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 TABLE 19 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						  1
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 WESTERN NEW YORK HSA	     TOTAL			       195135	1203384	      6.2
   ALLEGANY		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		 3194	  13972	      4.4
			       ALLEGANY				 2931	  11660	      4.0
			       CATTARAUGUS			  242	   2230	      9.2
			       CHAUTAUQUA			    4	     20	      5.0
			       ERIE				   10	     28	      2.8
			       NIAGARA				    1	      1	      1.0
			       WYOMING				    6	     33	      5.5
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			  107	    485	      4.5
			       CHEMUNG				    3	     45	     15.0
			       LIVINGSTON			    3	      5	      1.7
			       MONROE				    1	      4	      4.0
			       STEUBEN				  100	    431	      4.3
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		    4	     14	      3.5
			       JEFFERSON			    1	      5	      5.0
			       MADISON				    1	      6	      6.0
			       TOMPKINS				    2	      3	      1.5
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			    1	      2	      2.0
			       SULLIVAN				    1	      2	      2.0
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			    1	      1	      1.0
			       RICHMOND				    1	      1	      1.0
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			    1	      1	      1.0
			       SUFFOLK				    1	      1	      1.0
			     OTHER				  147	    520	      3.5
			       UNKNOWN				  139	    452	      3.3
			       OUT OF STATE			    8	     68	      8.5
   CATTARAUGUS		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		 8413	  47327	      5.6
			       ALLEGANY				 1316	   6148	      4.7
			       CATTARAUGUS			 6382	  33761	      5.3
			       CHAUTAUQUA			  176	   1398	      7.9
			       ERIE				  495	   5657	     11.4
			       NIAGARA				   13	     86	      6.6
			       ORLEANS				    1	      1	      1.0
			       WYOMING				   30	    276	      9.2
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			   28	    177	      6.3
			       CHEMUNG				    2	     20	     10.0
			       LIVINGSTON			    4	      9	      2.3
			       MONROE				   10	     70	      7.0
			       STEUBEN				   10	     50	      5.0
			       WAYNE				    2	     28	     14.0
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    1	      2	      2.0
			       TIOGA				    1	      2	      2.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		    2	     32	     16.0
			       SCHENECTADY			    1	      4	      4.0
			       WARREN				    1	     28	     28.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			    1	      1	      1.0
			       ULSTER				    1	      1	      1.0
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			    3	      8	      2.7
			       QUEENS				    1	      3	      3.0
			       RICHMOND				    2	      5	      2.5
			     OTHER				  603	   3288	      5.5
			       UNKNOWN				    7	     30	      4.3
			       OUT OF STATE			  596	   3258	      5.5
 TABLE 19 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						  2
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   CHAUTAUQUA		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		15649	 108068	      6.9
			       ALLEGANY				   15	    134	      8.9
			       CATTARAUGUS			  898	   6590	      7.3
			       CHAUTAUQUA			13841	  94128	      6.8
			       ERIE				  837	   6521	      7.8
			       GENESEE				   14	    182	     13.0
			       NIAGARA				    8	     58	      7.3
			       ORLEANS				    8	     90	     11.3
			       WYOMING				   28	    365	     13.0
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			   46	    465	     10.1
			       CHEMUNG				    2	      4	      2.0
			       LIVINGSTON			    6	     93	     15.5
			       MONROE				   34	    332	      9.8
			       ONTARIO				    1	     16	     16.0
			       STEUBEN				    3	     20	      6.7
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		    8	     77	      9.6
			       CAYUGA				    3	     22	      7.3
			       MADISON				    1	      4	      4.0
			       ONEIDA				    1	      6	      6.0
			       ONONDAGA				    2	     30	     15.0
			       ST. LAWRENCE			    1	     15	     15.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		    3	     25	      8.3
			       SCHENECTADY			    2	      4	      2.0
			       WARREN				    1	     21	     21.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			    4	     23	      5.8
			       ROCKLAND				    2	      3	      1.5
			       ULSTER				    2	     20	     10.0
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			    5	     25	      5.0
			       BRONX				    3	     21	      7.0
			       KINGS				    1	      3	      3.0
			       QUEENS				    1	      1	      1.0
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			    2	     37	     18.5
			       SUFFOLK				    2	     37	     18.5
			     OTHER				  487	   2693	      5.5
			       UNKNOWN				  363	   2074	      5.7
			       OUT OF STATE			  124	    619	      5.0
   ERIE			     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA	       129218	 783287	      6.1
			       ALLEGANY				  505	   2899	      5.7
			       CATTARAUGUS			 2978	  15466	      5.2
			       CHAUTAUQUA			 2051	  11849	      5.8
			       ERIE			       112569	 693497	      6.2
			       GENESEE				  803	   4195	      5.2
			       NIAGARA				 8794	  47598	      5.4
			       ORLEANS				  410	   2320	      5.7
			       WYOMING				 1108	   5463	      4.9
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			  558	   3874	      6.9
			       CHEMUNG				   50	    391	      7.8
			       LIVINGSTON			   29	    169	      5.8
			       MONROE				  366	   2778	      7.6
			       ONTARIO				   22	    128	      5.8
			       SCHUYLER				    6	     39	      6.5
			       SENECA				    6	     27	      4.5
			       STEUBEN				   37	    147	      4.0
 TABLE 19 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						  3
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ERIE(cont)		       WAYNE				   34	    170	      5.0
			       YATES				    8	     25	      3.1
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		  270	   1888	      7.0
			       CAYUGA				   34	    195	      5.7
			       CORTLAND				   10	     44	      4.4
			       HERKIMER				    5	     92	     18.4
			       JEFFERSON			   23	    138	      6.0
			       LEWIS				    1	      3	      3.0
			       MADISON				   16	    108	      6.8
			       ONEIDA				   55	    238	      4.3
			       ONONDAGA				   67	    535	      8.0
			       OSWEGO				    8	     53	      6.6
			       ST. LAWRENCE			   28	    297	     10.6
			       TOMPKINS				   23	    185	      8.0
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			   30	    208	      6.9
			       BROOME				   17	    156	      9.2
			       CHENANGO				   10	     47	      4.7
			       TIOGA				    3	      5	      1.7
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		   51	    320	      6.3
			       ALBANY				   13	     86	      6.6
			       COLUMBIA				    1	     11	     11.0
			       DELAWARE				    2	     11	      5.5
			       FRANKLIN				    3	     20	      6.7
			       FULTON				    3	     15	      5.0
			       GREENE				    1	      1	      1.0
			       MONTGOMERY			    1	      1	      1.0
			       OTSEGO				    5	     14	      2.8
			       RENSSELAER			    3	     65	     21.7
			       SARATOGA				    9	     66	      7.3
			       SCHENECTADY			    7	     16	      2.3
			       WARREN				    3	     14	      4.7
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			   16	     78	      4.9
			       DUTCHESS				    1	     10	     10.0
			       ORANGE				    3	     15	      5.0
			       PUTNAM				    1	      1	      1.0
			       ROCKLAND				    2	      6	      3.0
			       SULLIVAN				    2	      3	      1.5
			       ULSTER				    2	      7	      3.5
			       WESTCHESTER			    5	     36	      7.2
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			   27	    121	      4.5
			       BRONX				    4	     13	      3.3
			       KINGS				    6	     42	      7.0
			       NEW YORK				    3	      6	      2.0
			       QUEENS				   13	     51	      3.9
			       RICHMOND				    1	      9	      9.0
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			   11	     62	      5.6
			       NASSAU				    5	     14	      2.8
			       SUFFOLK				    6	     48	      8.0
			     OTHER				 2216	  18340	      8.3
			       UNKNOWN				 1504	  14459	      9.6
			       OUT OF STATE			  712	   3881	      5.5
   GENESEE		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		 5207	  34088	      6.5
			       ALLEGANY				    9	     54	      6.0
			       CATTARAUGUS			    4	     15	      3.8
 TABLE 19 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						  4
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   GENESEE(cont)	       CHAUTAUQUA			    3	     13	      4.3
			       ERIE				  166	   1624	      9.8
			       GENESEE				 4466	  29275	      6.6
			       NIAGARA				    8	     79	      9.9
			       ORLEANS				  116	    701	      6.0
			       WYOMING				  435	   2327	      5.3
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			  496	   4740	      9.6
			       CHEMUNG				    2	     13	      6.5
			       LIVINGSTON			   91	    497	      5.5
			       MONROE				  388	   4160	     10.7
			       ONTARIO				    5	     11	      2.2
			       STEUBEN				    4	     49	     12.3
			       WAYNE				    6	     10	      1.7
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		   16	    128	      8.0
			       HERKIMER				    2	     21	     10.5
			       JEFFERSON			    2	      4	      2.0
			       ONEIDA				    2	     32	     16.0
			       ONONDAGA				    5	     21	      4.2
			       ST. LAWRENCE			    4	     47	     11.8
			       TOMPKINS				    1	      3	      3.0
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    2	     36	     18.0
			       BROOME				    2	     36	     18.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		    2	     22	     11.0
			       MONTGOMERY			    1	      3	      3.0
			       RENSSELAER			    1	     19	     19.0
			     OTHER				   41	    133	      3.2
			       UNKNOWN				   26	     91	      3.5
			       OUT OF STATE			   15	     42	      2.8
   NIAGARA		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		21943	 143269	      6.5
			       ALLEGANY				    5	     17	      3.4
			       CATTARAUGUS			    5	     38	      7.6
			       CHAUTAUQUA			    2	     11	      5.5
			       ERIE				 1965	  15005	      7.6
			       GENESEE				    6	     17	      2.8
			       NIAGARA				19766	 127225	      6.4
			       ORLEANS				  189	    910	      4.8
			       WYOMING				    5	     46	      9.2
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			   73	   1309	     17.9
			       LIVINGSTON			    3	     25	      8.3
			       MONROE				   67	   1280	     19.1
			       ONTARIO				    2	      2	      1.0
			       STEUBEN				    1	      2	      2.0
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		    4	     20	      5.0
			       ONEIDA				    1	      1	      1.0
			       ONONDAGA				    1	      2	      2.0
			       OSWEGO				    1	      5	      5.0
			       TOMPKINS				    1	     12	     12.0
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    1	      6	      6.0
			       BROOME				    1	      6	      6.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		    3	     43	     14.3
			       ALBANY				    1	     14	     14.0
			       FRANKLIN				    1	     25	     25.0
			       FULTON				    1	      4	      4.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			    1	      3	      3.0
 TABLE 19 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						  5
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   NIAGARA(cont)	       ULSTER				    1	      3	      3.0
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			    1	     22	     22.0
			       QUEENS				    1	     22	     22.0
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			    3	      9	      3.0
			       NASSAU				    1	      1	      1.0
			       SUFFOLK				    2	      8	      4.0
			     OTHER				  253	   1480	      5.8
			       UNKNOWN				  192	   1251	      6.5
			       OUT OF STATE			   61	    229	      3.8
   ORLEANS		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		 2432	  12293	      5.1
			       ERIE				   10	     20	      2.0
			       GENESEE				   65	    647	     10.0
			       NIAGARA				  366	   1866	      5.1
			       ORLEANS				 1991	   9760	      4.9
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			   16	    108	      6.8
			       MONROE				   16	    108	      6.8
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		    1	      1	      1.0
			       ST. LAWRENCE			    1	      1	      1.0
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			    1	      5	      5.0
			       QUEENS				    1	      5	      5.0
			     OTHER				   28	    154	      5.5
			       UNKNOWN				   23	    127	      5.5
			       OUT OF STATE			    5	     27	      5.4
   WYOMING		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		 3035	  17863	      5.9
			       ALLEGANY				  106	    528	      5.0
			       CATTARAUGUS			   97	    299	      3.1
			       ERIE				   54	    188	      3.5
			       GENESEE				  251	   1528	      6.1
			       NIAGARA				    5	     34	      6.8
			       ORLEANS				   53	    367	      6.9
			       WYOMING				 2469	  14919	      6.0
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			  440	   2082	      4.7
			       CHEMUNG				    1	      3	      3.0
			       LIVINGSTON			  387	   1785	      4.6
			       MONROE				   44	    235	      5.3
			       STEUBEN				    7	     57	      8.1
			       WAYNE				    1	      2	      2.0
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			    1	      7	      7.0
			       SUFFOLK				    1	      7	      7.0
			     OTHER				   28	    142	      5.1
			       UNKNOWN				   11	     49	      4.5
			       OUT OF STATE			   17	     93	      5.5
 FINGER LAKES HSA	     TOTAL			       144123	 868510	      6.0
   CHEMUNG		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		   27	    328	     12.1
			       ALLEGANY				   13	    192	     14.8
			       CATTARAUGUS			    4	     39	      9.8
			       ERIE				    5	     57	     11.4
			       GENESEE				    2	      7	      3.5
			       NIAGARA				    3	     33	     11.0
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			12220	  84171	      6.9
			       CHEMUNG				 9983	  68526	      6.9
 TABLE 19 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						  6
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   CHEMUNG(cont)	       LIVINGSTON			    7	     29	      4.1
			       MONROE				    5	     33	      6.6
			       ONTARIO				    3	      5	      1.7
			       SCHUYLER				  614	   4487	      7.3
			       SENECA				   31	    163	      5.3
			       STEUBEN				 1489	  10314	      6.9
			       WAYNE				    2	      6	      3.0
			       YATES				   86	    608	      7.1
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		  275	   3092	     11.2
			       CAYUGA				   10	     42	      4.2
			       CORTLAND				   10	     74	      7.4
			       HERKIMER				    1	      2	      2.0
			       ONONDAGA				   12	    111	      9.3
			       OSWEGO				    1	      6	      6.0
			       TOMPKINS				  241	   2857	     11.9
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			  184	   1779	      9.7
			       BROOME				   24	    194	      8.1
			       CHENANGO				    5	     12	      2.4
			       TIOGA				  155	   1573	     10.1
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		   13	    110	      8.5
			       ALBANY				    1	      4	      4.0
			       DELAWARE				    2	     20	     10.0
			       ESSEX				    1	      1	      1.0
			       OTSEGO				    5	     77	     15.4
			       SARATOGA				    3	      7	      2.3
			       WARREN				    1	      1	      1.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			    1	      3	      3.0
			       WESTCHESTER			    1	      3	      3.0
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			    7	     59	      8.4
			       NEW YORK				    2	     32	     16.0
			       QUEENS				    3	     10	      3.3
			       RICHMOND				    2	     17	      8.5
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			    5	     25	      5.0
			       NASSAU				    2	      8	      4.0
			       SUFFOLK				    3	     17	      5.7
			     OTHER				 1058	   7510	      7.1
			       UNKNOWN				   97	    926	      9.5
			       OUT OF STATE			  961	   6584	      6.9
   LIVINGSTON		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		   95	    327	      3.4
			       ALLEGANY				   68	    251	      3.7
			       WYOMING				   27	     76	      2.8
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			 2187	   9066	      4.1
			       LIVINGSTON			 1611	   6927	      4.3
			       MONROE				    2	      6	      3.0
			       ONTARIO				   21	    112	      5.3
			       STEUBEN				  553	   2021	      3.7
			     OTHER				   96	    335	      3.5
			       UNKNOWN				   92	    322	      3.5
			       OUT OF STATE			    4	     13	      3.3
   MONROE		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		 5652	  34981	      6.2
			       ALLEGANY				  554	   3441	      6.2
			       CATTARAUGUS			  155	   1192	      7.7
			       CHAUTAUQUA			   36	    229	      6.4
 TABLE 19 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						  7
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   MONROE(cont)		       ERIE				  244	   2056	      8.4
			       GENESEE				 1633	   9657	      5.9
			       NIAGARA				   75	    445	      5.9
			       ORLEANS				 2436	  14631	      6.0
			       WYOMING				  519	   3330	      6.4
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			88097	 545192	      6.2
			       CHEMUNG				  179	   1073	      6.0
			       LIVINGSTON			 3291	  17770	      5.4
			       MONROE				75834	 474715	      6.3
			       ONTARIO				 2757	  16799	      6.1
			       SCHUYLER				   39	    308	      7.9
			       SENECA				  436	   2515	      5.8
			       STEUBEN				 1229	   8263	      6.7
			       WAYNE				 4003	  21650	      5.4
			       YATES				  329	   2099	      6.4
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		  647	   5813	      9.0
			       CAYUGA				  114	    836	      7.3
			       CORTLAND				   14	    104	      7.4
			       HERKIMER				   31	    223	      7.2
			       JEFFERSON			   96	   1253	     13.1
			       LEWIS				    7	     37	      5.3
			       MADISON				   16	     92	      5.8
			       ONEIDA				   96	    688	      7.2
			       ONONDAGA				   78	    741	      9.5
			       OSWEGO				   20	    372	     18.6
			       ST. LAWRENCE			   40	    528	     13.2
			       TOMPKINS				  135	    939	      7.0
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			   68	    667	      9.8
			       BROOME				   41	    485	     11.8
			       CHENANGO				    3	     17	      5.7
			       TIOGA				   24	    165	      6.9
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		  121	    652	      5.4
			       ALBANY				   29	    165	      5.7
			       CLINTON				    1	     11	     11.0
			       COLUMBIA				    3	     11	      3.7
			       DELAWARE				    4	     38	      9.5
			       ESSEX				    3	     16	      5.3
			       FRANKLIN				   10	     51	      5.1
			       FULTON				    9	     29	      3.2
			       GREENE				    1	      1	      1.0
			       HAMILTON				    3	     30	     10.0
			       MONTGOMERY			    5	     28	      5.6
			       OTSEGO				    5	     27	      5.4
			       RENSSELAER			   19	     92	      4.8
			       SARATOGA				    9	     63	      7.0
			       SCHENECTADY			    9	     41	      4.6
			       SCHOHARIE			    4	     16	      4.0
			       WARREN				    7	     33	      4.7
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			   18	     83	      4.6
			       DUTCHESS				    6	     39	      6.5
			       ORANGE				    3	      6	      2.0
			       ULSTER				    6	     18	      3.0
			       WESTCHESTER			    3	     20	      6.7
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			   27	    340	     12.6
			       BRONX				    5	     23	      4.6
 TABLE 19 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						  8
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   MONROE(cont)		       KINGS				    2	      3	      1.5
			       NEW YORK				    4	     15	      3.8
			       QUEENS				   13	    254	     19.5
			       RICHMOND				    3	     45	     15.0
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			   15	     85	      5.7
			       NASSAU				    9	     52	      5.8
			       SUFFOLK				    6	     33	      5.5
			     OTHER				  971	   6380	      6.6
			       UNKNOWN				  344	   2122	      6.2
			       OUT OF STATE			  627	   4258	      6.8
   ONTARIO		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		   31	    243	      7.8
			       ALLEGANY				    4	     46	     11.5
			       ERIE				   16	    142	      8.9
			       GENESEE				    6	     30	      5.0
			       NIAGARA				    1	      1	      1.0
			       ORLEANS				    2	      6	      3.0
			       WYOMING				    2	     18	      9.0
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			12212	  65564	      5.4
			       CHEMUNG				    2	     10	      5.0
			       LIVINGSTON			  207	   1112	      5.4
			       MONROE				  363	   2729	      7.5
			       ONTARIO				 7123	  38500	      5.4
			       SCHUYLER				    6	     22	      3.7
			       SENECA				 2246	  12030	      5.4
			       STEUBEN				  110	    638	      5.8
			       WAYNE				 1286	   6755	      5.3
			       YATES				  869	   3768	      4.3
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		  158	   1446	      9.2
			       CAYUGA				   84	    723	      8.6
			       CORTLAND				    1	      3	      3.0
			       HERKIMER				    2	      7	      3.5
			       JEFFERSON			    3	     13	      4.3
			       LEWIS				    2	     30	     15.0
			       ONEIDA				   13	    127	      9.8
			       ONONDAGA				   24	    244	     10.2
			       OSWEGO				    9	     34	      3.8
			       ST. LAWRENCE			    7	    103	     14.7
			       TOMPKINS				   13	    162	     12.5
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    5	     10	      2.0
			       BROOME				    2	      4	      2.0
			       CHENANGO				    3	      6	      2.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		    8	     81	     10.1
			       ALBANY				    1	      1	      1.0
			       CLINTON				    1	     28	     28.0
			       FULTON				    2	     19	      9.5
			       HAMILTON				    1	      5	      5.0
			       OTSEGO				    3	     28	      9.3
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			    3	      7	      2.3
			       ORANGE				    2	      5	      2.5
			       ULSTER				    1	      2	      2.0
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			    6	     28	      4.7
			       BRONX				    2	      7	      3.5
			       KINGS				    1	      5	      5.0
			       QUEENS				    2	     11	      5.5
 TABLE 19 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						  9
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ONTARIO(cont)	       RICHMOND				    1	      5	      5.0
			     OTHER				   76	    293	      3.9
			       UNKNOWN				   26	    103	      4.0
			       OUT OF STATE			   50	    190	      3.8
   SCHUYLER		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		    3	      4	      1.3
			       CHAUTAUQUA			    1	      2	      2.0
			       ERIE				    2	      2	      1.0
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			 1451	   6006	      4.1
			       CHEMUNG				   62	    189	      3.0
			       LIVINGSTON			    1	      4	      4.0
			       ONTARIO				    3	      7	      2.3
			       SCHUYLER				 1084	   4708	      4.3
			       SENECA				   53	    166	      3.1
			       STEUBEN				   41	    161	      3.9
			       YATES				  207	    771	      3.7
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		   69	    189	      2.7
			       CAYUGA				    2	     11	      5.5
			       ONONDAGA				    1	      3	      3.0
			       TOMPKINS				   66	    175	      2.7
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    8	     19	      2.4
			       BROOME				    3	      9	      3.0
			       TIOGA				    5	     10	      2.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		    3	      4	      1.3
			       RENSSELAER			    2	      2	      1.0
			       SCHENECTADY			    1	      2	      2.0
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			    1	      6	      6.0
			       QUEENS				    1	      6	      6.0
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			    1	      9	      9.0
			       SUFFOLK				    1	      9	      9.0
			     OTHER				   23	     66	      2.9
			       UNKNOWN				    1	      1	      1.0
			       OUT OF STATE			   22	     65	      3.0
   STEUBEN		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		  704	   4737	      6.7
			       ALLEGANY				  652	   4201	      6.4
			       CATTARAUGUS			   18	    126	      7.0
			       CHAUTAUQUA			    3	     45	     15.0
			       ERIE				   11	     91	      8.3
			       GENESEE				    1	     11	     11.0
			       NIAGARA				    2	      7	      3.5
			       ORLEANS				    1	      4	      4.0
			       WYOMING				   16	    252	     15.8
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			11685	  57896	      5.0
			       CHEMUNG				  317	   1970	      6.2
			       LIVINGSTON			  255	   1285	      5.0
			       MONROE				   96	   1261	     13.1
			       ONTARIO				   33	    315	      9.5
			       SCHUYLER				  140	    784	      5.6
			       SENECA				   11	     55	      5.0
			       STEUBEN				10784	  51928	      4.8
			       WAYNE				   10	     80	      8.0
			       YATES				   39	    218	      5.6
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		   53	    762	     14.4
			       CAYUGA				    5	     56	     11.2
 TABLE 19 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 10
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   STEUBEN(cont)	       CORTLAND				    1	     13	     13.0
			       LEWIS				    1	      1	      1.0
			       ONEIDA				    2	     50	     25.0
			       ONONDAGA				    4	     89	     22.3
			       OSWEGO				    2	      3	      1.5
			       ST. LAWRENCE			    1	      1	      1.0
			       TOMPKINS				   37	    549	     14.8
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			   29	    324	     11.2
			       BROOME				    9	     71	      7.9
			       TIOGA				   20	    253	     12.7
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		    4	     64	     16.0
			       ALBANY				    1	      2	      2.0
			       DELAWARE				    2	     34	     17.0
			       FRANKLIN				    1	     28	     28.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			    1	     10	     10.0
			       ORANGE				    1	     10	     10.0
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			    2	      9	      4.5
			       QUEENS				    2	      9	      4.5
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			    1	      1	      1.0
			       SUFFOLK				    1	      1	      1.0
			     OTHER				  361	   2028	      5.6
			       UNKNOWN				  292	   1593	      5.5
			       OUT OF STATE			   69	    435	      6.3
   WAYNE		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		    5	     17	      3.4
			       GENESEE				    2	      9	      4.5
			       ORLEANS				    1	      3	      3.0
			       WYOMING				    2	      5	      2.5
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			 3922	  19627	      5.0
			       LIVINGSTON			    1	      3	      3.0
			       MONROE				   70	    565	      8.1
			       ONTARIO				  125	    538	      4.3
			       SENECA				   97	    795	      8.2
			       WAYNE				 3626	  17708	      4.9
			       YATES				    3	     18	      6.0
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		   52	    191	      3.7
			       CAYUGA				   41	    137	      3.3
			       LEWIS				    1	      6	      6.0
			       ONEIDA				    2	     18	      9.0
			       ONONDAGA				    2	      8	      4.0
			       OSWEGO				    3	     15	      5.0
			       TOMPKINS				    3	      7	      2.3
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		    1	      3	      3.0
			       SARATOGA				    1	      3	      3.0
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			    1	      3	      3.0
			       SUFFOLK				    1	      3	      3.0
			     OTHER				   20	     88	      4.4
			       UNKNOWN				   14	     61	      4.4
			       OUT OF STATE			    6	     27	      4.5
   YATES		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		    4	     31	      7.8
			       ALLEGANY				    1	     14	     14.0
			       ERIE				    3	     17	      5.7
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			 1411	   7616	      5.4
			       CHEMUNG				   54	    280	      5.2
 TABLE 19 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 11
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   YATES(cont)		       LIVINGSTON			    3	     26	      8.7
			       MONROE				    9	     56	      6.2
			       ONTARIO				   50	    248	      5.0
			       SCHUYLER				   19	    119	      6.3
			       SENECA				   10	     88	      8.8
			       STEUBEN				   65	    336	      5.2
			       WAYNE				    1	      2	      2.0
			       YATES				 1200	   6461	      5.4
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		    3	     11	      3.7
			       ONEIDA				    1	      1	      1.0
			       TOMPKINS				    2	     10	      5.0
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    3	     14	      4.7
			       BROOME				    1	      1	      1.0
			       TIOGA				    2	     13	      6.5
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			    1	      3	      3.0
			       NEW YORK				    1	      3	      3.0
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			    1	      7	      7.0
			       NASSAU				    1	      7	      7.0
			     OTHER				   17	     95	      5.6
			       OUT OF STATE			   17	     95	      5.6
 CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA	     TOTAL			       172687	 951396	      5.5
   CAYUGA		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		    6	     39	      6.5
			       CATTARAUGUS			    1	      6	      6.0
			       ERIE				    2	      9	      4.5
			       NIAGARA				    1	     14	     14.0
			       ORLEANS				    2	     10	      5.0
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			  164	    803	      4.9
			       CHEMUNG				    2	      6	      3.0
			       MONROE				    1	      2	      2.0
			       ONTARIO				    8	     22	      2.8
			       SENECA				   76	    361	      4.8
			       STEUBEN				    1	      1	      1.0
			       WAYNE				   75	    389	      5.2
			       YATES				    1	     22	     22.0
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		 7754	  45344	      5.8
			       CAYUGA				 7182	  42279	      5.9
			       CORTLAND				   18	     67	      3.7
			       HERKIMER				    3	     29	      9.7
			       MADISON				    2	      4	      2.0
			       ONEIDA				    1	      2	      2.0
			       ONONDAGA				  506	   2720	      5.4
			       OSWEGO				   20	    106	      5.3
			       ST. LAWRENCE			    8	     53	      6.6
			       TOMPKINS				   14	     84	      6.0
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    5	     14	      2.8
			       BROOME				    3	     10	      3.3
			       CHENANGO				    2	      4	      2.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		    5	     21	      4.2
			       FULTON				    2	      3	      1.5
			       MONTGOMERY			    1	     11	     11.0
			       OTSEGO				    1	      6	      6.0
			       SCHOHARIE			    1	      1	      1.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			    2	     25	     12.5
 TABLE 19 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 12
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   CAYUGA(cont)		       DUTCHESS				    2	     25	     12.5
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			    6	     39	      6.5
			       KINGS				    1	      2	      2.0
			       NEW YORK				    3	      4	      1.3
			       QUEENS				    2	     33	     16.5
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			    2	      6	      3.0
			       NASSAU				    2	      6	      3.0
			     OTHER				   46	    212	      4.6
			       OUT OF STATE			   46	    212	      4.6
   CORTLAND		     FINGER LAKES HSA			    2	      3	      1.5
			       MONROE				    1	      2	      2.0
			       STEUBEN				    1	      1	      1.0
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		 5728	  29961	      5.2
			       CAYUGA				  335	   1303	      3.9
			       CORTLAND				 4500	  24318	      5.4
			       HERKIMER				    2	     10	      5.0
			       JEFFERSON			    1	     10	     10.0
			       MADISON				  113	    511	      4.5
			       ONEIDA				    1	      1	      1.0
			       ONONDAGA				  107	    563	      5.3
			       OSWEGO				    1	     26	     26.0
			       TOMPKINS				  668	   3219	      4.8
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			  173	    812	      4.7
			       BROOME				   44	    169	      3.8
			       CHENANGO				   89	    428	      4.8
			       TIOGA				   40	    215	      5.4
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		    6	     23	      3.8
			       ALBANY				    1	     10	     10.0
			       DELAWARE				    2	      3	      1.5
			       OTSEGO				    1	      5	      5.0
			       SCHOHARIE			    1	      1	      1.0
			       WASHINGTON			    1	      4	      4.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			    3	      4	      1.3
			       ORANGE				    1	      1	      1.0
			       PUTNAM				    1	      2	      2.0
			       SULLIVAN				    1	      1	      1.0
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			    4	     25	      6.3
			       NASSAU				    1	     18	     18.0
			       SUFFOLK				    3	      7	      2.3
			     OTHER				   92	    455	      4.9
			       UNKNOWN				   48	    265	      5.5
			       OUT OF STATE			   44	    190	      4.3
   HERKIMER		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		    2	      5	      2.5
			       ERIE				    2	      5	      2.5
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			    3	      4	      1.3
			       MONROE				    1	      1	      1.0
			       STEUBEN				    1	      1	      1.0
			       WAYNE				    1	      2	      2.0
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		 3136	  18070	      5.8
			       HERKIMER				 3102	  17981	      5.8
			       JEFFERSON			    1	      2	      2.0
			       MADISON				    2	      4	      2.0
			       ONEIDA				   28	     77	      2.8
 TABLE 19 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 13
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   HERKIMER(cont)	       ONONDAGA				    1	      2	      2.0
			       OSWEGO				    2	      4	      2.0
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    3	      4	      1.3
			       BROOME				    2	      2	      1.0
			       CHENANGO				    1	      2	      2.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		  694	   3864	      5.6
			       COLUMBIA				    1	      1	      1.0
			       FULTON				   81	    301	      3.7
			       HAMILTON				   10	     34	      3.4
			       MONTGOMERY			  578	   3440	      6.0
			       OTSEGO				   17	     71	      4.2
			       RENSSELAER			    1	      2	      2.0
			       SARATOGA				    5	     14	      2.8
			       SCHENECTADY			    1	      1	      1.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			    5	     23	      4.6
			       DUTCHESS				    1	      5	      5.0
			       ORANGE				    4	     18	      4.5
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			    1	      8	      8.0
			       KINGS				    1	      8	      8.0
			     OTHER				   19	     69	      3.6
			       UNKNOWN				   17	     64	      3.8
			       OUT OF STATE			    2	      5	      2.5
   JEFFERSON		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		   12	     40	      3.3
			       ERIE				    6	     19	      3.2
			       GENESEE				    1	      3	      3.0
			       NIAGARA				    3	      8	      2.7
			       ORLEANS				    1	      5	      5.0
			       WYOMING				    1	      5	      5.0
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			   41	    260	      6.3
			       CHEMUNG				    3	     15	      5.0
			       MONROE				   29	    193	      6.7
			       ONTARIO				    1	      8	      8.0
			       WAYNE				    8	     44	      5.5
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		13746	  67965	      4.9
			       CAYUGA				    3	     42	     14.0
			       CORTLAND				    3	     27	      9.0
			       HERKIMER				    7	     39	      5.6
			       JEFFERSON			11835	  57137	      4.8
			       LEWIS				  779	   3874	      5.0
			       MADISON				    3	     29	      9.7
			       ONEIDA				   30	    174	      5.8
			       ONONDAGA				  105	   1292	     12.3
			       OSWEGO				  438	   2535	      5.8
			       ST. LAWRENCE			  540	   2793	      5.2
			       TOMPKINS				    3	     23	      7.7
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			   10	     28	      2.8
			       BROOME				    6	     16	      2.7
			       CHENANGO				    3	      6	      2.0
			       TIOGA				    1	      6	      6.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		   33	    203	      6.2
			       ALBANY				    3	     12	      4.0
			       CLINTON				    5	     45	      9.0
			       COLUMBIA				    2	      3	      1.5
			       DELAWARE				    4	      9	      2.3
 TABLE 19 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 14
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   JEFFERSON(cont)	       FRANKLIN				    9	     52	      5.8
			       HAMILTON				    2	     10	      5.0
			       MONTGOMERY			    2	      5	      2.5
			       OTSEGO				    1	      1	      1.0
			       SCHENECTADY			    4	     62	     15.5
			       WARREN				    1	      4	      4.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			    2	     18	      9.0
			       DUTCHESS				    1	      1	      1.0
			       ORANGE				    1	     17	     17.0
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			    7	     88	     12.6
			       BRONX				    2	      9	      4.5
			       QUEENS				    3	     32	     10.7
			       RICHMOND				    2	     47	     23.5
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			    3	     13	      4.3
			       NASSAU				    2	      5	      2.5
			       SUFFOLK				    1	      8	      8.0
			     OTHER				  181	    934	      5.2
			       UNKNOWN				   47	    183	      3.9
			       OUT OF STATE			  134	    751	      5.6
   LEWIS		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		    2	      2	      1.0
			       ERIE				    2	      2	      1.0
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			    6	     14	      2.3
			       MONROE				    1	      1	      1.0
			       ONTARIO				    2	      3	      1.5
			       WAYNE				    3	     10	      3.3
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		 2185	   7302	      3.3
			       HERKIMER				    3	     11	      3.7
			       JEFFERSON			   98	    255	      2.6
			       LEWIS				 1923	   6524	      3.4
			       ONEIDA				  135	    461	      3.4
			       ONONDAGA				    5	      8	      1.6
			       OSWEGO				    7	     14	      2.0
			       ST. LAWRENCE			   14	     29	      2.1
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    3	     14	      4.7
			       BROOME				    2	      9	      4.5
			       CHENANGO				    1	      5	      5.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		    3	      5	      1.7
			       ALBANY				    1	      1	      1.0
			       CLINTON				    1	      1	      1.0
			       SCHENECTADY			    1	      3	      3.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			    2	      2	      1.0
			       ORANGE				    1	      1	      1.0
			       SULLIVAN				    1	      1	      1.0
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			    2	     16	      8.0
			       KINGS				    1	      1	      1.0
			       QUEENS				    1	     15	     15.0
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			    3	     20	      6.7
			       NASSAU				    1	      3	      3.0
			       SUFFOLK				    2	     17	      8.5
			     OTHER				   12	     38	      3.2
			       OUT OF STATE			   12	     38	      3.2
   MADISON		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		    1	      2	      2.0
			       WYOMING				    1	      2	      2.0
 TABLE 19 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 15
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   MADISON(cont)	     FINGER LAKES HSA			    8	     22	      2.8
			       CHEMUNG				    1	      2	      2.0
			       MONROE				    5	     11	      2.2
			       SCHUYLER				    1	      7	      7.0
			       WAYNE				    1	      2	      2.0
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		 5762	  24886	      4.3
			       CAYUGA				    1	      3	      3.0
			       CORTLAND				    5	     13	      2.6
			       HERKIMER				   13	     43	      3.3
			       LEWIS				    9	     35	      3.9
			       MADISON				 3571	  15909	      4.5
			       ONEIDA				 2044	   8432	      4.1
			       ONONDAGA				   48	    165	      3.4
			       OSWEGO				   68	    279	      4.1
			       ST. LAWRENCE			    3	      7	      2.3
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			  442	   1601	      3.6
			       BROOME				    2	      4	      2.0
			       CHENANGO				  438	   1592	      3.6
			       TIOGA				    2	      5	      2.5
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		   19	     55	      2.9
			       ALBANY				    1	      4	      4.0
			       DELAWARE				    2	      9	      4.5
			       FULTON				    1	      1	      1.0
			       GREENE				    1	      2	      2.0
			       HAMILTON				    3	      9	      3.0
			       OTSEGO				    9	     27	      3.0
			       SCHENECTADY			    1	      1	      1.0
			       SCHOHARIE			    1	      2	      2.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			    6	     25	      4.2
			       DUTCHESS				    3	     19	      6.3
			       ORANGE				    1	      1	      1.0
			       SULLIVAN				    1	      2	      2.0
			       WESTCHESTER			    1	      3	      3.0
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			    2	     14	      7.0
			       BRONX				    1	     10	     10.0
			       QUEENS				    1	      4	      4.0
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			    2	     15	      7.5
			       NASSAU				    1	      6	      6.0
			       SUFFOLK				    1	      9	      9.0
			     OTHER				   82	    211	      2.6
			       UNKNOWN				   60	    163	      2.7
			       OUT OF STATE			   22	     48	      2.2
   ONEIDA		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		   12	     75	      6.3
			       CATTARAUGUS			    2	     30	     15.0
			       CHAUTAUQUA			    2	      5	      2.5
			       ERIE				    6	     21	      3.5
			       GENESEE				    1	     14	     14.0
			       ORLEANS				    1	      5	      5.0
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			   26	     92	      3.5
			       CHEMUNG				    4	     15	      3.8
			       LIVINGSTON			    1	     11	     11.0
			       MONROE				   13	     36	      2.8
			       ONTARIO				    2	     12	      6.0
			       SENECA				    2	      4	      2.0
 TABLE 19 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 16
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ONEIDA(cont)		       WAYNE				    4	     14	      3.5
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		31253	 183518	      5.9
			       CAYUGA				    1	      3	      3.0
			       HERKIMER				 3957	  23890	      6.0
			       JEFFERSON			   10	     84	      8.4
			       LEWIS				  233	   1306	      5.6
			       MADISON				  362	   1975	      5.5
			       ONEIDA				26633	 155972	      5.9
			       ONONDAGA				   24	     78	      3.3
			       OSWEGO				   27	    166	      6.1
			       ST. LAWRENCE			    4	     37	      9.3
			       TOMPKINS				    2	      7	      3.5
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			   26	    192	      7.4
			       BROOME				    3	     41	     13.7
			       CHENANGO				   22	    148	      6.7
			       TIOGA				    1	      3	      3.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		  291	   1660	      5.7
			       ALBANY				   12	     79	      6.6
			       CLINTON				    1	      4	      4.0
			       COLUMBIA				    4	     14	      3.5
			       DELAWARE				    5	     40	      8.0
			       ESSEX				    2	      4	      2.0
			       FRANKLIN				    3	     41	     13.7
			       FULTON				   23	     83	      3.6
			       GREENE				    4	     20	      5.0
			       HAMILTON				   52	    259	      5.0
			       MONTGOMERY			   61	    414	      6.8
			       OTSEGO				  107	    561	      5.2
			       RENSSELAER			    3	     51	     17.0
			       SARATOGA				    2	      6	      3.0
			       SCHENECTADY			    5	     26	      5.2
			       WARREN				    3	     12	      4.0
			       WASHINGTON			    4	     46	     11.5
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			   13	     93	      7.2
			       DUTCHESS				    6	     69	     11.5
			       ORANGE				    1	      5	      5.0
			       ULSTER				    2	      2	      1.0
			       WESTCHESTER			    4	     17	      4.3
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			   19	    144	      7.6
			       BRONX				    3	     48	     16.0
			       KINGS				    7	     59	      8.4
			       NEW YORK				    6	     26	      4.3
			       QUEENS				    3	     11	      3.7
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			    6	     29	      4.8
			       SUFFOLK				    6	     29	      4.8
			     OTHER				  218	   1120	      5.1
			       UNKNOWN				  114	    595	      5.2
			       OUT OF STATE			  104	    525	      5.0
   ONONDAGA		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		   41	    375	      9.1
			       ALLEGANY				    2	      8	      4.0
			       CATTARAUGUS			    8	     98	     12.3
			       CHAUTAUQUA			    2	     13	      6.5
			       ERIE				   18	    202	     11.2
			       NIAGARA				    5	     13	      2.6
 TABLE 19 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 17
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ONONDAGA(cont)	       ORLEANS				    3	      5	      1.7
			       WYOMING				    3	     36	     12.0
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			  409	   2641	      6.5
			       CHEMUNG				   81	    561	      6.9
			       LIVINGSTON			    5	     21	      4.2
			       MONROE				   64	    381	      6.0
			       ONTARIO				   45	    294	      6.5
			       SCHUYLER				   25	    203	      8.1
			       SENECA				   56	    417	      7.4
			       STEUBEN				   45	    348	      7.7
			       WAYNE				   77	    346	      4.5
			       YATES				   11	     70	      6.4
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		70720	 405248	      5.7
			       CAYUGA				 2242	  13550	      6.0
			       CORTLAND				 1053	   6828	      6.5
			       HERKIMER				  407	   2658	      6.5
			       JEFFERSON			 1290	   7990	      6.2
			       LEWIS				  349	   2846	      8.2
			       MADISON				 2829	  17273	      6.1
			       ONEIDA				 3325	  23043	      6.9
			       ONONDAGA				51304	 286955	      5.6
			       OSWEGO				 6471	  34300	      5.3
			       ST. LAWRENCE			 1052	   7191	      6.8
			       TOMPKINS				  398	   2614	      6.6
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			  827	   6322	      7.6
			       BROOME				  410	   3274	      8.0
			       CHENANGO				  318	   2384	      7.5
			       TIOGA				   99	    664	      6.7
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		  256	   1902	      7.4
			       ALBANY				   15	     75	      5.0
			       CLINTON				    5	     17	      3.4
			       COLUMBIA				    1	      4	      4.0
			       DELAWARE				   29	    239	      8.2
			       ESSEX				    2	      3	      1.5
			       FRANKLIN				   36	    225	      6.3
			       FULTON				   16	    115	      7.2
			       GREENE				    1	      2	      2.0
			       HAMILTON				   20	    105	      5.3
			       MONTGOMERY			   13	     92	      7.1
			       OTSEGO				   81	    849	     10.5
			       RENSSELAER			    4	     29	      7.3
			       SARATOGA				    6	     17	      2.8
			       SCHENECTADY			    6	     24	      4.0
			       SCHOHARIE			   16	     49	      3.1
			       WARREN				    3	     36	     12.0
			       WASHINGTON			    2	     21	     10.5
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			   32	    290	      9.1
			       DUTCHESS				    5	     52	     10.4
			       ORANGE				    4	     16	      4.0
			       ROCKLAND				    3	    130	     43.3
			       SULLIVAN				    8	     21	      2.6
			       ULSTER				    6	     58	      9.7
			       WESTCHESTER			    6	     13	      2.2
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			   29	    157	      5.4
			       BRONX				    6	     29	      4.8
 TABLE 19 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 18
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ONONDAGA(cont)	       KINGS				    4	     37	      9.3
			       NEW YORK				   10	     59	      5.9
			       QUEENS				    7	     27	      3.9
			       RICHMOND				    2	      5	      2.5
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			   15	    184	     12.3
			       NASSAU				    8	     87	     10.9
			       SUFFOLK				    7	     97	     13.9
			     OTHER				  471	   2431	      5.2
			       UNKNOWN				  174	    850	      4.9
			       OUT OF STATE			  297	   1581	      5.3
   OSWEGO		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		    5	     12	      2.4
			       ALLEGANY				    2	      4	      2.0
			       CATTARAUGUS			    1	      4	      4.0
			       CHAUTAUQUA			    1	      1	      1.0
			       ERIE				    1	      3	      3.0
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			   36	    138	      3.8
			       CHEMUNG				    1	      4	      4.0
			       MONROE				    6	     25	      4.2
			       ONTARIO				    1	      2	      2.0
			       WAYNE				   25	     88	      3.5
			       YATES				    3	     19	      6.3
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		 7400	  42230	      5.7
			       CAYUGA				  142	    959	      6.8
			       HERKIMER				    1	      8	      8.0
			       JEFFERSON			   19	    122	      6.4
			       MADISON				    2	      2	      1.0
			       ONEIDA				    5	     47	      9.4
			       ONONDAGA				   92	    703	      7.6
			       OSWEGO				 7137	  40366	      5.7
			       ST. LAWRENCE			    2	     23	     11.5
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    3	     15	      5.0
			       CHENANGO				    3	     15	      5.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		    6	     29	      4.8
			       ALBANY				    2	     13	      6.5
			       GREENE				    1	      4	      4.0
			       SARATOGA				    1	      6	      6.0
			       SCHENECTADY			    2	      6	      3.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			    2	      6	      3.0
			       ULSTER				    2	      6	      3.0
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			    2	      7	      3.5
			       QUEENS				    2	      7	      3.5
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			    1	      5	      5.0
			       SUFFOLK				    1	      5	      5.0
			     OTHER				   28	    108	      3.9
			       UNKNOWN				    3	      9	      3.0
			       OUT OF STATE			   25	     99	      4.0
   ST. LAWRENCE		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		   31	    663	     21.4
			       ERIE				   22	    618	     28.1
			       GENESEE				    3	      9	      3.0
			       NIAGARA				    5	     35	      7.0
			       ORLEANS				    1	      1	      1.0
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			   28	    550	     19.6
			       LIVINGSTON			    1	      1	      1.0
 TABLE 19 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 19
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ST. LAWRENCE(cont)	       MONROE				   23	    447	     19.4
			       ONTARIO				    1	     38	     38.0
			       SENECA				    1	     18	     18.0
			       WAYNE				    2	     46	     23.0
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		12696	  59491	      4.7
			       CORTLAND				    1	      2	      2.0
			       HERKIMER				    4	     91	     22.8
			       JEFFERSON			  229	   1367	      6.0
			       LEWIS				   25	    279	     11.2
			       MADISON				    1	      1	      1.0
			       ONEIDA				   54	    703	     13.0
			       ONONDAGA				   28	    301	     10.8
			       OSWEGO				    7	     17	      2.4
			       ST. LAWRENCE			12342	  56551	      4.6
			       TOMPKINS				    5	    179	     35.8
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    5	      9	      1.8
			       BROOME				    2	      4	      2.0
			       CHENANGO				    2	      4	      2.0
			       TIOGA				    1	      1	      1.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		  469	   2835	      6.0
			       ALBANY				    2	      6	      3.0
			       CLINTON				   68	    724	     10.6
			       ESSEX				   20	    161	      8.1
			       FRANKLIN				  350	   1744	      5.0
			       FULTON				    1	      1	      1.0
			       HAMILTON				    2	     47	     23.5
			       OTSEGO				    1	      5	      5.0
			       RENSSELAER			    2	      3	      1.5
			       SARATOGA				    2	      6	      3.0
			       SCHENECTADY			    4	     52	     13.0
			       WARREN				    9	     32	      3.6
			       WASHINGTON			    8	     54	      6.8
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			    3	     55	     18.3
			       DUTCHESS				    1	     31	     31.0
			       WESTCHESTER			    2	     24	     12.0
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			    3	     31	     10.3
			       KINGS				    2	     10	      5.0
			       QUEENS				    1	     21	     21.0
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			    6	     94	     15.7
			       NASSAU				    1	      5	      5.0
			       SUFFOLK				    5	     89	     17.8
			     OTHER				  142	    593	      4.2
			       UNKNOWN				   54	    256	      4.7
			       OUT OF STATE			   88	    337	      3.8
   TOMPKINS		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		    5	     18	      3.6
			       ALLEGANY				    1	      4	      4.0
			       CATTARAUGUS			    2	      4	      2.0
			       ERIE				    1	      7	      7.0
			       NIAGARA				    1	      3	      3.0
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			  484	   2716	      5.6
			       CHEMUNG				   47	    244	      5.2
			       MONROE				    4	     27	      6.8
			       ONTARIO				   11	     56	      5.1
			       SCHUYLER				  100	    519	      5.2
 TABLE 19 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 20
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   TOMPKINS(cont)	       SENECA				  303	   1788	      5.9
			       STEUBEN				   14	     54	      3.9
			       WAYNE				    1	      3	      3.0
			       YATES				    4	     25	      6.3
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		 5902	  30043	      5.1
			       CAYUGA				  227	    909	      4.0
			       CORTLAND				  190	    789	      4.2
			       JEFFERSON			    2	      4	      2.0
			       MADISON				    2	      6	      3.0
			       ONEIDA				    5	     19	      3.8
			       ONONDAGA				   16	     91	      5.7
			       OSWEGO				    2	      8	      4.0
			       ST. LAWRENCE			    1	     41	     41.0
			       TOMPKINS				 5457	  28176	      5.2
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			  262	   1260	      4.8
			       BROOME				    9	     42	      4.7
			       CHENANGO				    4	     10	      2.5
			       TIOGA				  249	   1208	      4.9
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		    3	     11	      3.7
			       ALBANY				    1	      2	      2.0
			       SARATOGA				    1	      2	      2.0
			       SCHOHARIE			    1	      7	      7.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			    3	     10	      3.3
			       ULSTER				    2	      7	      3.5
			       WESTCHESTER			    1	      3	      3.0
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			    4	     14	      3.5
			       KINGS				    1	      1	      1.0
			       NEW YORK				    2	     11	      5.5
			       RICHMOND				    1	      2	      2.0
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			    3	     16	      5.3
			       NASSAU				    2	     14	      7.0
			       SUFFOLK				    1	      2	      2.0
			     OTHER				   53	    338	      6.4
			       OUT OF STATE			   53	    338	      6.4
 NEW YORK-PENN HSA	     TOTAL				33119	 202687	      6.1
   BROOME		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		    8	     65	      8.1
			       CATTARAUGUS			    1	      1	      1.0
			       ERIE				    6	     58	      9.7
			       ORLEANS				    1	      6	      6.0
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			   90	    947	     10.5
			       CHEMUNG				   55	    611	     11.1
			       MONROE				    4	     12	      3.0
			       ONTARIO				    4	     57	     14.3
			       SCHUYLER				    8	    106	     13.3
			       STEUBEN				   18	    160	      8.9
			       YATES				    1	      1	      1.0
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		  348	   2656	      7.6
			       CAYUGA				   10	     71	      7.1
			       CORTLAND				  187	   1434	      7.7
			       HERKIMER				    2	      7	      3.5
			       LEWIS				    1	      7	      7.0
			       MADISON				   16	    132	      8.3
			       ONEIDA				   21	    204	      9.7
 TABLE 19 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 21
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   BROOME(cont)		       ONONDAGA				   23	    185	      8.0
			       OSWEGO				    8	     43	      5.4
			       ST. LAWRENCE			    2	     11	      5.5
			       TOMPKINS				   78	    562	      7.2
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			27697	 173173	      6.3
			       BROOME				24110	 151816	      6.3
			       CHENANGO				 1391	   9485	      6.8
			       TIOGA				 2196	  11872	      5.4
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		  995	   6632	      6.7
			       ALBANY				    4	     11	      2.8
			       DELAWARE				  719	   4700	      6.5
			       FULTON				    1	      1	      1.0
			       MONTGOMERY			    1	      6	      6.0
			       OTSEGO				  263	   1878	      7.1
			       RENSSELAER			    3	      4	      1.3
			       SARATOGA				    1	      5	      5.0
			       SCHOHARIE			    3	     27	      9.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			   66	    467	      7.1
			       ORANGE				    4	     29	      7.3
			       ROCKLAND				    2	     13	      6.5
			       SULLIVAN				   49	    364	      7.4
			       ULSTER				    3	     30	     10.0
			       WESTCHESTER			    8	     31	      3.9
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			   13	     62	      4.8
			       BRONX				    1	     19	     19.0
			       KINGS				    5	     16	      3.2
			       NEW YORK				    2	     14	      7.0
			       QUEENS				    3	      9	      3.0
			       RICHMOND				    2	      4	      2.0
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			    7	     51	      7.3
			       NASSAU				    1	      1	      1.0
			       SUFFOLK				    6	     50	      8.3
			     OTHER				 1512	   8582	      5.7
			       UNKNOWN				 1474	   8269	      5.6
			       OUT OF STATE			   38	    313	      8.2
   CHENANGO		     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		   77	    333	      4.3
			       CORTLAND				   17	     85	      5.0
			       HERKIMER				    5	     26	      5.2
			       JEFFERSON			    3	      6	      2.0
			       MADISON				   43	    173	      4.0
			       ONEIDA				    6	     30	      5.0
			       ONONDAGA				    2	      7	      3.5
			       TOMPKINS				    1	      6	      6.0
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			 2181	   9213	      4.2
			       BROOME				    9	     22	      2.4
			       CHENANGO				 2171	   9188	      4.2
			       TIOGA				    1	      3	      3.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		  108	    440	      4.1
			       ALBANY				    1	      2	      2.0
			       DELAWARE				   37	    136	      3.7
			       GREENE				    1	      5	      5.0
			       OTSEGO				   69	    297	      4.3
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			    1	      3	      3.0
			       ORANGE				    1	      3	      3.0
 TABLE 19 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 22
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   CHENANGO(cont)	     NEW YORK CITY HSA			    1	      2	      2.0
			       NEW YORK				    1	      2	      2.0
			     OTHER				   15	     61	      4.1
			       UNKNOWN				   15	     61	      4.1
 NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA   TOTAL			       168329	 940355	      5.6
   ALBANY		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		   17	    117	      6.9
			       CHAUTAUQUA			    2	     27	     13.5
			       ERIE				    5	     25	      5.0
			       GENESEE				    4	     20	      5.0
			       NIAGARA				    3	     32	     10.7
			       WYOMING				    3	     13	      4.3
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			   21	    102	      4.9
			       CHEMUNG				    4	     19	      4.8
			       MONROE				    9	     44	      4.9
			       ONTARIO				    1	     16	     16.0
			       SCHUYLER				    1	      3	      3.0
			       SENECA				    2	      5	      2.5
			       STEUBEN				    2	      6	      3.0
			       WAYNE				    1	      6	      6.0
			       YATES				    1	      3	      3.0
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		  829	   5770	      7.0
			       CAYUGA				    7	     38	      5.4
			       CORTLAND				    6	     39	      6.5
			       HERKIMER				  276	   2077	      7.5
			       JEFFERSON			   13	     49	      3.8
			       LEWIS				   36	    278	      7.7
			       MADISON				   20	    152	      7.6
			       ONEIDA				  393	   2590	      6.6
			       ONONDAGA				   33	    249	      7.5
			       OSWEGO				    8	     34	      4.3
			       ST. LAWRENCE			   36	    263	      7.3
			       TOMPKINS				    1	      1	      1.0
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			   99	    760	      7.7
			       BROOME				   36	    348	      9.7
			       CHENANGO				   58	    383	      6.6
			       TIOGA				    5	     29	      5.8
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		48503	 280760	      5.8
			       ALBANY				27892	 158494	      5.7
			       CLINTON				   94	    702	      7.5
			       COLUMBIA				 1808	  10721	      5.9
			       DELAWARE				  272	   1860	      6.8
			       ESSEX				  189	   1126	      6.0
			       FRANKLIN				  117	    906	      7.7
			       FULTON				  552	   4377	      7.9
			       GREENE				 1959	  11424	      5.8
			       HAMILTON				   60	    549	      9.2
			       MONTGOMERY			  613	   4701	      7.7
			       OTSEGO				  296	   2192	      7.4
			       RENSSELAER			 6571	  36330	      5.5
			       SARATOGA				 3703	  21563	      5.8
			       SCHENECTADY			 2720	  14760	      5.4
			       SCHOHARIE			  492	   2954	      6.0
			       WARREN				  576	   4332	      7.5
 TABLE 19 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 23
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ALBANY(cont)		       WASHINGTON			  589	   3769	      6.4
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			 3135	  23010	      7.3
			       DUTCHESS				 1074	   8056	      7.5
			       ORANGE				  227	   1780	      7.8
			       PUTNAM				   14	     77	      5.5
			       ROCKLAND				   11	     44	      4.0
			       SULLIVAN				  262	   2249	      8.6
			       ULSTER				 1505	  10567	      7.0
			       WESTCHESTER			   42	    237	      5.6
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			  123	    614	      5.0
			       BRONX				   26	    123	      4.7
			       KINGS				   31	    222	      7.2
			       NEW YORK				   23	     72	      3.1
			       QUEENS				   35	    178	      5.1
			       RICHMOND				    8	     19	      2.4
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			   45	    249	      5.5
			       NASSAU				   17	     76	      4.5
			       SUFFOLK				   28	    173	      6.2
			     OTHER				 1050	   7934	      7.6
			       UNKNOWN				 1003	   7739	      7.7
			       OUT OF STATE			   47	    195	      4.1
   CLINTON		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		    5	     23	      4.6
			       ERIE				    1	      6	      6.0
			       NIAGARA				    4	     17	      4.3
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			    2	      5	      2.5
			       MONROE				    1	      1	      1.0
			       WAYNE				    1	      4	      4.0
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		   50	    749	     15.0
			       HERKIMER				    1	      1	      1.0
			       ONEIDA				    5	     13	      2.6
			       ONONDAGA				    1	      3	      3.0
			       OSWEGO				    3	      5	      1.7
			       ST. LAWRENCE			   40	    727	     18.2
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    3	     20	      6.7
			       BROOME				    2	     18	      9.0
			       CHENANGO				    1	      2	      2.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		10294	  64789	      6.3
			       ALBANY				    4	     14	      3.5
			       CLINTON				 8377	  53276	      6.4
			       COLUMBIA				    2	     11	      5.5
			       ESSEX				 1269	   7185	      5.7
			       FRANKLIN				  610	   4161	      6.8
			       HAMILTON				    3	     34	     11.3
			       OTSEGO				    1	      2	      2.0
			       RENSSELAER			    5	     31	      6.2
			       SARATOGA				   11	     36	      3.3
			       SCHENECTADY			    3	     10	      3.3
			       WARREN				    8	     21	      2.6
			       WASHINGTON			    1	      8	      8.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			    8	     26	      3.3
			       DUTCHESS				    1	      1	      1.0
			       ORANGE				    2	     11	      5.5
			       SULLIVAN				    2	      5	      2.5
			       WESTCHESTER			    3	      9	      3.0
 TABLE 19 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 24
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   CLINTON(cont)	     NEW YORK CITY HSA			    9	     36	      4.0
			       KINGS				    4	      9	      2.3
			       NEW YORK				    2	      9	      4.5
			       QUEENS				    2	      8	      4.0
			       RICHMOND				    1	     10	     10.0
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			    7	     39	      5.6
			       NASSAU				    3	     30	     10.0
			       SUFFOLK				    4	      9	      2.3
			     OTHER				  108	    590	      5.5
			       UNKNOWN				   98	    520	      5.3
			       OUT OF STATE			   10	     70	      7.0
   COLUMBIA		     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		 5786	  33093	      5.7
			       ALBANY				   42	    255	      6.1
			       COLUMBIA				 3562	  20006	      5.6
			       DELAWARE				    3	      8	      2.7
			       GREENE				 2142	  12601	      5.9
			       RENSSELAER			   16	     96	      6.0
			       SARATOGA				   10	     57	      5.7
			       SCHENECTADY			    1	     14	     14.0
			       SCHOHARIE			    9	     49	      5.4
			       WARREN				    1	      7	      7.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			  109	    655	      6.0
			       DUTCHESS				   42	    296	      7.0
			       PUTNAM				    2	     14	      7.0
			       ULSTER				   53	    303	      5.7
			       WESTCHESTER			   12	     42	      3.5
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			   46	    167	      3.6
			       BRONX				    6	     33	      5.5
			       KINGS				    7	     28	      4.0
			       NEW YORK				   12	     51	      4.3
			       QUEENS				   17	     45	      2.6
			       RICHMOND				    4	     10	      2.5
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			   15	     73	      4.9
			       NASSAU				    6	     16	      2.7
			       SUFFOLK				    9	     57	      6.3
			     OTHER				   70	    374	      5.3
			       UNKNOWN				   34	    208	      6.1
			       OUT OF STATE			   36	    166	      4.6
   DELAWARE		     FINGER LAKES HSA			    1	      2	      2.0
			       ONTARIO				    1	      2	      2.0
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		   19	    193	     10.2
			       CAYUGA				    1	      2	      2.0
			       HERKIMER				    1	      3	      3.0
			       MADISON				    3	     11	      3.7
			       ONEIDA				    9	    165	     18.3
			       ONONDAGA				    1	      2	      2.0
			       ST. LAWRENCE			    2	      4	      2.0
			       TOMPKINS				    2	      6	      3.0
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			  544	   2256	      4.1
			       BROOME				   36	    170	      4.7
			       CHENANGO				  507	   2083	      4.1
			       TIOGA				    1	      3	      3.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		 2990	  13154	      4.4
 TABLE 19 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 25
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   DELAWARE(cont)	       COLUMBIA				    1	      7	      7.0
			       DELAWARE				 2666	  11746	      4.4
			       FULTON				    2	      4	      2.0
			       GREENE				   47	    199	      4.2
			       OTSEGO				  261	   1138	      4.4
			       SCHENECTADY			    3	      5	      1.7
			       SCHOHARIE			    9	     27	      3.0
			       WARREN				    1	     28	     28.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			  181	    792	      4.4
			       DUTCHESS				    2	      7	      3.5
			       ORANGE				    3	     45	     15.0
			       PUTNAM				    1	      1	      1.0
			       ROCKLAND				    3	     56	     18.7
			       SULLIVAN				  107	    471	      4.4
			       ULSTER				   63	    209	      3.3
			       WESTCHESTER			    2	      3	      1.5
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			   82	   1214	     14.8
			       BRONX				   11	     92	      8.4
			       KINGS				   14	    133	      9.5
			       NEW YORK				   15	    178	     11.9
			       QUEENS				   42	    811	     19.3
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			   18	     67	      3.7
			       NASSAU				    6	     29	      4.8
			       SUFFOLK				   12	     38	      3.2
			     OTHER				   46	    173	      3.8
			       UNKNOWN				   32	    124	      3.9
			       OUT OF STATE			   14	     49	      3.5
   ESSEX		     FINGER LAKES HSA			    2	      2	      1.0
			       ONTARIO				    1	      1	      1.0
			       SENECA				    1	      1	      1.0
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    1	      2	      2.0
			       BROOME				    1	      2	      2.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		  700	   2321	      3.3
			       ALBANY				    1	      1	      1.0
			       CLINTON				    5	     11	      2.2
			       COLUMBIA				    1	      1	      1.0
			       ESSEX				  637	   2140	      3.4
			       HAMILTON				    1	      1	      1.0
			       RENSSELAER			    2	      2	      1.0
			       WARREN				   33	    110	      3.3
			       WASHINGTON			   20	     55	      2.8
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			    6	      8	      1.3
			       DUTCHESS				    1	      2	      2.0
			       ORANGE				    2	      2	      1.0
			       PUTNAM				    1	      1	      1.0
			       WESTCHESTER			    2	      3	      1.5
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			    3	      8	      2.7
			       NASSAU				    2	      7	      3.5
			       SUFFOLK				    1	      1	      1.0
			     OTHER				   12	     20	      1.7
			       UNKNOWN				    2	      5	      2.5
			       OUT OF STATE			   10	     15	      1.5
   FRANKLIN		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		    3	      6	      2.0
 TABLE 19 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 26
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   FRANKLIN(cont)	       ERIE				    1	      3	      3.0
			       NIAGARA				    2	      3	      1.5
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			   11	     36	      3.3
			       MONROE				    7	     25	      3.6
			       ONTARIO				    1	      3	      3.0
			       STEUBEN				    1	      3	      3.0
			       WAYNE				    2	      5	      2.5
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		  357	   1386	      3.9
			       CORTLAND				    1	      1	      1.0
			       HERKIMER				    5	     19	      3.8
			       JEFFERSON			    1	      1	      1.0
			       LEWIS				    1	      2	      2.0
			       MADISON				    4	     13	      3.3
			       ONEIDA				    1	      1	      1.0
			       ONONDAGA				    4	     42	     10.5
			       OSWEGO				    2	      2	      1.0
			       ST. LAWRENCE			  338	   1305	      3.9
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    2	      3	      1.5
			       BROOME				    1	      2	      2.0
			       CHENANGO				    1	      1	      1.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		 6075	  28749	      4.7
			       ALBANY				    2	      5	      2.5
			       CLINTON				  117	    717	      6.1
			       DELAWARE				    1	      2	      2.0
			       ESSEX				  962	   4830	      5.0
			       FRANKLIN				 4925	  22842	      4.6
			       FULTON				    2	     12	      6.0
			       HAMILTON				   57	    312	      5.5
			       SARATOGA				    5	     14	      2.8
			       SCHENECTADY			    3	     12	      4.0
			       WARREN				    1	      3	      3.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			    9	     42	      4.7
			       DUTCHESS				    5	     24	      4.8
			       ROCKLAND				    1	      5	      5.0
			       WESTCHESTER			    3	     13	      4.3
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			    9	     43	      4.8
			       KINGS				    1	      1	      1.0
			       NEW YORK				    5	     36	      7.2
			       QUEENS				    1	      1	      1.0
			       RICHMOND				    2	      5	      2.5
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			    1	      4	      4.0
			       SUFFOLK				    1	      4	      4.0
			     OTHER				  146	    447	      3.1
			       UNKNOWN				   31	    104	      3.4
			       OUT OF STATE			  115	    343	      3.0
   FULTON		     FINGER LAKES HSA			    2	      7	      3.5
			       MONROE				    2	      7	      3.5
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		   21	     93	      4.4
			       CORTLAND				    1	      4	      4.0
			       HERKIMER				   16	     82	      5.1
			       MADISON				    1	      3	      3.0
			       ONEIDA				    2	      3	      1.5
			       ST. LAWRENCE			    1	      1	      1.0
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    1	      3	      3.0
 TABLE 19 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 27
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   FULTON(cont)		       BROOME				    1	      3	      3.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		 4478	  19327	      4.3
			       ALBANY				    8	     30	      3.8
			       COLUMBIA				    1	      1	      1.0
			       FULTON				 3963	  17117	      4.3
			       HAMILTON				  161	    705	      4.4
			       MONTGOMERY			  241	   1082	      4.5
			       OTSEGO				    3	     11	      3.7
			       RENSSELAER			    1	      3	      3.0
			       SARATOGA				   88	    306	      3.5
			       SCHENECTADY			   10	     60	      6.0
			       SCHOHARIE			    1	      5	      5.0
			       WARREN				    1	      7	      7.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			    3	     11	      3.7
			       DUTCHESS				    1	      1	      1.0
			       ORANGE				    1	      7	      7.0
			       ROCKLAND				    1	      3	      3.0
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			    2	      3	      1.5
			       NEW YORK				    1	      1	      1.0
			       QUEENS				    1	      2	      2.0
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			    3	     16	      5.3
			       NASSAU				    2	      4	      2.0
			       SUFFOLK				    1	     12	     12.0
			     OTHER				   39	    117	      3.0
			       UNKNOWN				   20	     52	      2.6
			       OUT OF STATE			   19	     65	      3.4
   MONTGOMERY		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		    2	      8	      4.0
			       CATTARAUGUS			    2	      8	      4.0
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			    2	      6	      3.0
			       MONROE				    1	      1	      1.0
			       STEUBEN				    1	      5	      5.0
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		   69	    630	      9.1
			       CORTLAND				    1	      6	      6.0
			       HERKIMER				   33	    179	      5.4
			       JEFFERSON			    1	      1	      1.0
			       MADISON				    1	      2	      2.0
			       ONEIDA				   29	    405	     14.0
			       ONONDAGA				    1	     10	     10.0
			       OSWEGO				    2	      8	      4.0
			       ST. LAWRENCE			    1	     19	     19.0
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    3	     29	      9.7
			       BROOME				    1	     21	     21.0
			       CHENANGO				    1	      5	      5.0
			       TIOGA				    1	      3	      3.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		 7496	  39769	      5.3
			       ALBANY				   43	    426	      9.9
			       COLUMBIA				    4	     46	     11.5
			       DELAWARE				    3	     47	     15.7
			       ESSEX				    1	      2	      2.0
			       FULTON				 1904	   9811	      5.2
			       GREENE				    4	     57	     14.3
			       HAMILTON				   59	    221	      3.7
			       MONTGOMERY			 5039	  26274	      5.2
			       OTSEGO				    7	     39	      5.6
 TABLE 19 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 28
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   MONTGOMERY(cont)	       RENSSELAER			   24	    380	     15.8
			       SARATOGA				  147	    856	      5.8
			       SCHENECTADY			  182	   1173	      6.4
			       SCHOHARIE			   61	    269	      4.4
			       WARREN				   12	     96	      8.0
			       WASHINGTON			    6	     72	     12.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			   43	    629	     14.6
			       DUTCHESS				    8	    108	     13.5
			       ORANGE				    2	     42	     21.0
			       PUTNAM				    1	      3	      3.0
			       ROCKLAND				    2	      7	      3.5
			       SULLIVAN				    1	     10	     10.0
			       ULSTER				   27	    456	     16.9
			       WESTCHESTER			    2	      3	      1.5
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			   16	    137	      8.6
			       BRONX				    3	      9	      3.0
			       KINGS				    7	     63	      9.0
			       NEW YORK				    4	     60	     15.0
			       QUEENS				    2	      5	      2.5
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			    3	     28	      9.3
			       NASSAU				    2	      5	      2.5
			       SUFFOLK				    1	     23	     23.0
			     OTHER				   49	    196	      4.0
			       UNKNOWN				   26	     86	      3.3
			       OUT OF STATE			   23	    110	      4.8
   OTSEGO		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		    2	      3	      1.5
			       ALLEGANY				    1	      2	      2.0
			       NIAGARA				    1	      1	      1.0
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			    7	     29	      4.1
			       CHEMUNG				    1	      3	      3.0
			       MONROE				    2	     19	      9.5
			       SENECA				    1	      2	      2.0
			       STEUBEN				    2	      3	      1.5
			       YATES				    1	      2	      2.0
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		 1450	   7079	      4.9
			       CAYUGA				    1	      6	      6.0
			       CORTLAND				    5	     29	      5.8
			       HERKIMER				 1019	   4701	      4.6
			       JEFFERSON			    3	     21	      7.0
			       LEWIS				    4	     23	      5.8
			       MADISON				  128	    661	      5.2
			       ONEIDA				  278	   1587	      5.7
			       ONONDAGA				    5	     24	      4.8
			       OSWEGO				    2	      5	      2.5
			       ST. LAWRENCE			    2	     10	      5.0
			       TOMPKINS				    3	     12	      4.0
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			  724	   5136	      7.1
			       BROOME				   26	    196	      7.5
			       CHENANGO				  697	   4922	      7.1
			       TIOGA				    1	     18	     18.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		10055	  50345	      5.0
			       ALBANY				   11	     97	      8.8
			       COLUMBIA				    4	      8	      2.0
			       DELAWARE				 2162	  11770	      5.4
 TABLE 19 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 29
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   OTSEGO(cont)		       FULTON				  128	    790	      6.2
			       GREENE				   48	    209	      4.4
			       HAMILTON				    8	     22	      2.8
			       MONTGOMERY			  354	   1953	      5.5
			       OTSEGO				 6155	  29761	      4.8
			       RENSSELAER			    5	     15	      3.0
			       SARATOGA				    4	     20	      5.0
			       SCHENECTADY			   21	     70	      3.3
			       SCHOHARIE			 1153	   5610	      4.9
			       WARREN				    1	     17	     17.0
			       WASHINGTON			    1	      3	      3.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			  210	   1223	      5.8
			       DUTCHESS				    3	      5	      1.7
			       ORANGE				    8	     44	      5.5
			       PUTNAM				    1	      2	      2.0
			       ROCKLAND				    4	      9	      2.3
			       SULLIVAN				  163	   1011	      6.2
			       ULSTER				   26	    128	      4.9
			       WESTCHESTER			    5	     24	      4.8
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			   24	     96	      4.0
			       BRONX				    2	     11	      5.5
			       KINGS				    1	      2	      2.0
			       NEW YORK				    7	     21	      3.0
			       QUEENS				   13	     55	      4.2
			       RICHMOND				    1	      7	      7.0
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			   26	     63	      2.4
			       NASSAU				   14	     31	      2.2
			       SUFFOLK				   12	     32	      2.7
			     OTHER				  114	    451	      4.0
			       UNKNOWN				   92	    367	      4.0
			       OUT OF STATE			   22	     84	      3.8
   RENSSELAER		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		    2	      9	      4.5
			       ERIE				    2	      9	      4.5
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			    1	      2	      2.0
			       MONROE				    1	      2	      2.0
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		   30	    210	      7.0
			       HERKIMER				   12	     51	      4.3
			       ONEIDA				   14	    112	      8.0
			       ONONDAGA				    3	     21	      7.0
			       ST. LAWRENCE			    1	     26	     26.0
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    2	     17	      8.5
			       BROOME				    1	      6	      6.0
			       CHENANGO				    1	     11	     11.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		13902	  74822	      5.4
			       ALBANY				 3494	  19795	      5.7
			       CLINTON				    3	     38	     12.7
			       COLUMBIA				   49	    268	      5.5
			       DELAWARE				    1	      3	      3.0
			       ESSEX				   16	    161	     10.1
			       FRANKLIN				    1	     25	     25.0
			       FULTON				   45	    287	      6.4
			       GREENE				   31	    146	      4.7
			       HAMILTON				    3	      9	      3.0
			       MONTGOMERY			   48	    338	      7.0
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			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   RENSSELAER(cont)	       OTSEGO				    2	      4	      2.0
			       RENSSELAER			 7893	  41183	      5.2
			       SARATOGA				 1847	   9190	      5.0
			       SCHENECTADY			  372	   2791	      7.5
			       SCHOHARIE			   13	     56	      4.3
			       WARREN				   36	    236	      6.6
			       WASHINGTON			   48	    292	      6.1
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			   38	    351	      9.2
			       DUTCHESS				    7	     56	      8.0
			       ORANGE				    8	     82	     10.3
			       SULLIVAN				    6	     48	      8.0
			       ULSTER				   11	     93	      8.5
			       WESTCHESTER			    6	     72	     12.0
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			    8	    105	     13.1
			       KINGS				    4	     43	     10.8
			       NEW YORK				    2	     50	     25.0
			       QUEENS				    2	     12	      6.0
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			    4	     42	     10.5
			       NASSAU				    2	     27	     13.5
			       SUFFOLK				    2	     15	      7.5
			     OTHER				   88	    531	      6.0
			       UNKNOWN				   23	     90	      3.9
			       OUT OF STATE			   65	    441	      6.8
   SARATOGA		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		    3	     11	      3.7
			       CATTARAUGUS			    1	      8	      8.0
			       ERIE				    1	      1	      1.0
			       GENESEE				    1	      2	      2.0
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			    3	     11	      3.7
			       CHEMUNG				    1	      5	      5.0
			       MONROE				    2	      6	      3.0
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		    2	      3	      1.5
			       ONEIDA				    1	      1	      1.0
			       ONONDAGA				    1	      2	      2.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		 6598	  34472	      5.2
			       ALBANY				   39	    164	      4.2
			       CLINTON				    2	      2	      1.0
			       COLUMBIA				    5	     33	      6.6
			       DELAWARE				    1	      3	      3.0
			       ESSEX				    6	     16	      2.7
			       FRANKLIN				    2	     23	     11.5
			       FULTON				   22	     78	      3.5
			       GREENE				    1	      1	      1.0
			       MONTGOMERY			   24	     98	      4.1
			       OTSEGO				    2	     16	      8.0
			       RENSSELAER			   19	     52	      2.7
			       SARATOGA				 6136	  32447	      5.3
			       SCHENECTADY			   33	    142	      4.3
			       SCHOHARIE			    2	      9	      4.5
			       WARREN				  135	    697	      5.2
			       WASHINGTON			  169	    691	      4.1
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			   11	     24	      2.2
			       DUTCHESS				    3	     10	      3.3
			       ORANGE				    3	      5	      1.7
			       SULLIVAN				    2	      5	      2.5
 TABLE 19 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 31
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   SARATOGA(cont)	       ULSTER				    1	      1	      1.0
			       WESTCHESTER			    2	      3	      1.5
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			   11	     42	      3.8
			       BRONX				    3	     13	      4.3
			       KINGS				    2	      6	      3.0
			       NEW YORK				    4	     17	      4.3
			       QUEENS				    1	      3	      3.0
			       RICHMOND				    1	      3	      3.0
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			    9	     27	      3.0
			       NASSAU				    5	     22	      4.4
			       SUFFOLK				    4	      5	      1.3
			     OTHER				   70	    353	      5.0
			       UNKNOWN				    3	     13	      4.3
			       OUT OF STATE			   67	    340	      5.1
   SCHENECTADY		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		    8	     57	      7.1
			       ERIE				    7	     44	      6.3
			       NIAGARA				    1	     13	     13.0
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			    7	     43	      6.1
			       CHEMUNG				    1	      1	      1.0
			       LIVINGSTON			    1	      2	      2.0
			       MONROE				    2	      7	      3.5
			       SCHUYLER				    1	     24	     24.0
			       SENECA				    1	      7	      7.0
			       YATES				    1	      2	      2.0
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		   61	    661	     10.8
			       CAYUGA				    2	     17	      8.5
			       CORTLAND				    1	      7	      7.0
			       HERKIMER				   12	    135	     11.3
			       JEFFERSON			    2	      5	      2.5
			       LEWIS				    1	      8	      8.0
			       MADISON				    1	      5	      5.0
			       ONEIDA				   28	    380	     13.6
			       ONONDAGA				    3	      9	      3.0
			       OSWEGO				    5	     14	      2.8
			       ST. LAWRENCE			    4	     38	      9.5
			       TOMPKINS				    2	     43	     21.5
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    6	     94	     15.7
			       BROOME				    4	     61	     15.3
			       CHENANGO				    2	     33	     16.5
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		24961	 145846	      5.8
			       ALBANY				 1733	   8588	      5.0
			       CLINTON				    5	     52	     10.4
			       COLUMBIA				  149	   1153	      7.7
			       DELAWARE				   22	    190	      8.6
			       ESSEX				   35	    325	      9.3
			       FRANKLIN				    4	     45	     11.3
			       FULTON				  717	   5255	      7.3
			       GREENE				  100	   1093	     10.9
			       HAMILTON				   40	    262	      6.6
			       MONTGOMERY			  611	   3720	      6.1
			       OTSEGO				   32	    439	     13.7
			       RENSSELAER			  505	   2775	      5.5
			       SARATOGA				 4019	  19012	      4.7
			       SCHENECTADY			15951	  95574	      6.0
 TABLE 19 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 32
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   SCHENECTADY(cont)	       SCHOHARIE			  679	   3772	      5.6
			       WARREN				  210	   2203	     10.5
			       WASHINGTON			  149	   1388	      9.3
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			   56	    722	     12.9
			       DUTCHESS				   13	    124	      9.5
			       ORANGE				    9	    127	     14.1
			       PUTNAM				    1	      1	      1.0
			       ROCKLAND				    2	     19	      9.5
			       SULLIVAN				    3	      8	      2.7
			       ULSTER				   24	    420	     17.5
			       WESTCHESTER			    4	     23	      5.8
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			   15	     75	      5.0
			       BRONX				    6	     31	      5.2
			       KINGS				    1	      8	      8.0
			       NEW YORK				    4	      7	      1.8
			       QUEENS				    2	     11	      5.5
			       RICHMOND				    2	     18	      9.0
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			    8	     57	      7.1
			       NASSAU				    4	     29	      7.3
			       SUFFOLK				    4	     28	      7.0
			     OTHER				  188	   1456	      7.7
			       UNKNOWN				  144	    774	      5.4
			       OUT OF STATE			   44	    682	     15.5
   SCHOHARIE		     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		    1	      5	      5.0
			       ONEIDA				    1	      5	      5.0
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    1	     13	     13.0
			       CHENANGO				    1	     13	     13.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		  674	   2699	      4.0
			       CLINTON				    1	      5	      5.0
			       DELAWARE				    5	      8	      1.6
			       GREENE				    4	     15	      3.8
			       MONTGOMERY			    8	     20	      2.5
			       OTSEGO				   13	     58	      4.5
			       SCHENECTADY			   10	     41	      4.1
			       SCHOHARIE			  633	   2552	      4.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			    2	      2	      1.0
			       ULSTER				    2	      2	      1.0
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			    1	      4	      4.0
			       QUEENS				    1	      4	      4.0
			     OTHER				    6	     16	      2.7
			       UNKNOWN				    6	     16	      2.7
   WARREN		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		    6	     54	      9.0
			       ALLEGANY				    1	      4	      4.0
			       CATTARAUGUS			    1	      5	      5.0
			       ERIE				    1	     32	     32.0
			       NIAGARA				    1	      1	      1.0
			       ORLEANS				    1	      7	      7.0
			       WYOMING				    1	      5	      5.0
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			   12	     52	      4.3
			       CHEMUNG				    1	      2	      2.0
			       MONROE				    7	     37	      5.3
			       ONTARIO				    3	      9	      3.0
			       SENECA				    1	      4	      4.0
 TABLE 19 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 33
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   WARREN(cont)		     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		   15	    124	      8.3
			       CORTLAND				    1	      1	      1.0
			       HERKIMER				    1	     13	     13.0
			       JEFFERSON			    1	      8	      8.0
			       LEWIS				    1	      9	      9.0
			       ONEIDA				    2	     30	     15.0
			       ONONDAGA				    2	     13	      6.5
			       OSWEGO				    2	     12	      6.0
			       ST. LAWRENCE			    4	     30	      7.5
			       TOMPKINS				    1	      8	      8.0
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    2	      3	      1.5
			       CHENANGO				    2	      3	      1.5
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		13697	  75788	      5.5
			       ALBANY				   20	     48	      2.4
			       CLINTON				    3	      6	      2.0
			       COLUMBIA				    4	    106	     26.5
			       DELAWARE				    3	     62	     20.7
			       ESSEX				  528	   3260	      6.2
			       FRANKLIN				    8	     39	      4.9
			       FULTON				    9	     25	      2.8
			       GREENE				    2	      9	      4.5
			       HAMILTON				  172	   1046	      6.1
			       MONTGOMERY			    6	     32	      5.3
			       RENSSELAER			   49	    297	      6.1
			       SARATOGA				 2361	  11499	      4.9
			       SCHENECTADY			   34	    213	      6.3
			       SCHOHARIE			    1	      2	      2.0
			       WARREN				 6176	  33911	      5.5
			       WASHINGTON			 4321	  25233	      5.8
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			   49	    208	      4.2
			       DUTCHESS				    5	     39	      7.8
			       ORANGE				    8	     36	      4.5
			       PUTNAM				   18	     47	      2.6
			       ROCKLAND				    7	     44	      6.3
			       ULSTER				    4	     17	      4.3
			       WESTCHESTER			    7	     25	      3.6
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			   23	    170	      7.4
			       BRONX				    1	      3	      3.0
			       KINGS				    6	     36	      6.0
			       NEW YORK				    4	     25	      6.3
			       QUEENS				    9	     99	     11.0
			       RICHMOND				    3	      7	      2.3
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			   24	    127	      5.3
			       NASSAU				   17	    115	      6.8
			       SUFFOLK				    7	     12	      1.7
			     OTHER				  209	    924	      4.4
			       UNKNOWN				    1	      4	      4.0
			       OUT OF STATE			  208	    920	      4.4
   WASHINGTON		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		    1	      5	      5.0
			       ERIE				    1	      5	      5.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		 1071	   3658	      3.4
			       ALBANY				    5	     38	      7.6
			       RENSSELAER			  208	    585	      2.8
			       SARATOGA				   45	    158	      3.5
 TABLE 19 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 34
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   WASHINGTON(cont)	       WARREN				    5	     12	      2.4
			       WASHINGTON			  808	   2865	      3.5
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			    1	      5	      5.0
			       ULSTER				    1	      5	      5.0
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			    1	      2	      2.0
			       NEW YORK				    1	      2	      2.0
			     OTHER				   45	    136	      3.0
			       UNKNOWN				    3	     11	      3.7
			       OUT OF STATE			   42	    125	      3.0
 HUDSON VALLEY HSA	     TOTAL			       260169	1771839	      6.8
   DUTCHESS		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		    4	      7	      1.8
			       CATTARAUGUS			    1	      1	      1.0
			       CHAUTAUQUA			    1	      3	      3.0
			       ERIE				    2	      3	      1.5
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			    2	      3	      1.5
			       MONROE				    1	      2	      2.0
			       STEUBEN				    1	      1	      1.0
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		    4	     14	      3.5
			       CAYUGA				    1	      7	      7.0
			       ONEIDA				    2	      6	      3.0
			       ONONDAGA				    1	      1	      1.0
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    4	     12	      3.0
			       BROOME				    4	     12	      3.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		  490	   2474	      5.0
			       ALBANY				   34	    112	      3.3
			       CLINTON				    1	     24	     24.0
			       COLUMBIA				  368	   1830	      5.0
			       DELAWARE				   14	     55	      3.9
			       ESSEX				    1	      1	      1.0
			       FULTON				    2	      6	      3.0
			       GREENE				   44	    337	      7.7
			       OTSEGO				    2	      4	      2.0
			       RENSSELAER			    5	     31	      6.2
			       SARATOGA				    2	     18	      9.0
			       SCHENECTADY			    9	     29	      3.2
			       SCHOHARIE			    5	     18	      3.6
			       WASHINGTON			    3	      9	      3.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			26567	 153331	      5.8
			       DUTCHESS				21898	 123547	      5.6
			       ORANGE				  847	   5694	      6.7
			       PUTNAM				  153	    804	      5.3
			       ROCKLAND				   10	     89	      8.9
			       SULLIVAN				   20	    132	      6.6
			       ULSTER				 3385	  20495	      6.1
			       WESTCHESTER			  254	   2570	     10.1
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			  902	  12518	     13.9
			       BRONX				  251	   3404	     13.6
			       KINGS				  211	   2861	     13.6
			       NEW YORK				  285	   3932	     13.8
			       QUEENS				  142	   2118	     14.9
			       RICHMOND				   13	    203	     15.6
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			   33	    210	      6.4
			       NASSAU				   20	    140	      7.0
 TABLE 19 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 35
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   DUTCHESS(cont)	       SUFFOLK				   13	     70	      5.4
			     OTHER				  302	   1455	      4.8
			       UNKNOWN				  190	    976	      5.1
			       OUT OF STATE			  112	    479	      4.3
   ORANGE		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		    3	     34	     11.3
			       CATTARAUGUS			    1	      5	      5.0
			       NIAGARA				    1	      2	      2.0
			       WYOMING				    1	     27	     27.0
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			    5	     21	      4.2
			       CHEMUNG				    1	      3	      3.0
			       ONTARIO				    4	     18	      4.5
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		    2	     14	      7.0
			       HERKIMER				    2	     14	      7.0
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    3	      9	      3.0
			       BROOME				    2	      3	      1.5
			       CHENANGO				    1	      6	      6.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		   26	    193	      7.4
			       ALBANY				   12	    122	     10.2
			       CLINTON				    3	     14	      4.7
			       DELAWARE				    3	     10	      3.3
			       FRANKLIN				    1	      1	      1.0
			       GREENE				    1	      1	      1.0
			       HAMILTON				    2	     37	     18.5
			       SARATOGA				    2	      5	      2.5
			       SCHENECTADY			    2	      3	      1.5
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			33604	 192371	      5.7
			       DUTCHESS				  610	   3266	      5.4
			       ORANGE				29479	 170514	      5.8
			       PUTNAM				   40	    291	      7.3
			       ROCKLAND				   57	    394	      6.9
			       SULLIVAN				 1859	   9697	      5.2
			       ULSTER				 1520	   7981	      5.3
			       WESTCHESTER			   39	    228	      5.8
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			  154	    882	      5.7
			       BRONX				   32	    158	      4.9
			       KINGS				   52	    161	      3.1
			       NEW YORK				   24	    134	      5.6
			       QUEENS				   38	    409	     10.8
			       RICHMOND				    8	     20	      2.5
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			   15	     62	      4.1
			       NASSAU				   12	     56	      4.7
			       SUFFOLK				    3	      6	      2.0
			     OTHER				 2236	  11870	      5.3
			       UNKNOWN				  605	   2993	      4.9
			       OUT OF STATE			 1631	   8877	      5.4
   PUTNAM		     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			 6705	  38055	      5.7
			       DUTCHESS				 1448	   8558	      5.9
			       ORANGE				   68	    265	      3.9
			       PUTNAM				 4159	  22325	      5.4
			       ROCKLAND				    7	     62	      8.9
			       SULLIVAN				    3	     10	      3.3
			       ULSTER				   15	     69	      4.6
			       WESTCHESTER			 1005	   6766	      6.7
 TABLE 19 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 36
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   PUTNAM(cont)		     NEW YORK CITY HSA			   46	    241	      5.2
			       BRONX				   23	    143	      6.2
			       KINGS				    5	     16	      3.2
			       NEW YORK				    9	     46	      5.1
			       QUEENS				    7	     31	      4.4
			       RICHMOND				    2	      5	      2.5
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			    4	     17	      4.3
			       NASSAU				    2	      2	      1.0
			       SUFFOLK				    2	     15	      7.5
			     OTHER				  293	   1215	      4.1
			       UNKNOWN				  293	   1215	      4.1
   ROCKLAND		     FINGER LAKES HSA			    2	     22	     11.0
			       STEUBEN				    2	     22	     11.0
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		    3	     34	     11.3
			       HERKIMER				    1	     18	     18.0
			       ONONDAGA				    1	      4	      4.0
			       ST. LAWRENCE			    1	     12	     12.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		   18	    297	     16.5
			       ALBANY				    1	     12	     12.0
			       COLUMBIA				    4	     15	      3.8
			       DELAWARE				    1	      9	      9.0
			       ESSEX				    2	    110	     55.0
			       FULTON				    1	      2	      2.0
			       GREENE				    2	     19	      9.5
			       OTSEGO				    1	      6	      6.0
			       RENSSELAER			    2	      2	      1.0
			       SCHENECTADY			    3	    114	     38.0
			       WARREN				    1	      8	      8.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			26169	 188571	      7.2
			       DUTCHESS				   53	   1011	     19.1
			       ORANGE				 2319	  15237	      6.6
			       PUTNAM				   33	    610	     18.5
			       ROCKLAND				23310	 163921	      7.0
			       SULLIVAN				   80	   1204	     15.1
			       ULSTER				   47	    735	     15.6
			       WESTCHESTER			  327	   5853	     17.9
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			  577	   9799	     17.0
			       BRONX				  207	   3391	     16.4
			       KINGS				  104	   1994	     19.2
			       NEW YORK				  151	   2801	     18.5
			       QUEENS				   98	   1280	     13.1
			       RICHMOND				   17	    333	     19.6
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			   38	    789	     20.8
			       NASSAU				   21	    431	     20.5
			       SUFFOLK				   17	    358	     21.1
			     OTHER				 1696	  15191	      9.0
			       UNKNOWN				  736	   5851	      7.9
			       OUT OF STATE			  960	   9340	      9.7
   SULLIVAN		     FINGER LAKES HSA			    2	      6	      3.0
			       LIVINGSTON			    1	      2	      2.0
			       MONROE				    1	      4	      4.0
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		    4	      9	      2.3
			       CORTLAND				    1	      1	      1.0
 TABLE 19 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 37
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   SULLIVAN(cont)	       ONEIDA				    2	      6	      3.0
			       ST. LAWRENCE			    1	      2	      2.0
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    4	     22	      5.5
			       BROOME				    4	     22	      5.5
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		   49	    244	      5.0
			       ALBANY				    1	      1	      1.0
			       DELAWARE				   45	    237	      5.3
			       ESSEX				    1	      1	      1.0
			       SARATOGA				    1	      2	      2.0
			       WARREN				    1	      3	      3.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			 5995	  32493	      5.4
			       DUTCHESS				    1	      3	      3.0
			       ORANGE				   54	    303	      5.6
			       PUTNAM				    1	      1	      1.0
			       ROCKLAND				   13	     55	      4.2
			       SULLIVAN				 5789	  31356	      5.4
			       ULSTER				  107	    613	      5.7
			       WESTCHESTER			   30	    162	      5.4
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			  788	   3683	      4.7
			       BRONX				  202	   1150	      5.7
			       KINGS				  228	    887	      3.9
			       NEW YORK				  256	   1190	      4.6
			       QUEENS				   90	    398	      4.4
			       RICHMOND				   12	     58	      4.8
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			   45	    231	      5.1
			       NASSAU				   28	     95	      3.4
			       SUFFOLK				   17	    136	      8.0
			     OTHER				  215	    827	      3.8
			       UNKNOWN				    8	     34	      4.3
			       OUT OF STATE			  207	    793	      3.8
   ULSTER		     FINGER LAKES HSA			    4	     11	      2.8
			       CHEMUNG				    2	      5	      2.5
			       MONROE				    1	      1	      1.0
			       STEUBEN				    1	      5	      5.0
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		    8	    128	     16.0
			       CAYUGA				    1	     15	     15.0
			       CORTLAND				    1	     56	     56.0
			       HERKIMER				    1	     28	     28.0
			       JEFFERSON			    1	      5	      5.0
			       ONEIDA				    3	     22	      7.3
			       ONONDAGA				    1	      2	      2.0
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    4	     20	      5.0
			       BROOME				    4	     20	      5.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		  707	   3952	      5.6
			       ALBANY				   24	    125	      5.2
			       CLINTON				    1	      3	      3.0
			       COLUMBIA				   75	    444	      5.9
			       DELAWARE				  101	    483	      4.8
			       ESSEX				    1	      2	      2.0
			       FULTON				    2	      5	      2.5
			       GREENE				  471	   2700	      5.7
			       MONTGOMERY			    1	      1	      1.0
			       OTSEGO				    2	     13	      6.5
			       RENSSELAER			    5	     70	     14.0
 TABLE 19 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 38
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ULSTER(cont)		       SARATOGA				    4	     15	      3.8
			       SCHENECTADY			   14	     74	      5.3
			       SCHOHARIE			    2	      5	      2.5
			       WARREN				    3	     10	      3.3
			       WASHINGTON			    1	      2	      2.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			13521	  84981	      6.3
			       DUTCHESS				  529	   3228	      6.1
			       ORANGE				  164	    765	      4.7
			       PUTNAM				   14	     75	      5.4
			       ROCKLAND				    5	     24	      4.8
			       SULLIVAN				  196	   1203	      6.1
			       ULSTER				12577	  79493	      6.3
			       WESTCHESTER			   36	    193	      5.4
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			  183	    922	      5.0
			       BRONX				   33	    191	      5.8
			       KINGS				   51	    269	      5.3
			       NEW YORK				   31	    155	      5.0
			       QUEENS				   46	    211	      4.6
			       RICHMOND				   22	     96	      4.4
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			   44	    177	      4.0
			       NASSAU				   27	     95	      3.5
			       SUFFOLK				   17	     82	      4.8
			     OTHER				  303	   1855	      6.1
			       UNKNOWN				  130	    688	      5.3
			       OUT OF STATE			  173	   1167	      6.7
   WESTCHESTER		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		   32	    900	     28.1
			       ALLEGANY				    3	     89	     29.7
			       CHAUTAUQUA			    1	     56	     56.0
			       ERIE				   18	    537	     29.8
			       GENESEE				    2	     47	     23.5
			       NIAGARA				    4	     62	     15.5
			       ORLEANS				    1	     24	     24.0
			       WYOMING				    3	     85	     28.3
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			   39	    894	     22.9
			       CHEMUNG				    4	     57	     14.3
			       LIVINGSTON			    4	     60	     15.0
			       MONROE				   17	    391	     23.0
			       ONTARIO				    3	     12	      4.0
			       SCHUYLER				    1	      2	      2.0
			       SENECA				    4	    290	     72.5
			       STEUBEN				    3	     50	     16.7
			       WAYNE				    3	     32	     10.7
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		  110	   2327	     21.2
			       CAYUGA				    4	    106	     26.5
			       CORTLAND				    1	     48	     48.0
			       HERKIMER				    5	    132	     26.4
			       JEFFERSON			    3	     28	      9.3
			       MADISON				    2	     46	     23.0
			       ONEIDA				   18	    556	     30.9
			       ONONDAGA				   51	    716	     14.0
			       OSWEGO				    5	     37	      7.4
			       ST. LAWRENCE			   10	    284	     28.4
			       TOMPKINS				   11	    374	     34.0
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			   25	    919	     36.8
 TABLE 19 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 39
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   WESTCHESTER(cont)	       BROOME				   19	    464	     24.4
			       CHENANGO				    4	    327	     81.8
			       TIOGA				    2	    128	     64.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		  295	   2892	      9.8
			       ALBANY				   67	    692	     10.3
			       CLINTON				    4	     42	     10.5
			       COLUMBIA				   48	    284	      5.9
			       DELAWARE				   53	    312	      5.9
			       ESSEX				    6	     42	      7.0
			       FRANKLIN				    1	      4	      4.0
			       FULTON				    7	    154	     22.0
			       GREENE				   29	    224	      7.7
			       HAMILTON				    4	     37	      9.3
			       MONTGOMERY			    2	     18	      9.0
			       OTSEGO				   11	    107	      9.7
			       RENSSELAER			    9	     79	      8.8
			       SARATOGA				   12	    293	     24.4
			       SCHENECTADY			   20	    313	     15.7
			       SCHOHARIE			    6	    106	     17.7
			       WARREN				   13	    108	      8.3
			       WASHINGTON			    3	     77	     25.7
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA		       115308	 778337	      6.8
			       DUTCHESS				 2965	  19121	      6.4
			       ORANGE				 3302	  28183	      8.5
			       PUTNAM				 3517	  20711	      5.9
			       ROCKLAND				 2089	  19047	      9.1
			       SULLIVAN				  692	   6836	      9.9
			       ULSTER				  604	   6319	     10.5
			       WESTCHESTER		       102139	 678120	      6.6
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			18236	 189261	     10.4
			       BRONX				12022	 113506	      9.4
			       KINGS				 1259	  15942	     12.7
			       NEW YORK				 3411	  39691	     11.6
			       QUEENS				 1362	  17617	     12.9
			       RICHMOND				  182	   2505	     13.8
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			  861	  10948	     12.7
			       NASSAU				  581	   7187	     12.4
			       SUFFOLK				  280	   3761	     13.4
			     OTHER				 3480	  26089	      7.5
			       UNKNOWN				 2577	  20747	      8.1
			       OUT OF STATE			  903	   5342	      5.9
 NEW YORK CITY HSA	     TOTAL			      1117190	7556335	      6.8
   BRONX		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		   11	     81	      7.4
			       CATTARAUGUS			    1	      1	      1.0
			       CHAUTAUQUA			    1	      4	      4.0
			       ERIE				    8	     60	      7.5
			       ORLEANS				    1	     16	     16.0
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			    6	     48	      8.0
			       LIVINGSTON			    1	     10	     10.0
			       MONROE				    2	      5	      2.5
			       ONTARIO				    1	     30	     30.0
			       SCHUYLER				    1	      1	      1.0
			       WAYNE				    1	      2	      2.0
 TABLE 19 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 40
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   BRONX(cont)		     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		   12	     57	      4.8
			       CORTLAND				    3	     17	      5.7
			       HERKIMER				    1	      3	      3.0
			       JEFFERSON			    2	      4	      2.0
			       ONEIDA				    3	     12	      4.0
			       ONONDAGA				    1	     16	     16.0
			       OSWEGO				    1	      1	      1.0
			       TOMPKINS				    1	      4	      4.0
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    4	     16	      4.0
			       BROOME				    3	     11	      3.7
			       TIOGA				    1	      5	      5.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		   61	    335	      5.5
			       ALBANY				   11	     46	      4.2
			       CLINTON				    1	      1	      1.0
			       COLUMBIA				   12	     59	      4.9
			       DELAWARE				    3	      6	      2.0
			       ESSEX				    1	     57	     57.0
			       FULTON				    2	      7	      3.5
			       GREENE				   11	     44	      4.0
			       HAMILTON				    1	      6	      6.0
			       MONTGOMERY			    2	      5	      2.5
			       OTSEGO				    3	      6	      2.0
			       SARATOGA				    4	     23	      5.8
			       SCHENECTADY			    8	     39	      4.9
			       SCHOHARIE			    2	     36	     18.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			 6507	  38734	      6.0
			       DUTCHESS				  114	    609	      5.3
			       ORANGE				  306	   1532	      5.0
			       PUTNAM				  150	    814	      5.4
			       ROCKLAND				  268	   1160	      4.3
			       SULLIVAN				   37	    210	      5.7
			       ULSTER				   20	    115	      5.8
			       WESTCHESTER			 5612	  34294	      6.1
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA		       160656	1079982	      6.7
			       BRONX			       153149	1012424	      6.6
			       KINGS				 1312	  11729	      8.9
			       NEW YORK				 4163	  32258	      7.7
			       QUEENS				 1943	  22888	     11.8
			       RICHMOND				   89	    683	      7.7
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			  538	   4862	      9.0
			       NASSAU				  388	   3746	      9.7
			       SUFFOLK				  150	   1116	      7.4
			     OTHER				 2147	  14111	      6.6
			       UNKNOWN				 1333	   9798	      7.4
			       OUT OF STATE			  814	   4313	      5.3
   KINGS		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		    7	     44	      6.3
			       CHAUTAUQUA			    3	     32	     10.7
			       ERIE				    4	     12	      3.0
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			    1	      1	      1.0
			       MONROE				    1	      1	      1.0
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		   14	     67	      4.8
			       JEFFERSON			    1	      1	      1.0
			       MADISON				    1	      4	      4.0
			       ONEIDA				    2	      8	      4.0
 TABLE 19 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 41
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   KINGS(cont)		       ONONDAGA				    9	     42	      4.7
			       TOMPKINS				    1	     12	     12.0
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    5	     17	      3.4
			       BROOME				    5	     17	      3.4
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		   44	    338	      7.7
			       ALBANY				   20	    206	     10.3
			       COLUMBIA				    7	     49	      7.0
			       ESSEX				    1	     18	     18.0
			       GREENE				    2	      8	      4.0
			       HAMILTON				    2	      5	      2.5
			       MONTGOMERY			    2	      3	      1.5
			       OTSEGO				    1	      7	      7.0
			       RENSSELAER			    2	     12	      6.0
			       SCHENECTADY			    4	     11	      2.8
			       SCHOHARIE			    1	     14	     14.0
			       WARREN				    2	      5	      2.5
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			  264	   1208	      4.6
			       DUTCHESS				   13	    104	      8.0
			       ORANGE				   46	    202	      4.4
			       PUTNAM				    5	     29	      5.8
			       ROCKLAND				   63	    195	      3.1
			       SULLIVAN				   20	     60	      3.0
			       ULSTER				    9	     24	      2.7
			       WESTCHESTER			  108	    594	      5.5
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA		       276520	1847852	      6.7
			       BRONX				  968	   6037	      6.2
			       KINGS			       260358	1747294	      6.7
			       NEW YORK				 1618	  14406	      8.9
			       QUEENS				11498	  69692	      6.1
			       RICHMOND				 2078	  10423	      5.0
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			 1086	   5410	      5.0
			       NASSAU				  876	   4329	      4.9
			       SUFFOLK				  210	   1081	      5.1
			     OTHER				 7298	  70529	      9.7
			       UNKNOWN				 6731	  67699	     10.1
			       OUT OF STATE			  567	   2830	      5.0
   NEW YORK		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		   76	    405	      5.3
			       ALLEGANY				   12	     53	      4.4
			       CATTARAUGUS			    3	     23	      7.7
			       CHAUTAUQUA			    9	     51	      5.7
			       ERIE				   38	    182	      4.8
			       GENESEE				    8	     65	      8.1
			       NIAGARA				    3	     12	      4.0
			       ORLEANS				    1	      2	      2.0
			       WYOMING				    2	     17	      8.5
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			   92	    507	      5.5
			       CHEMUNG				   21	    104	      5.0
			       LIVINGSTON			    4	     18	      4.5
			       MONROE				   41	    246	      6.0
			       ONTARIO				    4	     21	      5.3
			       SCHUYLER				    4	     13	      3.3
			       SENECA				    3	     11	      3.7
			       STEUBEN				   11	     70	      6.4
			       WAYNE				    2	      8	      4.0
 TABLE 19 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 42
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   NEW YORK(cont)	       YATES				    2	     16	      8.0
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		  227	   2395	     10.6
			       CAYUGA				   20	    271	     13.6
			       CORTLAND				    9	    301	     33.4
			       HERKIMER				   11	    166	     15.1
			       JEFFERSON			   11	    124	     11.3
			       LEWIS				    4	      5	      1.3
			       MADISON				    6	     43	      7.2
			       ONEIDA				   44	    359	      8.2
			       ONONDAGA				   76	    684	      9.0
			       OSWEGO				    7	     42	      6.0
			       ST. LAWRENCE			   10	    104	     10.4
			       TOMPKINS				   29	    296	     10.2
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			  128	   1064	      8.3
			       BROOME				   90	    796	      8.8
			       CHENANGO				   32	    252	      7.9
			       TIOGA				    6	     16	      2.7
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		  979	   7301	      7.5
			       ALBANY				  186	   1200	      6.5
			       CLINTON				   16	     95	      5.9
			       COLUMBIA				  249	   1842	      7.4
			       DELAWARE				  123	    906	      7.4
			       ESSEX				   54	    381	      7.1
			       FRANKLIN				   19	    164	      8.6
			       FULTON				   15	     63	      4.2
			       GREENE				   63	    583	      9.3
			       HAMILTON				    7	     75	     10.7
			       MONTGOMERY			   20	    246	     12.3
			       OTSEGO				   14	    105	      7.5
			       RENSSELAER			   53	    484	      9.1
			       SARATOGA				   57	    361	      6.3
			       SCHENECTADY			   55	    468	      8.5
			       SCHOHARIE			    9	     46	      5.1
			       WARREN				   29	    161	      5.6
			       WASHINGTON			   10	    121	     12.1
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			18648	 109913	      5.9
			       DUTCHESS				  726	   4900	      6.7
			       ORANGE				 2042	  12372	      6.1
			       PUTNAM				 1576	   8686	      5.5
			       ROCKLAND				 2756	  17885	      6.5
			       SULLIVAN				  343	   2431	      7.1
			       ULSTER				  424	   2572	      6.1
			       WESTCHESTER			10781	  61067	      5.7
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA		       332125	2422039	      7.3
			       BRONX				37774	 257248	      6.8
			       KINGS				56096	 416093	      7.4
			       NEW YORK			       191270	1418438	      7.4
			       QUEENS				41681	 296668	      7.1
			       RICHMOND				 5304	  33592	      6.3
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			16173	 104275	      6.4
			       NASSAU				11458	  73397	      6.4
			       SUFFOLK				 4715	  30878	      6.5
			     OTHER				36812	 226610	      6.2
			       UNKNOWN				17307	  99384	      5.7
			       OUT OF STATE			19505	 127226	      6.5
 TABLE 19 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 43
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   QUEENS		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		   10	     93	      9.3
			       ALLEGANY				    2	     17	      8.5
			       ERIE				    7	     28	      4.0
			       NIAGARA				    1	     48	     48.0
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			    3	     18	      6.0
			       MONROE				    2	      3	      1.5
			       SENECA				    1	     15	     15.0
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		    8	     83	     10.4
			       CORTLAND				    2	      4	      2.0
			       HERKIMER				    1	      1	      1.0
			       LEWIS				    1	     33	     33.0
			       ONEIDA				    2	     14	      7.0
			       ONONDAGA				    2	     31	     15.5
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    3	     30	     10.0
			       BROOME				    1	     22	     22.0
			       TIOGA				    2	      8	      4.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		   26	    332	     12.8
			       ALBANY				   11	    145	     13.2
			       COLUMBIA				    1	     11	     11.0
			       DELAWARE				    4	     51	     12.8
			       ESSEX				    1	      1	      1.0
			       FRANKLIN				    2	      5	      2.5
			       HAMILTON				    2	     64	     32.0
			       SARATOGA				    2	      2	      1.0
			       SCHENECTADY			    2	     47	     23.5
			       SCHOHARIE			    1	      6	      6.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			  308	   1886	      6.1
			       DUTCHESS				    9	    201	     22.3
			       ORANGE				   44	    261	      5.9
			       PUTNAM				    9	     24	      2.7
			       ROCKLAND				   58	    287	      4.9
			       SULLIVAN				   11	     50	      4.5
			       ULSTER				    3	     12	      4.0
			       WESTCHESTER			  174	   1051	      6.0
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA		       170133	1109258	      6.5
			       BRONX				 1039	   6484	      6.2
			       KINGS				 8522	  54102	      6.3
			       NEW YORK				 1205	   8415	      7.0
			       QUEENS			       159200	1039036	      6.5
			       RICHMOND				  167	   1221	      7.3
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			16910	  98607	      5.8
			       NASSAU				16474	  96196	      5.8
			       SUFFOLK				  436	   2411	      5.5
			     OTHER				 2567	  16587	      6.5
			       UNKNOWN				 2126	  13713	      6.5
			       OUT OF STATE			  441	   2874	      6.5
   RICHMOND		     FINGER LAKES HSA			    1	      1	      1.0
			       CHEMUNG				    1	      1	      1.0
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		    7	     21	      3.0
			       CAYUGA				    5	     18	      3.6
			       ONONDAGA				    2	      3	      1.5
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    1	      2	      2.0
			       BROOME				    1	      2	      2.0
 TABLE 19 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 44
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   RICHMOND(cont)	     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		   31	    113	      3.6
			       ALBANY				    9	     45	      5.0
			       COLUMBIA				   12	     34	      2.8
			       DELAWARE				    1	      5	      5.0
			       ESSEX				    3	      6	      2.0
			       FULTON				    1	     10	     10.0
			       OTSEGO				    1	      1	      1.0
			       SCHENECTADY			    4	     12	      3.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			  120	    629	      5.2
			       DUTCHESS				    3	     30	     10.0
			       ORANGE				    2	      8	      4.0
			       PUTNAM				    6	     20	      3.3
			       ROCKLAND				   44	    283	      6.4
			       SULLIVAN				    9	     38	      4.2
			       ULSTER				    1	      2	      2.0
			       WESTCHESTER			   55	    248	      4.5
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			63047	 372177	      5.9
			       BRONX				  910	   5570	      6.1
			       KINGS				 7108	  48952	      6.9
			       NEW YORK				 1707	   9914	      5.8
			       QUEENS				 1039	   6886	      6.6
			       RICHMOND				52283	 300855	      5.8
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA			  424	   4159	      9.8
			       NASSAU				  326	   3601	     11.0
			       SUFFOLK				   98	    558	      5.7
			     OTHER				 3150	  14138	      4.5
			       UNKNOWN				 1858	   8429	      4.5
			       OUT OF STATE			 1292	   5709	      4.4
 NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA	     TOTAL			       342085	2153995	      6.3
   NASSAU		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		    6	     44	      7.3
			       ALLEGANY				    1	      4	      4.0
			       ERIE				    4	     38	      9.5
			       ORLEANS				    1	      2	      2.0
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			    4	     22	      5.5
			       MONROE				    2	      3	      1.5
			       SENECA				    1	     18	     18.0
			       YATES				    1	      1	      1.0
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		    6	     27	      4.5
			       CORTLAND				    1	      3	      3.0
			       HERKIMER				    1	      3	      3.0
			       JEFFERSON			    1	      1	      1.0
			       ONEIDA				    1	      1	      1.0
			       ONONDAGA				    1	      3	      3.0
			       OSWEGO				    1	     16	     16.0
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    6	     21	      3.5
			       BROOME				    1	      1	      1.0
			       CHENANGO				    3	      8	      2.7
			       TIOGA				    2	     12	      6.0
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		   67	    514	      7.7
			       ALBANY				   11	     62	      5.6
			       COLUMBIA				    6	    118	     19.7
			       DELAWARE				   16	    141	      8.8
			       ESSEX				    1	      3	      3.0
 TABLE 19 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 45
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
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   NASSAU(cont)		       FRANKLIN				    2	      3	      1.5
			       FULTON				    1	      3	      3.0
			       GREENE				    7	     48	      6.9
			       HAMILTON				    1	      2	      2.0
			       OTSEGO				    5	     46	      9.2
			       RENSSELAER			    1	      2	      2.0
			       SARATOGA				    6	     33	      5.5
			       SCHOHARIE			    3	     27	      9.0
			       WARREN				    6	     25	      4.2
			       WASHINGTON			    1	      1	      1.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			  354	   2119	      6.0
			       DUTCHESS				    9	    109	     12.1
			       ORANGE				   31	    178	      5.7
			       PUTNAM				   23	    124	      5.4
			       ROCKLAND				   51	    255	      5.0
			       SULLIVAN				   23	     79	      3.4
			       ULSTER				   15	    115	      7.7
			       WESTCHESTER			  202	   1259	      6.2
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			32109	 204598	      6.4
			       BRONX				  285	   2054	      7.2
			       KINGS				 2355	  17060	      7.2
			       NEW YORK				  498	   2482	      5.0
			       QUEENS				28868	 182344	      6.3
			       RICHMOND				  103	    658	      6.4
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA		       159442	1019265	      6.4
			       NASSAU			       140072	 915118	      6.5
			       SUFFOLK				19370	 104147	      5.4
			     OTHER				 2795	  17796	      6.4
			       UNKNOWN				 2204	  14461	      6.6
			       OUT OF STATE			  591	   3335	      5.6
   SUFFOLK		     WESTERN NEW YORK HSA		    3	     45	     15.0
			       ERIE				    1	      1	      1.0
			       GENESEE				    1	     43	     43.0
			       ORLEANS				    1	      1	      1.0
			     FINGER LAKES HSA			    2	      8	      4.0
			       CHEMUNG				    1	      5	      5.0
			       STEUBEN				    1	      3	      3.0
			     CENTRAL NEW YORK HSA		   14	    100	      7.1
			       CORTLAND				    2	     42	     21.0
			       JEFFERSON			    2	      3	      1.5
			       ONONDAGA				   10	     55	      5.5
			     NEW YORK-PENN HSA			    3	     18	      6.0
			       BROOME				    1	      1	      1.0
			       CHENANGO				    2	     17	      8.5
			     NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK HSA		   19	    127	      6.7
			       COLUMBIA				    1	     41	     41.0
			       DELAWARE				    2	     15	      7.5
			       FRANKLIN				    1	     17	     17.0
			       GREENE				    1	      2	      2.0
			       OTSEGO				    6	     17	      2.8
			       RENSSELAER			    1	     11	     11.0
			       SARATOGA				    2	      4	      2.0
			       SCHENECTADY			    1	      7	      7.0
			       SCHOHARIE			    1	      2	      2.0
 TABLE 19 - 1998 SPARCS - DISCHARGES / PATIENT DAYS / AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY (ALOS)						 46
			  BY HSA/COUNTY OF HOSPITALIZATION - HSA/COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
 HOSPITALIZATION	     RESIDENCE			   DISCHARGES	   DAYS	     ALOS
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   SUFFOLK(cont)	       WARREN				    2	     10	      5.0
			       WASHINGTON			    1	      1	      1.0
			     HUDSON VALLEY HSA			   60	    391	      6.5
			       DUTCHESS				    2	      7	      3.5
			       ORANGE				    4	     48	     12.0
			       PUTNAM				    1	      6	      6.0
			       ROCKLAND				   10	     93	      9.3
			       SULLIVAN				    7	     76	     10.9
			       ULSTER				    3	      6	      2.0
			       WESTCHESTER			   33	    155	      4.7
			     NEW YORK CITY HSA			 1340	  10584	      7.9
			       BRONX				   87	    722	      8.3
			       KINGS				  303	   2484	      8.2
			       NEW YORK				  178	   1156	      6.5
			       QUEENS				  747	   6058	      8.1
			       RICHMOND				   25	    164	      6.6
			     NASSAU-SUFFOLK HSA		       142240	 878749	      6.2
			       NASSAU				 4014	  30367	      7.6
			       SUFFOLK			       138226	 848382	      6.1
			     OTHER				 3615	  19567	      5.4
			       UNKNOWN				 2869	  14808	      5.2
			       OUT OF STATE			  746	   4759	      6.4
 TOTAL			     TOTAL			      2432837  15648501	      6.4