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  1. Hysterectomy in the United States, 1988-1990.

    Article - En anglais


    To describe patient characteristics and diagnoses associated with hysterectomy in the United States from 1988-1990 using data from the National Hospital Discharge Survey.


    We analyzed data from the National Hospital Discharge Survey, an annual probability sample of discharges from nonfederal, short-stay hospitals in the United States.

    A population-based sample of all women aged 15 years or older in the United States civilian population who had a hysterectomy during 1988-1990 was examined to characterize factors associated with hysterectomy: patients' age and race, diagnoses, surgical approach, and oophorectomy.


    Approximately 1.7 million women had a hysterectomy during 1988-1990.

    The highest rates-100.5 hysterectomies per 10,000 women-were for women aged 30-54 years.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Hystérectomie, Chirurgie, Traitement, Indication, Etude statistique, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Homme, Femelle, Age, Race, Appareil génital femelle pathologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Hysterectomy, Surgery, Treatment, Indication, Statistical study, United States, North America, America, Human, Female, Age, Race, Female genital diseases

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    Cote : 94-0374991

    Code Inist : 002B25K. Création : 199406.