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Research Article

Use of Chinese Medicine and Subsequent Surgery in Women with Uterine Fibroid: A Retrospective Cohort Study

Table 2

Crude/adjusted hazard ratios and 95% confidence intervals for undergoing surgery.

Crude Adjusteda
HR(95% CI)HR(95% CI)

 No 1.00(Reference)1.00(Reference)
 Yes 0.20(0.18–0.21)***0.18(0.17–0.19)***
Age, years
Occupational status
 White collar1.00(Reference)1.00(Reference)
 Blue collar1.18(1.11–1.27)***1.15(1.07–1.23)***
 Northern Taiwan1.00(Reference)1.00 (Reference)
 Central Taiwan1.25(1.15–1.37)***1.51(1.38–1.65)***
 Southern Taiwan1.20(1.12–1.30)***1.26(1.17–1.36)***
 Eastern Taiwan and offshore islands1.09(0.93–1.29)1.03(0.87–1.22)
Co-morbidity (versus no)
 Excessive menstruation1.34(1.25–1.44)***1.26(1.17–1.36)***
 Iron-deficiency anemia1.61(1.48–1.75)***1.56(1.43–1.70)***

aAdjusted for age, occupation, area, excessive menstruation, iron-deficiency anemia, and dysmenorrhea.
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