Table 3

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

Overall
Socioeconomic levelNumberSHR95% CIRSR95% CI
I925.34.3 to 6.51.00
II1876.55.6 to 7.51.220.95 to 1.57
III1747.16.1 to 8.31.341.04 to 1.72
IV1097.25.9 to 8.61.341.01 to 1.77
Total562
Linear test for trend0.113
35–49 years
Socioeconomic levelNumberSHR95% CIRSR95% CI
I203.72.4 to 5.81.00
II333.42.4 to 4.80.910.52 to 1.59
III465.13.8 to 6.81.350.80 to 2.28
IV397.05.1 to 9.61.881.09 to 3.22
Total138
Linear test for trend0.079
50+ years
Socioeconomic levelNumberSHR95% CIRSR95% CI
I726.24.9 to 7.81.00
II1548.27.0 to 9.61.321.00 to 1.75
III1288.26.9 to 9.81.330.99 to 1.78
IV707.25.7 to 9.11.170.84 to 1.63
Total424
Linear test for trend0.623