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 TABLE 11 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							  1
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1997 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
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 ALBANY (304200 )				     111.0   100.0    33770    11391	11164	  1418	   3802	    3386     2609
									5.7	 5.4	  7.1	   3.4	    2.7	     3.3      9.0
   ST PETERS HOSPITAL-ALBANY			      47.1    42.4    14322	4708	 5084	   377	   1754	    1594      805
									5.3	 5.8	  7.1	   2.6	    2.8	     3.3      3.0
   ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY	      34.3    30.9    10435	2890	 3159	   911	   1348	    1176      951
									6.1	 4.7	  7.6	   3.7	    2.7	     3.9     14.9
   ALBANY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ALBANY		       9.6     8.6     2916	1618	 1266	    12	      4	       0       16
									5.3	 4.2	  6.8	   1.9	    1.0		      3.9
   SAMARITAN HOSPITAL-TROY			       5.8     5.2     1765	 540	  448	    30	    221	     159      367
									4.8	 4.6	  5.9	   2.4	    2.4	     2.1      6.4
   SETON HLTH SYSTEM/ST MARYS CAMPUS-TROY	       5.7     5.1     1729	 867	  637	    17	      1	       0      207
									6.6	 4.7	  8.2	   2.1	    1.0		      9.8
   BELLEVUE WOMEN'S HOSPITAL-NISKAYUNA		       2.6     2.4	805	   5	   88	     2	    358	     352	0
									2.5	 2.2	  2.9	   2.0	    2.4	     2.4
   ELLIS HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY			       1.4     1.3	435	 112	  156	    17	     20	      17      113
									6.4	 7.1	  5.5	   2.5	    2.7	     2.2      8.8
   ST CLARES HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY		       1.1     1.0	344	 135	   76	    10	     62	      58	3
									4.5	 5.3	  6.5	   1.8	    2.9	     2.4      2.7
   108 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0	       3.3     3.0     1019	 516	  250	    42	     34	      30      147
									9.5	11.8	  6.4	   6.4	    2.4	     2.6     10.8
 ALLEGANY (50900  )				     121.9   100.0     6204	2555	 1922	   267	    572	     506      382
									4.8	 4.3	  5.8	   3.9	    2.7	     2.9      9.2
   JONES MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-WELLSVILLE		      55.5    45.6     2826	1542	  519	   102	    329	     285       49
									3.8	 4.0	  5.2	   2.5	    2.6	     2.4      3.0
   OLEAN GENERAL HOSPITAL (MAIN)-OLEAN		      24.4    20.0     1242	 554	  406	    30	    128	     120	4
									4.6	 4.4	  6.4	   2.4	    2.6	     2.4      3.3
   ST JAMES MERCY HOSPITAL-HORNELL		      12.7    10.4	645	 142	  139	    31	     62	      53      218
									6.5	 4.2	  6.0	   3.1	    2.8	     2.4     10.7
   STRONG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		       8.8     7.2	448	  56	  364	    18	      4	       3	3
									6.2	 3.4	  6.5	   7.4	   12.0	     2.0      7.7
   BUFFALO GENERAL HOSPITAL-BUFFALO		       3.5     2.9	178	   7	  169	     0	      1	       1	0
									4.3	 5.7	  4.3		    2.0	     2.0
   CHILDRENS HOSPITAL-BUFFALO			       2.1     1.8	109	   1	    4	    72	     18	      13	1
									8.1	 3.0	 12.5	   5.9	    6.1	    22.5      4.0
   WYOMING COUNTY COMMUNITY HOSP-WARSAW		       2.1     1.7	106	  33	   38	     3	     15	      14	3
									5.0	 5.1	  7.3	   4.0	    1.9	     1.6      6.7
   CUBA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-CUBA			       2.1     1.7	105	 104	    0	     0	      0	       0	1
									8.4	 8.4					      3.0
   OLEAN GENERAL HOSPITAL (WEST)-OLEAN		       1.4     1.2	 72	   0	    0	     0	      0	       0       72
									5.9						      5.9
   N H NOYES MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-DANSVILLE	       1.3     1.1	 68	  30	   23	     4	      5	       6	0
									3.7	 3.1	  5.0	   1.8	    3.0	     3.2
   46 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0		       8.0     6.5	405	  86	  260	     7	     10	      11       31
									6.4	 5.0	  5.8	   5.1	    2.3	     2.3     18.1
 BROOME (214300 )				     116.4   100.0    24946	8886	 8374	  1038	   2416	    2225     2007
									6.4	 5.8	  8.0	   3.9	    2.8	     2.7     11.4
   WILSON HOSPITAL (UHS)-JOHNSON CITY		      49.1    42.2    10526	3015	 4165	   602	   1401	    1286       57
									5.3	 5.2	  7.0	   3.4	    3.0	     2.9      8.2
   OUR LADY OF LOURDES MEM HOSP-BINGHAMTON	      40.1    34.5     8599	3865	 2590	   212	    968	     914       50
									5.7	 5.6	  8.5	   2.7	    2.5	     2.2      5.9
 TABLE 11 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							  2
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1997 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
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   BINGHAMTON GEN HOSP (UHS)-BINGHAMTON		      23.3    20.0     4985	1866	 1242	    34	     15	       1     1827
									9.5	 7.4	  9.9	   3.1	    2.0	     6.0     11.6
   UNIVERSITY HOSP/SUNY HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	       1.2     1.0	255	  33	  128	    91	      0	       0	3
									8.4	 6.9	 10.0	   6.9			      2.3
   82 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0		       2.7     2.3	581	 107	  249	    99	     32	      24       70
									7.9	 4.1	  8.2	   7.5	    3.2	    10.0     14.9
 CATTARAUGUS (83900  )				     128.8   100.0    10808	4052	 3591	   531	   1028	     918      688
									5.5	 5.4	  6.9	   4.2	    2.6	     2.5      8.9
   OLEAN GENERAL HOSPITAL (MAIN)-OLEAN		      62.3    48.3     5223	2268	 1544	   224	    594	     555       38
									5.1	 5.1	  7.4	   2.4	    2.7	     2.3      4.1
   BERTRAND CHAFFEE HOSPITAL-SPRINGVILLE	      12.2     9.5     1027	 428	  147	    61	    207	     181	3
									3.6	 4.1	  6.5	   2.2	    2.1	     1.9      6.7
   BUFFALO GENERAL HOSPITAL-BUFFALO		       9.9     7.7	829	  93	  713	     1	      2	       3       17
									6.4	 5.3	  6.4	   6.0	    2.0	     1.7     10.1
   TRI-COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-GOWANDA		       9.3     7.2	779	 507	  216	     9	      1	       0       46
									5.6	 4.2	  7.0	   1.8	    2.0		     14.9
   WOMANS CHRISTIAN ASSN-JAMESTOWN		       8.6     6.7	720	 297	  183	    28	     53	      46      113
									7.9	 7.7	  8.2	   3.3	    2.8	     2.4     13.4
   OLEAN GENERAL HOSPITAL (WEST)-OLEAN		       4.5     3.5	380	   0	    0	     0	      0	       0      380
									7.6						      7.6
   CHILDRENS HOSPITAL-BUFFALO			       3.3     2.5	274	  11	   11	   182	     44	      26	0
									6.9	 2.5	  3.6	   7.2	    4.3	    12.1
   MILLARD FILLMORE HOSPITAL-BUFFALO		       2.1     1.6	178	  26	  152	     0	      0	       0	0
									5.9	 4.5	  6.2
   MERCY HOSPITAL-BUFFALO			       2.0     1.6	170	  27	   59	     0	     44	      38	2
									3.5	 4.3	  4.5		    2.5	     2.4      8.5
   CUBA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-CUBA			       2.0     1.5	166	 165	    0	     0	      0	       0	1
								       12.1	12.2					      4.0
   ROSWELL PARK CANCER INST-BUFFALO		       2.0     1.5	164	  58	   96	    10	      0	       0	0
									5.8	 3.7	  7.3	   4.2
   ERIE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER-BUFFALO		       1.9     1.5	159	  32	   98	     0	      1	       0       28
									8.6	11.0	  7.8		    8.0		      8.4
   LAKE SHORE HOSPITAL-IRVING			       1.4     1.1	114	  39	   54	     2	      0	       0       19
									5.3	 4.8	  4.3	   1.5			      9.8
   40 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0		       7.4     5.8	625	 101	  318	    14	     82	      69       41
									5.0	 5.0	  5.9	   5.1	    2.5	     2.2      6.9
 CAYUGA (85200  )				     123.0   100.0    10478	4088	 3388	   561	    972	     878      591
									5.9	 5.6	  7.9	   3.8	    2.5	     2.6      8.5
   AUBURN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-AUBURN		      84.3    68.5     7182	3430	 1834	   316	    611	     557      434
									5.9	 5.7	  8.7	   3.1	    2.4	     2.2      7.5
   UNIVERSITY HOSP/SUNY HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	       7.7     6.2	652	 131	  394	   110	      1	       0       16
									9.2	 8.5	 10.5	   4.7	    7.0		     11.8
   COMMUNITY-GENERAL HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE		       6.6     5.4	561	  95	  195	     4	    139	     117       11
									3.6	 4.5	  4.0	   2.0	    2.5	     2.6     12.5
   ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	       6.5     5.3	551	  36	  433	    11	     29	      30       12
									5.8	 4.9	  6.1	   6.7	    2.7	     2.7     12.4
   CROUSE HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE			       5.6     4.6	478	  55	  210	    67	     70	      61       15
									5.0	 4.1	  5.2	   5.7	    3.8	     6.0      4.7
   CORTLAND MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-CORTLAND		       3.9     3.2	335	 135	   63	    33	     52	      41       11
									3.9	 4.4	  4.7	   3.8	    2.4	     2.2      5.9
 TABLE 11 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							  3
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1997 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
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   CAYUGA MEDICAL CTR AT ITHACA-ITHACA		       2.7     2.2	227	  84	   66	     0	     32	      32       13
									4.0	 3.9	  5.4		    2.3	     2.2      6.0
   49 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0		       5.8     4.7	492	 122	  193	    20	     38	      40       79
									7.3	 5.4	  7.9	   4.4	    3.3	     3.3     13.5
 CHAUTAUQUA (141500 )				     114.1   100.0    16139	6245	 4791	   759	   1570	    1413     1361
									6.7	 6.6	  8.6	   4.0	    2.6	     2.7     10.7
   WOMANS CHRISTIAN ASSN-JAMESTOWN		      63.6    55.7     8995	4043	 2163	   323	    798	     696      972
									7.5	 7.5	 10.1	   3.3	    2.5	     2.3     11.2
   BROOKS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-DUNKIRK		      22.6    19.8     3193	1037	 1096	    84	    494	     468       14
									5.5	 5.6	  8.5	   2.6	    2.3	     2.3      5.7
   WESTFIELD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-WESTFIELD	       6.0     5.3	856	 377	  149	    20	    157	     147	6
									3.5	 3.9	  5.1	   2.3	    2.4	     2.0      3.7
   LAKE SHORE HOSPITAL-IRVING			       5.6     4.9	797	 399	  207	     7	      0	       0      184
									7.2	 5.7	  8.2	   1.7			      9.8
   BUFFALO GENERAL HOSPITAL-BUFFALO		       4.7     4.1	660	  85	  553	     1	      5	       4       12
									5.5	 5.3	  5.5	   1.0	    3.8	     3.3      6.5
   CHILDRENS HOSPITAL-BUFFALO			       2.9     2.5	410	  17	   18	   283	     53	      39	0
									6.7	 4.1	  8.3	   5.4	    6.2	    16.9
   ROSWELL PARK CANCER INST-BUFFALO		       2.1     1.9	301	 105	  167	    28	      0	       0	1
									6.8	 3.1	  9.3	   5.1			      7.0
   MILLARD FILLMORE HOSPITAL-BUFFALO		       1.2     1.1	171	  25	  143	     2	      0	       0	1
									5.6	 4.3	  5.8	   2.0			     23.0
   ERIE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER-BUFFALO		       1.2     1.1	170	  40	   75	     0	      0	       0       55
									8.0	 5.4	 11.1				      5.9
   39 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0		       4.1     3.6	586	 117	  220	    11	     63	      59      116
									5.2	 4.2	  4.2	   2.2	    2.3	     2.1     11.4
 CHEMUNG (100700 )				     108.1   100.0    10889	3848	 3408	   481	   1082	     954     1116
									6.8	 7.2	  7.7	   4.2	    2.6	     3.5     11.1
   ARNOT OGDEN MEDICAL CENTER-ELMIRA		      58.5    54.1     5893	1624	 1962	   351	   1024	     906       26
									5.3	 6.8	  6.7	   3.6	    2.6	     3.4      6.1
   ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL-ELMIRA			      40.6    37.6     4090	2031	 1176	    31	      2	       0      850
									9.1	 7.8	  9.7	   3.9	    1.5		     11.7
   CORNING HOSPITAL-CORNING			       1.9     1.7	188	  72	   64	    14	     21	      17	0
									3.7	 4.3	  4.3	   2.6	    2.2	     2.1
   STRONG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		       1.6     1.5	164	  28	   86	    33	      6	       6	5
									6.0	 4.6	  6.2	   7.6	    2.5	     2.3      7.8
   ST JAMES MERCY HOSPITAL-HORNELL		       1.2     1.1	118	   3	    2	     1	      1	       0      111
								       10.5	 4.0	  6.0	   4.0	    1.0		     10.9
   57 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0		       4.3     4.0	436	  90	  118	    51	     28	      25      124
									6.3	 4.1	  6.5	   6.9	    2.8	     6.4      8.2
 CHENANGO (53600  )				     107.8   100.0     5779	1908	 2062	   384	    599	     541      285
									5.4	 4.5	  7.2	   4.4	    2.7	     2.7     11.6
   CHENANGO MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-NORWICH		      40.5    37.6     2171	 909	  589	   114	    280	     265       14
									4.2	 4.4	  6.1	   3.1	    2.3	     1.9      4.9
   WILSON HOSPITAL (UHS)-JOHNSON CITY		      16.3    15.1	875	 172	  496	    64	     74	      69	0
									6.4	 4.8	  7.5	   7.1	    3.8	     4.8
   THE HOSPITAL-SIDNEY				       9.2     8.5	494	 250	  101	    22	     65	      54	2
									4.1	 4.1	  6.3	   1.8	    2.5	     2.2     11.0
   MARY IMOGENE BASSETT HOSP-COOPERSTOWN	       8.4     7.8	448	 105	  217	    21	     17	      19       69
									6.9	 4.3	  8.3	   3.0	    2.3	     1.9     10.0
 TABLE 11 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							  4
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1997 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
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   COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-HAMILTON		       8.0     7.4	430	 154	  120	    17	     74	      63	2
									3.6	 3.8	  5.3	   2.4	    2.3	     2.0      2.5
   OUR LADY OF LOURDES MEM HOSP-BINGHAMTON	       5.8     5.3	309	 114	  115	    11	     35	      34	0
									4.9	 3.7	  7.7	   2.3	    2.7	     2.3
   A O FOX MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ONEONTA		       4.6     4.3	249	  46	   82	     2	     13	       9       97
									7.4	 3.5	  5.5	   2.0	    2.6	     2.1     12.1
   BINGHAMTON GEN HOSP (UHS)-BINGHAMTON		       3.9     3.6	207	  58	   64	     3	      0	       0       82
								       11.4	11.0	 12.0	  39.0			     10.2
   UNIVERSITY HOSP/SUNY HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	       3.5     3.3	189	  16	  104	    69	      0	       0	0
									8.2	 4.6	 11.4	   4.4
   CROUSE HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE			       1.8     1.7	 99	  19	   35	    27	     11	       6	1
									6.9	 3.1	  5.1	   4.9	    9.5	    35.2      2.0
   CORTLAND MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-CORTLAND		       1.7     1.5	 89	  18	   18	    17	     19	      14	3
									4.8	 4.1	  9.1	   2.6	    2.2	     1.9     25.7
   53 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0		       4.1     3.8	219	  47	  121	    17	     11	       8       15
									7.2	 4.8	  6.3	   7.1	    2.5	     1.8     27.7
 CLINTON (88700  )				      98.3   100.0     8715	3694	 2834	   223	    752	     707      505
									6.4	 5.2	  9.8	   3.7	    2.6	     2.5      9.1
   CHAMPLAIN VALLEY PHYS HOSP-PLATTSBURGH	      94.4    96.1     8377	3600	 2687	   209	    748	     704      429
									6.4	 5.2	 10.0	   3.5	    2.6	     2.5      8.2
   36 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0		       3.8     3.9	338	  94	  147	    14	      4	       3       76
									7.5	 4.9	  6.1	   5.8	    1.8	     1.7     14.3
 COLUMBIA (65200  )				      97.9   100.0     6385	2760	 2237	   202	    486	     416      284
									5.8	 5.2	  7.4	   4.2	    2.4	     3.2      9.9
   COLUMBIA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-HUDSON		      54.6    55.8     3562	2082	  849	    64	    223	     195      149
									5.6	 4.9	  8.2	   3.3	    2.1	     1.9     11.4
   ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY	      16.5    16.9     1078	 174	  567	    94	    127	     102       14
									6.3	 5.1	  7.6	   4.3	    2.8	     5.7     18.1
   ST PETERS HOSPITAL-ALBANY			       7.7     7.8	499	  95	  299	     1	     46	      38       20
									5.0	 5.4	  5.4	   2.0	    3.0	     4.9      2.9
   NORTHERN DUTCHESS HOSPITAL-RHINEBECK		       4.9     5.0	322	 110	   99	     9	     52	      51	1
									4.9	 6.0	  6.6	   2.8	    2.3	     2.2      1.0
   ALBANY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ALBANY		       3.2     3.3	210	 114	   95	     1	      0	       0	0
									5.4	 4.2	  6.9	   4.0
   MOUNT SINAI HOSPITAL-NEW YORK		       2.5     2.6	163	  27	  117	     6	      8	       5	0
									8.6	 5.9	  9.6	  13.0	    3.3	     4.0
   ELLIS HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY			       1.3     1.3	 86	  30	   38	     1	      2	       1       14
									6.0	 5.5	  5.9	   1.0	    1.5	     1.0      8.3
   69 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0		       7.1     7.3	465	 128	  173	    26	     28	      24       86
									6.8	 9.6	  5.7	   4.8	    2.4	     2.5      8.0
 CORTLAND (51300  )				     117.9   100.0     6046	2270	 1686	   496	    650	     596      348
									5.7	 5.9	  7.4	   3.5	    2.5	     2.8     10.1
   CORTLAND MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-CORTLAND		      87.7    74.4     4500	1986	  920	   394	    504	     470      226
									5.4	 5.9	  7.9	   2.8	    2.3	     1.9      9.2
   CROUSE HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE			       7.5     6.4	384	  33	  207	    28	     58	      49	9
									4.7	 5.1	  3.1	   5.2	    4.9	    10.7      4.4
   UNIVERSITY HOSP/SUNY HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	       7.3     6.2	373	  81	  223	    48	      1	       0       20
									8.4	 7.0	  9.2	   5.5	    2.0		     13.1
   CAYUGA MEDICAL CTR AT ITHACA-ITHACA		       3.7     3.1	190	  62	   55	     1	     28	      23       21
									4.2	 3.8	  5.1	   2.0	    1.9	     1.8      8.4
 TABLE 11 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							  5
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1997 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   COMMUNITY-GENERAL HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE		       3.0     2.5	152	  31	   63	     1	     25	      22       10
									5.0	 4.9	  6.1	   2.0	    2.3	     2.3     10.9
   ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	       2.8     2.4	144	  11	  110	     3	      7	       6	7
									7.7	 8.5	  7.6	   7.3	    2.3	     3.5     18.4
   WILSON HOSPITAL (UHS)-JOHNSON CITY		       2.3     1.9	117	  19	   41	    14	     21	      21	1
									5.8	 4.5	  6.0	  13.9	    2.5	     4.0      8.0
   42 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0		       3.6     3.1	186	  47	   67	     7	      6	       5       54
									9.4	 4.3	 11.7	   3.4	    2.5	     2.0     13.2
 DELAWARE (47100  )				     134.0   100.0     6313	2712	 2084	   256	    555	     420      286
									5.3	 4.7	  6.8	   3.1	    2.4	     2.7     10.4
   A O FOX MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ONEONTA		      26.9    20.0     1265	 420	  465	    46	    120	      90      124
									5.8	 5.1	  6.8	   3.2	    2.5	     2.5     11.2
   DELAWARE VALLEY HOSPITAL-WALTON		      25.6    19.1     1208	 585	  195	    44	    215	     141       28
									3.9	 4.4	  4.8	   2.3	    2.1	     1.9     13.6
   MARY IMOGENE BASSETT HOSP-COOPERSTOWN	      19.0    14.2	897	 288	  420	    30	     51	      51       57
									4.9	 3.5	  6.0	   2.5	    2.6	     2.2      9.8
   THE HOSPITAL-SIDNEY				      13.0     9.7	612	 371	  132	    33	     41	      32	3
									4.5	 4.2	  7.0	   2.5	    2.5	     2.2      2.0
   WILSON HOSPITAL (UHS)-JOHNSON CITY		      11.0     8.2	516	 102	  296	    32	     49	      36	1
									6.0	 4.8	  7.3	   4.6	    2.7	     4.2      7.0
   MARGARETVILLE MEM HOSP-MARGARETVILLE		       9.7     7.3	459	 334	  110	    13	      0	       0	2
									5.0	 4.5	  7.2	   2.2			      3.5
   O'CONNOR HOSPITAL-DELHI			       8.2     6.1	387	 371	   11	     3	      0	       0	2
									5.0	 5.0	  6.5	   2.0			      3.5
   ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY	       3.5     2.6	165	  23	   98	    25	     14	       4	1
									8.3	 7.5	 10.1	   2.9	    2.3	    26.5      1.0
   BINGHAMTON GEN HOSP (UHS)-BINGHAMTON		       2.4     1.8	111	  38	   33	     1	      0	       0       39
									9.8	11.9	  8.7	   6.0			      8.9
   ST PETERS HOSPITAL-ALBANY			       2.2     1.6	102	  19	   61	     1	      9	      10	2
									4.6	 3.6	  5.0	   2.0	    3.0	     6.7      2.0
   OUR LADY OF LOURDES MEM HOSP-BINGHAMTON	       2.0     1.5	 92	  31	   29	     4	     13	      15	0
									5.6	 6.3	  8.4	   4.5	    2.3	     1.9
   MOUNT SINAI HOSPITAL-NEW YORK		       1.5     1.1	 72	  23	   45	     0	      1	       1	2
									9.4	 4.7	 12.4		    2.0	     2.0      1.0
   BENEDICTINE HOSPITAL-KINGSTON		       1.5     1.1	 70	  11	   18	     0	     17	      18	6
									4.9	 4.4	  8.0		    2.5	     2.1     11.3
   74 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0		       7.6     5.7	357	  96	  171	    24	     25	      22       19
									5.9	 6.1	  6.4	   4.7	    2.9	     2.1      9.8
 DUTCHESS (269700 )				     109.6   100.0    29571	9304	10232	  1323	   3479	    3001     2232
									5.9	 5.4	  7.1	   4.2	    2.8	     3.6     11.1
   VASSAR BROTHERS HOSPITAL-POUGHKEEPSIE	      47.8    43.6    12891	4350	 3428	   662	   2371	    2056       24
									4.8	 4.7	  7.1	   3.1	    2.9	     3.8      5.9
   ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL-POUGHKEEPSIE		      22.9    20.9     6168	2520	 2583	    57	     10	       0      998
									7.5	 6.2	  6.6	   2.3	    1.9		     13.9
   NORTHERN DUTCHESS HOSPITAL-RHINEBECK		       8.1     7.4     2175	 704	  678	    58	    375	     352	8
									4.6	 5.0	  7.0	   2.4	    2.4	     2.3      2.3
   PUTNAM HOSPITAL CENTER-CARMEL		       5.4     4.9     1448	 462	  459	    46	    210	     160      111
									5.9	 5.1	  8.5	   2.0	    2.6	     2.7     11.5
   WESTCHESTER COUNTY MED CTR-VALHALLA		       3.9     3.6     1063	 155	  583	   253	     29	      25       18
									8.9	 6.7	  9.9	   7.4	    9.4	    11.0     12.4
 TABLE 11 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							  6
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1997 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY	       3.2     2.9	865	  73	  692	    61	     21	      11	7
									8.2	 5.2	  8.7	   6.5	    4.9	    14.4      5.9
   ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL-BEACON			       2.5     2.2	664	   0	    0	     0	      0	       0      664
									7.7						      7.7
   ST AGNES HOSPITAL-WHITE PLAINS		       2.1     1.9	574	 108	  426	    33	      3	       2	2
									4.9	 4.8	  5.0	   3.5	    2.0	     2.0      5.5
   ST LUKES HOSPITAL-NEWBURGH			       1.8     1.7	496	 293	  115	    30	     30	      24	4
									5.2	 5.0	  7.9	   2.1	    2.4	     2.5      2.8
   NORTHERN WESTCHESTER HOSP-MOUNT KISKO	       1.5     1.3	396	  50	  100	    13	    115	     112	6
									4.6	 3.8	  7.3	   1.6	    2.6	     3.9     20.3
   HUDSON VALLEY HOSPITAL CENTER-PEEKSKILL	       1.3     1.2	364	  35	   62	     3	    152	     112	0
									3.0	 4.4	  4.6	   2.7	    2.6	     2.2
   110 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0	       9.1     8.3     2467	 554	 1106	   107	    163	     147      390
									6.8	 7.4	  6.4	   5.6	    3.1	     3.3     10.0
 ERIE (980200 )					     118.9   100.0   116554    38258	40059	  4640	  12550	   11121     9926
									6.2	 5.6	  7.9	   4.0	    2.7	     3.4     10.7
   BUFFALO GENERAL HOSPITAL-BUFFALO		      21.1    17.8    20730	6361	 9860	    21	   1187	     961     2340
									6.7	 5.5	  7.4	   2.0	    2.3	     2.2     11.5
   MERCY HOSPITAL-BUFFALO			      15.5    13.1    15224	5614	 4231	   151	   2632	    2542       54
									5.4	 6.4	  7.6	   1.8	    2.4	     2.4     11.3
   MILLARD FILLMORE SUBURBAN HOSP-AMHERST	      12.3    10.3    12008	3725	 3617	    26	   2390	    2204       46
									4.1	 4.1	  6.5	   1.7	    2.4	     2.3      4.6
   SISTERS OF CHARITY HOSPITAL-BUFFALO		      12.2    10.3    11971	2552	 3637	     3	   3019	    2652      108
									5.2	 5.6	  9.0	   3.7	    2.6	     2.9      3.8
   ERIE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER-BUFFALO		      11.1     9.3    10849	3437	 3038	    14	     28	       0     4332
									8.9	 6.0	  9.5	   4.0	    5.2		     10.9
   CHILDRENS HOSPITAL-BUFFALO			      10.7     9.0    10501	 411	  335	  4229	   2944	    2567       15
									4.5	 3.5	  5.5	   4.1	    3.2	     6.6      4.3
   MILLARD FILLMORE HOSPITAL-BUFFALO		       8.8     7.4     8583	3054	 5421	     9	     28	       0       71
									6.6	 4.6	  7.8	   1.3	    2.3		      7.6
   KENMORE MERCY HOSPITAL-KENMORE		       6.3     5.3     6155	3520	 2576	     1	     12	       0       46
									6.9	 6.4	  7.5	   1.0	    2.6		     11.3
   ST JOSEPH HOSPITAL-CHEEKTOWAGA		       5.5     4.6     5409	2804	 2562	     9	      8	       0       26
									6.5	 5.3	  8.0	   1.9	    2.0		      5.5
   OUR LADY OF VICTORY HOSP-LACKAWANNA		       4.7     3.9     4600	2753	 1822	     7	      1	       0       17
									8.4	 7.1	 10.3	   2.6	    1.0		      9.8
   SHEEHAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-BUFFALO		       3.0     2.5     2908	1084	  550	     0	     53	       0     1221
									7.6	 4.8	  9.4		    7.4		      9.2
   ROSWELL PARK CANCER INST-BUFFALO		       1.9     1.6     1888	 808	 1001	    70	      0	       0	9
									6.7	 4.2	  8.7	   6.7			      5.8
   DEGRAFF MEMORIAL HOSP-NORTH TONAWANDA	       1.2     1.0     1204	 706	  491	     2	      1	       0	4
									6.5	 6.1	  7.2	   2.5	    3.0		      5.3
   99 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0		       4.6     3.9     4524	1429	  918	    98	    247	     195     1637
									7.3	 4.9	  7.3	   4.3	    2.8	     2.5     10.8
 ESSEX (38300  )				      97.7   100.0     3743	1671	 1220	    87	    276	     268      221
									5.3	 4.5	  7.4	   3.4	    2.8	     2.3      7.4
   CHAMPLAIN VALLEY PHYS HOSP-PLATTSBURGH	      33.1    33.9     1269	 417	  450	    29	    135	     131      107
									5.7	 5.2	  7.2	   5.4	    2.5	     2.4      9.1
   ADIRONDACK MEDICAL CENTER-SARANAC LAKE	      24.9    25.5	955	 458	  315	    34	     63	      64       21
									5.0	 4.4	  7.1	   2.4	    2.9	     2.5      6.0
 TABLE 11 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							  7
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1997 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   GLENS FALLS HOSPITAL-GLENS FALLS		      13.8    14.1	528	 136	  243	    10	     59	      55       25
									6.2	 5.0	  8.8	   2.2	    2.2	     2.0      7.2
   MOSES-LUDINGTON HOSPITAL-TICONDEROGA		      10.0    10.2	382	 337	    9	     5	      6	       5       20
									3.6	 3.7	  5.1	   1.6	    2.2	     2.0      2.0
   ELIZABETHTOWN COMM HOSP-ELIZABETHTOWN	       6.7     6.8	255	 246	    2	     0	      0	       0	7
									3.0	 3.0	  3.5				      3.1
   ST PETERS HOSPITAL-ALBANY			       3.0     3.0	114	  15	   74	     1	      9	       7	8
									5.2	 6.9	  4.4	   3.0	   11.6	     3.3      3.3
   ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY	       1.8     1.9	 70	  11	   53	     4	      1	       1	0
									7.2	 5.3	  8.2	   3.3	    1.0	     1.0
   MOUNT SINAI HOSPITAL-NEW YORK		       1.1     1.1	 41	  16	   25	     0	      0	       0	0
									7.9	 2.7	 11.3
   37 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0		       3.4     3.4	129	  35	   49	     4	      3	       5       33
									8.0	12.0	  6.8	   2.0	    2.0	     1.8      7.9
 FRANKLIN (50700  )				     120.4   100.0     6106	2642	 2003	   166	    530	     457      308
									5.0	 4.4	  6.4	   3.5	    2.5	     2.5      9.5
   ALICE HYDE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-MALONE		      66.0    54.8     3344	1748	  966	    94	    276	     226       34
									4.5	 4.3	  6.2	   2.4	    2.3	     2.2      6.4
   ADIRONDACK MEDICAL CENTER-SARANAC LAKE	      31.2    25.9     1581	 683	  585	    44	    122	     119       28
									4.9	 4.5	  6.5	   2.8	    2.7	     2.4      8.9
   CHAMPLAIN VALLEY PHYS HOSP-PLATTSBURGH	      12.0    10.0	610	  74	  260	     3	     68	      63      142
									6.8	 5.3	  7.4	   8.7	    2.5	     2.3     10.5
   MASSENA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-MASSENA		       4.0     3.4	205	  78	   26	    10	     51	      37	3
									3.3	 3.6	  4.6	   2.6	    2.8	     2.5      1.7
   CANTON-POTSDAM HOSPITAL-POTSDAM		       2.2     1.8	110	  14	   11	     2	      7	       6       70
									6.3	 3.1	  5.5	   2.5	    2.1	     1.8      8.0
   ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY	       1.8     1.5	 93	  16	   65	     6	      2	       3	1
									7.9	 4.6	  7.6	  16.3	    4.0	    15.7     18.0
   35 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0		       3.2     2.7	163	  29	   90	     7	      4	       3       30
									8.1	 6.7	  6.4	  11.0	    4.5	    20.7     13.1
 FULTON (54500  )				     137.9   100.0     7515	2792	 2277	   571	    740	     601      534
									5.1	 5.2	  6.4	   2.9	    2.3	     3.7      7.4
   NATHAN LITTAUER HOSPITAL-GLOVERSVILLE	      72.7    52.7     3963	1837	  978	   407	    405	     320       16
									4.3	 4.6	  6.1	   2.8	    2.0	     2.4      3.3
   ST MARYS HOSPITAL-AMSTERDAM			      25.2    18.3     1376	 274	  235	     2	    226	     194      445
									5.1	 4.2	  6.4	   1.5	    2.4	     2.2      7.6
   AMSTERDAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-AMSTERDAM	       9.7     7.0	528	 261	  206	    53	      2	       0	6
									5.2	 5.8	  5.5	   2.2	    2.5		      1.8
   ELLIS HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY			       8.8     6.4	479	  88	  379	     1	      5	       3	3
									6.1	 4.9	  6.4	   2.0	    5.2	     2.7      9.7
   ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY	       7.4     5.4	406	  51	  202	    86	     34	      28	5
									8.7	 5.1	  8.9	   4.2	    4.2	    31.0     16.4
   ST PETERS HOSPITAL-ALBANY			       2.5     1.8	137	  30	   87	     1	      6	       5	8
									6.0	 5.7	  6.9	   1.0	    2.5	     2.2      2.5
   SUNNYVIEW HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY		       2.5     1.8	135	 135	    0	     0	      0	       0	0
								       14.5	14.5
   MARY IMOGENE BASSETT HOSP-COOPERSTOWN	       2.3     1.7	127	  36	   75	     3	      4	       5	4
									6.1	 5.8	  6.4	   1.7	    2.8	     1.8     14.5
   LITTLE FALLS HOSPITAL-LITTLE FALLS		       1.5     1.1	 81	  37	   17	     6	     14	       6	1
									3.7	 4.2	  4.6	   1.5	    2.5	     2.3      7.0
 TABLE 11 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							  8
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1997 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   41 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0		       5.2     3.8	283	  43	   98	    12	     44	      40       46
									4.8	 3.7	  6.7	   3.3	    2.6	     2.5      6.5
 GENESEE (62000  )				     117.3   100.0     7270	2893	 2316	   273	    703	     649      436
									6.3	 6.4	  7.8	   3.9	    2.5	     2.8     10.2
   GENESEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-BATAVIA		      46.5    39.7     2883	1358	  631	   128	    386	     364       16
									5.9	 6.2	 10.0	   2.9	    2.3	     2.2     11.8
   ST JEROME HOSPITAL-BATAVIA			      25.5    21.8     1583	1020	  403	     5	      0	       0      155
									7.8	 7.2	  8.8	   4.2			      9.4
   STRONG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		      15.5    13.2	963	 164	  516	    57	     85	      76       65
									6.4	 5.0	  6.5	   4.6	    3.4	     5.8     15.8
   WYOMING COUNTY COMMUNITY HOSP-WARSAW		       4.0     3.5	251	  43	   30	     3	     30	      27      118
									6.1	 4.7	 11.8	   2.0	    2.0	     1.8      7.3
   ROCHESTER GENERAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		       3.2     2.7	197	  15	  153	     0	     13	      14	2
									5.6	 8.5	  6.0		    2.2	     2.4      3.0
   MILLARD FILLMORE SUBURBAN HOSP-AMHERST	       2.9     2.4	178	  29	   49	     0	     50	      50	0
									3.0	 3.2	  4.4		    2.3	     2.3
   BUFFALO GENERAL HOSPITAL-BUFFALO		       1.9     1.7	120	  17	   97	     0	      3	       1	2
									5.0	 4.3	  5.3		    1.7	     2.0      2.5
   GENESEE HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER			       1.9     1.6	118	  17	   63	     0	     18	      17	3
									4.7	 7.9	  5.0		    2.4	     2.4      5.7
   LAKESIDE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-BROCKPORT		       1.9     1.6	118	  36	   36	     1	     25	      20	0
									5.4	 5.8	  9.1	   1.0	    2.3	     2.4
   HIGHLAND HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER			       1.8     1.6	113	  12	   41	     2	     33	      25	0
									3.4	 4.3	  4.1	   9.5	    2.6	     2.6
   ERIE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER-BUFFALO		       1.6     1.3	 97	  22	   45	     1	      0	       0       29
								       10.8	 5.5	 12.0	   1.0			     13.4
   CHILDRENS HOSPITAL-BUFFALO			       1.5     1.3	 96	   2	   11	    63	      9	      11	0
									6.0	 2.5	  5.4	   5.6	    3.3	    12.3
   SISTERS OF CHARITY HOSPITAL-BUFFALO		       1.5     1.3	 94	  11	   23	     0	     32	      28	0
									3.7	 4.9	  6.7		    2.5	     2.2
   PARK RIDGE HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		       1.3     1.1	 83	  13	   57	     0	      0	       0       13
									5.8	 3.2	  4.7				     13.4
   ROSWELL PARK CANCER INST-BUFFALO		       1.3     1.1	 82	  36	   36	     9	      0	       0	1
									5.7	 3.5	  8.8	   2.6			      2.0
   32 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0		       4.7     4.0	294	  98	  125	     4	     19	      16       32
									6.9	 8.1	  6.6	   2.0	    1.9	     1.8     10.7
 GREENE (47800  )				     104.2   100.0     4979	2121	 1680	   161	    401	     373      243
									6.0	 5.7	  7.4	   4.4	    2.7	     2.9      9.1
   COLUMBIA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-HUDSON		      44.8    43.0     2142	1224	  494	    35	    151	     143       95
									5.9	 5.6	  8.3	   2.3	    2.1	     1.8     10.9
   ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY	      22.2    21.3     1063	 297	  514	    88	     80	      72       12
									6.4	 4.9	  7.9	   5.3	    3.2	     5.5     11.0
   ST PETERS HOSPITAL-ALBANY			      17.2    16.5	824	 208	  384	    18	     98	      89       27
									5.1	 5.3	  6.4	   2.5	    3.2	     2.9      2.9
   BENEDICTINE HOSPITAL-KINGSTON		       7.6     7.3	362	 165	   85	     6	     28	      24       54
									5.9	 5.1	  7.4	   5.7	    2.9	     2.2      9.1
   KINGSTON HOSPITAL-KINGSTON			       2.2     2.1	107	  31	   47	     0	      5	       5       19
									5.3	 4.7	  6.1		    2.4	     2.2      5.7
   ALBANY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ALBANY		       1.4     1.3	 67	  25	   41	     0	      0	       0	1
									4.3	 3.6	  4.8				      3.0
 TABLE 11 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							  9
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1997 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   64 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0		       8.7     8.3	414	 171	  115	    14	     39	      40       35
									7.6	10.0	  6.7	   5.9	    2.5	     2.6     10.5
 HAMILTON (5500	  )				     122.9   100.0	676	 268	  277	    23	     48	      40       20
									5.7	 5.2	  7.0	   4.3	    2.8	     3.4      9.9
   GLENS FALLS HOSPITAL-GLENS FALLS		      31.3    25.4	172	  66	   78	     1	     11	       9	7
									6.1	 5.2	  7.2	   2.0	    2.5	     2.0     12.6
   NATHAN LITTAUER HOSPITAL-GLOVERSVILLE	      29.3    23.8	161	  82	   47	    13	     11	       8	0
									4.4	 4.5	  5.6	   1.9	    2.5	     2.9
   ADIRONDACK MEDICAL CENTER-SARANAC LAKE	      10.4     8.4	 57	  31	   22	     1	      0	       0	3
									5.5	 4.8	  6.7	   2.0			      4.0
   ST MARYS HOSPITAL-AMSTERDAM			       8.2     6.7	 45	  10	   13	     0	     11	       8	3
									2.9	 3.2	  2.8		    2.8	     2.6      3.0
   ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY	       7.3     5.9	 40	   5	   32	     2	      0	       1	0
								       11.1	 6.8	 11.2	   6.0		    40.0
   ST LUKES MEMORIAL HOSP CTR-NEW HARTFORD	       6.0     4.9	 33	  10	    5	     1	      8	       8	1
									3.3	 4.3	  3.8	   2.0	    2.8	     2.4      5.0
   ELLIS HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY			       5.1     4.1	 28	   6	   22	     0	      0	       0	0
									5.2	 5.7	  5.1
   ST PETERS HOSPITAL-ALBANY			       3.6     3.0	 20	   2	   13	     0	      2	       2	1
									5.2	12.5	  4.1		    6.0	     4.0      6.0
   AMSTERDAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-AMSTERDAM	       2.5     2.1	 14	   7	    4	     3	      0	       0	0
									6.6	 8.7	  6.0	   2.3
   SUNNYVIEW HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY		       2.0     1.6	 11	  11	    0	     0	      0	       0	0
								       10.4	10.4
   LITTLE FALLS HOSPITAL-LITTLE FALLS		       1.8     1.5	 10	   4	    2	     0	      2	       2	0
									3.4	 5.3	  2.0		    2.5	     2.0
   FAXTON HOSPITAL-UTICA			       1.8     1.5	 10	   6	    4	     0	      0	       0	0
									4.6	 5.5	  3.3
   CROUSE HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE			       1.8     1.5	 10	   8	    2	     0	      0	       0	0
									2.4	 2.1	  3.5
   ST ELIZABETH MEDICAL CTR-UTICA		       1.6     1.3	  9	   4	    5	     0	      0	       0	0
								       11.4	 6.0	 15.8
   MARY IMOGENE BASSETT HOSP-COOPERSTOWN	       1.5     1.2	  8	   4	    2	     0	      1	       0	1
									2.8	 3.3	  2.5		    2.0		      2.0
   28 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0		       8.7     7.1	 48	  12	   26	     2	      2	       2	4
									9.5	 6.4	  9.4	  24.0	    2.5	     2.0     19.0
 HERKIMER (64900  )				     137.8   100.0     8946	3678	 3302	   361	    672	     595      338
									5.9	 5.7	  7.3	   3.7	    2.7	     3.0      8.1
   LITTLE FALLS HOSPITAL-LITTLE FALLS		      47.8    34.7     3102	1691	  641	   152	    302	     254       62
									5.8	 6.0	  8.2	   3.0	    2.8	     3.1      6.9
   ST LUKES MEMORIAL HOSP CTR-NEW HARTFORD	      27.9    20.2     1810	 526	  617	    73	    267	     240       87
									5.5	 5.9	  7.4	   3.7	    2.6	     2.4      8.4
   ST ELIZABETH MEDICAL CTR-UTICA		      18.0    13.0     1165	 408	  658	    14	      0	       0       85
									6.0	 4.8	  6.5	   3.0			      7.4
   MARY IMOGENE BASSETT HOSP-COOPERSTOWN	      15.6    11.3     1013	 378	  396	    34	     76	      77       52
									4.6	 3.6	  6.3	   1.7	    2.3	     2.1      8.6
   FAXTON HOSPITAL-UTICA			      15.1    10.9	977	 546	  424	     3	      0	       0	4
									7.1	 6.7	  7.7	   1.0			      5.8
   ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY	       3.5     2.5	226	  13	  187	    19	      4	       3	0
									8.2	 5.8	  8.2	   3.9	    2.8	    49.3
 TABLE 11 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							 10
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1997 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   UNIVERSITY HOSP/SUNY HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	       3.0     2.1	192	  44	  119	    28	      0	       0	1
									6.5	 5.7	  6.9	   6.4			      2.0
   ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	       1.6     1.2	104	   4	   94	     4	      1	       1	0
									5.9	 7.5	  6.1	   3.0	    1.0	     1.0
   CROUSE HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE			       1.6     1.1	101	  13	   39	    24	     10	       7	8
									7.3	 6.7	  6.3	   9.6	    4.7	    12.1      5.4
   53 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0		       3.9     2.9	256	  55	  127	    10	     12	      13       39
									7.0	 6.5	  7.0	   3.6	    2.4	     2.2     11.4
 JEFFERSON (114800 )				     118.9   100.0    13655	4197	 3521	  1238	   1840	    1726     1133
									5.0	 5.1	  6.8	   3.9	    2.6	     3.0      7.5
   SAMARITAN MEDICAL CENTER-WATERTOWN		      85.1    71.6     9771	2606	 2232	   987	   1510	    1432     1004
									5.0	 5.3	  7.4	   3.6	    2.6	     2.6      7.2
   CARTHAGE AREA HOSPITAL-CARTHAGE		      15.2    12.7     1741	 998	  236	    72	    223	     206	6
									3.7	 4.3	  4.0	   2.5	    2.5	     2.1      4.8
   ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	       4.3     3.7	499	  26	  451	     2	      7	       6	7
									5.0	 4.7	  4.8	  12.0	    2.4	     2.2     18.0
   UNIVERSITY HOSP/SUNY HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	       3.8     3.2	440	  79	  266	    90	      0	       0	5
									7.1	 6.9	  7.4	   6.3			     10.8
   EDWARD JOHN NOBLE HOSP-ALEXANDRIA BAY	       2.8     2.4	323	 301	   15	     0	      0	       0	7
									5.6	 5.4	  9.1				      4.7
   CROUSE HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE			       2.7     2.3	313	  25	  133	    67	     45	      36	7
									7.1	 2.7	  4.3	   6.7	    5.7	    23.2      4.1
   55 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0		       4.9     4.2	568	 162	  188	    20	     55	      46       97
									6.5	 4.4	  9.1	   2.2	    2.2	     2.4     10.2
 LEWIS (28400  )				     119.0   100.0     3379	1369	  998	   210	    390	     299      113
									4.5	 3.8	  5.9	   5.0	    2.8	     3.1      9.4
   LEWIS COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL-LOWVILLE	      67.7    56.9     1923	1031	  327	    89	    269	     199	8
									3.4	 3.5	  5.1	   2.5	    2.3	     2.0      3.4
   SAMARITAN MEDICAL CENTER-WATERTOWN		      16.1    13.5	456	  72	  183	    43	     41	      38       79
									5.7	 5.5	  5.7	   6.3	    3.0	     2.5      8.4
   CARTHAGE AREA HOSPITAL-CARTHAGE		      11.3     9.5	322	 176	   46	    21	     45	      33	1
									4.0	 4.7	  4.4	   2.9	    2.4	     2.2      8.0
   ST ELIZABETH MEDICAL CTR-UTICA		       4.8     4.1	137	  20	  114	     1	      0	       0	2
									5.2	 3.6	  5.5	   3.0			      7.5
   UNIVERSITY HOSP/SUNY HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	       4.8     4.0	136	  20	   95	    21	      0	       0	0
									9.3	 6.6	 10.5	   6.6
   CROUSE HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE			       4.1     3.4	116	   8	   37	    25	     25	      19	2
									8.9	 2.9	  4.2	  11.6	    8.2	    18.0      6.0
   ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	       3.3     2.8	 94	   3	   88	     2	      0	       0	1
									5.7	 3.7	  5.5	   7.5			     23.0
   ST LUKES MEMORIAL HOSP CTR-NEW HARTFORD	       2.1     1.7	 59	  10	   30	     4	      6	       5	4
									4.8	 4.9	  4.8	  11.8	    2.3	     2.2      5.0
   26 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0		       4.8     4.0	136	  29	   78	     4	      4	       5       16
									8.0	 6.0	  7.4	   2.5	    3.0	     2.4     18.4
 LIVINGSTON (67500  )				      87.7   100.0     5917	1827	 2233	   239	    692	     622      304
									5.0	 4.5	  6.3	   4.0	    2.7	     2.9      9.2
   STRONG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		      26.6    30.3     1794	 433	  853	   148	    153	     145       62
									5.8	 4.4	  7.0	   4.6	    3.2	     4.3     12.7
   N H NOYES MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-DANSVILLE	      23.9    27.2     1611	 828	  413	    54	    160	     144       12
									4.3	 4.2	  6.1	   3.4	    2.6	     2.4      3.2
 TABLE 11 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							 11
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1997 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   HIGHLAND HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER			      12.0    13.7	809	 191	  373	     9	    131	     103	2
									4.5	 4.9	  5.4	   2.0	    2.7	     2.9      6.0
   WYOMING COUNTY COMMUNITY HOSP-WARSAW		       5.7     6.5	387	 107	   80	     5	     79	      76       40
									4.6	 4.9	  7.8	   2.6	    2.5	     2.4      5.9
   GENESEE HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER			       5.2     5.9	349	  60	  142	     6	     57	      50       34
									5.5	 5.6	  6.4	   2.3	    2.7	     2.4     11.4
   ST JAMES MERCY HOSPITAL-HORNELL		       3.7     4.2	249	  44	   52	     4	     41	      36       72
									5.1	 4.5	  5.8	   2.8	    3.0	     2.4      7.6
   ROCHESTER GENERAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		       3.2     3.7	216	  20	  135	     4	     26	      28	3
									4.7	 6.6	  5.5	   3.3	    2.3	     2.3      6.0
   F F THOMPSON HOSPITAL-CANANDAIGUA		       2.7     3.1	182	  65	   74	     5	     19	      19	0
									4.9	 4.7	  6.4	   3.2	    2.5	     2.6
   PARK RIDGE HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		       0.9     1.1	 64	  16	   33	     1	      0	       0       14
									5.9	 5.4	  4.2	   1.0			     10.6
   39 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0		       3.8     4.3	256	  63	   78	     3	     26	      21       65
									6.2	 6.1	  6.0	   4.0	    2.2	     2.1      9.4
 MADISON (72600  )				      98.4   100.0     7147	2352	 2573	   391	    869	     779      183
									5.2	 5.0	  6.8	   3.6	    2.5	     2.8     10.6
   ONEIDA HEALTHCARE CTR-ONEIDA			      28.4    28.9     2063	 828	  557	    80	    301	     290	7
									4.7	 5.2	  6.7	   3.2	    2.4	     2.1      4.6
   COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-HAMILTON		      20.8    21.1     1508	 698	  371	    71	    199	     165	4
									4.1	 4.3	  6.0	   2.7	    2.3	     2.1      6.8
   ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	      13.0    13.2	946	 193	  491	    22	     99	      87       54
									5.9	 4.9	  6.9	   5.0	    2.5	     2.3     13.4
   CROUSE HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE			      10.9    11.1	793	 172	  310	    72	    118	     105       16
									5.7	 4.8	  7.0	   5.2	    3.3	     7.0      3.6
   UNIVERSITY HOSP/SUNY HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	      10.4    10.6	758	 227	  389	   113	      1	       0       28
									7.4	 7.2	  8.3	   3.5	    2.0		     11.6
   COMMUNITY-GENERAL HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE		       4.6     4.6	332	  51	  108	     0	     86	      74       13
									4.5	 6.1	  5.9		    2.6	     2.6     11.0
   ST ELIZABETH MEDICAL CTR-UTICA		       2.7     2.8	199	  45	  138	     4	      0	       0       12
									5.5	 4.3	  5.8	   2.5			      8.4
   MARY IMOGENE BASSETT HOSP-COOPERSTOWN	       1.7     1.7	123	  31	   58	     4	      7	       8       15
									5.1	 3.9	  4.8	   1.8	    2.6	     1.8     12.6
   CORTLAND MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-CORTLAND		       1.6     1.6	113	  27	   30	    10	     18	      17       11
									4.5	 3.3	  6.9	   2.6	    2.7	     2.6      8.7
   ST LUKES MEMORIAL HOSP CTR-NEW HARTFORD	       1.4     1.5	104	   6	   37	     5	     28	      22	6
									4.3	 3.8	  6.6	   3.0	    2.6	     2.3      7.0
   37 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0		       2.9     2.9	208	  74	   84	    10	     12	      11       17
									6.2	 5.2	  7.6	   2.8	    2.3	     1.7     11.9
 MONROE (739800 )				     104.8   100.0    77559    21132	28397	  2961	  10203	    8951     5915
									6.3	 5.7	  7.6	   5.1	    2.9	     3.5     13.4
   STRONG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		      29.0    27.7    21450	4808	 7047	  1960	   3279	    2995     1361
									6.2	 4.5	  7.4	   5.5	    3.4	     5.4     15.1
   ROCHESTER GENERAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		      28.8    27.4    21273	5748	 9198	   690	   2535	    2353      749
									5.9	 5.9	  7.2	   4.1	    2.7	     2.7     14.2
   GENESEE HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER			      17.1    16.3    12617	3300	 4578	   184	   1972	    1771      812
									6.5	 6.8	  8.5	   3.7	    2.7	     2.5     12.0
   PARK RIDGE HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		      10.9    10.4     8060	3491	 3256	     7	      9	       0     1297
									7.7	 5.5	  7.8	   2.4	    3.2		     13.4
 TABLE 11 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							 12
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1997 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   HIGHLAND HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER			       8.7     8.3     6458	1420	 2212	    39	   1648	    1117       22
									4.2	 4.6	  5.9	   6.2	    2.6	     2.6     11.5
   ST MARYS HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER			       6.0     5.7     4458	1509	 1371	    16	    546	     499      517
									7.7	 7.5	  9.2	   8.9	    2.2	     2.1     15.8
   LAKESIDE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-BROCKPORT		       2.1     2.0     1518	 635	  494	    19	    179	     184	7
									6.7	 6.2	 10.5	   3.2	    2.5	     2.3     18.4
   104 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0	       2.3     2.2     1725	 221	  241	    46	     35	      32     1150
									9.0	 4.7	  6.2	   4.2	    2.7	     8.8     10.8
 MONTGOMERY (51800  )				     147.4   100.0     7634	3022	 2360	   360	    734	     600      558
									5.6	 5.6	  6.9	   3.8	    2.4	     3.5      7.3
   ST MARYS HOSPITAL-AMSTERDAM			      67.6    45.9     3504	1280	  795	    11	    542	     417      459
									5.0	 5.1	  6.9	   5.3	    2.3	     2.2      7.2
   AMSTERDAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-AMSTERDAM	      29.6    20.1     1535	 892	  462	   180	      0	       0	1
									5.7	 5.9	  6.6	   2.4			      2.0
   LITTLE FALLS HOSPITAL-LITTLE FALLS		      11.2     7.6	578	 342	  149	    33	     25	      23	6
									6.0	 6.1	  6.9	   2.9	    3.0	     3.3     12.5
   ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY	       8.8     6.0	457	  77	  256	    81	     20	      22	1
									7.8	 5.4	  7.9	   5.7	    2.7	    29.2      3.0
   MARY IMOGENE BASSETT HOSP-COOPERSTOWN	       6.7     4.6	349	 130	  148	     6	     22	      20       23
									5.4	 3.6	  7.1	   3.2	    2.1	     2.0     11.0
   ELLIS HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY			       6.0     4.1	310	  62	  219	     3	      7	       6       13
									5.7	 5.0	  5.9	  10.7	    2.9	     2.8      7.8
   NATHAN LITTAUER HOSPITAL-GLOVERSVILLE	       4.7     3.2	241	  73	   68	    26	     39	      35	0
									4.5	 4.8	  7.3	   3.0	    2.1	     2.3
   ST PETERS HOSPITAL-ALBANY			       2.8     1.9	146	  16	  108	     1	      5	       5       11
									7.3	 6.2	  6.7	   4.0	    9.6	    31.6      2.4
   BELLEVUE WOMEN'S HOSPITAL-NISKAYUNA		       2.3     1.6	121	   0	   20	     0	     51	      50	0
									2.5		  2.5		    2.5	     2.4
   ST CLARES HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY		       1.8     1.2	 94	  22	   39	     5	     15	      13	0
									4.7	 3.5	  7.4	   3.4	    2.3	     2.2
   SUNNYVIEW HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY		       1.7     1.1	 86	  85	    0	     1	      0	       0	0
								       14.0	14.1		   1.0
   34 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0		       4.1     2.8	213	  43	   96	    13	      8	       9       44
									6.8	 4.3	  7.6	  13.6	    3.9	     2.8      6.8
 NASSAU (1281500)				     136.1   100.0   174416    58566	61151	  8219	  19304	   17324     9852
									6.5	 6.0	  8.4	   3.7	    3.0	     3.9     11.5
   WINTHROP-UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL-MINEOLA		      18.8    13.8    24084	5979	 8854	  1325	   4035	    3707      184
									5.8	 5.5	  8.3	   3.4	    3.2	     4.0      6.4
   N SHORE UNIV HOSP-MANHASSET			      16.6    12.2    21209	4976	 8716	  1359	   3060	    2749      349
									5.3	 4.7	  6.6	   3.8	    3.3	     4.2     17.2
   NASSAU COUNTY MEDICAL CTR-EAST MEADOW	      14.4    10.6    18403	5922	 3167	  2020	   2407	    2062     2825
									6.8	 6.0	 10.9	   3.7	    3.2	     6.0     10.2
   MERCY MEDICAL CENTER-ROCKVILLE CENTRE	      10.8     8.0    13889	4929	 3851	   469	   1986	    1799      855
									6.9	 6.5	 10.7	   2.5	    3.0	     3.8     10.1
   SOUTH NASSAU COMMUNITY HOSP-OCEANSIDE	       9.8     7.2    12557	5230	 4465	   235	   1086	     990      551
									7.6	 7.1	 10.2	   3.9	    2.7	     2.7     12.8
   N SHORE UNIV HOSP AT PLAINVIEW-PLAINVIEW	       7.8     5.7     9962	4456	 2740	    36	   1227	    1103      400
									5.3	 5.1	  8.0	   2.6	    2.7	     2.7      4.6
   LONG ISLAND JEWISH MED CTR-NEW HYDE PARK	       7.6     5.6     9740	2523	 4064	     1	   2396	       0      756
									6.6	 5.0	  7.1	   5.0	    3.0		     20.5
 TABLE 11 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							 13
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1997 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   NORTH SHORE UNIVERSITY HOSP-GLEN COVE	       6.4     4.7     8182	4197	 2410	   119	    593	     503      360
									7.4	 7.3	  8.8	   3.3	    2.8	     2.6     15.4
   ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL-ROSLYN			       5.9     4.3     7520	1675	 5756	    67	      0	       0       22
									7.7	 5.1	  8.5	   3.8			      5.6
   FRANKLIN HOSPITAL MED CTR-VALLEY STREAM	       4.9     3.6     6268	3527	 1681	   100	    314	     273      373
									7.2	 5.7	 11.7	   2.4	    2.6	     2.4      9.8
   MID-ISLAND HOSPITAL-BETHPAGE			       4.2     3.1     5325	2428	 1400	    32	    747	     694       24
									5.1	 4.9	  7.9	   2.1	    2.7	     2.5      4.5
   LONG BEACH MEDICAL CENTER-LONG BEACH		       3.7     2.7     4699	3178	 1057	     7	     10	       0      447
									9.5	 7.6	 12.7	   3.0	    2.1		     15.4
   L I JEWISH/SCHNEIDER DIV-NEW HYDE PARK	       3.3     2.5     4278	 198	  151	  1686	      0	    2155       88
									4.1	 3.5	  5.2	   3.9		     3.8     14.0
   MASSAPEQUA GENERAL HOSPITAL-SEAFORD		       2.7     2.0     3451	2102	 1306	    11	      4	       0       28
									5.6	 4.1	  7.9	   1.7	    1.5		      6.1
   ISLAND MEDICAL CENTER-HEMPSTEAD		       2.7     2.0     3404	1402	  703	     5	      8	       0     1286
									9.6	 8.3	 14.0	   7.8	    1.3		      8.7
   MOUNT SINAI HOSPITAL-NEW YORK		       2.0     1.4     2517	 499	 1473	    99	    211	     204       31
									7.5	 6.9	  8.9	   5.6	    3.1	     3.1     16.8
   165 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0	      14.8    10.9    18928	5345	 9357	   648	   1220	    1085     1273
									6.6	 6.7	  6.8	   5.0	    3.0	     3.3     11.6
 NIAGARA (226400 )				     128.4   100.0    29078    10432	10368	  1018	   2832	    2077     2351
									6.1	 5.7	  7.7	   4.1	    2.6	     3.4      8.0
   NIAGARA FALLS MEM MED CTR-NIAGARA FALLS	      25.4    19.8     5748	1968	 1437	    91	    563	      47     1642
									7.4	 6.1	 12.2	   2.3	    2.4	     2.2      6.9
   MOUNT ST MARYS HOSPITAL-LEWISTON		      22.7    17.7     5145	2267	 1718	    73	    488	     384      215
									6.6	 5.7	  9.0	   1.9	    2.8	     2.5     14.9
   LOCKPORT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-LOCKPORT		      19.5    15.2     4420	1946	 1360	    79	    466	     441      128
									5.9	 6.1	  7.7	   2.6	    2.4	     2.3     10.5
   BUFFALO GENERAL HOSPITAL-BUFFALO		      11.1     8.6     2505	 305	 1981	     4	     66	      68       81
									5.6	 5.0	  5.7	   4.0	    2.2	     2.3      9.7
   INTER-COMMUNITY MEM HOSP-NEWFANE		      10.4     8.1     2361	1386	  585	    66	    161	     147       16
									4.9	 4.6	  7.3	   1.9	    2.6	     2.3      3.0
   DEGRAFF MEMORIAL HOSP-NORTH TONAWANDA	       9.2     7.2     2092	1254	  809	     6	      3	       0       20
									6.3	 6.1	  6.9	   1.7	    1.3		      3.4
   MILLARD FILLMORE SUBURBAN HOSP-AMHERST	       8.4     6.6     1910	 276	  469	     4	    609	     550	2
									3.0	 3.8	  4.5	   1.5	    2.3	     2.2      6.0
   CHILDRENS HOSPITAL-BUFFALO			       5.2     4.1     1182	  25	   52	   627	    250	     225	3
									6.3	 5.4	  7.5	   5.1	    4.3	    11.8      7.3
   ERIE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER-BUFFALO		       3.1     2.4	701	 163	  391	     1	      1	       0      145
									9.1	10.7	  8.5	   2.0	    9.0		      9.0
   MILLARD FILLMORE HOSPITAL-BUFFALO		       3.0     2.3	682	 124	  546	     8	      2	       0	2
									6.2	 4.2	  6.7	   1.3	    2.0		      6.0
   SISTERS OF CHARITY HOSPITAL-BUFFALO		       2.6     2.0	595	  43	  206	     0	    176	     168	2
									3.5	 4.7	  4.3		    2.6	     3.1      1.5
   KENMORE MERCY HOSPITAL-KENMORE		       2.3     1.8	532	 218	  307	     3	      0	       0	4
									5.6	 6.5	  5.1	   3.7			      2.5
   ROSWELL PARK CANCER INST-BUFFALO		       2.2     1.7	506	 185	  275	    45	      0	       0	1
									7.2	 5.1	  9.0	   4.5			      9.0
   MEDINA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-MEDINA		       1.6     1.3	366	 208	   97	     2	     29	      28	2
									5.1	 5.9	  5.2	   3.5	    2.2	     2.2      3.5
   49 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0		       1.5     1.1	333	  64	  135	     9	     18	      19       88
									6.3	 5.7	  6.3	   3.7	    2.2	     2.4      8.7
 TABLE 11 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							 14
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1997 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 ONEIDA (256400 )				     129.9   100.0    33301    11377	12533	  1626	   3043	    2709     2013
									5.9	 5.6	  7.3	   4.6	    2.6	     3.1      8.6
   ST LUKES MEMORIAL HOSP CTR-NEW HARTFORD	      41.5    32.0    10646	2710	 3030	   525	   1882	    1687      812
									5.7	 6.0	  8.4	   4.9	    2.6	     2.6      8.7
   ST ELIZABETH MEDICAL CTR-UTICA		      24.4    18.8     6254	2400	 2857	   218	     12	       0      767
									6.0	 4.8	  6.7	   3.0	    3.0		      8.3
   ROME MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ROME			      21.8    16.8     5578	2385	 1691	   300	    613	     550       39
									5.1	 4.9	  7.8	   2.6	    2.3	     2.0      5.8
   FAXTON HOSPITAL-UTICA			      16.2    12.5     4155	2494	 1613	     8	      5	       0       35
									7.0	 6.7	  7.7	   2.8	    2.4		      4.5
   ONEIDA HEALTHCARE CTR-ONEIDA			       6.5     5.0     1674	 553	  484	    80	    281	     269	7
									4.1	 5.0	  5.3	   2.8	    2.4	     2.0      4.6
   UNIVERSITY HOSP/SUNY HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	       5.6     4.3     1434	 260	  902	   261	      0	       0       11
									8.0	 6.4	  9.3	   5.1			      2.9
   CROUSE HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE			       4.2     3.2     1070	 114	  431	   160	    146	     125       94
									7.0	 4.5	  5.2	   9.5	    5.5	    16.2      3.8
   ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	       3.0     2.3	758	  62	  641	    20	     11	      10       14
									5.0	 4.7	  4.9	  11.6	    2.3	     1.8      7.1
   COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-HAMILTON		       1.4     1.1	370	 130	  158	    18	     36	      25	3
									4.4	 4.7	  5.2	   2.6	    2.4	     2.0      4.0
   ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY	       1.4     1.1	359	  27	  325	     6	      0	       0	1
									6.7	 5.1	  6.8	   5.3			      1.0
   82 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0		       3.9     3.0     1003	 242	  401	    30	     57	      43      230
									7.1	 5.1	  6.3	   3.3	    2.3	     2.2     13.1
 ONONDAGA (483100 )				     109.0   100.0    52666    15806	19004	  2658	   6793	    5851     2554
									5.6	 5.4	  7.3	   3.5	    2.9	     3.6      9.6
   CROUSE HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE			      38.8    35.6    18767	5161	 5622	  1111	   3236	    2798      839
									4.9	 5.1	  6.5	   3.0	    3.1	     4.2      4.5
   ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	      32.6    29.9    15768	3933	 6839	   360	   2084	    1855      697
									5.7	 5.0	  7.0	   3.6	    2.8	     3.3     12.2
   COMMUNITY-GENERAL HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE		      20.7    19.0    10007	3760	 3324	    36	   1372	    1130      385
									5.6	 5.8	  7.2	   2.0	    2.5	     2.4     10.2
   UNIVERSITY HOSP/SUNY HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	      14.0    12.8     6762	2481	 2825	  1076	     25	       1      354
									7.4	 6.0	  9.3	   4.1	    3.2	     1.0     13.1
   98 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0		       2.8     2.6     1362	 471	  394	    75	     76	      67      279
									7.2	 4.7	  8.5	   4.0	    2.4	     2.8     12.9
 ONTARIO (99200  )				     103.2   100.0    10239	3168	 3795	   361	   1167	    1098      650
									5.6	 5.6	  6.7	   5.0	    2.9	     3.0      9.1
   F F THOMPSON HOSPITAL-CANANDAIGUA		      39.0    37.8     3873	1484	 1237	   125	    506	     495       26
									5.1	 5.6	  6.7	   3.6	    2.7	     2.6      6.5
   GENEVA GENERAL HOSPITAL-GENEVA		      19.3    18.7     1911	 668	  618	    29	    259	     253       84
									5.5	 6.2	  7.5	   3.1	    2.5	     2.4      4.3
   CLIFTON SPRINGS HOSP-CLIFTON SPRINGS		      13.5    13.1     1339	 534	  440	     0	      2	       0      363
									6.1	 4.6	  5.4		    3.5		      9.2
   STRONG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		      13.5    13.0     1335	 197	  593	   174	    170	     141       60
									7.0	 4.9	  8.0	   6.5	    4.2	     6.5     15.0
   ROCHESTER GENERAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		       7.9     7.7	785	  68	  526	    15	     88	      88	0
									4.4	 6.7	  4.5	   4.5	    2.7	     3.0
   GENESEE HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER			       3.4     3.3	337	  57	  148	     2	     62	      58       10
									5.5	 6.0	  6.6	   2.5	    2.9	     2.6     19.2
 TABLE 11 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							 15
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1997 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   HIGHLAND HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER			       2.5     2.4	246	  40	  115	     0	     51	      39	1
									5.2	 6.1	  7.0		    2.5	     2.3     14.0
   NEWARK-WAYNE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL-NEWARK	       1.2     1.1	117	  27	   26	     4	     20	      17       23
									4.3	 4.6	  3.7	   5.3	    2.0	     2.1      8.2
   50 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0		       3.0     2.9	296	  93	   92	    12	      9	       7       83
									8.0	 6.7	 10.4	   2.8	    2.3	     2.1      8.9
 ORANGE (343700 )				     113.5   100.0    39008    14003	11463	  2199	   4547	    3937     2859
									6.1	 5.8	  8.2	   3.9	    2.8	     3.2      9.9
   HORTON MEDICAL CENTER-MIDDLETOWN		      27.6    24.4     9499	4153	 2518	   298	   1234	    1138      158
									5.1	 5.6	  7.4	   2.7	    2.5	     2.3      3.8
   ARDEN HILL HOSPITAL-GOSHEN			      19.3    17.0     6632	2663	 1584	   340	    658	     559      828
									6.9	 5.8	 10.2	   2.7	    2.5	     2.4     12.2
   ST LUKES HOSPITAL-NEWBURGH			      17.3    15.2     5948	2353	 1216	   599	    950	     793       37
									4.5	 4.9	  7.1	   2.9	    2.6	     2.8      3.8
   CORNWALL HOSPITAL-CORNWALL			      10.8     9.5     3716	2005	 1044	    12	      2	       0      653
									7.6	 6.4	  9.3	   1.8	    2.0		      8.7
   WESTCHESTER COUNTY MED CTR-VALHALLA		       8.2     7.2     2804	 348	 1538	   482	    251	     153       32
									8.6	 5.6	  9.8	   6.1	    6.6	    14.2     10.7
   MERCY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL-PORT JERVIS		       5.5     4.8     1884	 749	  360	    89	    141	     112      433
									5.9	 4.7	  8.5	   2.9	    2.3	     2.7      8.5
   ST ANTHONY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL-WARWICK	       5.2     4.6     1800	 610	  615	    50	    264	     254	7
									5.7	 4.7	  9.6	   2.2	    2.5	     2.2      4.1
   GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL-SUFFERN		       5.0     4.4     1711	 224	  447	    60	    460	     420      100
									4.5	 5.3	  5.8	   5.9	    2.8	     3.3      9.5
   NEW YORK & PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITALS@PRESBYTER	       1.9     1.7	646	  60	  467	    70	     26	      19	4
									7.9	 6.6	  8.3	   7.4	    3.3	    11.8      5.8
   VASSAR BROTHERS HOSPITAL-POUGHKEEPSIE	       1.2     1.1	420	  51	  106	    24	    129	     109	1
									4.1	 4.8	  4.2	   4.9	    2.9	     4.8      4.0
   LENOX HILL HOSPITAL-NEW YORK			       1.2     1.0	396	  38	   71	     8	    139	     133	7
									4.0	 5.5	  7.3	   1.9	    2.4	     3.1     13.7
   125 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0	      10.3     9.1     3552	 749	 1497	   167	    293	     247      599
									7.6	11.5	  6.0	   5.4	    3.0	     3.9     11.2
 ORLEANS (45700  )				     114.3   100.0     5223	1815	 1827	   218	    593	     517      253
									5.5	 5.2	  6.9	   5.3	    2.5	     3.2     10.2
   MEDINA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-MEDINA		      43.6    38.1     1991	1027	  536	    39	    198	     173       18
									4.9	 5.3	  6.2	   2.6	    2.1	     2.1      4.2
   LAKESIDE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-BROCKPORT		      28.1    24.6     1286	 505	  363	    17	    213	     183	5
									5.6	 5.1	 10.1	   2.9	    2.3	     2.2      6.6
   STRONG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		      10.1     8.9	463	  78	  223	    88	     26	      21       27
									6.8	 4.1	  7.0	   5.0	    4.1	    16.2     13.1
   ROCHESTER GENERAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		       5.5     4.8	251	  18	  182	     5	     23	      22	1
									5.8	 7.0	  6.5	   3.2	    2.5	     2.5     10.0
   PARK RIDGE HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		       3.9     3.4	177	  44	   93	     0	      0	       0       40
									7.1	 4.5	  5.0				     14.7
   LOCKPORT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-LOCKPORT		       2.7     2.4	123	  11	   37	     3	     34	      34	4
									3.9	 4.2	  4.8	   1.7	    2.5	     2.3     21.0
   BUFFALO GENERAL HOSPITAL-BUFFALO		       2.3     2.0	106	   8	   92	     0	      1	       1	4
									4.9	 4.3	  4.9		    2.0	     2.0      5.5
   HIGHLAND HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER			       2.0     1.8	 93	  15	   45	     1	     19	      13	0
									3.6	 3.9	  3.6	  19.0	    3.1	     3.0
 TABLE 11 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							 16
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1997 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   GENESEE HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER			       1.8     1.6	 83	  14	   35	     0	     17	      14	3
									5.7	 8.1	  6.4		    2.9	     4.1     10.3
   ST MARYS HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER			       1.8     1.6	 83	  11	   10	     1	     21	      20       20
									9.9	18.9	 12.6	 142.0	    2.5	     2.0     12.5
   CHILDRENS HOSPITAL-BUFFALO			       1.7     1.5	 78	   0	    0	    56	     13	       9	0
									8.4			   6.2	    6.8	    25.0
   MILLARD FILLMORE HOSPITAL-BUFFALO		       1.5     1.3	 67	   8	   59	     0	      0	       0	0
									5.7	 3.3	  6.0
   GENESEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-BATAVIA		       1.4     1.2	 63	  15	   16	     3	     15	      14	0
									3.1	 4.0	  4.7	   2.7	    1.7	     1.9
   ST JEROME HOSPITAL-BATAVIA			       1.2     1.0	 53	   7	    8	     0	      0	       0       38
									9.5	 6.7	  6.6				     10.7
   WYOMING COUNTY COMMUNITY HOSP-WARSAW		       1.2     1.0	 53	   0	    4	     0	      0	       0       49
									6.9		  2.8				      7.3
   28 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0		       5.5     4.8	253	  54	  124	     5	     13	      13       44
									5.5	 3.5	  5.9	   5.8	    2.8	     2.4      8.4
 OSWEGO (126100 )				     113.2   100.0    14270	4649	 4709	   748	   1598	    1437     1129
									5.5	 5.5	  7.0	   3.6	    2.7	     3.0      7.6
   OSWEGO HOSPITAL-OSWEGO			      40.3    35.6     5076	1707	  820	   278	    724	     682      865
									5.4	 5.9	  8.5	   2.7	    2.4	     2.2      7.6
   ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	      19.9    17.6     2511	 428	 1387	    43	    317	     285       51
									5.1	 5.1	  5.9	   3.1	    3.0	     3.6      8.8
   CROUSE HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE			      16.8    14.8     2114	 415	  822	   151	    368	     314       44
									5.1	 4.9	  6.2	   5.0	    3.5	     4.4      4.6
   A L LEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-FULTON		      16.3    14.4     2061	1470	  542	    31	      3	       0       15
									6.2	 5.3	  8.8	   3.7	    3.0		      6.3
   UNIVERSITY HOSP/SUNY HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	      10.7     9.5     1353	 363	  752	   206	      0	       0       32
									6.5	 5.4	  7.6	   4.0			      8.3
   COMMUNITY-GENERAL HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE		       3.9     3.5	493	  75	  179	     1	    123	      97       18
									4.0	 5.0	  5.2	   4.0	    2.5	     2.3      6.8
   SAMARITAN MEDICAL CENTER-WATERTOWN		       3.5     3.1	436	 126	  108	    32	     44	      43       83
									5.8	 5.5	  6.2	   3.8	    2.7	     2.9      9.7
   53 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0		       1.8     1.6	226	  65	   99	     6	     19	      16       21
									5.9	 5.2	  7.6	   3.5	    2.3	     1.9      6.8
 OTSEGO (61900  )				     119.3   100.0     7386	2979	 2486	   314	    597	     500      510
									5.1	 4.3	  6.6	   3.3	    2.6	     2.9      9.3
   MARY IMOGENE BASSETT HOSP-COOPERSTOWN	      58.0    48.6     3593	1459	 1187	   128	    303	     277      239
									4.4	 3.5	  5.8	   2.8	    2.4	     2.2      8.2
   A O FOX MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ONEONTA		      41.4    34.7     2562	1172	  712	   107	    216	     161      194
									5.5	 4.7	  7.3	   3.0	    2.4	     2.4     10.8
   THE HOSPITAL-SIDNEY				       3.9     3.2	239	 141	   48	    10	     21	      18	1
									4.1	 4.2	  5.8	   2.2	    2.6	     2.1      1.0
   ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY	       3.5     2.9	217	  17	  121	    35	     25	      17	2
									7.9	 7.9	  8.6	   3.0	    6.6	    15.0      6.0
   WILSON HOSPITAL (UHS)-JOHNSON CITY		       3.3     2.7	202	  23	  157	     8	      8	       6	0
									6.9	 5.4	  7.4	   9.0	    3.0	     1.8
   ST PETERS HOSPITAL-ALBANY			       1.2     1.0	 77	  15	   61	     0	      0	       0	1
									6.2	 7.0	  5.8				     15.0
   66 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0		       8.0     6.7	496	 152	  200	    26	     24	      21       73
									7.1	 7.0	  7.2	   6.5	    2.5	     6.0      8.8
 TABLE 11 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							 17
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1997 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 PUTNAM (89400  )				     108.8   100.0     9728	2883	 3266	   412	   1331	    1157      679
									5.6	 5.2	  7.1	   4.0	    2.8	     3.1     10.9
   PUTNAM HOSPITAL CENTER-CARMEL		      46.5    42.8     4159	1598	 1244	   135	    426	     329      427
									5.4	 4.6	  6.8	   2.3	    2.5	     2.7     10.0
   MOUNT SINAI HOSPITAL-NEW YORK		      12.7    11.6     1131	 201	  493	    40	    195	     200	2
									5.2	 4.5	  7.1	   5.2	    2.8	     3.1      7.0
   NORTHERN WESTCHESTER HOSP-MOUNT KISKO	      12.5    11.5     1115	 239	  284	    51	    269	     254       18
									4.7	 5.0	  7.3	   1.9	    3.0	     3.2     14.2
   HUDSON VALLEY HOSPITAL CENTER-PEEKSKILL	      12.2    11.2     1088	 357	  292	    14	    228	     194	3
									4.1	 4.3	  6.3	   2.5	    2.7	     2.4      2.7
   WESTCHESTER COUNTY MED CTR-VALHALLA		       9.5     8.7	848	 131	  485	   118	     44	      29       41
									8.3	 5.6	  9.2	   5.6	    6.2	     8.6     16.9
   79 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0		      15.5    14.3     1387	 357	  468	    54	    169	     151      188
									7.0	 9.2	  6.3	   6.3	    2.6	     3.7     11.5
 RENSSELAER (159100 )				      96.9   100.0    15414	5339	 5156	   567	   1791	    1521     1040
									5.4	 5.1	  6.8	   3.8	    2.5	     3.2      8.4
   SAMARITAN HOSPITAL-TROY			      31.2    32.2     4964	1690	 1265	    91	    728	     532      658
									4.6	 4.4	  6.0	   3.0	    2.2	     2.0      7.4
   ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY	      19.9    20.5     3161	 619	 1230	   335	    488	     451       38
									5.7	 4.9	  7.9	   4.4	    2.5	     5.1     10.6
   SETON HLTH SYSTEM/ST MARYS CAMPUS-TROY	      18.4    19.0     2929	1544	 1129	    68	      4	       0      184
									6.2	 4.6	  7.9	   2.4	    3.0		     11.3
   ST PETERS HOSPITAL-ALBANY			      13.9    14.4     2219	 481	  908	    43	    370	     352       65
									4.6	 5.4	  5.8	   2.1	    2.9	     3.1      2.3
   ALBANY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ALBANY		       6.5     6.7     1027	 587	  429	     6	      0	       0	5
									5.1	 4.4	  6.1	   2.3			      4.4
   BELLEVUE WOMEN'S HOSPITAL-NISKAYUNA		       1.6     1.6	250	   3	   21	     0	    115	     111	0
									2.7	 2.7	  2.6		    2.6	     2.7
   MARY MCCLELLAN HOSPITAL-CAMBRIDGE		       1.3     1.3	208	  90	   27	     3	     46	      39	3
									2.8	 3.1	  3.8	   1.3	    2.4	     2.2      2.0
   EDDY COHOES REHABILITATION CENTER-COHOES	       1.0     1.0	159	 159	    0	     0	      0	       0	0
								       17.1	17.1
   57 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0		       3.1     3.2	497	 166	  147	    21	     40	      36       87
									8.0	 8.6	  6.7	   7.2	    3.2	     2.1     13.6
 ROCKLAND (273900 )				     105.1   100.0    28781	9179	 8431	  1457	   3938	    3491     2285
									7.1	 7.9	  7.9	   4.1	    2.9	     3.5     15.2
   NYACK HOSPITAL-NYACK				      45.3    43.1    12412	4212	 3549	   765	   1916	    1697      273
									5.2	 5.2	  7.6	   2.8	    2.8	     2.9     13.7
   GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL-SUFFERN		      32.2    30.6     8818	2906	 2425	   159	   1410	    1259      659
									6.2	 5.7	  8.7	   3.6	    2.7	     3.2     12.8
   SUMMIT PARK HOSPITAL-POMONA			       5.0     4.7     1366	 430	    1	     0	      0	       0      935
								       22.9	37.8	111.0				     15.9
   NEW YORK & PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITALS@PRESBYTER	       4.5     4.3     1234	 193	  665	   172	    103	      88       13
									7.5	 5.5	  8.7	   7.7	    3.6	     6.5     10.4
   WESTCHESTER COUNTY MED CTR-VALHALLA		       4.3     4.1     1182	 186	  517	   231	    127	     101       20
									8.4	 6.9	  9.4	   5.1	    5.6	    14.4     21.4
   HELEN HAYES HOSPITAL-WEST HAVERSTRAW		       2.6     2.5	714	 706	    7	     0	      1	       0	0
								       18.6	18.4	 20.3		   87.0
   NEW YORK & PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITALS@NEW YORK	       1.1     1.1	309	  26	  194	    16	     33	      34	6
									6.6	 4.8	  7.8	   2.7	    2.8	     3.2     26.3
 TABLE 11 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							 18
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1997 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   115 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0	      10.0     9.5     2746	 520	 1073	   114	    348	     312      379
									6.9	 5.4	  6.1	   5.4	    2.8	     3.4     18.4
 ST. LAWRENCE (113200 )				     128.1   100.0    14501	6568	 3770	   719	   1342	    1099     1003
									4.9	 4.3	  6.4	   3.7	    2.7	     2.7      9.2
   HEPBURN MEDICAL CTR-OGDENSBURG		      40.5    31.6     4581	1875	 1042	   202	    471	     381      610
									5.3	 4.5	  6.3	   2.8	    2.6	     2.4     10.7
   CANTON-POTSDAM HOSPITAL-POTSDAM		      27.9    21.8     3158	1438	  687	    86	    376	     315      256
									4.4	 4.2	  6.4	   3.0	    2.7	     2.3      6.3
   MASSENA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-MASSENA		      24.9    19.5     2823	1645	  566	   161	    246	     174       31
									4.2	 4.3	  5.9	   2.3	    2.6	     2.5      3.0
   E J NOBLE HOSPITAL-GOUVERNEUR		      11.7     9.2     1329	 874	  148	    65	    124	     107       11
									3.9	 4.1	  5.7	   2.0	    2.5	     2.2      2.4
   SAMARITAN MEDICAL CENTER-WATERTOWN		       4.1     3.2	466	  52	  231	    50	     41	      39       53
									5.6	 4.7	  6.2	   6.8	    2.5	     3.1      6.6
   CLIFTON-FINE HOSPITAL-STAR LAKE		       4.0     3.1	451	 427	    6	    18	      0	       0	0
									2.7	 2.7	  8.2	   2.2
   UNIVERSITY HOSP/SUNY HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	       4.0     3.1	448	  60	  325	    59	      0	       0	4
									8.0	 9.5	  8.1	   6.1			      4.3
   CROUSE HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE			       3.1     2.4	352	  24	  236	    39	     28	      22	3
									6.3	 3.9	  4.4	  12.2	    7.6	    18.0      2.0
   ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	       2.0     1.6	230	   9	  212	     7	      0	       0	2
									5.5	 3.8	  5.5	   8.9			     12.0
   ADIRONDACK MEDICAL CENTER-SARANAC LAKE	       1.5     1.2	171	  41	   94	     8	     12	      15	1
									4.2	 4.3	  4.9	   1.6	    2.7	     2.3      3.0
   ALICE HYDE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-MALONE		       1.5     1.2	167	  47	   66	    11	     18	      25	0
									3.5	 4.3	  3.9	   3.5	    2.3	     2.0
   52 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0		       2.9     2.2	325	  76	  157	    13	     26	      21       32
									9.3	 4.9	 12.3	   3.2	    2.6	     2.2     17.4
 SARATOGA (202300 )				      91.5   100.0    18508	5813	 6200	   725	   2541	    2347      882
									5.2	 5.3	  6.7	   3.3	    2.6	     2.9      9.0
   SARATOGA HOSPITAL-SARATOGA SPRINGS		      30.3    33.2     6136	2322	 1758	   228	    743	     652      433
									5.3	 4.4	  8.0	   2.3	    2.5	     2.1     10.2
   GLENS FALLS HOSPITAL-GLENS FALLS		      11.7    12.8     2361	 642	  807	    86	    387	     367       72
									4.9	 5.4	  6.4	   4.6	    2.4	     2.4      8.6
   ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY	       9.3    10.1     1874	 322	  816	   241	    249	     233       13
									5.8	 4.9	  7.8	   4.0	    2.7	     4.7     12.1
   ELLIS HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY			       8.6     9.4     1749	 601	  882	    56	     71	      71       68
									5.3	 4.6	  5.9	   2.4	    2.6	     2.2     11.1
   BELLEVUE WOMEN'S HOSPITAL-NISKAYUNA		       7.4     8.0     1487	   3	  152	    11	    672	     649	0
									2.6	 2.3	  2.8	   2.0	    2.6	     2.6
   ST PETERS HOSPITAL-ALBANY			       7.0     7.7     1426	 247	  658	    25	    210	     201       85
									5.1	 5.1	  5.7	   4.1	    3.3	     6.2      2.8
   SETON HLTH SYSTEM/ST MARYS CAMPUS-TROY	       6.1     6.7     1231	 658	  500	    12	      1	       0       60
									5.3	 4.3	  6.5	   2.2	    1.0		      7.7
   SAMARITAN HOSPITAL-TROY			       3.0     3.3	616	 172	  161	    20	     95	      69       99
									4.3	 3.7	  6.0	   2.8	    2.4	     2.0      6.5
   ST CLARES HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY		       2.6     2.9	534	 148	  193	    21	     88	      83	1
									4.1	 4.6	  5.6	   2.5	    2.3	     2.0      1.0
   SUNNYVIEW HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY		       1.2     1.3	249	 249	    0	     0	      0	       0	0
								       15.0	15.0
 TABLE 11 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							 19
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1997 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ALBANY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ALBANY		       1.2     1.3	244	 117	  123	     4	      0	       0	0
									4.8	 4.2	  5.5	   2.8
   54 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0		       3.0     3.2	601	 332	  150	    21	     25	      22       51
									7.8	 8.9	  5.8	   5.9	    2.3	     2.2     12.2
 SCHENECTADY (149500 )				     130.5   100.0    19509	7125	 6252	   709	   2041	    1867     1515
									6.0	 6.1	  7.3	   3.4	    2.6	     2.9      9.2
   ELLIS HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY			      53.3    40.8     7961	3265	 3034	   175	    348	     290      849
									6.4	 5.4	  7.4	   2.6	    2.6	     2.3     10.8
   ST CLARES HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY		      38.4    29.4     5739	2439	 1833	   217	    635	     575       40
									5.3	 5.1	  7.8	   3.1	    2.5	     2.2      5.7
   BELLEVUE WOMEN'S HOSPITAL-NISKAYUNA		      10.4     8.0     1556	   8	  183	    10	    689	     666	0
									2.6	 2.1	  2.6	   2.1	    2.5	     2.5
   ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY	       9.8     7.5     1461	 300	  551	   248	    180	     156       26
									5.8	 5.0	  7.7	   4.2	    2.8	     5.1     17.1
   ST PETERS HOSPITAL-ALBANY			       7.3     5.6     1093	 208	  396	    29	    157	     149      154
									4.7	 4.9	  5.8	   3.1	    3.4	     5.4      2.7
   SUNNYVIEW HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY		       4.6     3.6	695	 694	    0	     1	      0	       0	0
								       14.6	14.6		  13.0
   79 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0		       6.7     5.1     1004	 211	  255	    29	     32	      31      446
									6.9	 5.7	  6.7	   4.6	    2.5	     2.5      8.4
 SCHOHARIE (34400  )				      90.4   100.0     3110	1216	 1011	   139	    307	     278      159
									5.0	 4.7	  6.3	   2.8	    2.6	     2.8     10.1
   MARY IMOGENE BASSETT HOSP-COOPERSTOWN	      29.9    33.1     1028	 259	  408	    55	    111	      97       98
									4.9	 3.5	  6.2	   2.8	    2.5	     2.1     10.1
   BASSETT HOSP OF SCHOHARIE CO-COBLESKILL	      18.4    20.4	633	 536	   88	     2	      0	       0	7
									4.0	 3.9	  4.8	   2.5			      4.7
   ELLIS HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY			      10.7    11.8	367	 133	  146	     8	     35	      33       12
									5.5	 4.3	  7.6	   2.9	    2.7	     2.3     10.8
   ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY	       9.2    10.1	315	  70	  131	    47	     34	      29	4
									6.2	 5.4	  8.2	   3.0	    2.7	     7.1     17.3
   ST PETERS HOSPITAL-ALBANY			       4.5     5.0	155	  51	   82	     2	      6	       5	9
									5.5	 6.4	  5.5	   2.5	    6.3	     3.2      2.3
   BELLEVUE WOMEN'S HOSPITAL-NISKAYUNA		       3.8     4.2	132	   1	   16	     1	     60	      54	0
									2.5	 4.0	  2.8	   3.0	    2.5	     2.3
   ST CLARES HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY		       3.7     4.1	128	  19	   40	     6	     31	      31	1
									3.4	 4.0	  4.3	   2.7	    2.6	     2.6      6.0
   A O FOX MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ONEONTA		       3.6     4.0	125	  39	   46	     8	     14	      12	6
									4.5	 3.7	  4.7	   2.5	    3.0	     2.0     19.8
   SUNNYVIEW HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY		       1.5     1.7	 52	  52	    0	     0	      0	       0	0
								       19.4	19.4
   ST MARYS HOSPITAL-AMSTERDAM			       1.3     1.4	 44	   2	    7	     0	     11	      14       10
									4.3	 6.0	  6.6		    2.3	     2.1      7.6
   39 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0		       3.8     4.2	131	  54	   47	    10	      5	       3       12
									5.6	 3.9	  7.0	   2.1	    2.4	     2.3     13.2
 SCHUYLER (20000  )				     102.5   100.0     2050	 823	  633	   124	    183	     159      128
									5.5	 4.9	  7.2	   4.6	    2.4	     3.3      9.6
   SCHUYLER HOSPITAL-MONTOUR FALLS		      54.2    52.9     1084	 578	  214	    67	    119	      99	7
									4.3	 4.4	  6.7	   3.0	    2.3	     2.1      5.0
   ARNOT OGDEN MEDICAL CENTER-ELMIRA		      22.5    22.0	450	 106	  228	    25	     46	      45	0
									6.4	 4.7	  7.9	   6.4	    2.7	     6.4
 TABLE 11 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							 20
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1997 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL-ELMIRA			       8.2     8.0	164	  47	   53	     2	      0	       0       62
									9.8	10.2	  7.4	   9.0			     11.7
   CORNING HOSPITAL-CORNING			       5.5     5.3	109	  41	   47	    11	      5	       5	0
									5.2	 5.5	  6.4	   2.1	    2.2	     1.6
   CAYUGA MEDICAL CTR AT ITHACA-ITHACA		       5.0     4.9	100	  31	   36	     4	      9	       8       12
									5.2	 5.2	  7.2	   2.8	    2.1	     1.8      4.4
   STRONG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		       1.8     1.8	 36	   5	   25	     6	      0	       0	0
									7.9	 3.4	  7.0	  15.3
   ST JAMES MERCY HOSPITAL-HORNELL		       1.3     1.3	 26	   0	    1	     0	      0	       0       25
									7.6		  3.0				      7.8
   20 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0		       4.1     4.0	 81	  15	   29	     9	      4	       2       22
									7.1	 5.6	  6.3	   7.4	    2.5	     4.0     10.3
 SENECA (34900  )				      95.8   100.0     3343	1105	 1314	    97	    321	     309      197
									5.6	 5.5	  6.7	   3.5	    2.5	     2.4     10.2
   GENEVA GENERAL HOSPITAL-GENEVA		      56.4    58.9     1968	 761	  720	    39	    211	     206       31
									5.4	 5.6	  7.1	   2.8	    2.5	     2.3      5.1
   CAYUGA MEDICAL CTR AT ITHACA-ITHACA		       8.7     9.1	303	 137	  105	     5	     20	      18       18
									5.9	 5.6	  7.1	   3.4	    2.2	     2.0      9.4
   STRONG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		       7.1     7.4	248	  38	  149	    29	     11	       9       12
									6.5	 4.4	  6.9	   4.9	    6.1	     8.0     12.0
   CLIFTON SPRINGS HOSP-CLIFTON SPRINGS		       6.4     6.7	223	  78	   98	     0	      0	       0       47
									5.7	 4.2	  5.6				      8.4
   ROCHESTER GENERAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		       4.1     4.3	143	   5	  124	     1	      6	       7	0
									4.3	 9.0	  4.4	   8.0	    2.0	     2.1
   NEWARK-WAYNE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL-NEWARK	       2.6     2.7	 89	   6	    7	     2	      5	       5       64
									8.8	 4.5	  7.9	   2.5	    2.0	     1.4     10.6
   AUBURN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-AUBURN		       2.2     2.3	 76	  14	   22	     4	     18	      16	2
									4.8	 7.6	  7.5	   2.0	    2.3	     2.3      2.0
   F F THOMPSON HOSPITAL-CANANDAIGUA		       1.6     1.6	 55	   5	   13	     0	     19	      18	0
									2.6	 2.4	  2.8		    2.7	     2.4
   SCHUYLER HOSPITAL-MONTOUR FALLS		       1.5     1.6	 53	  20	    4	     8	     10	      11	0
									3.1	 4.6	  4.0	   2.5	    1.9	     1.8
   31 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0		       5.3     5.5	185	  41	   72	     9	     21	      19       23
									7.7	 6.3	  8.0	   3.0	    2.0	     3.0     19.9
 STEUBEN (101700 )				     142.9   100.0    14538	6154	 4113	   731	   1236	    1150     1154
									5.2	 4.9	  6.4	   3.3	    2.5	     3.1      8.3
   CORNING HOSPITAL-CORNING			      52.2    36.5     5307	2602	 1461	   284	    448	     432       80
									4.7	 5.1	  5.8	   2.7	    2.3	     2.2      7.1
   ST JAMES MERCY HOSPITAL-HORNELL		      34.6    24.2     3520	1360	  627	   176	    325	     287      745
									5.3	 4.4	  6.8	   2.5	    2.7	     2.4      8.7
   IRA DAVENPORT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-BATH		      19.2    13.5     1957	1371	  236	    50	    107	      93      100
									4.2	 4.5	  5.4	   2.3	    2.3	     2.2      2.6
   ARNOT OGDEN MEDICAL CENTER-ELMIRA		      11.1     7.8     1127	 140	  543	    75	    187	     181	1
									5.5	 4.8	  6.2	   4.6	    2.8	     7.2      3.0
   STRONG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		      10.0     7.0     1019	 172	  696	   104	     18	      16       13
									7.0	 4.9	  7.7	   5.4	    5.5	     6.9      9.6
   N H NOYES MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-DANSVILLE	       5.4     3.8	553	 223	  141	    17	     87	      82	3
									3.7	 4.3	  4.9	   1.8	    2.1	     1.9      1.3
   ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL-ELMIRA			       3.6     2.5	362	 119	   93	     2	      0	       0      148
								       11.4	13.4	  9.9	   3.5			     10.7
 TABLE 11 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							 21
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1997 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   56 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0		       6.8     4.8	693	 167	  316	    23	     64	      59       64
									5.5	 4.5	  6.2	   8.1	    2.6	     2.6      8.5
 SUFFOLK (1368800)				     119.6   100.0   163697    54537	51857	  7148	  21484	   18591    10080
									6.1	 5.9	  7.9	   4.1	    2.9	     3.5     10.1
   UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL-STONY BROOK		      19.0    15.8    25940	6956	 8000	  2536	   3884	    3461     1103
									5.3	 3.8	  7.1	   4.4	    3.2	     5.2     11.6
   GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL-WEST ISLIP		      17.4    14.5    23792	8042	 6873	  1464	   3966	    3326      121
									5.5	 5.4	  8.1	   3.3	    3.0	     4.0      8.2
   SOUTHSIDE HOSPITAL-BAY SHORE			      11.8     9.9    16200	5193	 3465	   575	   2474	    2145     2348
									6.2	 7.2	  9.6	   2.9	    2.7	     2.9      6.7
   ST JOHNS EPIS HOSP/SMTHTWN DIV-SMITHTOWN	       9.8     8.2    13424	4422	 4299	    91	   2122	    1878      612
									6.0	 5.8	  8.4	   3.2	    2.7	     2.6     13.3
   HUNTINGTON HOSPITAL-HUNTINGTON		       9.7     8.1    13312	4944	 3787	   306	   1933	    1787      555
									5.9	 5.5	  8.7	   2.2	    2.9	     2.9     11.7
   BROOKHAVEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-PATCHOGUE	       8.9     7.5    12239	5677	 3673	   413	   1016	     864      596
									6.4	 5.4	  9.6	   3.2	    2.7	     2.5     11.8
   ST CHARLES HOSPITAL-PORT JEFFERSON		       7.9     6.6    10799	3719	 1991	   372	   2238	    1975      504
									8.0	12.5	  8.2	   6.3	    2.8	     2.5     18.6
   J T MATHER MEMORIAL HOSP-PORT JEFFERSON	       6.8     5.7     9309	5129	 3177	    12	     12	       0      979
									7.2	 5.6	  9.0	   1.7	    2.0		      9.7
   N SHORE UNIV HOSP-MANHASSET			       3.7     3.1     5003	 634	 2572	   463	    699	     607       28
									5.4	 4.1	  5.8	   7.1	    3.4	     5.8     12.7
   CENTRAL SUFFOLK HOSPITAL-RIVERHEAD		       2.9     2.4     3952	2036	 1501	    59	    284	      43       29
									6.1	 5.3	  8.1	   2.5	    3.1	     3.0      6.8
   WINTHROP-UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL-MINEOLA		       2.7     2.3     3751	 326	 1730	   182	    790	     710       13
									5.1	 4.6	  7.0	   3.8	    3.1	     3.4      7.7
   N SHORE UNIV HOSP AT PLAINVIEW-PLAINVIEW	       2.4     2.0     3218	 962	  677	    15	    708	     662      194
									4.6	 4.8	  8.3	   2.0	    2.7	     2.6      4.6
   ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL-ROSLYN			       2.3     1.9     3137	 237	 2851	    49	      0	       0	0
									6.7	 4.1	  7.0	   3.7
   BRUNSWICK HOSPITAL CENTER-AMITYVILLE		       2.2     1.9     3073	1914	 1074	    28	     16	       0       41
									7.8	 5.9	 11.5	   2.6	    3.6		      4.6
   SOUTHAMPTON HOSPITAL-SOUTHAMPTON		       2.0     1.6     2691	 994	  664	    69	    493	     440       31
									4.5	 4.7	  6.8	   2.6	    2.7	     2.5      6.2
   EASTERN LONG ISLAND HOSPITAL-GREENPORT	       1.6     1.4     2255	 894	  307	     5	      0	       0     1049
									8.2	 4.8	  8.8	   1.2			     10.9
   167 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0	       8.5     7.1    11602	2458	 5216	   509	    849	     693     1877
									6.4	 6.3	  6.4	   4.4	    2.9	     3.7      9.6
 SULLIVAN (70000  )				     138.5   100.0     9698	3797	 2804	   552	    856	     750      939
									5.9	 5.3	  8.2	   4.1	    2.8	     3.2      7.9
   COMM GEN HOSP OF SULLIVAN CO-HARRIS		      76.5    55.2     5357	2271	 1164	   324	    473	     423      702
									5.5	 5.3	  8.3	   2.8	    2.6	     2.5      6.8
   HORTON MEDICAL CENTER-MIDDLETOWN		      17.7    12.8     1239	 405	  361	    17	    227	     220	9
									4.4	 5.0	  6.3	   2.2	    2.5	     2.4      5.4
   WESTCHESTER COUNTY MED CTR-VALHALLA		       8.6     6.2	602	  78	  344	   124	     25	      18       13
									9.7	 6.1	 11.8	   5.3	    7.2	    19.1      7.4
   COMM GEN HOSP OF SULLIVAN CO-CALLICOON	       6.2     4.5	432	 392	   39	     0	      0	       0	1
									4.1	 3.9	  5.4				      5.0
   MERCY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL-PORT JERVIS		       4.7     3.4	331	 145	   76	    13	     21	      15       61
									6.7	 4.5	  8.5	   1.9	    2.5	     2.4     13.0
 TABLE 11 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							 22
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1997 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ARDEN HILL HOSPITAL-GOSHEN			       3.6     2.6	252	  78	   73	     6	     32	      24       39
									7.2	 4.9	 12.1	   4.8	    2.9	     2.8      9.6
   ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY	       2.7     1.9	186	  46	  101	    17	     16	       6	0
									9.7	 5.7	 10.1	  12.2	    5.2	    38.2
   MARY IMOGENE BASSETT HOSP-COOPERSTOWN	       2.3     1.7	161	  54	  106	     0	      0	       0	1
									6.2	 3.9	  7.0				     46.0
   ELLENVILLE COMMUNITY HOSP-ELLENVILLE		       1.8     1.3	124	  80	   14	     1	      0	       0       29
									6.3	 6.2	 11.3	   1.0			      4.4
   DELAWARE VALLEY HOSPITAL-WALTON		       1.5     1.1	102	  29	    7	     6	     33	      17       10
									4.5	 3.5	  4.9	   1.8	    2.1	     1.6     21.5
   86 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0		      13.0     9.4	912	 219	  519	    44	     29	      27       74
									7.5	 8.6	  6.5	   9.3	    3.7	     4.6     12.3
 TIOGA (54200  )				      52.0   100.0     2821	 750	  936	   142	    378	     367      248
									5.7	 5.6	  6.7	   4.5	    2.7	     3.8     11.0
   WILSON HOSPITAL (UHS)-JOHNSON CITY		      24.3    46.7     1316	 303	  490	    65	    232	     219	7
									4.7	 4.1	  6.8	   4.8	    2.9	     2.7      5.9
   OUR LADY OF LOURDES MEM HOSP-BINGHAMTON	      11.0    21.1	594	 215	  186	    17	     84	      87	5
									4.9	 5.6	  7.0	   2.6	    2.3	     2.0      3.6
   BINGHAMTON GEN HOSP (UHS)-BINGHAMTON		       5.3    10.1	286	  58	   75	     1	      0	       0      152
									9.6	 9.2	  7.2	  16.0			     11.0
   CAYUGA MEDICAL CTR AT ITHACA-ITHACA		       4.6     8.8	249	  90	   63	     9	     33	      34       20
									4.9	 6.4	  5.2	   4.6	    2.2	     2.1      6.0
   ARNOT OGDEN MEDICAL CENTER-ELMIRA		       1.8     3.4	 96	  15	   33	     8	     19	      21	0
									8.3	 5.2	  6.4	   4.4	    2.7	    19.9
   UNIVERSITY HOSP/SUNY HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	       1.1     2.2	 62	  18	   27	    17	      0	       0	0
									5.8	 3.8	  7.0	   6.1
   ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL-ELMIRA			       1.1     2.1	 59	  18	   11	     0	      0	       0       30
								       13.2	19.6	  6.5				     11.9
   CORTLAND MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-CORTLAND		       0.7     1.4	 40	  20	   12	     1	      5	       2	0
									5.4	 6.3	  6.3	   1.0	    1.8	     1.5
   CROUSE HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE			       0.6     1.2	 34	   2	    9	    19	      2	       1	1
									7.4	 6.0	  2.9	   3.5	   13.0	   115.0      5.0
   32 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0		       1.6     3.0	 85	  11	   30	     5	      3	       3       33
									8.7	 3.8	  5.0	   4.4	    2.3	     2.0     15.5
 TOMPKINS (101900 )				      70.7   100.0     7201	2408	 1957	   340	    875	     805      816
									5.6	 5.3	  6.5	   5.0	    2.5	     2.9     10.8
   CAYUGA MEDICAL CTR AT ITHACA-ITHACA		      53.6    75.8     5457	2016	 1384	   162	    677	     639      579
									5.2	 5.3	  6.3	   3.0	    2.3	     2.2      9.2
   CORTLAND MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-CORTLAND		       6.6     9.3	668	 267	  128	    62	     93	      81       37
									4.8	 5.1	  7.7	   2.5	    2.5	     2.2      8.6
   UNIVERSITY HOSP/SUNY HLTH CTR-SYRACUSE	       1.9     2.7	192	  26	  113	    48	      0	       0	5
									7.4	 6.1	  8.2	   6.0			     10.0
   ARNOT OGDEN MEDICAL CENTER-ELMIRA		       1.4     2.0	147	  14	   28	    22	     44	      35	4
									9.5	 3.4	  5.5	  23.9	    3.5	    14.1      4.8
   CROUSE HOSPITAL-SYRACUSE			       1.4     2.0	141	  15	   72	    17	     18	      14	5
									5.4	 4.5	  4.4	   4.1	    4.6	    14.7      4.0
   STRONG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		       1.2     1.7	125	  11	   98	     8	      1	       1	6
									7.1	 4.9	  6.6	  11.6	    4.0	     3.0     14.3
   ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL-ELMIRA			       0.9     1.3	 94	  12	    5	     0	      0	       0       77
								       15.6	 7.1	 11.6				     17.1
 TABLE 11 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							 23
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1997 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   51 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0		       3.7     5.2	377	  47	  129	    21	     42	      35      103
									8.5	 5.9	  7.5	   4.1	    2.4	     2.3     16.3
 ULSTER (168100 )				     121.8   100.0    20475	7555	 6621	   717	   1899	    1680     2003
									6.4	 5.7	  8.3	   4.8	    2.7	     2.7      9.8
   BENEDICTINE HOSPITAL-KINGSTON		      39.1    32.1     6566	2074	 1430	   171	    976	     895     1020
									6.4	 5.8	  9.4	   2.8	    2.6	     2.2     11.5
   KINGSTON HOSPITAL-KINGSTON			      31.5    25.9     5300	2525	 1823	    66	    189	     148      549
									6.3	 5.3	  8.5	   2.7	    2.6	     2.3      6.7
   VASSAR BROTHERS HOSPITAL-POUGHKEEPSIE	      10.4     8.6     1756	 580	  465	   113	    317	     279	2
									5.1	 5.5	  7.1	   7.3	    2.8	     2.8      2.0
   ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL-POUGHKEEPSIE		       6.8     5.6     1149	 515	  514	    21	      0	       0       99
									7.4	 6.6	  7.2	   1.5			     13.2
   ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY	       6.7     5.5     1118	 207	  720	   123	     40	      26	2
									7.7	 5.9	  8.6	   5.1	    4.1	    14.7     26.0
   ST LUKES HOSPITAL-NEWBURGH			       5.1     4.2	859	 418	  186	    53	    110	      90	2
									4.8	 4.9	  7.4	   2.4	    2.7	     3.0      2.5
   ELLENVILLE COMMUNITY HOSP-ELLENVILLE		       4.2     3.5	711	 479	   93	    10	      1	       0      128
									5.1	 4.5	 10.2	   2.9	    3.0		      4.0
   WESTCHESTER COUNTY MED CTR-VALHALLA		       3.0     2.5	511	  82	  306	    85	     12	       5       21
									9.8	 6.3	 12.1	   5.4	    6.0	    18.8      8.0
   NORTHERN DUTCHESS HOSPITAL-RHINEBECK		       2.7     2.2	450	 115	   52	     9	    138	     136	0
									6.2	15.3	  6.4	   2.3	    2.5	     2.3
   ST PETERS HOSPITAL-ALBANY			       2.1     1.7	353	  33	  297	     1	     12	       9	1
									5.1	 7.0	  4.9	   1.0	    3.6	     9.6      4.0
   HORTON MEDICAL CENTER-MIDDLETOWN		       1.9     1.6	318	 117	  113	    14	     37	      35	2
									5.1	 5.7	  6.7	   2.1	    2.5	     2.4      1.0
   CORNWALL HOSPITAL-CORNWALL			       1.4     1.2	238	 129	   78	     1	      0	       0       30
									6.8	 5.8	  7.8	   1.0			      8.6
   96 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0		       6.8     5.6     1146	 281	  544	    50	     67	      57      147
									7.3	 7.6	  6.4	  12.0	    2.7	     2.6     12.8
 WARREN (63300  )				     115.0   100.0     7282	2516	 2655	   239	    713	     653      506
									5.8	 5.6	  6.9	   4.3	    2.6	     3.5      9.0
   GLENS FALLS HOSPITAL-GLENS FALLS		      97.6    84.8     6176	2257	 2038	   184	    657	     607      433
									5.5	 5.2	  7.1	   3.4	    2.4	     2.4      9.2
   ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY	       7.8     6.7	491	  40	  375	    44	     18	      14	0
									7.4	 4.8	  6.9	   5.8	    5.9	    36.3
   SARATOGA HOSPITAL-SARATOGA SPRINGS		       2.1     1.9	135	  36	   49	     3	     23	      20	4
									5.2	 7.9	  6.0	   1.0	    2.7	     2.1      3.5
   ELLIS HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY			       1.5     1.3	 98	  11	   79	     1	      0	       0	7
									5.5	 5.5	  5.2	   3.0			      8.6
   SUNNYVIEW HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY		       1.5     1.3	 96	  95	    0	     1	      0	       0	0
								       16.9	16.1		 102.0
   53 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0		       4.5     3.9	286	  77	  114	     6	     15	      12       62
									6.2	 4.3	  5.1	   6.5	    5.5	    23.0      7.4
 WASHINGTON (62100  )				      99.0   100.0     6146	2240	 2178	   252	    596	     518      362
									5.6	 5.2	  7.3	   3.4	    2.5	     3.2      9.1
   GLENS FALLS HOSPITAL-GLENS FALLS		      69.6    70.3     4321	1520	 1535	   129	    455	     397      285
									5.8	 5.4	  7.7	   2.8	    2.4	     2.5      9.6
   MARY MCCLELLAN HOSPITAL-CAMBRIDGE		      13.0    13.1	808	 513	  109	    22	     85	      73	6
									3.5	 3.7	  4.9	   1.8	    2.6	     2.2      2.2
 TABLE 11 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							 24
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1997 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL-ALBANY	       7.4     7.5	459	  49	  293	    87	     15	      12	3
									6.8	 5.1	  6.9	   4.5	    3.6	    30.4      6.0
   SARATOGA HOSPITAL-SARATOGA SPRINGS		       2.7     2.7	169	  47	   64	     7	     25	      22	4
									4.1	 4.0	  5.8	   2.6	    2.2	     2.3      3.5
   ST PETERS HOSPITAL-ALBANY			       1.8     1.8	113	   6	   83	     3	      8	       7	6
									5.1	 9.3	  4.5	  11.3	    4.3	     9.3      1.8
   ELLIS HOSPITAL-SCHENECTADY			       1.2     1.2	 76	   7	   57	     0	      0	       0       12
									5.9	 4.9	  5.8				      7.1
   28 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0		       3.2     3.3	200	  98	   37	     4	      8	       7       46
									9.0	10.5	  8.0	   5.3	    2.9	     2.1      8.9
 WAYNE (92400  )				      99.3   100.0     9178	2577	 3358	   398	   1230	    1158      457
									5.2	 4.7	  6.7	   4.4	    2.7	     3.2      9.2
   NEWARK-WAYNE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL-NEWARK	      25.1    25.2     2316	 891	  705	    71	    244	     222      183
									5.2	 4.5	  7.3	   3.1	    2.1	     2.0      9.2
   ROCHESTER GENERAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		      17.1    17.2     1581	 272	  892	    29	    192	     185       11
									5.2	 5.5	  6.2	   3.9	    2.8	     2.7     12.2
   MYERS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL-SODUS		      14.2    14.3     1310	 538	  329	    33	    202	     203	5
									4.4	 4.3	  6.8	   3.1	    2.7	     2.5      4.4
   STRONG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		      13.4    13.4     1234	 194	  476	   221	    154	     148       41
									6.7	 5.0	  7.9	   5.2	    3.9	     8.5     13.0
   GENESEE HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER			       8.7     8.8	805	 116	  232	    14	    219	     199       25
									4.1	 5.6	  5.9	   2.8	    2.4	     2.4      9.3
   CLIFTON SPRINGS HOSP-CLIFTON SPRINGS		       7.7     7.8	713	 297	  327	     3	      1	       0       85
									6.1	 4.6	  6.3	   2.7	    3.0		     10.5
   GENEVA GENERAL HOSPITAL-GENEVA		       3.5     3.5	323	  53	   97	     4	     58	      57       54
									4.6	 7.1	  6.6	   1.8	    2.4	     2.3      3.5
   HIGHLAND HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER			       3.3     3.4	308	  57	  113	     4	     73	      58	3
									3.5	 3.7	  4.0	  15.0	    2.4	     2.9      3.0
   F F THOMPSON HOSPITAL-CANANDAIGUA		       2.7     2.7	250	  50	   68	     6	     62	      62	2
									3.8	 5.0	  5.2	   3.0	    2.5	     2.6      3.5
   44 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0		       3.7     3.7	338	 109	  119	    13	     25	      24       48
									6.1	 5.0	  7.2	   3.3	    2.5	     2.2     10.1
 WESTCHESTER (909300 )				     133.0   100.0   120916    40543	37352	  5503	  14108	   12338    11072
									6.6	 5.9	  8.1	   4.9	    2.9	     3.4     12.7
   WESTCHESTER COUNTY MED CTR-VALHALLA		      14.2    10.7    12883	2391	 5590	  1539	   1005	     707     1651
									8.8	 6.3	  9.1	   5.8	    4.7	     9.8     16.5
   ST JOHNS RIVERSIDE HOSPITAL-YONKERS		      12.2     9.2    11103	4279	 2809	   394	   1868	    1703       50
									5.4	 5.3	  9.3	   3.4	    2.6	     2.8      6.2
   SOUND SHORE MED CTR OF WESTCHESTER-NEW ROCH	      10.7     8.0     9700	3851	 2868	   591	   1215	    1073      102
									5.8	 5.6	  8.5	   3.7	    2.9	     3.8      5.0
   WHITE PLAINS HOSPITAL CTR-WHITE PLAINS	      10.6     8.0     9658	3732	 2397	   248	   1566	    1353      362
									5.4	 5.8	  7.4	   3.2	    2.8	     2.9     10.5
   NORTHERN WESTCHESTER HOSP-MOUNT KISKO	       9.7     7.3     8808	3057	 2290	   337	   1460	    1387      277
									5.2	 4.7	  7.8	   2.7	    2.7	     3.1     14.2
   LAWRENCE HOSPITAL-BRONXVILLE			       9.1     6.8     8240	3572	 2400	   197	   1050	     957       64
									6.2	 5.8	  9.7	   3.0	    2.9	     3.1      8.9
   PHELPS MEM HOSP ASSN-NORTH TARRYTOWN		       8.7     6.6     7936	3272	 2099	   272	    934	     838      521
									5.3	 5.4	  6.9	   2.6	    2.6	     2.4      9.2
   UNITED HOSPITAL MED CTR-PORT CHESTER		       7.2     5.4     6545	2284	 1721	   162	    852	     776      750
									5.2	 4.6	  7.4	   3.1	    2.6	     2.7      7.6
 TABLE 11 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							 25
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1997 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL-YONKERS			       5.3     4.0     4811	2141	 1511	   361	     37	       0      761
									7.1	 4.9	  8.9	   2.6	    2.1		     12.4
   ST AGNES HOSPITAL-WHITE PLAINS		       5.3     4.0     4782	1516	 1548	   235	    654	     562      267
									5.1	 5.0	  7.0	   3.7	    2.9	     3.2      5.4
   MOUNT VERNON HOSPITAL-MOUNT VERNON		       5.1     3.8     4639	1933	 1054	     5	    451	     376      820
									7.0	 6.1	 10.7	   5.8	    2.9	     2.6      9.0
   HUDSON VALLEY HOSPITAL CENTER-PEEKSKILL	       5.0     3.8     4581	1813	 1324	   107	    727	     589       21
									4.7	 4.8	  7.2	   2.4	    2.5	     2.4      4.0
   YONKERS GENERAL HOSPITAL-YONKERS		       3.3     2.5     3006	1153	  536	    42	     16	       0     1259
									7.6	 6.0	 12.4	   2.0	    3.8		      7.4
   MONTEFIORE MED CTR/MOSES DIV-BRONX		       2.4     1.8     2177	 505	 1416	   221	      3	       0       32
									5.9	 5.1	  6.3	   5.3	    1.0		      6.4
   ST VINCENTS HOSP/WESTCHESTER-HARRISON	       2.2     1.7     1999	   0	    0	     0	      0	       0     1999
								       15.9						     15.9
   NEW YORK & PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITALS@PRESBYTER	       2.1     1.6     1914	 324	 1078	   215	    142	     115       40
									6.6	 6.5	  7.5	   5.9	    3.1	     3.8      6.8
   MONTEFIORE MED CTR/A EINSTEIN DIV-BRONX	       2.0     1.5     1808	 283	  613	     6	    475	     430	1
									4.4	 5.6	  5.7	   1.8	    2.8	     3.4      1.0
   MOUNT SINAI HOSPITAL-NEW YORK		       1.9     1.4     1702	 265	  685	    80	    331	     315       26
									5.0	 5.0	  6.8	   5.9	    2.6	     2.9      9.9
   NEW YORK & PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITALS@NEW YORK	       1.5     1.1     1320	 126	  607	    65	    252	     245       25
									6.1	 4.0	  6.8	  13.4	    4.0	     5.0     14.2
   COMMUNITY HOSPITAL-DOBBS FERRY		       1.4     1.1     1284	 790	  443	    17	      4	       0       30
									5.1	 4.3	  6.9	   2.2	    1.0		      3.7
   LENOX HILL HOSPITAL-NEW YORK			       1.4     1.0     1240	 122	  470	    24	    318	     294       12
									4.1	 4.5	  5.2	   2.0	    2.9	     3.2     20.1
   149 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0	      11.9     8.9    10780	3134	 3893	   385	    748	     618     2002
								       10.1	12.4	  7.1	  12.5	    2.9	     3.7     16.5
 WYOMING (44500  )				     104.8   100.0     4662	1583	 1750	   159	    453	     437      280
									5.9	 5.5	  7.5	   3.7	    2.5	     2.9      8.8
   WYOMING COUNTY COMMUNITY HOSP-WARSAW		      55.5    53.0     2469	 995	  757	    42	    261	     256      158
									6.0	 5.8	  9.0	   2.9	    2.4	     2.2      7.0
   STRONG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		       8.4     8.0	372	  81	  223	    23	     18	      13       14
									7.2	 4.4	  8.4	   4.8	    3.9	     8.6     11.5
   GENESEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-BATAVIA		       6.9     6.5	305	 108	   87	    11	     46	      50	3
									4.4	 5.8	  5.3	   2.5	    2.3	     2.4      1.7
   BUFFALO GENERAL HOSPITAL-BUFFALO		       6.3     6.0	279	  40	  228	     0	      3	       2	6
									5.6	 4.6	  5.8		    2.3	     2.0      7.3
   BERTRAND CHAFFEE HOSPITAL-SPRINGVILLE	       5.2     5.0	231	 127	   44	    12	     26	      21	1
									3.7	 3.7	  5.8	   2.1	    2.2	     2.0      3.0
   MERCY HOSPITAL-BUFFALO			       3.2     3.0	142	  35	   46	     1	     30	      29	1
									3.9	 4.7	  5.1	   1.0	    2.4	     2.6      1.0
   ST JEROME HOSPITAL-BATAVIA			       2.9     2.8	130	  69	   42	     0	      0	       0       19
									7.6	 6.4	  8.1				     10.6
   SISTERS OF CHARITY HOSPITAL-BUFFALO		       2.1     2.0	 95	   7	   24	     1	     31	      32	0
									2.5	 2.9	  3.0	   2.0	    2.4	     2.2
   CHILDRENS HOSPITAL-BUFFALO			       1.9     1.8	 85	   3	    4	    64	      8	       6	0
									6.7	 1.7	  4.3	   4.5	    4.5	    36.8
   ERIE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER-BUFFALO		       1.6     1.5	 71	  16	   37	     0	      0	       0       18
								       10.1	15.5	 10.6				      4.2
   MILLARD FILLMORE HOSPITAL-BUFFALO		       1.6     1.5	 70	   9	   60	     0	      0	       0	1
									4.7	 5.9	  4.6				      2.0
 TABLE 11 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							 26
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1997 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
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   ROSWELL PARK CANCER INST-BUFFALO		       1.3     1.3	 60	  28	   31	     1	      0	       0	0
									5.6	 4.7	  6.4	   4.0
   38 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0		       7.9     7.6	353	  65	  167	     4	     30	      28       59
									6.3	 4.8	  5.2	   4.0	    2.7	     2.4     14.8
 YATES (24700  )				     112.0   100.0     2767	 965	  921	   112	    286	     271      212
									5.1	 4.9	  6.2	   6.0	    2.4	     2.7      7.8
   SOLDIERS AND SAILORS MEM HOSP-PENN YAN	      48.6    43.4     1200	 664	  347	    19	      3	       0      167
									5.4	 4.5	  6.2	   2.8	    3.7		      7.3
   GENEVA GENERAL HOSPITAL-GENEVA		      18.3    16.3	452	  56	  104	     6	    138	     139	9
									4.2	 7.9	  7.6	   2.2	    2.4	     2.2      4.0
   F F THOMPSON HOSPITAL-CANANDAIGUA		      13.4    12.0	332	  70	  110	    14	     69	      68	1
									4.1	 4.7	  5.8	   3.6	    2.5	     2.2      5.0
   SCHUYLER HOSPITAL-MONTOUR FALLS		       8.4     7.5	207	  69	   29	    16	     49	      43	1
									3.7	 4.4	  7.9	   3.4	    2.2	     1.7      6.0
   STRONG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		       7.4     6.6	184	  24	  100	    44	      7	       6	3
									7.7	 3.4	  7.5	  10.3	    3.6	     8.3     14.7
   ROCHESTER GENERAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER		       4.4     3.9	109	   5	   96	     1	      4	       2	1
									4.7	13.2	  4.3	   2.0	    2.5	     2.0     17.0
   CLIFTON SPRINGS HOSP-CLIFTON SPRINGS		       3.4     3.1	 85	  23	   52	     0	      0	       0       10
									6.0	 4.5	  4.6				     16.7
   ARNOT OGDEN MEDICAL CENTER-ELMIRA		       2.7     2.4	 67	  14	   33	     5	      9	       6	0
									6.6	 5.6	  5.4	   4.0	    2.3	    23.8
   32 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0		       5.3     4.7	131	  40	   50	     7	      7	       7       20
									5.9	 7.3	  5.6	   3.0	    1.9	     2.0      7.3
 BRONX (1230300)				     168.3   100.0   207067    69564	51798	 15538	  25898	   20126    24143
									6.8	 6.1	  9.6	   4.7	    2.9	     4.5     10.5
   MONTEFIORE MED CTR/MOSES DIV-BRONX		      19.7    11.7    24241    11293	 8866	  3044	    131	       1      906
									6.8	 5.4	  9.0	   5.0	    2.1	    64.0     10.1
   BRONX-LEBANON HOSP/CONCOURSE DIV-BRONX	      15.5     9.2    19076	6901	 4140	  1985	   3359	    2490      201
									5.7	 4.9	 10.2	   4.0	    2.8	     5.5      6.2
   LINCOLN MED & MENTAL HEALTH CTR-BRONX	      15.4     9.1    18900	6559	 3219	  2935	   3419	    2213      555
									4.8	 3.6	  8.4	   3.1	    3.0	     4.4     18.9
   JACOBI MEDICAL CENTER-BRONX			      14.7     8.7    18042	5660	 3663	  1964	   2554	    1814     2387
									7.5	 5.6	 10.5	   3.8	    2.8	     4.6     17.6
   MONTEFIORE MED CTR/A EINSTEIN DIV-BRONX	      13.4     8.0    16507	4202	 5602	    34	   3588	    3051       30
									5.8	 6.2	  8.3	  12.1	    2.8	     4.1      7.2
   OUR LADY OF MERCY MEDICAL CENTER-BRONX	      12.7     7.5    15583	5018	 3519	  1076	   2838	    2439      693
									7.0	 6.3	 11.4	   3.9	    3.2	     5.2     16.3
   ST BARNABAS HOSPITAL-BRONX			      12.5     7.4    15334	7475	 3302	    28	    111	       0     4418
									7.2	 5.6	 11.6	   3.8	    4.6		      6.6
   NORTH CENTRAL BRONX HOSPITAL-BRONX		       8.7     5.2    10714	2201	 1099	   501	   3420	    2806      687
									5.7	 7.1	 10.8	   3.5	    2.8	     3.7     17.9
   WESTCHESTER SQUARE MED CTR-BRONX		       5.4     3.2     6634	4002	 2617	     3	     10	       0	2
									7.9	 6.2	 10.6	   2.0	    1.5		     13.0
   NEW YORK & PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITALS@PRESBYTER	       4.0     2.4     4881	1100	 1438	   918	    615	     509      301
									6.9	 6.5	  9.7	   5.3	    3.3	     6.2      8.6
   MOUNT SINAI HOSPITAL-NEW YORK		       4.0     2.4     4880	1272	 1569	   496	    636	     552      355
									6.5	 5.4	  8.7	   4.6	    3.0	     4.6     12.8
   BRONX-LEBANON HOSPITAL/FULTON DIV-BRONX	       3.8     2.3     4660	 559	    0	     0	     13	       0     4088
									9.6	15.2			    7.0		      8.9
 TABLE 11 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							 27
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1997 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   NEW YORK & PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITALS@ALLEN PAV	       2.9     1.7     3552	1446	  687	     4	    740	     641       34
									5.2	 5.5	  9.1	   3.5	    2.5	     3.2      8.5
   BETH ISRAEL MEDICAL CENTER-NEW YORK		       2.4     1.4     2966	 516	  716	   101	    257	     214     1162
									6.1	 5.9	  6.8	   3.7	    2.9	     3.8      7.0
   NEW YORK & PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITALS@NEW YORK	       2.4     1.4     2901	 564	 1209	   476	    295	     242      115
									6.8	 5.1	  8.8	   5.6	    3.6	     4.2     14.6
   OUR LADY MERCY MED CTR/F DURSO PAV-BRONX	       2.2     1.3     2707	1400	  891	     0	      0	       0      416
									9.2	 7.0	 15.2				      3.7
   LENOX HILL HOSPITAL-NEW YORK			       2.2     1.3     2675	 644	  977	   216	    405	     288      145
									6.8	 7.1	  8.1	   2.7	    3.6	     5.9     13.1
   METROPOLITAN HOSPITAL CENTER-NEW YORK	       2.1     1.2     2564	 533	  393	   245	    565	     491      337
									7.4	 8.7	  9.1	   4.2	    3.0	     4.0     18.4
   ST LUKES ROOSEVELT/ROOSVLT DIV-NEW YORK	       2.0     1.2     2442	 397	  502	   209	    590	     477      267
									5.8	 5.5	  9.4	   3.1	    3.2	     4.2     10.5
   ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL-YONKERS			       1.7     1.0     2090	1084	  899	    42	      6	       0       59
									9.3	 6.6	 12.9	   2.7	    2.5		     11.0
   150 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0	      20.9    12.4    25718	6738	 6490	  1261	   2346	    1898     6985
									8.6	10.0	  8.6	  11.1	    3.1	     3.9     10.1
 KINGS (2374500)				     142.4   100.0   338074   110026	89591	 25431	  45208	   37299    30519
									6.9	 6.4	  9.5	   4.2	    2.9	     4.1     12.4
   MAIMONIDES MEDICAL CENTER-BROOKLYN		      11.6     8.1    27467	7064	 8672	  1448	   4650	    4433     1200
									5.8	 4.8	  8.3	   4.6	    2.7	     3.0     18.1
   NEW YORK METHODIST HOSPITAL-BROOKLYN		      10.6     7.4    25127	9149	 7390	  1090	   3388	    3093     1017
									6.9	 6.7	  9.9	   3.6	    2.8	     3.7     14.6
   BROOKDALE HOSPITAL MEDICAL CTR-BROOKLYN	       9.5     6.7    22536	7822	 5561	  2980	   2922	    1905     1346
									6.8	 5.9	 10.4	   3.4	    2.8	     5.7     14.5
   KINGS COUNTY HOSPITAL CENTER-BROOKLYN	       9.4     6.6    22299	6322	 4347	  3243	   2518	    1943     3926
									8.1	 6.2	 10.0	   3.5	    3.0	     5.9     17.4
   LONG ISLAND COLLEGE HOSPITAL-BROOKLYN	       8.7     6.1    20712	6545	 5330	  1254	   3402	    3049     1132
									6.1	 6.2	  8.3	   4.1	    2.9	     4.5     11.7
   BROOKLYN HOSPITAL/DOWNTOWN-BROOKLYN		       8.2     5.8    19529	5836	 4759	  1450	   3985	    3367      132
									5.6	 5.4	  9.3	   4.2	    3.0	     4.6      4.7
   LUTHERAN MEDICAL CENTER-BROOKLYN		       7.9     5.5    18723	6149	 3663	  1220	   3213	    2773     1705
									6.2	 6.6	 11.8	   2.8	    2.7	     2.8      7.3
   CONEY ISLAND HOSPITAL-BROOKLYN		       7.1     5.0    16806	6784	 3918	  1077	   1758	    1232     2037
									7.5	 6.3	 11.8	   3.0	    2.9	     3.8     11.9
   WOODHULL MEDICAL CENTER-BROOKLYN		       6.6     4.6    15613	6225	 2055	  1037	   1456	    1142     3698
									7.4	 4.7	  9.8	   4.1	    2.8	     4.8     14.0
   WYCKOFF HEIGHTS MEDICAL CTR-BROOKLYN		       5.2     3.7    12419	5471	 2321	  1733	   1589	    1171      134
									5.3	 5.2	  9.8	   3.3	    2.7	     4.2      3.8
   BETH ISRAEL MEDICAL CENTER-NEW YORK		       5.1     3.6    12180	2192	 2965	   549	   2409	    2259     1806
									5.5	 5.5	  8.2	   4.2	    2.6	     3.3      8.1
   UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL OF BROOKLYN-BROOKLYN	       4.4     3.1    10489	1757	 2965	   965	   2507	    1939      356
									6.6	 7.7	  9.2	   5.2	    3.3	     4.5     19.0
   ST MARYS HOSPITAL-BROOKLYN			       4.2     2.9     9964	4001	 1692	  1117	   1779	    1246      129
									5.6	 5.4	 10.7	   3.7	    3.1	     4.6      5.0
   VICTORY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-BROOKLYN		       3.4     2.4     8030	2987	 2219	   355	   1419	    1037       13
									6.7	 6.9	 11.6	   3.1	    2.6	     2.9      5.2
   BETH ISRL MED CTR/KINGS HWY DIV-BROOKLYN	       3.4     2.4     8020	5510	 2460	     4	      3	       0       43
									7.6	 6.0	 11.2	   1.8	    2.3		      5.5
   NY UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER-NEW YORK	       2.7     1.9     6319	1337	 2620	   432	    992	     870       68
									6.3	 5.4	  8.9	   5.2	    2.7	     3.8     17.6
 TABLE 11 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGE RATE / DISCHARGES / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY BY
			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							 28
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1997 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
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   NEW YORK & PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITALS@NEW YORK	       2.4     1.7     5775	 888	 2745	   618	    690	     652      182
									7.6	 5.4	  9.3	   8.2	    3.4	     3.7     21.8
   INTERFAITH MED CTR/ST JOHNS DIV-BROOKLYN	       2.3     1.6     5554	 963	  218	   634	    882	     611     2246
									8.1	 4.0	  6.8	   3.3	    3.2	     6.5     13.8
   NEW YORK COMM HOSP OF BROOKLYN-BROOKLYN	       2.0     1.4     4852	2947	 1884	     7	      2	       0       12
									7.2	 5.1	 10.6	   3.9	    2.0		      2.8
   BROOKLYN HOSPITAL/CALEDONIAN-BROOKLYN	       2.0     1.4     4714	2471	 1017	   588	     15	       0      623
									5.0	 4.6	  7.9	   2.7	    3.0		      3.8
   BELLEVUE HOSPITAL CENTER-NEW YORK		       2.0     1.4     4658	1126	 1701	   402	    642	     331      456
									7.3	 7.0	  9.0	   3.8	    2.7	     4.3     13.4
   MOUNT SINAI HOSPITAL-NEW YORK		       1.8     1.3     4303	 989	 1970	   335	    441	     408      160
									7.4	 6.2	  9.1	   8.6	    2.8	     3.9     13.0
   INTERFAITH MED CTR/JEWISH HOSP-BROOKLYN	       1.8     1.3     4283	1727	 1410	     2	      2	       0     1142
									9.2	 6.3	 12.2	   1.0	   16.0		      9.8
   ST VINCENTS HOSPITAL & MED CTR-NEW YORK	       1.7     1.2     4039	 992	 1595	   161	    491	     434      366
									6.8	 6.2	  8.1	   5.2	    2.6	     4.1     12.8
   LENOX HILL HOSPITAL-NEW YORK			       1.4     1.0     3383	 580	 1675	    51	    525	     459       93
									6.2	 6.2	  7.5	   2.2	    2.8	     4.2     14.4
   147 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0	      17.0    11.9    40280    12192	12439	  2679	   3528	    2945     6497
									8.5	10.8	  8.5	   6.7	    2.9	     4.0      9.9
 NEW YORK (1511200)				     135.6   100.0   204924    65598	60699	 10505	  21696	   18327    28099
									7.5	 7.1	  9.5	   4.3	    2.9	     3.9     11.1
   MOUNT SINAI HOSPITAL-NEW YORK		      13.7    10.1    20669	6115	 6627	  1535	   2638	    2418     1336
									6.4	 5.8	  8.6	   4.5	    2.9	     3.8     11.4
   BETH ISRAEL MEDICAL CENTER-NEW YORK		      11.7     8.6    17683	5476	 4595	   599	   1703	    1507     3803
									6.9	 6.0	  9.8	   3.3	    2.8	     3.6      8.3
   NEW YORK & PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITALS@PRESBYTER	      11.0     8.1    16553	4651	 5063	  1870	   1865	    1474     1630
									7.0	 6.2	  9.8	   4.1	    3.2	     6.0      9.2
   ST LUKES ROOSEVELT/ROOSVLT DIV-NEW YORK	      10.0     7.3    15042	4032	 3694	  1209	   2635	    2265     1207
									6.0	 5.8	  9.0	   2.7	    3.0	     3.8     11.3
   ST LUKES ROOSEVELT/ST LUKES DIV-NEW YORK	       9.0     6.6    13544	5532	 4747	    19	    810	     731     1705
									7.0	 5.2	 10.3	   2.8	    2.5	     3.0      7.2
   NEW YORK & PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITALS@NEW YORK	       8.4     6.2    12704	2881	 4632	   601	   2018	    1900      672
									6.8	 5.6	  8.9	   5.0	    3.5	     3.6     18.3
   LENOX HILL HOSPITAL-NEW YORK			       8.2     6.0    12353	3496	 4643	   382	   1866	    1562      404
									6.7	 6.8	  9.1	   2.6	    2.9	     3.8     11.9
   ST VINCENTS HOSPITAL & MED CTR-NEW YORK	       7.7     5.7    11664	4459	 3573	   615	    894	     791     1332
									8.0	 6.5	 10.7	   5.6	    3.2	     4.1     12.5
   BELLEVUE HOSPITAL CENTER-NEW YORK		       7.4     5.4    11128	3183	 2966	   527	    825	     461     3166
								       11.2	 7.3	 11.3	   3.7	    2.6	     3.4     19.6
   HARLEM HOSPITAL CENTER-NEW YORK		       6.7     5.0    10197	3696	 2017	   806	    916	     591     2171
									7.4	 6.5	 12.2	   4.2	    3.0	     7.6      7.7
   METROPOLITAN HOSPITAL CENTER-NEW YORK	       6.4     4.7     9631	3197	 1689	  1007	   1242	     916     1580
									8.9	 6.4	 12.1	   4.1	    2.8	     4.6     21.0
   NY UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER-NEW YORK	       5.5     4.1     8302	2228	 3773	   323	    968	     840      170
									6.4	 5.4	  8.0	   5.0	    3.2	     3.9     16.0
   NEW YORK & PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITALS@ALLEN PAV	       5.2     3.8     7861	3098	 1171	     5	   1822	    1619      146
									4.4	 5.0	  7.9	   6.4	    2.6	     2.6      6.9
   CABRINI MEDICAL CENTER-NEW YORK		       3.4     2.5     5111	2304	 1774	     0	      5	       0     1028
									8.5	 6.8	 11.8		    1.8		      6.7
   NORTH GENERAL HOSPITAL-NEW YORK		       2.6     1.9     3925	1700	  840	   258	      9	       0     1118
									6.8	 5.3	 10.8	   3.7	    2.8		      6.8
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			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							 29
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1997 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
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   NEW YORK DOWNTOWN HOSPITAL-NEW YORK		       2.4     1.8     3639	1210	  894	   107	    670	     613      145
									4.8	 4.6	  8.7	   4.2	    2.4	     2.4      4.4
   BETH ISRAEL MED CTR/NORTH DIV-NEW YORK	       2.0     1.5     3071	1437	 1604	     1	      6	       0       23
									7.8	 7.0	  8.5	   1.0	    2.8		     16.3
   156 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0	      14.5    10.7    21847	6903	 6397	   641	    804	     639     6463
								       10.7	16.0	  8.5	   8.1	    2.9	     4.1      9.1
 QUEENS (2048200)				     120.6   100.0   246948    81244	72782	 15805	  32985	   27693    16439
									6.7	 6.1	  9.0	   4.4	    2.9	     3.8     13.8
   NEW YORK HOSP MED CTR OF QUEENS-FLUSHING	      11.0     9.1    22592	8084	 8197	  1022	   2564	    2216      509
									6.0	 5.3	  8.7	   2.8	    2.6	     3.2      9.4
   CITY HOSPITAL CENTER-ELMHURST		      10.8     9.0    22168	5406	 3718	  2263	   4415	    3999     2367
									6.6	 6.3	  9.8	   3.3	    2.8	     4.3     16.2
   JAMAICA HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER-JAMAICA	       8.7     7.2    17762	5657	 3362	  1883	   3052	    2625     1183
									6.0	 6.0	  8.7	   3.8	    3.2	     3.9     13.2
   LONG ISLAND JEWISH MED CTR-NEW HYDE PARK	       8.3     6.9    16930	4865	 6213	     0	   4015	       0     1837
									7.9	 5.1	  7.9		    3.1		     25.4
   N SHORE UNIV HOSP-MANHASSET			       7.2     6.0    14796	4041	 5609	  1199	   2033	    1764      150
									5.6	 4.8	  7.1	   4.6	    3.4	     4.7     18.1
   CMC BKLYN & QUEENS/ST JOHNS DIV-ELMHURST	       6.8     5.6    13883	4502	 2914	   950	   3107	    2312       98
									5.3	 5.5	  9.8	   3.0	    2.9	     3.2      5.2
   QUEENS HOSPITAL CENTER-JAMAICA		       5.5     4.6    11359	3614	 1420	   383	   2164	    1536     2242
									6.5	 5.4	 11.0	   4.2	    2.7	     3.9     11.2
   N SHORE UNIV HOSP AT FOREST HILLS-FOREST HI	       4.6     3.8     9424	4283	 2670	    38	   1262	    1121       50
									5.5	 4.9	  9.0	   3.4	    2.7	     2.8      5.0
   CMC BKLYN & QUEENS/MARY IMMAC DIV-JAMAICA	       4.5     3.7     9140	5465	 2200	  1146	    149	       0      180
									5.6	 4.1	 11.0	   3.3	    1.7		      3.5
   ST JOHNS EPISCOPAL HOSP/SO SHORE-FAR ROCKAW	       4.1     3.4     8460	2881	 1582	   348	   1124	     875     1650
									8.5	 7.4	 14.8	   2.8	    2.8	     3.1     12.3
   PARKWAY HOSPITAL-FOREST HILLS		       3.5     2.9     7111	4261	 2767	    14	     14	       0       55
									8.3	 6.7	 10.9	   1.9	    2.1		      6.3
   NEW YORK & PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITALS@NEW YORK	       3.3     2.7     6660	1101	 2513	   689	   1134	    1022      201
									7.4	 5.3	 10.7	   7.6	    3.2	     4.0     17.7
   L I JEWISH/SCHNEIDER DIV-NEW HYDE PARK	       3.2     2.6     6509	 205	  126	  2527	      0	    3558       93
									4.7	 3.7	 10.3	   4.7		     4.1     23.4
   W QUEENS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL-LONG ISLAND CIT	       2.8     2.3     5722	3649	 1963	     4	     30	       0       76
									6.1	 5.0	  8.2	   2.3	    1.8		      5.0
   MOUNT SINAI HOSPITAL-NEW YORK		       2.7     2.3     5593	1275	 2721	   378	    481	     448      290
									7.8	 6.4	  8.5	  11.1	    2.9	     4.7     16.1
   WYCKOFF HEIGHTS MEDICAL CTR-BROOKLYN		       2.2     1.8     4450	1864	 1120	   548	    501	     378       39
									5.7	 5.5	  9.4	   3.1	    2.6	     3.5      4.3
   BETH ISRAEL MEDICAL CENTER-NEW YORK		       2.1     1.7     4307	 744	 1283	   145	    778	     672      685
									5.8	 5.7	  7.0	   5.1	    2.9	     3.5      9.1
   PENINSULA HOSPITAL CENTER-FAR ROCKAWAY	       2.0     1.7     4131	2777	 1051	   263	      8	       0       32
									9.8	 7.6	 17.3	   2.9	    3.3		      4.5
   CMC OF BKLYN & QUEENS/ST JOS DIV-QUEENS	       2.0     1.6     4009	2375	 1583	     2	     22	       0       27
									7.9	 6.3	 10.4	   4.5	    1.8		      7.5
   LENOX HILL HOSPITAL-NEW YORK			       1.9     1.6     3974	 783	 1977	    76	    574	     504       60
									6.3	 6.4	  7.6	   2.7	    2.9	     4.0     17.8
   ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL-ROSLYN			       1.8     1.5     3591	 835	 2720	    29	      0	       0	7
									7.5	 5.8	  8.1	   3.6			      6.7
   NY UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER-NEW YORK	       1.6     1.3     3310	 770	 1693	   147	    359	     297       44
									6.7	 5.1	  8.6	   5.3	    3.1	     3.2     16.1
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			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							 30
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1997 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
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   BELLEVUE HOSPITAL CENTER-NEW YORK		       1.3     1.1     2700	 577	  824	   180	    529	     306      284
									7.0	 6.5	  8.3	   3.9	    2.6	     3.1     18.6
   FRANKLIN HOSPITAL MED CTR-VALLEY STREAM	       1.3     1.0     2563	1345	  632	    83	    212	     172      119
									6.6	 5.1	 11.9	   1.9	    2.7	     2.6     11.9
   167 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0	      17.5    14.5    35804	9885	11924	  1488	   4458	    3888     4161
									7.6	 9.6	  7.7	   7.2	    3.0	     3.9     11.1
 RICHMOND (410800 )				     146.9   100.0    60344    20690	17939	  3047	   6489	    5494     6685
									5.8	 5.4	  7.4	   3.7	    2.9	     3.7      8.5
   STATEN ISLAND UNIV NORTH-STATEN ISLAND	      48.2    32.8    19816	7928	 5864	  1143	   2416	    2072      393
									5.7	 5.7	  7.4	   3.3	    2.9	     3.4     14.0
   SISTERS OF CHARITY MEDICAL CENTER-@ST VINCE	      47.9    32.6    19674	5559	 4882	  1377	   3429	    2889     1538
									5.3	 4.9	  7.7	   3.4	    3.0	     3.7      9.2
   STATEN ISLAND UNIV SOUTH-STATEN ISLAND	      14.1     9.6     5799	2937	 1229	     5	     13	       0     1615
									6.2	 5.0	  6.7	   1.2	    2.5		      7.9
   SISTERS OF CHARITY MEDICAL CENTER@BAYLEY SE	      12.4     8.5     5111	1644	 1099	     8	     18	       0     2342
									6.9	 4.9	  9.0	   1.9	    1.6		      7.5
   DOCTORS HOSPITAL-STATEN ISLAND		       4.6     3.1     1883	1056	  620	     2	      7	       0      198
									6.7	 5.8	  9.3	   1.5	    1.4		      3.7
   ST VINCENTS HOSPITAL & MED CTR-NEW YORK	       2.9     1.9     1172	 114	 1004	    12	     10	       9       23
									5.4	 5.6	  5.4	   4.1	    3.3	     5.6      9.5
   BETH ISRAEL MEDICAL CENTER-NEW YORK		       1.6     1.1	638	  76	  391	    23	     31	      29       88
									5.1	 7.2	  4.3	   4.0	    3.1	     2.7      9.1
   139 OTHER HOSPITALS WITH PERCENT <1.0	      15.2    10.4     6251	1376	 2850	   477	    565	     495      488
									6.5	 6.1	  7.2	   5.2	    2.9	     4.4     10.6
 OUT OF STATE							      32823	9703	15990	  2030	   2199	    1802     1099
									6.2	 5.4	  7.3	   5.8	    3.0	     4.0      8.6
   MEMORIAL HOSPITAL FOR CANCER-NEW YORK			       5828	1581	 3892	   352	      0	       0	3
									7.4	 4.6	  8.5	   7.4			      9.0
   NEW YORK & PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITALS@PRESBYTER			       3327	 756	 1850	   458	    107	      81       75
									7.6	 5.4	  8.7	   7.0	    3.4	     6.7     12.0
   NY UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER-NEW YORK			       3255	 514	 1781	   242	    378	     317       23
									5.3	 4.5	  6.3	   4.6	    3.5	     3.7     10.1
   MOUNT SINAI HOSPITAL-NEW YORK				       2156	 483	 1194	   120	    196	     137       26
									6.2	 4.6	  7.7	   6.6	    2.6	     4.2      4.1
   LENOX HILL HOSPITAL-NEW YORK					       1962	 222	 1135	    55	    280	     251       19
									4.8	 5.1	  5.1	   1.8	    3.1	     4.6     16.4
   ST VINCENTS HOSPITAL & MED CTR-NEW YORK			       1153	 380	  537	    30	     79	      60       67
									6.0	 5.3	  7.2	   3.8	    3.7	     3.8      6.6
   MERCY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL-PORT JERVIS				       1105	 530	  305	    65	     51	      42      112
									5.3	 4.8	  7.0	   2.3	    2.6	     2.8      7.1
   HOSPITAL FOR JOINT DISEASES-NEW YORK					660	 184	  423	    50	      0	       0	3
									6.6	 8.8	  5.8	   5.5			      2.7
   ARNOT OGDEN MEDICAL CENTER-ELMIRA					630	 144	  229	    34	    127	      90	6
									5.0	 5.7	  5.5	   4.7	    2.9	     5.7      4.7
   OLEAN GENERAL HOSPITAL (MAIN)-OLEAN					591	 316	  198	    16	     29	      28	4
									5.5	 5.0	  7.4	   2.2	    2.5	     2.3      2.3
   STATEN ISLAND UNIV NORTH-STATEN ISLAND				560	 114	  200	    23	    116	     106	1
									4.9	 6.4	  5.5	   2.6	    2.7	     4.9     24.0
   GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL-SUFFERN					525	 164	  177	    12	     78	      70       24
									5.6	 5.0	  8.3	   2.8	    3.1	     2.8      7.5
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			  COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND HOSPITAL BY SERVICE CATEGORY							 31
			  (RATES ARE PER 1000, BASED ON 1997 POPULATION)
											  SERVICE CATEGORY
 COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (POPULATION)/HOSPITAL	      RATE PERCENT    TOTAL  MEDICAL SURGICAL PEDIATRC OBSTETRC  NURSERY    PSYCH
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   STRONG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-ROCHESTER					511	 151	  269	    38	     23	      17       13
									7.0	 4.9	  8.3	   7.9	    5.0	     5.6      9.6
   SISTERS OF CHARITY MEDICAL CENTER-@ST VINCE				484	  84	  107	    14	    140	     123       16
									4.0	 3.9	  5.6	   2.6	    3.0	     3.5      6.4
   MONTEFIORE MED CTR/MOSES DIV-BRONX					456	 129	  249	    63	      1	       0       14
									5.3	 4.4	  5.5	   5.7	    5.0		      6.2
   ST ANTHONY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL-WARWICK				412	 177	  121	     7	     56	      51	0
									5.8	 5.0	  9.8	   2.6	    2.8	     2.6
   HOSPITAL FOR SPECIAL SURGERY-NEW YORK				412	   9	  383	    20	      0	       0	0
									4.9	 2.8	  5.1	   2.8
   ROSWELL PARK CANCER INST-BUFFALO					359	 124	  229	     6	      0	       0	0
									6.2	 2.9	  8.0	   4.3
   UNITED HOSPITAL MED CTR-PORT CHESTER					355	  77	   91	     4	     83	      72       28
									4.6	 4.5	  6.8	   1.3	    2.8	     3.6      6.1
   ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL-ELMIRA						331	 163	  100	     7	      0	       0       61
								       10.4	10.5	 11.1	   4.1			      9.5
   HELEN HAYES HOSPITAL-WEST HAVERSTRAW					261	 253	    8	     0	      0	       0	0
								       19.3	18.3	 48.5
   MONTEFIORE MED CTR/A EINSTEIN DIV-BRONX				247	  47	  119	     1	     42	      38	0
									4.8	 5.4	  5.9	   5.0	    2.5	     2.8
   LONG ISLAND JEWISH MED CTR-NEW HYDE PARK				242	  54	  150	     0	     25	       0       13
									7.1	 5.0	  6.7		    2.4		     28.5
   INST REHAB MED (NYU MED CTR)-NEW YORK				221	 195	   22	     4	      0	       0	0
								       14.6	13.8	 21.0	  17.8
   LONG ISLAND COLLEGE HOSPITAL-BROOKLYN				219	  50	   94	    14	     27	      24       10
									4.6	 3.7	  5.4	   4.6	    3.0	     2.5     12.0
   NEW YORK DOWNTOWN HOSPITAL-NEW YORK					210	 110	   61	     0	     21	      13	5
									2.3	 2.1	  2.7		    2.1	     2.3      2.4
   GLENS FALLS HOSPITAL-GLENS FALLS					208	  86	   93	     9	      8	       6	6
									4.4	 3.5	  5.6	   2.3	    2.9	     3.2      6.0
   N SHORE UNIV HOSP-MANHASSET						205	  54	  114	    13	     12	       9	3
									4.9	 4.5	  5.4	   2.8	    2.5	     2.1     18.7
   162 OTHER HOSPITALS < 200 DISCHARGES				       5938	2552	 1859	   373	    320	     267      567
									5.6	 4.6	  6.8	   5.5	    2.6	     3.7      8.4
 NEW YORK STATE RESIDENTS (1857189)		     126.8   100.0  2354392   787528   723669	128549	 279270	  238377   196999
									6.4	 6.0	  8.3	   4.2	    2.9	     3.7     11.1
 NEW YORK STATE + OUT OF STATE					    2387215   797231   739659	130579	 281469	  240179   198098
									6.4	 6.0	  8.3	   4.2	    2.9	     3.7     11.1
 (45622 DISCHARGES EXCLUDED BECAUSE OF UNKNOWN RESIDENCE)