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Table 2 Group characteristics

From: Supracervical hysterectomy versus total abdominal hysterectomy: perceived effects on sexual function

  SCH (n = 33) TAH (n = 27) Significance
Age (mean, +/- SD) 45+/-5.0 46+/-4.8 NS*
Race    
   white 21(64) 16(59)  
   black 6(18) 6(22) NS
   hispanic 3(9) 5(19)  
   asian 3(9) 0  
Marital status    
   married 19(58) 19 (70)  
   single 8(24) 6(23) NS
   divorced 6(18) 2(7)  
Length of stay (days)
(mean, +/- SD)
4.3+/-1.5 4.7+/-1.8 NS*
Uterine mass (grams)
(mean, +/- SD)
665+/-766 400+/-273 NS*
Indications    
   leiomyoma 26(79) 16(60)  
   menometrorhagia 3(9) 6(22) NS
   cyst 3(9) 3(11)  
   other 1 (3) 2 (7)  
Incision type    
   pfannensteil 25 (76) 23(85) NS
   vertical 8(24) 4(15)  
Previous abdominal surgery    
   yes 17 (52) 10(37) NS
   no 16(48) 17(63)  
Parity    
   parous 25 (76) 20(74) NS
   nonparous 8(14) 7(16)  
Same partner    
   yes 27(84) 19 (79) NS
   no 5(16) 5(21)  
Oophorectomy    
   yes 10(30) 17(63) p < 0.05
   no 23(70) 10(37)  
Hormone replacement    
   yes 12(36) 16(59) NS
   no 21 (64) 11 (41)  
  1. Data are presented as n (%); NS = not significant; chi square test; NS* students t test