Surgical sterilization in the United States: prevalence and characteristics, 1965-95.

  • Adarsha Chandra
  • Published 1998 in
    Vital and health statistics. Series 23, Data from…


OBJECTIVES This report presents national data on the prevalence of surgical sterilization from 1965 to 1995 among women 15-44 years of age. Data are shown by type of sterilizing operation and demographic characteristics of the women. For the 1995 survey data, reasons for the three most common sterilizing operations (tubal ligation, vasectomy, and… (More)


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