Table 2

Age standardised hospitalisation rates (SHR × 10000 women aged 35 or more) and ratio of standardised rates (RSR) for hysterectomy attributable to any cause by socioeconomic status. Rome, 1997

Socioeconomic levelNumberSHR95% CIRSR95% CI
I51531.128.5 to 33.91.00
II97934.432.4 to to 1.23
III99639.437.1 to to 1.41
IV65141.838.7 to 45.11.341.19 to 1.51
Linear test for trend0.013