL CTR-BROOKLYN	   7831	     112       31     3883     2271	 562	    0	   267	      0		    
						   11.2	     5.0     12.9     12.9     10.5	 7.6		   6.6			    
   LONG ISLAND COLLEGE HOSPITAL-BROOKLYN	  22689	     504       88     5036     6058	2779	    0	   791	      0		    
						    6.0	     4.3      4.2      9.4	5.7	 4.9		   4.7			    
   LUTHERAN MEDICAL CENTER-BROOKLYN		  19732	    1494       19     5025     8665	1093	    0	  3436	      0		    
						    6.1	     3.8      3.5     10.8	4.6	 4.3		   4.9			    
   MAIMONIDES MEDICAL CENTER-BROOKLYN		  28879	     627       90     5035     8246	2655	    0	  1239	      0		    
						    5.8	     4.0      4.6      8.9	6.8	 4.1		   3.9			    
   NEW YORK COMM HOSP OF BROOKLYN-BROOKLYN	   5049	     108	9     3214	491	 509	    0	   175	      0		    
						    7.2	     3.2      2.8      8.2	6.1	 5.7		   4.5			    
   NEW YORK METHODIST HOSPITAL-BROOKLYN		  27004	       0	0     9191     7488	3646	    0	  1734	      0		    
						    6.9			      10.1	5.0	 5.0		   5.0			    
   ST MARYS HOSPITAL-BROOKLYN			  10426	    1559	3     1885     4240	 444	    3	   130	     10		    
						    5.5	     4.9      2.3      8.4	5.2	 4.7	  4.3	  10.2	    3.5		    
   UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL OF BROOKLYN-BROOKLYN	  11266	     857	4     2189     3707	1320	    0	   605	      0		    
						    6.7	     6.7      5.8     10.5	6.5	 5.0		   5.3			    
   VICTORY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-BROOKLYN		   8633	     294	0     2931     2159	 751	    0	  1395	      0		    
						    6.6	     4.6	      10.4	4.2	 3.9		   4.2			    
   WOODHULL MEDICAL CENTER-BROOKLYN		  16713	    5096	9      713     8936	 375	   22	   102	     14		    
						    7.3	     5.9      2.9     18.1	7.8	 5.6	 13.0	   4.9	    4.1		    
   WYCKOFF HEIGHTS MEDICAL CTR-BROOKLYN		  17180	    1635       40     4209     8008	 754	    0	   338	      0		    
						    5.4	     4.1      3.2      9.1	4.1	 4.7		   4.8			    
TABLE 9(I) - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY									  12	    
	     BY COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION AND HOSPITAL BY EXPECTED PRIMARY SOURCE OF REIMBURSEMENT					    
																	    
									  EXPECTED PRIMARY SOURCE OF REIMBURSEMENT			    
							    SELF    WORKS			BLUE	OTHER		     NO		    
 COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION/HOSPITAL		  TOTAL	     PAY     COMP MEDICARE MEDICAID    CROSS	 GOVT COMMERCL	 CHARGE		    
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 NEW YORK					 405260	   25088     2639   104478   109672    38502	 3276	 44249	    374		    
						    7.1	     5.0      5.4     10.0	7.6	 5.7	  5.5	   5.0	   13.8		    
   BELLEVUE HOSPITAL CENTER-NEW YORK		  20677	    3273      247     3172    10185	 592	   55	   782	    358		    
						    9.6	     4.9      6.2     14.1     10.8	 6.2	 21.1	   6.1	   14.2		    
   BETH ISRAEL MED CTR/NORTH DIV-NEW YORK	   6783	     105       72     2993	146	 923	   22	  1054	      0		    
						    6.7	     4.7      2.9      9.0	8.8	 5.2	  7.3	   4.2			    
   BETH ISRAEL MEDICAL CENTER-NEW YORK		  41114	    1353      126     8733    13387	3356	  323	  1347	      0		    
						    6.1	     4.5      3.8      9.7	6.3	 4.6	  6.0	   4.3			    
   CABRINI MEDICAL CENTER-NEW YORK		   8992	     191       61     4332     2582	 833	    0	   220	      0		    
						    8.0	     5.0      4.7      9.6	6.8	 6.6		   7.6			    
   COLER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-NEW YORK		    458	      20	1      219	201	   3	    0	     9	      0		    
						  121.5	    87.8     27.0    114.9    133.0    123.7		 131.3			    
   GOLDWATER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-NEW YORK		    394	      18	0      156	203	  10	    0	     5	      0		    
						  186.3	    99.9	     168.9    207.2    281.6		  55.8			    
   HARLEM HOSPITAL CENTER-NEW YORK		  12037	    1822       25     2150     6855	 317	    3	    63	      0		    
						    7.2	     4.6      6.2     11.0	6.8	 5.9	 18.0	   5.0			    
   HOSPITAL FOR JOINT DISEASES-NEW YORK		   5373	      52      290     1624	853	 649	    0	   248	      0		    
						    8.1	     5.2      6.5     10.5	8.7	 6.4		   6.9			    
   HOSPITAL FOR SPECIAL SURGERY-NEW YORK	   6999	     105      237     2471	210	 739	    0	  1430	      0		    
						    5.1	     4.8      4.2      6.5	5.9	 4.5		   4.1			    
   INST REHAB MED (NYU MED CTR)-NEW YORK	   2459	       6       25     1740	121	 108	    0	   410	      0		    
						   16.4	    27.3     17.4     16.0     18.7	16.2		  16.7			    
   LENOX HILL HOSPITAL-NEW YORK			  29082	    1385      160     8469     2447	2911	    0	  2147	      0		    
						    6.2	     4.7      3.4     10.1	5.8	 4.8		   4.1			    
   MANHATTAN EYE EAR THROAT HOSP-NEW YORK	   2403	    1584	8      249	 83	 166	    0	   129	      0		    
						    1.6	     1.4      1.3      2.0	1.9	 1.8		   1.7			    
   MEMORIAL HOSPITAL FOR CANCER-NEW YORK	  17516	     954	4     5738     1505	3893	    0	  3427	     16		    
						    7.6	     7.0     10.8      8.2	9.3	 6.8		   7.0	    3.6		    
   METROPOLITAN HOSPITAL CENTER-NEW YORK	  13936	    2394       14     2144     7394	 403	    8	    71	      0		    
						    8.3	     5.7      9.1     12.3	8.9	 5.4	 11.3	   8.1			    
   MOUNT SINAI HOSPITAL-NEW YORK		  46624	     941      160    12172    12348	4843	    0	  4156	      0		    
						    6.7	     4.4      6.8      9.1	6.8	 5.7		   5.0			    
   NEW YORK & PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITALS@ALLEN PA	  12050	     528       38     2735     5968	 608	    0	   448	      0		    
						    4.6	     3.3      2.8      7.5	3.9	 3.9		   3.5			    
   NEW YORK & PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITALS@NEW YORK	  35830	    1719      268     8958     7078	4565	    0	  4271	      0		    
						    6.9	     5.2      8.1     10.1	7.3	 5.6		   5.0			    
   NEW YORK & PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITALS@PRESBYTE	  36390	    1782      174     8620    10620	4031	    0	  3583	      0		    
						    7.1	     4.8      4.4      9.4	7.0	 6.7		   6.0			    
   NEW YORK DOWNTOWN HOSPITAL-NEW YORK		   7429	     885       27     1501     2992	 630	    0	   857	      0		    
						    4.1	     3.9      2.0      7.2	2.9	 3.3		   4.2			    
   NORTH GENERAL HOSPITAL-NEW YORK		   4953	      33	5     1406     2964	 111	    0	    54	      0		    
						    6.9	     3.0      5.6      8.7	6.3	 4.7		   5.3			    
   NY EYE AND EAR INFIRMARY-NEW YORK		   1621	     123       11      411	612	 114	    0	   114	      0		    
						    2.3	     2.5      2.7      2.5	2.0	 2.6		   1.9			    
   NY UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER-NEW YORK	  26116	     495      225     8792     1488	3400	    0	 10826	      0		    
						    6.2	     3.7      4.0      8.5	7.8	 5.5		   4.5			    
   ROCKEFELLER UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL-NEW YORK	    229	       0	0	 1	  0	   0	  228	     0	      0		    
						    6.4			       1.0			  6.4				    
   ST CLARES HOSP AND HEALTH CTR-NEW YORK	   3018	    1014	0	 0	  0	   0	    0	     0	      0		    
						    6.9	     8.9									    
   ST LUKES ROOSEVELT/ROOSVLT DIV-NEW YORK	  23206	    1071      149     4395     6646	2092	 1943	  5873	      0		    
						    5.8	     4.2      4.1      8.9	6.5	 4.6	  4.6	   4.1			    
TABLE 9(I) - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY									  13	    
	     BY COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION AND HOSPITAL BY EXPECTED PRIMARY SOURCE OF REIMBURSEMENT					    
																	    
									  EXPECTED PRIMARY SOURCE OF REIMBURSEMENT			    
							    SELF    WORKS			BLUE	OTHER		     NO		    
 COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION/HOSPITAL		  TOTAL	     PAY     COMP MEDICARE MEDICAID    CROSS	 GOVT COMMERCL	 CHARGE		    
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   ST LUKES ROOSEVELT/ST LUKES DIV-NEW YORK	  16932	     705       61     4852     7203	1018	  694	  1655	      0		    
						    6.7	     4.4      6.3      8.7	6.2	 5.3	  6.3	   5.1			    
   ST VINCENTS HOSPITAL & MED CTR-NEW YORK	  22639	    2530      251     6445     5581	2187	    0	  1070	      0		    
						    7.3	     5.5      5.6      9.9	7.6	 5.8		   6.1			    
																	    
 QUEENS						 189968	   16891      504    49306    50091    14866	   87	 21355	     80		    
						    6.5	     4.7      4.9      9.4	6.6	 4.6	 12.5	   5.0	   16.0		    
   CITY HOSPITAL CENTER-ELMHURST		  22622	    5679       78     2994    10676	 522	   31	   257	     59		    
						    6.6	     4.8     11.3     11.2	6.7	 4.5	 21.2	   6.4	   20.5		    
   CMC BKLYN & QUEENS/MARY IMMAC DIV-JAMAICA	   9978	    1574       66     2697     2575	 593	   17	   242	     13		    
						    5.5	     4.0      3.2      7.5	5.8	 4.4	  4.8	   4.2	    3.9		    
   CMC BKLYN & QUEENS/ST JOHNS DIV-ELMHURST	  15464	    1544       77     3978     3207	2036	    4	   736	      5		    
						    5.3	     4.3      4.0      8.7	4.5	 3.6	  5.0	   3.9	    2.8		    
   CMC OF BKLYN & QUEENS/ST JOS DIV-QUEENS	   4414	     244       10     2636	650	 326	    0	   139	      3		    
						    7.9	     5.6      4.3      9.3	6.8	 5.6		   4.7	    2.0		    
   JAMAICA HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER-JAMAICA	  21481	    2117	0     4162     8018	  23	    0	  7161	      0		    
						    5.9	     5.0	       8.7	5.3	 3.6		   5.2			    
   L I JEWISH/SCHNEIDER DIV-NEW HYDE PARK	  11638	     269	1	17     1999	2479	    0	  2046	      0		    
						    4.7	     3.6      1.0      5.6	7.2	 4.3		   4.2			    
   LONG ISLAND JEWISH MED CTR-NEW HYDE PARK	  28253	     336      104     8434     3649	3724	    0	  3298	      0		    
						    7.5	     4.4      3.7      9.9     12.9	 5.0		   5.2			    
   N SHORE UNIV HOSP AT FOREST HILLS-FOREST H	   9926	      32	7     1855	716	 398	    0	   370	      0		    
						    5.5	     5.4      3.1      7.6	5.9	 5.4		   4.5			    
   NEW YORK HOSP MED CTR OF QUEENS-FLUSHING	  24545	     680      128     8366     4730	2969	    0	  2023	      0		    
						    5.9	     3.4      3.6      8.3	4.3	 4.5		   4.0			    
   PARKWAY HOSPITAL-FOREST HILLS		   7700	     173	0     4555	377	 652	    0	  1943	      0		    
						    8.2	     5.1	       9.8	8.4	 5.4		   5.5			    
   PENINSULA HOSPITAL CENTER-FAR ROCKAWAY	   4440	      46       20     2047     1285	 228	    0	   790	      0		    
						    9.8	     3.9      5.1     12.0	9.2	 8.1		   6.2			    
   QUEENS HOSPITAL CENTER-JAMAICA		  12543	    2301	5     1618     6896	 268	   35	   255	      0		    
						    6.5	     4.5      2.6     11.4	6.6	 5.1	  9.3	   5.8			    
   ST JOHNS EPISCOPAL HOSP/SO SHORE-FAR ROCKA	  10791	    1713	8     3145     3935	 648	    0	   285	      0		    
						    8.0	     5.7      4.3     12.5	6.9	 4.9		   4.1			    
   W QUEENS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL-LONG ISLAND CI	   6173	     183	0     2802     1378	   0	    0	  1810	      0		    
						    6.1	     2.8	       7.2	5.4			   5.0			    
																	    
 RICHMOND					  66781	    1740      306    15414    17289	8510	    0	 14137	      1		    
						    5.9	     3.3      4.0      8.5	6.0	 4.2		   4.6	    1.0		    
   DOCTORS HOSPITAL-STATEN ISLAND		   4153	      81	7      926     1851	 201	    0	  1032	      0		    
						    5.2	     2.9      1.6      8.4	4.1	 4.4		   4.6			    
   SISTERS OF CHARITY MEDICAL CENTER-@ST VINC	  22328	     430      112     4070     3382	3642	    0	 10340	      1		    
						    5.2	     2.9      3.4      8.5	5.5	 3.8		   4.4	    1.0		    
   SISTERS OF CHARITY MEDICAL CENTER@BAYLEY S	   7358	     138       41     1469     3441	 302	    0	  1934	      0		    
						    6.5	     4.2      2.7      9.6	6.0	 4.5		   5.6			    
   STATEN ISLAND UNIV NORTH-STATEN ISLAND	  23931	     825      121     6583     4713	3467	    0	   689	      0		    
						    6.0	     3.4      5.2      8.1	5.9	 4.6		   5.2			    
   STATEN ISLAND UNIV SOUTH-STATEN ISLAND	   9011	     266       25     2366     3902	 898	    0	   142	      0		    
						    7.0	     3.4      3.0      9.2	7.6	 4.3		   4.8			    
																	    
 ALL HOSPITALS					2432837	  134963    15337   745431   519363   229289	 4544	268918	    899		    
						    6.4	     4.7      4.7      8.8	6.8	 4.7	  6.1	   4.6	    9.2		    
TABLE 9(II) - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY									  14	    
	     BY COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION AND HOSPITAL BY EXPECTED PRIMARY SOURCE OF REIMBURSEMENT					    
																	    
								      EXPECTED PRIMARY SOURCE OF REIMBURSEMENT				    
									   CHAMPUS/	 NO  CORREC-	 SELF MEDICARE	  MEDICAID	    
 COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION/HOSPITAL		  TOTAL	   OTHER      HMO	VA    FAULT    TIONS  INSURED	   HMO	       HMO	    
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 ALBANY						  53822	    1114    15569	89	558	 461	    0	    26	      1463	    
						    5.9	     3.9      4.4      4.6	9.0	 8.0		   6.2	       3.6	    
   ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY	  25796	      49     7120	62	485	 461	    0	     0	      1454	    
						    6.5	     5.4      4.7      4.0	9.6	 8.0			       3.5	    
   ALBANY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ALBANY		   4808	       2      752	 2	 11	   0	    0	    26		 9	    
						    5.2	     2.5      3.9      7.5	3.4			   6.2	       6.2	    
   CHILDS HOSPITAL-ALBANY			     38	       0	5	 0	  1	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    2.4		      2.4		2.0						    
   EDDY COHOES REHABILITATION CENTER-COHOES	    635	       0       84	 0	  6	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						   15.9		     15.2	       10.7						    
   ST PETERS HOSPITAL-ALBANY			  22545	    1063     7608	25	 55	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    5.2	     3.9      4.0      5.7	4.7						    
																	    
 ALLEGANY					   3455	       0	0	 8	  0	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    4.3			       3.0							    
   CUBA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-CUBA			    288	       0	0	 0	  0	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						   10.6											    
   JONES MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-WELLSVILLE		   3167	       0	0	 8	  0	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    3.8			       3.0							    
																	    
 BROOME						  30736	       9     3466	70	289	   0	    0	   866	       415	    
						    6.3	     2.9      4.2      6.7	8.1			   7.2	       3.3	    
   BINGHAMTON GEN HOSP (UHS)-BINGHAMTON		   6101	       1      416	10	 60	   0	    0	   276		78	    
						    9.6	     5.0      7.4      8.7     14.0			   9.3	       6.5	    
   OUR LADY OF LOURDES MEM HOSP-BINGHAMTON	  10238	       7      743	 0	 19	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    5.6	     2.9      3.7		3.8						    
   WILSON HOSPITAL (UHS)-JOHNSON CITY		  14397	       1     2307	60	210	   0	    0	   590	       337	    
						    5.3	     1.0      3.8      6.3	6.8			   6.2	       2.6	    
																	    
 CATTARAUGUS					   9051	      18      395	31	 48	  46	    0	     0		 3	    
						    5.6	     2.3      3.7      2.4	4.3	 3.2			      11.7	    
   OLEAN GENERAL HOSPITAL (MAIN)-OLEAN		   7158	       0      172	28	 39	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    5.0		      3.2      2.2	4.0						    
   OLEAN GENERAL HOSPITAL (WEST)-OLEAN		    482	       0	8	 0	  3	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    7.5		     10.9	       12.3						    
   TRI-COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-GOWANDA		   1411	      18      215	 3	  6	  46	    0	     0		 3	    
						    8.0	     2.3      3.7      4.0	2.3	 3.2			      11.7	    
																	    
 CAYUGA						   7990	       5      321	19	  0	  21	    0	     0		 0	    
						    5.8	     8.8      3.1      2.9		 4.1					    
   AUBURN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-AUBURN		   7990	       5      321	19	  0	  21	    0	     0		 0	    
						    5.8	     8.8      3.1      2.9		 4.1					    
																	    
 CHAUTAUQUA					  16204	       0      720	21	113	   0	    0	    33	       115	    
						    6.9		      3.4      3.6	7.0			   6.5	       6.4	    
   BROOKS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-DUNKIRK		   3376	       0      703	16	 12	   0	    0	    33	       115	    
						    5.5		      3.1      3.0	3.0			   6.5	       6.4	    
   LAKE SHORE HOSPITAL-IRVING			   1621	       0	1	 4	  7	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    7.3		      6.0      6.0	5.3						    
   WESTFIELD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-WESTFIELD	    881	       0	0	 1	  4	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    3.5			       3.0	2.8						    
   WOMANS CHRISTIAN ASSN-JAMESTOWN		  10326	       0       16	 0	 90	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    7.6		     16.3		7.9						    
TABLE 9(II) - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY									  15	    
	     BY COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION AND HOSPITAL BY EXPECTED PRIMARY SOURCE OF REIMBURSEMENT					    
																	    
								      EXPECTED PRIMARY SOURCE OF REIMBURSEMENT				    
									   CHAMPUS/	 NO  CORREC-	 SELF MEDICARE	  MEDICAID	    
 COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION/HOSPITAL		  TOTAL	   OTHER      HMO	VA    FAULT    TIONS  INSURED	   HMO	       HMO	    
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 CHEMUNG					  13790	     465       79	28	174	   0	  183	     0		 0	    
						    7.0	     4.4      3.2      3.8	7.4		  3.7				    
   ARNOT OGDEN MEDICAL CENTER-ELMIRA		   8565	     465       79	22	120	   0	  183	     0		 0	    
						    5.5	     4.4      3.2      3.4	5.6		  3.7				    
   ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL-ELMIRA			   5225	       0	0	 6	 54	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    9.5			       5.2     11.5						    
																	    
 CHENANGO					   2383	       0      243	 8	 20	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    4.2		      2.9      2.3	4.4						    
   CHENANGO MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-NORWICH		   2383	       0      243	 8	 20	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    4.2		      2.9      2.3	4.4						    
																	    
 CLINTON					  10486	       0      532	95	 79	  96	    0	     0		 0	    
						    6.3		      4.1      4.2	7.1	 6.9					    
   CHAMPLAIN VALLEY PHYS HOSP-PLATTSBURGH	  10486	       0      532	95	 79	  96	    0	     0		 0	    
						    6.3		      4.1      4.2	7.1	 6.9					    
																	    
 COLUMBIA					   6026	       6      780	14	 57	   1	    0	   229	       452	    
						    5.7	     7.7      3.3      4.3	5.0	 2.0		   6.4	       2.7	    
   COLUMBIA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-HUDSON		   6026	       6      780	14	 57	   1	    0	   229	       452	    
						    5.7	     7.7      3.3      4.3	5.0	 2.0		   6.4	       2.7	    
																	    
 CORTLAND					   6008	       2      341	19	 30	  30	    0	     0		37	    
						    5.2	     3.5      3.3      2.4	3.5	 3.5			       2.8	    
   CORTLAND MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-CORTLAND		   6008	       2      341	19	 30	  30	    0	     0		37	    
						    5.2	     3.5      3.3      2.4	3.5	 3.5			       2.8	    
																	    
 DELAWARE					   3881	     105      188	 0	  9	   0	    0	    47		 0	    
						    4.6	     5.4      2.7		2.8			   5.2			    
   DELAWARE VALLEY HOSPITAL-WALTON		   1450	       0      130	 0	  9	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    4.8		      2.5		2.8						    
   MARGARETVILLE MEM HOSP-MARGARETVILLE		    610	       0	0	 0	  0	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    4.6											    
   O'CONNOR HOSPITAL-DELHI			    416	       5	0	 0	  0	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    5.1	     4.8									    
   THE HOSPITAL-SIDNEY				   1405	     100       58	 0	  0	   0	    0	    47		 0	    
						    4.3	     5.5      3.2					   5.2			    
																	    
 DUTCHESS					  28308	     746     5833	 1	 62	   0	    0	   110		64	    
						    6.0	     5.7      3.3      4.0	5.2			   7.0	       2.5	    
   NORTHERN DUTCHESS HOSPITAL-RHINEBECK		   3042	       0      908	 1	 29	   0	    0	   110		64	    
						    4.9		      2.8      4.0	6.9			   7.0	       2.5	    
   ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL-BEACON			   1968	     273	0	 0	  0	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						   11.5	     4.1									    
   ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL-POUGHKEEPSIE		   7832	     473	0	 0	  0	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    7.4	     6.6									    
   VASSAR BROTHERS HOSPITAL-POUGHKEEPSIE	  15466	       0     4925	 0	 33	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    4.8		      3.4		3.8						    
																	    
 ERIE						 132397	    1250    39843      184     1324	 114	   32	  5223	      2278	    
						    6.1	     4.2      4.1      4.2	7.8	 7.1	  2.8	   7.1	       4.2	    
TABLE 9(II) - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY									  16	    
	     BY COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION AND HOSPITAL BY EXPECTED PRIMARY SOURCE OF REIMBURSEMENT					    
																	    
								      EXPECTED PRIMARY SOURCE OF REIMBURSEMENT				    
									   CHAMPUS/	 NO  CORREC-	 SELF MEDICARE	  MEDICAID	    
 COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION/HOSPITAL		  TOTAL	   OTHER      HMO	VA    FAULT    TIONS  INSURED	   HMO	       HMO	    
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   BERTRAND CHAFFEE HOSPITAL-SPRINGVILLE	   2364	       0      768	15	 13	   0	   25	     0		 2	    
						    3.8		      3.0      2.3	2.2		  2.7		       3.5	    
   BUFFALO GENERAL HOSPITAL-BUFFALO		  25807	     156     7416	12	173	   0	    7	  2475	       423	    
						    6.5	     7.3      4.5      3.3	4.9		  3.0	   6.9	       3.6	    
   CHILDRENS HOSPITAL-BUFFALO			  12923	     911     6373	50	112	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    4.9	     3.6      4.6      4.4	4.4						    
   COLUMBUS COMM HEALTHCARE CTR-BUFFALO		    844	       0       15	 0	  0	   0	    0	     1		 5	    
						    4.6		      4.3					   5.0	       4.0	    
   ERIE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER-BUFFALO		  13003	      46     1424	12	726	 113	    0	   162	       126	    
						    9.2	     6.7      7.4      7.8     10.1	 7.1		  11.7	       5.7	    
   KENMORE MERCY HOSPITAL-KENMORE		   6824	      94     1128	 3	 23	   0	    0	   695		17	    
						    6.7	     3.9      4.3      1.3	8.3			   7.1	       1.8	    
   MERCY HOSPITAL-BUFFALO			  15835	      24     6113	28	 53	   0	    0	   913	       292	    
						    5.3	     5.8      3.3      7.7	7.2			   7.0	       2.3	    
   MILLARD FILLMORE HOSPITAL-BUFFALO		  10070	       6     2500	13	 57	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    6.5	     1.0      5.4      2.5	4.6						    
   MILLARD FILLMORE SUBURBAN HOSP-AMHERST	  14421	      11     5714	23	 59	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    4.0	     3.8      3.0      2.2	3.8						    
   OUR LADY OF VICTORY HOSP-LACKAWANNA		   4776	       1      789	 0	 43	   0	    0	   540		10	    
						    8.3	    14.0      4.8		8.1			   7.8	       6.9	    
   ROSWELL PARK CANCER INST-BUFFALO		   3774	       0     1251	 0	  0	   1	    0	     0		 0	    
						    6.6		      6.3			 7.0					    
   SHEEHAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-BUFFALO		   3134	       0       73	 3	  6	   0	    0	     0	       584	    
						    7.7		      4.1      2.3	2.7				       7.5	    
   SISTERS OF CHARITY HOSPITAL-BUFFALO		  12996	       0     5173	23	 32	   0	    0	     0	       818	    
						    5.1		      3.2      2.6	3.3				       2.8	    
   ST JOSEPH HOSPITAL-CHEEKTOWAGA		   5626	       1     1106	 2	 27	   0	    0	   437		 1	    
						    6.4	     2.0      4.4      4.0	5.3			   6.3	       1.0	    
																	    
 ESSEX						    724	       0       11	 2	  0	   6	    0	     0		 0	    
						    3.3		      1.5      6.5		 2.0					    
   ELIZABETHTOWN COMM HOSP-ELIZABETHTOWN	    265	       0	2	 1	  0	   6	    0	     0		 0	    
						    3.0		      1.5      4.0		 2.0					    
   MOSES-LUDINGTON HOSPITAL-TICONDEROGA		    459	       0	9	 1	  0	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    3.4		      1.4      9.0							    
																	    
 FRANKLIN					   6613	     151       67	33	 37	  50	    0	     0		 0	    
						    4.6	     3.1      2.7      3.1	4.0	 3.5					    
   ADIRONDACK MEDICAL CENTER-SARANAC LAKE	   2957	      90	2	 9	  0	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    4.9	     3.2      1.0      3.6							    
   ALICE HYDE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-MALONE		   3656	      61       65	24	 37	  50	    0	     0		 0	    
						    4.4	     3.0      2.8      3.0	4.0	 3.5					    
																	    
 FULTON						   4549	       0	0	 0	  0	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    4.3											    
   NATHAN LITTAUER HOSPITAL-GLOVERSVILLE	   4549	       0	0	 0	  0	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    4.3											    
																	    
 GENESEE					   5764	       3     1186	15	 22	   0	  102	     1		 1	    
						    6.8	     7.7      3.7      3.9	8.8		  3.3	  10.0	      15.0	    
   GENESEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-BATAVIA		   3416	       0      983	14	 20	   0	  102	     1		 1	    
						    5.6		      3.2      3.6	9.5		  3.3	  10.0	      15.0	    
TABLE 9(II) - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY									  17	    
	     BY COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION AND HOSPITAL BY EXPECTED PRIMARY SOURCE OF REIMBURSEMENT					    
																	    
								      EXPECTED PRIMARY SOURCE OF REIMBURSEMENT				    
									   CHAMPUS/	 NO  CORREC-	 SELF MEDICARE	  MEDICAID	    
 COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION/HOSPITAL		  TOTAL	   OTHER      HMO	VA    FAULT    TIONS  INSURED	   HMO	       HMO	    
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   ST JEROME HOSPITAL-BATAVIA			   2348	       3      203	 1	  2	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    8.5	     7.7      5.8      7.0	2.5						    
																	    
 HERKIMER					   3863	       0      477	13	 20	   0	    0	     0		 3	    
						    5.7		      2.7      5.2	3.3				       3.3	    
   LITTLE FALLS HOSPITAL-LITTLE FALLS		   3863	       0      477	13	 20	   0	    0	     0		 3	    
						    5.7		      2.7      5.2	3.3				       3.3	    
																	    
 JEFFERSON					  14035	      26	0     1375	 56	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    5.0	     5.8	       2.7	5.9						    
   CARTHAGE AREA HOSPITAL-CARTHAGE		   2156	       0	0      320	  4	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    3.7			       2.3	4.0						    
   EDWARD JOHN NOBLE HOSP-ALEXANDRIA BAY	    363	       0	0	 3	  0	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    5.3			       3.3							    
   SAMARITAN MEDICAL CENTER-WATERTOWN		  11516	      26	0     1052	 52	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    5.2	     5.8	       2.8	6.0						    
																	    
 LEWIS						   2218	       0	1	35	 21	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    3.3		      3.0      2.4	2.6						    
   LEWIS COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL-LOWVILLE	   2218	       0	1	35	 21	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    3.3		      3.0      2.4	2.6						    
																	    
 LIVINGSTON					   2378	       6      551	 7	 12	   2	   17	     9		34	    
						    4.1	     2.5      2.9      3.1	5.7	 4.0	  2.2	   6.8	       2.5	    
   N H NOYES MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-DANSVILLE	   2378	       6      551	 7	 12	   2	   17	     9		34	    
						    4.1	     2.5      2.9      3.1	5.7	 4.0	  2.2	   6.8	       2.5	    
																	    
 MADISON					   6324	       0      943	20	 16	  14	    9	     1		 1	    
						    4.2		      2.9      2.7	4.1	 4.6	  2.6	   1.0	       5.0	    
   COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-HAMILTON		   2414	       0      464	 3	  8	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    4.0		      2.8      4.7	4.0						    
   ONEIDA HEALTHCARE CTR-ONEIDA			   3910	       0      479	17	  8	  14	    9	     1		 1	    
						    4.4		      2.9      2.4	4.1	 4.6	  2.6	   1.0	       5.0	    
																	    
 MONROE						  95616	    1404    30632	52	726	  45	    0	  2326	      1263	    
						    6.2	     5.5      4.6      4.3	7.6	 6.8		   7.2	       5.3	    
   GENESEE HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER			  14605	      20     2613	 9	 37	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    6.3	    13.9      5.3      3.4	3.5						    
   HIGHLAND HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER			   8294	       3     4335	 8	  8	   0	    0	   344		 0	    
						    4.2	     2.7      3.2      8.1	7.3			   6.2			    
   LAKESIDE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-BROCKPORT		   2974	     377	0	 0	  0	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    6.1	     6.0									    
   PARK RIDGE HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		   8636	      69     1972	 1	 21	   0	    0	   864		75	    
						    7.6	     4.9      5.7      1.0	5.8			   7.0	       8.9	    
   ROCHESTER GENERAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		  25074	      29     9572	 0	  0	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    5.8	     4.8      4.0								    
   ST MARYS HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER			   4781	      73     1188	 3	 29	   0	    0	   217	       170	    
						    8.0	     4.6      5.4      8.3     11.6			   9.5	       3.8	    
   STRONG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		  31252	     833    10952	31	631	  45	    0	   901	      1018	    
						    6.4	     5.2      5.3      3.4	7.8	 6.8		   7.2	       5.2	    
																	    
 MONTGOMERY					   7683	     507      917	28	 12	   0	    4	     0		12	    
						    5.4	     3.3      3.3      2.8	4.4		  5.3		       2.4	    
TABLE 9(II) - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY									  18	    
	     BY COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION AND HOSPITAL BY EXPECTED PRIMARY SOURCE OF REIMBURSEMENT					    
																	    
								      EXPECTED PRIMARY SOURCE OF REIMBURSEMENT				    
									   CHAMPUS/	 NO  CORREC-	 SELF MEDICARE	  MEDICAID	    
 COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION/HOSPITAL		  TOTAL	   OTHER      HMO	VA    FAULT    TIONS  INSURED	   HMO	       HMO	    
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   AMSTERDAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-AMSTERDAM	   2212	     114      236	 4	  1	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    5.5	     3.5      3.5      2.3	1.0						    
   ST MARYS HOSPITAL-AMSTERDAM			   5471	     393      681	24	 11	   0	    4	     0		12	    
						    5.3	     3.3      3.3      2.9	4.7		  5.3		       2.4	    
																	    
 NASSAU						 194789	    4054    20055	65     1826	 483	  469	  5554	      2121	    
						    6.4	     7.0      4.4      4.9	6.9	 9.9	  5.4	   8.1	       4.2	    
   FRANKLIN HOSPITAL MED CTR-VALLEY STREAM	   9206	       0	0	 0	  0	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    7.1											    
   ISLAND MEDICAL CENTER-HEMPSTEAD		   4310	       0	0	 0	  5	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						   10.1				       12.4						    
   LONG BEACH MEDICAL CENTER-LONG BEACH		   5139	       0      339	 0	 22	   0	    0	   374		20	    
						    9.7		      4.6		9.8			   7.9	       6.5	    
   MASSAPEQUA GENERAL HOSPITAL-SEAFORD		   4088	       0     1290	 0	 19	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    5.5		      4.7		3.9						    
   MERCY MEDICAL CENTER-ROCKVILLE CENTRE	  15916	       0     5105	17	218	   0	    0	   850	       214	    
						    6.8		      4.2      4.1	6.3			   9.1	       4.0	    
   MID-ISLAND HOSPITAL-BETHPAGE			   6185	     575	0	 0	 19	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    4.8	     6.3			3.9						    
   N SHORE UNIV HOSP AT PLAINVIEW-PLAINVIEW	  14271	     197	0	 1	 45	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    5.1	     4.4	       2.0	4.1						    
   N SHORE UNIV HOSP AT SYOSSET-SYOSSET		   1991	      48	0	 0	 37	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    4.3	     6.8			2.8						    
   N SHORE UNIV HOSP-MANHASSET			  43503	    1810	0	10	384	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    5.5	     5.5	       3.3	6.2						    
   NASSAU COUNTY MEDICAL CTR-EAST MEADOW	  20338	      11     1658	20	588	 483	  344	     0	      1830	    
						    6.8	     1.8      6.0      5.2	8.4	 9.9	  6.0		       4.3	    
   NORTH SHORE UNIVERSITY HOSP-GLEN COVE	   9876	    1191	0	 8	 66	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    7.7	    10.5	       4.4	9.1						    
   SOUTH NASSAU COMMUNITY HOSP-OCEANSIDE	  13674	     222      792	 9	121	   0	  125	   778		50	    
						    7.5	     5.6      4.9      8.7	7.9		  3.6	   8.5	       3.5	    
   ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL-ROSLYN			  15148	       0     2058	 0	  8	   0	    0	  1289		 7	    
						    7.5		      5.4		5.0			   8.2	       3.3	    
   WINTHROP-UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL-MINEOLA		  31144	       0     8813	 0	294	   0	    0	  2263		 0	    
						    5.7		      3.9		5.2			   7.7			    
																	    
 NIAGARA					  22282	     303     4033	50	151	   0	    0	   491	       463	    
						    6.6	     4.4      4.1      4.1	5.2			   5.7	       2.8	    
   DEGRAFF MEMORIAL HOSP-NORTH TONAWANDA	   3334	      16      464	 1	 15	   0	    0	   355		56	    
						    6.4	     5.3      3.9      2.0	3.7			   5.3	       3.4	    
   INTER-COMMUNITY MEM HOSP-NEWFANE		   2416	     169	0	 9	 23	   0	    0	     0		 8	    
						    4.9	     2.9	       3.1	2.8				       4.0	    
   LOCKPORT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-LOCKPORT		   4882	      15     1344	12	 43	   0	    0	   136		73	    
						    6.3	    11.6      3.2      2.9	7.7			   6.6	       2.3	    
   MOUNT ST MARYS HOSPITAL-LEWISTON		   5546	      60     1386	16	 34	   0	    0	     0		81	    
						    6.8	     6.4      4.5      5.8	4.1				       2.9	    
   NIAGARA FALLS MEM MED CTR-NIAGARA FALLS	   6104	      43      839	12	 36	   0	    0	     0	       245	    
						    7.3	     5.1      5.3      4.1	5.3				       2.8	    
																	    
 ONEIDA						  31864	      20     4410      145	255	  14	   53	     0	       105	    
						    5.9	     5.2      3.6      4.3	6.2	 4.9	  2.9		       3.7	    
   FAXTON HOSPITAL-UTICA			   5322	       0      346	 7	 37	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    7.1		      4.6      6.4	7.9						    
TABLE 9(II) - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY									  19	    
	     BY COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION AND HOSPITAL BY EXPECTED PRIMARY SOURCE OF REIMBURSEMENT					    
																	    
								      EXPECTED PRIMARY SOURCE OF REIMBURSEMENT				    
									   CHAMPUS/	 NO  CORREC-	 SELF MEDICARE	  MEDICAID	    
 COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION/HOSPITAL		  TOTAL	   OTHER      HMO	VA    FAULT    TIONS  INSURED	   HMO	       HMO	    
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   ROME MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ROME			   5654	       5      460	95	 14	  14	   53	     0		 5	    
						    5.1	     2.4      3.2      4.3	3.9	 4.9	  2.9		       4.0	    
   ST ELIZABETH MEDICAL CTR-UTICA		   8012	      10      887	25	165	   0	    0	     0	       100	    
						    6.0	     5.9      4.2      4.4	5.7				       3.7	    
   ST LUKES MEMORIAL HOSP CTR-NEW HARTFORD	  12876	       5     2717	18	 39	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    5.6	     6.6      3.3      3.2	7.4						    
																	    
 ONONDAGA					  72800	      86    10853      109	682	 252	  212	     0	       340	    
						    5.8	     4.7      4.2      6.3	8.9	 9.6	  6.0		       4.5	    
   COMMUNITY-GENERAL HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE		  11773	       1     1671	16	 46	   0	  124	     0		 0	    
						    5.4	     1.0      3.5      3.2     13.8		  3.5				    
   CROUSE HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE			  25268	       0     5132	 6	153	  19	    0	     0		 9	    
						    5.1		      4.1      7.2	4.7	 3.7			       2.8	    
   ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	  21949	      84     2793	 0	  0	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    5.6	     4.8      4.0								    
   UNIVERSITY HOSP/SUNY HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	  13810	       1     1257	87	483	 233	   88	     0	       331	    
						    7.5	     1.0      5.5      6.8	9.8	10.1	  9.6		       4.5	    
																	    
 ONTARIO					  12499	       4     2444	13	 65	  10	    6	   191	       243	    
						    5.4	     3.5      3.8      4.2	4.3	 4.0	  3.2	   6.8	       2.5	    
   CLIFTON SPRINGS HOSP-CLIFTON SPRINGS		   2585	       3      634	 2	 10	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    6.7	     3.7      5.4      9.0	3.3						    
   F F THOMPSON HOSPITAL-CANANDAIGUA		   4948	       0     1627	 5	 30	   6	    6	   162		94	    
						    5.0		      3.2      1.8	3.8	 4.0	  3.2	   7.0	       2.7	    
   GENEVA GENERAL HOSPITAL-GENEVA		   4966	       1      183	 6	 25	   4	    0	    29	       149	    
						    5.2	     3.0      3.6      4.5	5.4	 4.0		   6.0	       2.4	    
																	    
 ORANGE						  36048	     136     5583	28	145	   0	    0	   480	       355	    
						    5.7	     4.9      3.4      3.3	7.1			   7.5	       3.2	    
   ARDEN HILL HOSPITAL-GOSHEN			   7217	       2     1341	 0	  0	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    6.8	    20.0      3.3								    
   CORNWALL HOSPITAL-CORNWALL			   4146	       0      495	 9	 37	   0	    0	   147		17	    
						    7.4		      4.3      4.1	5.6			   8.6	       3.2	    
   HORTON MEDICAL CENTER-MIDDLETOWN		  11505	      74     2045	12	 63	   0	    0	   234	       131	    
						    5.1	     5.7      3.3      2.4	8.8			   6.8	       3.3	    
   MERCY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL-PORT JERVIS		   3442	       0      321	 6	 33	   0	    0	    39	       114	    
						    5.8		      3.6      3.7	5.9			   8.4	       3.3	    
   ST ANTHONY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL-WARWICK	   2297	       0      552	 1	 12	   0	    0	    60		 2	    
						    5.6		      3.2      5.0	6.1			   7.2	       1.0	    
   ST LUKES HOSPITAL-NEWBURGH			   7441	      60      829	 0	  0	   0	    0	     0		91	    
						    4.6	     3.4      3.4						       3.1	    
																	    
 ORLEANS					   2478	      13      496	 0	 16	  34	    0	    23		 3	    
						    5.1	     5.6      3.1		4.2	 3.5		   5.2	       2.3	    
   MEDINA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-MEDINA		   2478	      13      496	 0	 16	  34	    0	    23		 3	    
						    5.1	     5.6      3.1		4.2	 3.5		   5.2	       2.3	    
																	    
 OSWEGO						   7483	       1      283	21	 43	   1	    0	     0		11	    
						    5.7	     1.0      3.7      4.2	5.0	 3.0			       2.3	    
   A L LEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-FULTON		   2185	       1      224	 1	 21	   0	    0	     0		11	    
						    6.2	     1.0      3.8      3.0	4.3				       2.3	    
   OSWEGO HOSPITAL-OSWEGO			   5298	       0       59	20	 22	   1	    0	     0		 0	    
						    5.5		      3.1      4.3	5.7	 3.0					    
TABLE 9(II) - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY									  20	    
	     BY COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION AND HOSPITAL BY EXPECTED PRIMARY SOURCE OF REIMBURSEMENT					    
																	    
								      EXPECTED PRIMARY SOURCE OF REIMBURSEMENT				    
									   CHAMPUS/	 NO  CORREC-	 SELF MEDICARE	  MEDICAID	    
 COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION/HOSPITAL		  TOTAL	   OTHER      HMO	VA    FAULT    TIONS  INSURED	   HMO	       HMO	    
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 OTSEGO						  12612	      52      152	31	 54	   0	    2	     0		 0	    
						    5.1	     4.1      3.7      6.4	5.9		 12.5				    
   A O FOX MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ONEONTA		   4351	       3      152	 0	 54	   0	    2	     0		 0	    
						    5.7	     2.0      3.7		5.9		 12.5				    
   MARY IMOGENE BASSETT HOSP-COOPERSTOWN	   8261	      49	0	31	  0	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    4.8	     4.2	       6.4							    
																	    
 PUTNAM						   7048	       0     2593	 3	 68	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    5.6		      3.8      4.7	5.5						    
   PUTNAM HOSPITAL CENTER-CARMEL		   7048	       0     2593	 3	 68	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    5.6		      3.8      4.7	5.5						    
																	    
 RENSSELAER					  14075	      76     2129	18	 36	   0	   69	   490	       757	    
						    5.4	     6.4      3.4      3.4	4.5		  3.1	   6.1	       2.4	    
   SAMARITAN HOSPITAL-TROY			   7763	       7     1494	13	 20	   0	    0	   490	       685	    
						    4.7	     7.7      3.2      2.8	4.2			   6.1	       2.4	    
   SETON HLTH SYSTEM/ST MARYS CAMPUS-TROY	   6312	      69      635	 5	 16	   0	   69	     0		72	    
						    6.3	     6.2      3.9      5.0	4.9		  3.1		       2.8	    
																	    
 ROCKLAND					  28503	       8     6933	 6	120	   0	    0	  1473	      1167	    
						    7.5	    31.4      3.5      3.8	7.1			   4.7	       5.1	    
   GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL-SUFFERN		  11602	       0     2843	 6	 78	   0	    0	   698	       426	    
						    6.1		      3.8      3.8	6.1			   6.7	       2.8	    
   HELEN HAYES HOSPITAL-WEST HAVERSTRAW		   1870	       0	0	 0	  0	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						   20.4											    
   NYACK HOSPITAL-NYACK				  13428	       0     4089	 0	 35	   0	    0	   775	       741	    
						    5.4		      3.4		4.0			   2.9	       6.4	    
   SUMMIT PARK HOSPITAL-POMONA			   1603	       8	1	 0	  7	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						   21.3	    31.4     36.0	       33.4						    
																	    
 ST. LAWRENCE					  13383	      20      206      126	 81	   0	  236	     0		 0	    
						    4.8	     3.7      3.0      3.4	3.3		  3.2				    
   CANTON-POTSDAM HOSPITAL-POTSDAM		   3614	       0	0	86	 22	   0	  232	     0		 0	    
						    5.3			       3.2	2.9		  3.3				    
   CLIFTON-FINE HOSPITAL-STAR LAKE		    474	       0	7	 2	  4	   0	    4	     0		 0	    
						    2.7		      2.4      2.0	2.3		  1.8				    
   E J NOBLE HOSPITAL-GOUVERNEUR		   1475	       0	0	 0	  1	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    3.9					1.0						    
   HEPBURN MEDICAL CTR-OGDENSBURG		   4753	       0      199	38	 54	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    5.4		      3.1      3.9	3.6						    
   MASSENA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-MASSENA		   3067	      20	0	 0	  0	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    4.1	     3.7									    
																	    
 SARATOGA					   6707	       0     1548      178	 37	   0	  105	   340	       212	    
						    5.2		      3.1      2.4	4.8		  2.9	   6.7	       2.7	    
   SARATOGA HOSPITAL-SARATOGA SPRINGS		   6707	       0     1548      178	 37	   0	  105	   340	       212	    
						    5.2		      3.1      2.4	4.8		  2.9	   6.7	       2.7	    
																	    
 SCHENECTADY					  25310	     363     4233      311	196	   0	   38	     0	       445	    
						    5.9	     7.1      4.7      4.3     11.8		  2.9		       3.0	    
   BELLEVUE WOMEN'S HOSPITAL-NISKAYUNA		   4537	       0	0	35	  0	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    2.5			       2.4							    
TABLE 9(II) - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY									  21	    
	     BY COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION AND HOSPITAL BY EXPECTED PRIMARY SOURCE OF REIMBURSEMENT					    
																	    
								      EXPECTED PRIMARY SOURCE OF REIMBURSEMENT				    
									   CHAMPUS/	 NO  CORREC-	 SELF MEDICARE	  MEDICAID	    
 COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION/HOSPITAL		  TOTAL	   OTHER      HMO	VA    FAULT    TIONS  INSURED	   HMO	       HMO	    
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   ELLIS HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY			  11944	     361     2724      257	101	   0	   38	     0	       156	    
						    6.2	     7.1      4.7      4.6	4.8		  2.9		       3.3	    
   ST CLARES HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY		   7031	       1     1339	19	 26	   0	    0	     0	       289	    
						    5.1	     7.0      3.3      4.1	3.2				       2.9	    
   SUNNYVIEW HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY		   1798	       1      170	 0	 69	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						   15.6	    10.0     16.4	       25.1						    
																	    
 SCHOHARIE					    685	       8	0	 0	  0	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    4.0	     4.8									    
   BASSETT HOSP OF SCHOHARIE CO-COBLESKILL	    685	       8	0	 0	  0	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    4.0	     4.8									    
																	    
 SCHUYLER					   1559	       1	2	 2	  1	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    4.0	     2.0      2.5      2.5	4.0						    
   SCHUYLER HOSPITAL-MONTOUR FALLS		   1559	       1	2	 2	  1	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    4.0	     2.0      2.5      2.5	4.0						    
																	    
 STEUBEN					  12840	      21      109	22	 38	   0	    3	     1		 8	    
						    5.1	     3.8      3.5      3.8	4.3		  2.0	   6.0	       4.8	    
   CORNING HOSPITAL-CORNING			   5938	       6	0	 0	 10	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    4.7	     6.5			2.9						    
   IRA DAVENPORT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-BATH		   2067	      13	0	 0	  6	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    4.1	     2.5			1.7						    
   ST JAMES MERCY HOSPITAL-HORNELL		   4835	       2      109	22	 22	   0	    3	     1		 8	    
						    6.1	     3.5      3.5      3.8	5.6		  2.0	   6.0	       4.8	    
																	    
 SUFFOLK					 147296	    4067    28294      105     1606	   0	    1	  8579	      3105	    
						    6.2	     4.1      4.2      3.5	7.4		 84.0	   7.5	       3.7	    
   BROOKHAVEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-PATCHOGUE	  12477	       0     1554	11	191	   0	    0	  1258	       610	    
						    6.4		      4.3      3.3	6.4			   7.3	       3.3	    
   BRUNSWICK HOSPITAL CENTER-AMITYVILLE		   4744	       0	0	 0	 26	   0	    0	   640		34	    
						    7.8					2.7			   8.2	       5.3	    
   CENTRAL SUFFOLK HOSPITAL-RIVERHEAD		   4044	       0      403	 6	 46	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    6.1		      3.7      5.2	5.7						    
   EASTERN LONG ISLAND HOSPITAL-GREENPORT	   2445	       0	0	 0	  0	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    8.3											    
   GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL-WEST ISLIP		  24708	      73     6929	 0	310	   0	    0	  2164	       445	    
						    5.4	     3.4      3.9		5.9			   7.0	       3.8	    
   HUNTINGTON HOSPITAL-HUNTINGTON		  14104	       0     3224	 0	117	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    5.8		      3.6		5.8						    
   J T MATHER MEMORIAL HOSP-PORT JEFFERSON	   9511	       0     1392	 0	 78	   0	    0	  1057		62	    
						    7.2		      5.1		5.6			   7.5	       6.0	    
   SOUTHAMPTON HOSPITAL-SOUTHAMPTON		   4786	       0     1891	26	 47	   0	    0	     0		 7	    
						    4.5		      3.7      3.6	4.4				       2.0	    
   SOUTHSIDE HOSPITAL-BAY SHORE			  16925	      52     3159	 0	 27	   0	    0	  1364	       783	    
						    6.3	     9.1      4.4		8.4			   9.1	       3.4	    
   ST CHARLES HOSPITAL-PORT JEFFERSON		  11346	     350     3387	22	127	   0	    1	     0		 0	    
						    8.4	     5.4      4.2      2.9     18.6		 84.0				    
   ST JOHNS EPIS HOSP AT COMM HOSP SMTHTWN-SM	   1458	     117	0	 0	  0	   0	    0	    11		26	    
						    8.2	     4.7						  12.9	       7.2	    
   ST JOHNS EPIS HOSP/SMTHTWN DIV-SMITHTOWN	  13798	    3454	0	 0	134	   0	    0	   270		73	    
						    6.0	     3.9			4.8			   7.0	       4.4	    
TABLE 9(II) - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY									  22	    
	     BY COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION AND HOSPITAL BY EXPECTED PRIMARY SOURCE OF REIMBURSEMENT					    
																	    
								      EXPECTED PRIMARY SOURCE OF REIMBURSEMENT				    
									   CHAMPUS/	 NO  CORREC-	 SELF MEDICARE	  MEDICAID	    
 COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION/HOSPITAL		  TOTAL	   OTHER      HMO	VA    FAULT    TIONS  INSURED	   HMO	       HMO	    
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   UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL-STONY BROOK		  26950	      21     6355	40	503	   0	    0	  1815	      1065	    
						    5.3	     3.0      4.6      3.5	7.8			   6.8	       3.7	    
																	    
 SULLIVAN					   7102	       0      385	 9	203	   0	   12	     0	       185	    
						    5.3		      3.3      2.7	5.6		  2.9		       2.3	    
   COMM GEN HOSP OF SULLIVAN CO-CALLICOON	    492	       0       10	 2	  9	   0	    0	     0		 3	    
						    4.0		      2.0      4.5	2.1				       1.3	    
   COMM GEN HOSP OF SULLIVAN CO-HARRIS		   6610	       0      375	 7	194	   0	   12	     0	       182	    
						    5.4		      3.3      2.1	5.8		  2.9		       2.3	    
																	    
 TOMPKINS					   6719	       9      504	21	 65	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    5.1	     3.0      3.8      3.5	7.3						    
   CAYUGA MEDICAL CTR AT ITHACA-ITHACA		   6719	       9      504	21	 65	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    5.1	     3.0      3.8      3.5	7.3						    
																	    
 ULSTER						  14774	      48     2908	 4	 82	   0	    0	   529		34	    
						    6.2	     6.2      4.2      2.8	5.1			   6.7	       2.6	    
   BENEDICTINE HOSPITAL-KINGSTON		   7569	      16     1972	 0	 31	   0	    0	     0		34	    
						    6.4	     4.2      4.4		5.5				       2.6	    
   ELLENVILLE COMMUNITY HOSP-ELLENVILLE		   1129	       0       65	 0	  1	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    4.9		      2.9		3.0						    
   KINGSTON HOSPITAL-KINGSTON			   6076	      32      871	 4	 50	   0	    0	   529		 0	    
						    6.3	     7.3      3.8      2.8	4.9			   6.7			    
																	    
 WARREN						  14037	      42     2528	65	133	  10	    0	     0		 0	    
						    5.5	     9.3      3.8      3.6	6.4	 5.7					    
   GLENS FALLS HOSPITAL-GLENS FALLS		  14037	      42     2528	65	133	  10	    0	     0		 0	    
						    5.5	     9.3      3.8      3.6	6.4	 5.7					    
																	    
 WASHINGTON					   1119	       0	0	 7	  0	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    3.4			       5.6							    
   MARY MCCLELLAN HOSPITAL-CAMBRIDGE		   1119	       0	0	 7	  0	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    3.4			       5.6							    
																	    
 WAYNE						   4001	      64     1016	 4	 13	   0	    0	     3		 0	    
						    5.0	     3.2      3.3      5.8	7.7			  10.0			    
   MYERS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL-SODUS		   1376	       0      404	 4	  3	   0	    0	     3		 0	    
						    4.3		      3.1      5.8     13.0			  10.0			    
   NEWARK-WAYNE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL-NEWARK	   2625	      64      612	 0	 10	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    5.3	     3.2      3.4		6.1						    
																	    
 WESTCHESTER					 138386	     159    23217	67     1179	 311	  259	  1915	      2315	    
						    7.3	    10.1      5.1      8.6	9.6	11.0	  7.5	   7.8	       5.8	    
   BLYTHEDALE CHILDRENS HOSPITAL-VALHALLA	    293	       0       62	 0	  7	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						   91.9		     78.7	       41.9						    
   COMMUNITY HOSPITAL-DOBBS FERRY		   1511	       0	0	 0	  0	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    5.4											    
   HUDSON VALLEY HOSPITAL CENTER-PEEKSKILL	   6416	      28     1496	 0	 76	   0	    4	   362		 0	    
						    4.5	     6.3      3.1		4.0		  6.8	   5.4			    
   LAWRENCE HOSPITAL-BRONXVILLE			  10592	      48     3608	 0	  0	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    5.8	     5.1      4.3								    
   MOUNT VERNON HOSPITAL-MOUNT VERNON		   5889	       0      579	 0	 19	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    6.7		      5.0		3.7						    
TABLE 9(II) - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY									  23	    
	     BY COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION AND HOSPITAL BY EXPECTED PRIMARY SOURCE OF REIMBURSEMENT					    
																	    
								      EXPECTED PRIMARY SOURCE OF REIMBURSEMENT				    
									   CHAMPUS/	 NO  CORREC-	 SELF MEDICARE	  MEDICAID	    
 COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION/HOSPITAL		  TOTAL	   OTHER      HMO	VA    FAULT    TIONS  INSURED	   HMO	       HMO	    
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   NEW YORK HOSP/CORNELL MED CTR-WHT PLAINS	   3256	       0      495	 0	  0	   0	    0	     0		47	    
						   23.9		     14.2						      19.8	    
   NORTHERN WESTCHESTER HOSP-MOUNT KISKO	  10966	       0     4201	 0	 68	   0	    0	   648		56	    
						    5.1		      3.3		7.0			   6.3	       3.9	    
   PHELPS MEM HOSP ASSN-NORTH TARRYTOWN		   8993	       0     2616	 0	 68	   0	   83	     0		 0	    
						    5.9		      4.2		6.2		  3.0				    
   SOUND SHORE MED CTR OF WESTCHESTER-NEW ROC	  12260	       0     2453	 0	 71	   0	    0	     2		 2	    
						    5.7		      4.4		6.1			   1.5	       5.0	    
   ST AGNES HOSPITAL-WHITE PLAINS		   6645	       0	4	 0	 28	   0	    0	     0	       137	    
						    5.2		      2.8		5.0				       4.5	    
   ST JOHNS RIVERSIDE HOSPITAL-YONKERS		  12231	       0     1120	 0	 47	   0	    0	   641	       544	    
						    5.3		      3.4		3.8			   7.0	       2.8	    
   ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL-YONKERS			   7153	      32      538	 3	 22	   0	    0	     0	       267	    
						    7.8	     8.7      4.7     26.0	4.5				       3.5	    
   ST VINCENTS HOSP/WESTCHESTER-HARRISON	   2986	       0      224	 0	  0	   0	   47	    31	       109	    
						   15.9		      7.5				  9.2	  12.1	      10.4	    
   UNITED HOSPITAL MED CTR-PORT CHESTER		   8106	       0	1	 0	  0	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    5.4		      1.0								    
   W M BURKE REHAB HOSPITAL-WHITE PLAINS	   1910	      37      161	 0	 22	   0	    0	   187		 2	    
						   20.8	    20.7     20.5	       22.7			  19.2	      19.5	    
   WESTCHESTER COUNTY MED CTR-VALHALLA		  22658	      14     4392	64	733	 311	  125	     0	      1050	    
						    9.0	    10.6      6.8      7.8     11.3	11.0	  9.9		       7.3	    
   WHITE PLAINS HOSPITAL CTR-WHITE PLAINS	  10870	       0     1108	 0	 14	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    5.3		      5.8		3.7						    
   YONKERS GENERAL HOSPITAL-YONKERS		   5651	       0      159	 0	  4	   0	    0	    44	       101	    
						    7.7		      6.6		1.3			   8.2	       4.7	    
																	    
 WYOMING					   3504	       0      281	 3	 26	  90	    1	     5		 0	    
						    5.7		      3.6      3.7	6.7	 3.8	  7.0	  10.6			    
   WYOMING COUNTY COMMUNITY HOSP-WARSAW		   3504	       0      281	 3	 26	  90	    1	     5		 0	    
						    5.7		      3.6      3.7	6.7	 3.8	  7.0	  10.6			    
																	    
 YATES						   1440	       0	0	 1	  0	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    5.4			       5.0							    
   SOLDIERS AND SAILORS MEM HOSP-PENN YAN	   1440	       0	0	 1	  0	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    5.4			       5.0							    
																	    
 BRONX						 169942	      28    15116	34	938	  36	 1119	  5580	     10419	    
						    6.7	    20.1      4.8      3.2	8.3	 4.4	  4.3	   7.5	       4.0	    
   BRONX-LEBANON HOSP/CONCOURSE DIV-BRONX	  19856	       0      531	 1	  7	   0	    0	   190	      2418	    
						    5.7		      4.4      4.0	3.7			   7.0	       3.9	    
   BRONX-LEBANON HOSPITAL/FULTON DIV-BRONX	   5206	       0	6	 0	  0	   0	    0	    17	       204	    
						    9.5		      8.7					  11.8	       6.0	    
   CALVARY HOSPITAL INC-BRONX			   2049	       0      114	 0	  0	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						   24.5		     23.6								    
   JACOBI MEDICAL CENTER-BRONX			  19103	       0	0	 2	586	   0	  228	     0	       941	    
						    7.5			       2.5	9.6		  5.2		       4.5	    
   LINCOLN MED & MENTAL HEALTH CTR-BRONX	  19887	       0	0	 5	150	  31	  164	     0	      2345	    
						    4.8			       1.8	7.7	 4.2	  4.1		       3.5	    
   MONTEFIORE MED CTR/A EINSTEIN DIV-BRONX	  19926	       0     5996	 9	 28	   0	  343	  1587	      1084	    
						    5.6		      3.9      2.9	4.8		  3.4	   7.8	       3.8	    
   MONTEFIORE MED CTR/MOSES DIV-BRONX		  28969	       0     4031	 7	 80	   0	  203	  2109	      1310	    
						    6.8		      5.2      5.0	5.6		  4.6	   7.3	       4.7	    
TABLE 9(II) - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY									  24	    
	     BY COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION AND HOSPITAL BY EXPECTED PRIMARY SOURCE OF REIMBURSEMENT					    
																	    
								      EXPECTED PRIMARY SOURCE OF REIMBURSEMENT				    
									   CHAMPUS/	 NO  CORREC-	 SELF MEDICARE	  MEDICAID	    
 COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION/HOSPITAL		  TOTAL	   OTHER      HMO	VA    FAULT    TIONS  INSURED	   HMO	       HMO	    
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   NORTH CENTRAL BRONX HOSPITAL-BRONX		  11167	       0	0	 7	 20	   5	  124	     0	      1180	    
						    5.8			       2.9	6.9	 6.0	  5.3		       3.4	    
   OUR LADY MERCY MED CTR/F DURSO PAV-BRONX	   2978	       0      139	 0	  2	   0	    0	   152		10	    
						    8.8		      4.9		5.5			   8.4	       3.8	    
   OUR LADY OF MERCY MEDICAL CENTER-BRONX	  17024	      28     2231	 0	 53	   0	    0	  1066	       473	    
						    6.9	    20.1      4.1		4.3			   7.1	       3.9	    
   ST BARNABAS HOSPITAL-BRONX			  16660	       0	0	 3	  9	   0	   54	   303	       428	    
						    7.1			       3.3	4.1		  4.9	   7.5	       4.7	    
   UNION HOSPITAL-BRONX				    154	       0	0	 0	  0	   0	    3	     0		26	    
						    3.3							  4.3		       3.4	    
   WESTCHESTER SQUARE MED CTR-BRONX		   6963	       0     2068	 0	  3	   0	    0	   156		 0	    
						    7.8		      6.6		2.7			   8.7			    
																	    
 KINGS						 285239	    5553    22377      105     1188	 391	  321	  4913	     13913	    
						    6.8	     6.0      4.7      4.4	6.0	21.3	  5.8	   7.6	       4.1	    
   BETH ISRL MED CTR/KINGS HWY DIV-BROOKLYN	   8278	       0     1110	 0	 14	   0	    0	   677		76	    
						    7.5		      4.9		6.8			   6.7	       3.9	    
   BROOKDALE HOSPITAL MEDICAL CTR-BROOKLYN	  23975	       0	0	34	396	   0	    0	  1002		 0	    
						    6.8			       6.5	5.6			   8.7			    
   BROOKLYN HOSPITAL/CALEDONIAN-BROOKLYN	   4985	       0      461	 0	  0	   0	   19	     6		36	    
						    4.9		      3.8				  3.6	   9.2	       3.9	    
   BROOKLYN HOSPITAL/DOWNTOWN-BROOKLYN		  21269	       0     3985	 0	  0	   0	   36	    19	       152	    
						    5.6		      4.5				  3.1	   5.1	       3.1	    
   CONEY ISLAND HOSPITAL-BROOKLYN		  17317	     399       83	 7	129	  15	  121	     0	      1621	    
						    7.5	    10.5      8.9      2.0	6.8	 5.0	  7.0		       3.9	    
   INTERFAITH MED CTR/JEWISH HOSP-BROOKLYN	   4656	       0	0	 0	  3	   0	    0	     0	       118	    
						    9.2					1.7				       6.3	    
   INTERFAITH MED CTR/ST JOHNS DIV-BROOKLYN	   6032	       0	0	 2	  5	   0	    0	     0	       753	    
						    8.5			      11.5	2.0				       4.5	    
   KINGS COUNTY HOSPITAL CENTER-BROOKLYN	  23325	       0	1	 9	416	 295	   95	     0	      2572	    
						    8.3		      7.0      4.1	6.9	27.0	  6.5		       5.2	    
   KINGSBROOK JEWISH MEDICAL CTR-BROOKLYN	   7831	      35      624	 0	  0	   0	    0	     0		46	    
						   11.2	     8.1     10.0						       7.1	    
   LONG ISLAND COLLEGE HOSPITAL-BROOKLYN	  22689	       0     5855	19	 50	  81	    0	   345	      1083	    
						    6.0		      4.6      3.2	4.6	 3.5		   7.4	       4.4	    
   LUTHERAN MEDICAL CENTER-BROOKLYN		  19732	       0	0	 0	  0	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    6.1											    
   MAIMONIDES MEDICAL CENTER-BROOKLYN		  28879	       0     5589	 9	 89	   0	    0	  2561	      2739	    
						    5.8		      3.5      2.6	4.0			   7.3	       3.0	    
   NEW YORK COMM HOSP OF BROOKLYN-BROOKLYN	   5049	       0      504	 0	 10	   0	    0	     0		29	    
						    7.2		      5.8		4.4				       5.7	    
   NEW YORK METHODIST HOSPITAL-BROOKLYN		  27004	    4933	0	12	  0	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    6.9	     5.6	       4.0							    
   ST MARYS HOSPITAL-BROOKLYN			  10426	     186      456	 0	 10	   0	    0	     0	      1500	    
						    5.5	     4.4      4.6		4.1				       3.8	    
   UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL OF BROOKLYN-BROOKLYN	  11266	       0     1618	 9	  0	   0	    0	     0	       957	    
						    6.7		      5.3      3.0					       3.9	    
   VICTORY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-BROOKLYN		   8633	       0     1029	 0	  0	   0	    0	    74		 0	    
						    6.6		      6.2					   9.5			    
   WOODHULL MEDICAL CENTER-BROOKLYN		  16713	       0	0	 4	 23	   0	   49	    80	      1290	    
						    7.3			       2.3     10.1		  4.6	   6.7	       4.4	    
   WYCKOFF HEIGHTS MEDICAL CTR-BROOKLYN		  17180	       0     1062	 0	 43	   0	    1	   149	       941	    
						    5.4		      5.2		4.4		  1.0	   7.9	       3.4	    
TABLE 9(II) - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY									  25	    
	     BY COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION AND HOSPITAL BY EXPECTED PRIMARY SOURCE OF REIMBURSEMENT					    
																	    
								      EXPECTED PRIMARY SOURCE OF REIMBURSEMENT				    
									   CHAMPUS/	 NO  CORREC-	 SELF MEDICARE	  MEDICAID	    
 COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION/HOSPITAL		  TOTAL	   OTHER      HMO	VA    FAULT    TIONS  INSURED	   HMO	       HMO	    
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 NEW YORK					 405260	    3485    59982	68     1627	  35	  519	  2517	      8749	    
						    7.1	     5.3      4.9      7.1	9.6	 6.7	  6.0	   7.9	       4.3	    
   BELLEVUE HOSPITAL CENTER-NEW YORK		  20677	      69	0	 3	233	   0	  134	     0	      1574	    
						    9.6	    10.0	       7.3     13.1		  7.5		       4.3	    
   BETH ISRAEL MED CTR/NORTH DIV-NEW YORK	   6783	       1     1345	 0	 48	   0	    0	    70		 4	    
						    6.7	     1.0      4.9		2.1			   7.6	       4.5	    
   BETH ISRAEL MEDICAL CENTER-NEW YORK		  41114	       0    10019	 3	 37	   0	    0	  1076	      1354	    
						    6.1		      3.9      4.3	3.9			   7.7	       3.5	    
   CABRINI MEDICAL CENTER-NEW YORK		   8992	       4      723	 0	 46	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    8.0	     4.0      5.8		4.5						    
   COLER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-NEW YORK		    458	       0	0	 0	  4	   0	    1	     0		 0	    
						  121.5				       75.3		 89.0				    
   GOLDWATER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-NEW YORK		    394	       0	0	 0	  1	   0	    0	     0		 1	    
						  186.3				       62.0				      25.0	    
   HARLEM HOSPITAL CENTER-NEW YORK		  12037	      28	0	 7	135	  12	   23	     0	       597	    
						    7.2	    10.4	       2.9     10.1	 9.3	  7.0		       5.4	    
   HOSPITAL FOR JOINT DISEASES-NEW YORK		   5373	       0     1418	 3	192	   0	    0	     0		44	    
						    8.1		      6.4      9.3	6.9				       5.5	    
   HOSPITAL FOR SPECIAL SURGERY-NEW YORK	   6999	       0     1614	 0	 66	   0	    0	   115		12	    
						    5.1		      4.0		4.8			   6.5	       4.1	    
   INST REHAB MED (NYU MED CTR)-NEW YORK	   2459	      20	0	 0	 23	   0	    0	     0		 6	    
						   16.4	    14.1		       18.7				      31.7	    
   LENOX HILL HOSPITAL-NEW YORK			  29082	       0    10317	 0	 91	   0	  289	   697	       169	    
						    6.2		      4.1		5.0		  5.0	   8.2	       4.6	    
   MANHATTAN EYE EAR THROAT HOSP-NEW YORK	   2403	       0      183	 1	  0	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    1.6		      1.8      1.0							    
   MEMORIAL HOSPITAL FOR CANCER-NEW YORK	  17516	       0     1963	16	  0	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    7.6		      6.9      6.8							    
   METROPOLITAN HOSPITAL CENTER-NEW YORK	  13936	       0	0	 1	 15	  12	   72	    22	      1386	    
						    8.3			       1.0     12.7	 5.8	  5.5	  14.7	       4.4	    
   MOUNT SINAI HOSPITAL-NEW YORK		  46624	     477    11391	10	126	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    6.7	     2.9      5.2     15.7     17.3						    
   NEW YORK & PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITALS@ALLEN PA	  12050	       0      789	 5	 16	   0	    0	     0	       915	    
						    4.6		      4.4      4.4	5.3				       2.9	    
   NEW YORK & PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITALS@NEW YORK	  35830	       0     8644	 0	147	   0	    0	     0	       180	    
						    6.9		      5.2	       11.1				       8.3	    
   NEW YORK & PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITALS@PRESBYTE	  36390	     141     6298	 6	137	   0	    0	     0	       998	    
						    7.1	     3.8      6.4      3.7	7.4				       4.8	    
   NEW YORK DOWNTOWN HOSPITAL-NEW YORK		   7429	       0      535	 0	  0	   0	    0	     0		 2	    
						    4.1		      3.2						       3.0	    
   NORTH GENERAL HOSPITAL-NEW YORK		   4953	       0       74	 0	  1	   0	    0	   108	       197	    
						    6.9		      4.5		6.0			   7.5	       4.9	    
   NY EYE AND EAR INFIRMARY-NEW YORK		   1621	       0      235	 0	  1	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    2.3		      2.6		1.0						    
   NY UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER-NEW YORK	  26116	     741	0	 5	  0	   0	    0	    49		95	    
						    6.2	     5.0	       3.2				   6.6	       5.8	    
   ROCKEFELLER UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL-NEW YORK	    229	       0	0	 0	  0	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    6.4											    
   ST CLARES HOSP AND HEALTH CTR-NEW YORK	   3018	    2004	0	 0	  0	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    6.9	     5.8									    
   ST LUKES ROOSEVELT/ROOSVLT DIV-NEW YORK	  23206	       0	0	 0	 71	   0	    0	   187	       779	    
						    5.8					4.7			   8.7	       3.8	    
TABLE 9(II) - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY									  26	    
	     BY COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION AND HOSPITAL BY EXPECTED PRIMARY SOURCE OF REIMBURSEMENT					    
																	    
								      EXPECTED PRIMARY SOURCE OF REIMBURSEMENT				    
									   CHAMPUS/	 NO  CORREC-	 SELF MEDICARE	  MEDICAID	    
 COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION/HOSPITAL		  TOTAL	   OTHER      HMO	VA    FAULT    TIONS  INSURED	   HMO	       HMO	    
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   ST LUKES ROOSEVELT/ST LUKES DIV-NEW YORK	  16932	       0	0	 0	104	  11	    0	   193	       436	    
						    6.7					8.3	 5.0		   7.9	       4.3	    
   ST VINCENTS HOSPITAL & MED CTR-NEW YORK	  22639	       0     4434	 8	133	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    7.3		      5.2      9.0     11.8						    
																	    
 QUEENS						 189968	    1191    24642	25	905	  93	  146	  3683	      6103	    
						    6.5	     4.8      4.5     15.1	7.3	 8.0	  7.2	   7.3	       3.8	    
   CITY HOSPITAL CENTER-ELMHURST		  22622	       0	0	11	169	  69	   55	     0	      2022	    
						    6.6			       6.5     12.6	 8.6	  7.3		       3.7	    
   CMC BKLYN & QUEENS/MARY IMMAC DIV-JAMAICA	   9978	     203     1154	 0	301	   0	    0	     0	       543	    
						    5.5	     4.6      4.4		5.5				       3.4	    
   CMC BKLYN & QUEENS/ST JOHNS DIV-ELMHURST	  15464	     410     2793	 0	 45	   0	    0	     0	       629	    
						    5.3	     4.1      3.8		4.4				       3.5	    
   CMC OF BKLYN & QUEENS/ST JOS DIV-QUEENS	   4414	      67      306	 0	  6	   0	    0	     0		27	    
						    7.9	     4.9      4.8		4.0				       4.1	    
   JAMAICA HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER-JAMAICA	  21481	       0	0	 0	  0	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    5.9											    
   L I JEWISH/SCHNEIDER DIV-NEW HYDE PARK	  11638	       0     4422	 9	 26	   0	    0	     2	       368	    
						    4.7		      4.1     28.3	5.4			   1.5	       4.8	    
   LONG ISLAND JEWISH MED CTR-NEW HYDE PARK	  28253	       0     6580	 3	 74	   0	    0	  1709	       342	    
						    7.5		      4.6     11.0	4.7			   7.4	       6.0	    
   N SHORE UNIV HOSP AT FOREST HILLS-FOREST H	   9926	       0     4091	 0	  5	   0	    0	  1848	       604	    
						    5.5		      4.0		3.0			   7.1	       3.9	    
   NEW YORK HOSP MED CTR OF QUEENS-FLUSHING	  24545	       0     5296	 0	230	   0	    0	     0	       123	    
						    5.9		      5.4		6.9				       4.3	    
   PARKWAY HOSPITAL-FOREST HILLS		   7700	       0	0	 0	  0	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    8.2											    
   PENINSULA HOSPITAL CENTER-FAR ROCKAWAY	   4440	       0	0	 0	 24	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    9.8				       11.4						    
   QUEENS HOSPITAL CENTER-JAMAICA		  12543	       0	0	 2	  6	  24	   91	     0	      1042	    
						    6.5			       8.5     13.5	 6.5	  7.1		       3.5	    
   ST JOHNS EPISCOPAL HOSP/SO SHORE-FAR ROCKA	  10791	     511	0	 0	 19	   0	    0	   124	       403	    
						    8.0	     5.5			9.5			  10.3	       3.6	    
   W QUEENS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL-LONG ISLAND CI	   6173	       0	0	 0	  0	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    6.1											    
																	    
 RICHMOND					  66781	     203     8435	55	675	   0	    0	    13		 3	    
						    5.9	     6.1      4.8      2.9	7.1			   7.6	       4.0	    
   DOCTORS HOSPITAL-STATEN ISLAND		   4153	       1       27	 0	 11	   0	    0	    13		 3	    
						    5.2	     5.0      3.9		4.7			   7.6	       4.0	    
   SISTERS OF CHARITY MEDICAL CENTER-@ST VINC	  22328	       0       11	25	315	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    5.2		      9.2      3.1	5.3						    
   SISTERS OF CHARITY MEDICAL CENTER@BAYLEY S	   7358	       0	5	14	 14	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    6.5		      9.2      3.2	1.9						    
   STATEN ISLAND UNIV NORTH-STATEN ISLAND	  23931	     142     7058	14	319	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    6.0	     7.1      4.9      2.4	9.3						    
   STATEN ISLAND UNIV SOUTH-STATEN ISLAND	   9011	      60     1334	 2	 16	   0	    0	     0		 0	    
						    7.0	     3.6      4.6      1.0	4.7						    
																	    
 ALL HOSPITALS					2432837	   25832   358842     3868    16139	2646	 3918	 45651	     57197	    
						    6.4	     5.4      4.4      3.7	7.6	10.1	  5.0	   7.4	       4.1