Table 1

Crude hospitalisation rates (CHR women aged 35 or more × 10000) for hysterectomy by cause and age group. Rome, 1997

Age group
35–49 years50+ yearsOverall
Causes of hysterectomyNumber%CHR95% CINumber%CHR95% CINumber%CHR95% CI
Malignant causes
    cancer of uterus986.63.32.7 to 4.029517.95.34.7 to 5.939312.54.64.2 to 5.1
    other malignancies402.61.31.0 to 1.81297.82.31.9 to 2.71695.42.01.7 to 2.3
    total1389.24.73.9 to 5.542425.77.66.9 to 8.456217.96.66.1 to 7.1
Non-malignant causes
    leiomyomas84856.828.626.8 to 30.642926.07.77.0 to 8.5127740.615.014.2 to 15.8
    other benign neoplasm of uterus946.33.22.6 to 3.9583.51.00.8 to 1.31524.81.81.5 to 2.1
    other disorders of uterus24516.48.37.3 to 9.41318.02.32.0 to 2.837612.04.44.0 to 4.9
    genital prolapse503.31.71.3 to 2.246428.28.37.6 to 9.151416.46.05.5 to 6.6
    benign neoplasm and disorders of ovary221.50.70.5 to 1.1684.11.21.0 to 1.5902.91.10.9 to 1.3
    disorders of menstruation302.01.00.7 to 1.4261.60.50.3 to 0.7561.80.70.5 to 0.9
    other non malignancies674.52.31.8 to 2.9472.90.80.6 to 1.11143.61.31.1 to 1.6
    total135690.845.843.4 to 48.3122374.321.920.7 to 23.2257982.130.229.1 to 31.4
All causes149410050.447.9 to 53.1164710029.528.1 to 31.0314110036.735.5 to 38.1