Epidemiologic characteristics of women with uterine fibroids: a case-control study.

@article{Parazzini1988EpidemiologicCO,
  title={Epidemiologic characteristics of women with uterine fibroids: a case-control study.},
  author={Fabio Parazzini and Carlo La La Vecchia and Eva Negri and Gaetano Cecchetti and Luigi Fedele},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1988},
  volume={72 6},
  pages={853-7}
}
Risk factors for uterine fibroids were analyzed in a hospital-based case-control study conducted in the greater Milan area, based on 275 women with histologically confirmed fibroids and 722 controls with acute nongynecologic or hormone-related conditions. Questions were asked about menstrual and reproductive characteristics, education, history of various diseases, and lifetime use of oral contraceptives and other hormonal treatments. The risk of uterine fibroids was reduced in parous women… CONTINUE READING