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Table 1 Socio-economic differentials in prevalence of hysterectomy among married women aged 15–49 years in selected states of India, 2012–13

From: Predictors of hysterectomy among married women 15–49 years in India

Background Characteristics Non-EAG (Pooled)
hys/1000 N
Child Ever Born
 0 4.4 37,077
 1 7.6 64,320
 2 18.6 113,916
 3 25.7 61,154
 4+ 27.6 43,228
Religion
 Hindu 18.7 224,788
 Muslim 14.9 29,021
 Christian 8.3 32,331
 Sikh 24.9 21,083
 Others 7.3 12,472
Residence
 Rural 18.0 190,812
 Urban 16.2 128,883
Education
 Nonliterate 25.5 72,583
 Less than 5 33.0 33,251
 6–9 years 15.1 94,869
 10 or more year 9.7 118,992
Caste of Household
 SC & ST 13.3 126,488
 OBC 20.8 108,268
 Other 20.2 68,819
Working
 Not working 14.7 248,913
 Working 26.3 70,549
Household with Insurance
 No 14.1 242,443
 Yes 28.1 72,571
Wealth Quantile
 Poorest 14.5 62,967
 Poorer 16.4 63,198
 Middle 19.2 63,091
 Richer 19.2 63,077
 Richest 17.4 63,083
  1. SC Scheduled Caste, ST Scheduled tribes, OBC Other backward Classes, N Sample Size