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Table 3 Race-stratified hysterectomy rates (per 10,000 women), North Carolina, 2011–13

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

  Crude rates Age-standardized ratesa Rate Ratiob (ref = White)
Year White Black White Black
Rate 95% Normal Confidence Limits Rate 95% Normal Confidence Limits
  Lower Upper   Lower Upper  
Total hysterectomy
 2011 38.0 49.7 41.9 41.0 42.7 51.5 49.9 53.2 1.23*
 2012 35.3 48.2 39.3 38.4 40.1 50.5 49.0 52.1 1.29*
 2013 32.2 47.0 36.0 35.2 36.8 49.9 48.4 51.5 1.39*
Inpatient hysterectomy
 2011 12.2 25.0 13.1 12.6 13.6 25.8 24.6 26.9 1.96*
 2012 8.8 20.4 9.4 9.0 9.8 21.1 20.1 22.2 2.24*
 2013 7.2 17.5 7.7 7.3 8.0 18.5 17.5 19.4 2.40*
Outpatient hysterectomy
 2011 25.8 25.0 28.8 28.0 29.5 25.8 24.7 26.9 0.90*
 2012 26.5 20.4 29.9 29.1 30.6 29.4 28.2 30.6 0.98
 2013 25.0 17.5 28.3 27.6 29.0 31.5 30.2 32.7 1.11*
  1. *p < 0.01
  2. aRates standardized using 2010 US Census age-specific population estimates
  3. bRate Ratios and p-values are from Poisson regression models