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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of hysterectomies performed in North Carolina in 2011–2013, stratified by setting (inpatient/outpatient)

From: For U.S. Black women, shift of hysterectomy to outpatient settings may have lagged behind White women: a claims-based analysis, 2011–2013

  Overall N (%) Inpatient N (%) Outpatient N (%)
Total 41,899
(100%)
13,582
(100%)
28,317
(100%)
Race/ethnicitya
 Hispanic 1239
(3.0%)
513
(3.8%)
726
(2.6%)
 White 27,072
(64.6%)
7225
(53.2%)
19,847
(70.1%)
 Black 11,869
(28.3%)
5145
(37.9%)
6724
(23.8%)
 American Native 767
(1.8%)
373
(2.8%)
394
(1.4%)
 Asian 337
(0.8%)
119
(0.9%)
218
(0.8%)
 Other 615
(1.5%)
207
(1.5%)
408
(1.4%)
Age
 20–29 1605
(3.8%)
552
(4.1%)
1053
(3.7%)
 30–39 10,216
(24.4%)
3016
(22.2%)
7200
(25.4%)
 40–49 19,795
(47.2%)
6075
(44.7%)
13,720
(48.5%)
 50–59 6356
(15.2%)
2222
(16.4%)
4134
(14.6%)
 60–69 2666
(6.4%)
1065
(7.8%)
1601
(5.7%)
 70+ 1261
(3.0%)
652
(4.8%)
609
(2.2%)
From procedure codes
 Hysterectomy only 23,044
(55.0%)
7898
(58.2%)
15,146
(53.5%)
 Hysterectomy with bilateral oophorectomy 18,406
(43,9%)
5684
(41.9%)
12,722
(44.9%)
 Hysterectomy – vague on oophorectomyb 449
(1.1%)
-.- 449
(1.6%)
  1. aAll women with Hispanic ethnicity were grouped together, and other race categories represent all non-Hispanic women
  2. bIndicates procedure code definition allows for removal or retention of ovaries