Category: hysterectomy

QuickStats: Percentage of Women Aged 50 Years or Older Who Have Had a Hysterectomy, by Race/Ethnicity and Year — National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2008 and 2018

The percentage of women aged 50 years or older who have had a hysterectomy decreased from 36.6% in 2008 to 31.7% in 2018. Decreases were also observed among non-Hispanic white women (37.5% to 33.3%) and Hispanic women (30.3% to 22.6%), but there was no significant decrease for non-Hispanic black women (40.4% to 36.8%). For both Read More >

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The rate of hysterectomies in the United States has remained fairly constant over time. In 1994, there were some 556,000 hysterectomies performed for a rate of 214.7/100,000 persons (not just women). In 2004, there were about 617,000 such procedures performed for a rate of 21.1/10,000 persons. The rate by year and by age group as Read More >

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