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Key Statistics from the National Survey of Family Growth - H Listing

 

Hysterectomy

Percent of women 40-44 years of age in 2011-2013 who have ever had a hysterectomy: 10.4%

Source: Special tabulation by NCHS

 

Main reason cited for hysterectomy among women 15-44 years of age who ever had a hysterectomy within the past 5 years:

2006-2010
Medical reasons 96.2%
Woman had all children she wanted 2.1%
Other reason 1.7%

Source: Special tabulation by NCHS

Note: This item cannot be updated with sufficient statistical reliability using 2011-2013 data. It will be updated when 4 years of data are available, covering 2011-2015.

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