Cancer Causes Control 2021 Sep 21. Epub 2021 Sep 21.
Epidemiology and Applied Research Branch, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, CDC, 4770 Buford Hwy, MS S107-4, Atlanta, GA, 30341, USA.
Purpose: Previous reports of gynecologic cancer rates have adjusted for hysterectomy prevalence with data from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) or the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS). We sought to determine if BRFSS and NHIS produce similar estimates of hysterectomy prevalence.
Methods: Using data from BRFSS and NHIS, we calculated hysterectomy prevalence for women aged 20-79 years, stratified by 10-year age groups, survey year (2010, 2018), and race/ethnicity (Hispanic, non-Hispanic American Indian or Alaskan Native, non-Hispanic Asian, non-Hispanic Black, non-Hispanic White, non-Hispanic all other race groups). Read More