Trends in female sterilization in a teaching hospital.

  • Rao Kb Ghouse
  • Published 1975 in Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology of India


10,451 tubal sterilizations, performed at the Government Erskine Hospital, Madurai from 1956-1972 were examined in order to study the changing trends regarding the type and time (in relation to pregnancy or delivery) of sterilizations. The 17-year period was divided into 3 phases: 1956-1963, 1964-1970, and 1971-1972. During the 1st phase the number of… (More)


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