The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between incidence of prior hysterectomy and education, income, and race.
Data concerning previous hysterectomy and socioeconomic information were collected form 12 465 women 18 years or older as part of the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System conduted in 16 states in 1988.
The results indicate that women with less education and lower income were more likely to have had a hysterectomy.
Race was not related to hysterectomy rate.
Mots-clés Pascal : Hystérectomie, Appareil génital femelle pathologie, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Chirurgie, Traitement, Epidémiologie, Femme, Homme, Statut socioéconomique, Niveau étude, Revenu individuel, Race
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Hysterectomy, Female genital diseases, United States, North America, America, Surgery, Treatment, Epidemiology, Woman, Human, Socioeconomic status, Study level, Personal income, Race
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Cote : 93-0252691
Code Inist : 002B25K. Création : 199406.