Discharges from non-Federal, short stay hospitals (rate per 10,000), by sex and procedure category (all ages),* 2002 (horizontal bar chart): Obstetrical procedures: female, 453.6; male, not applicable. Operations on the digestive system: female, 221.6; male, 167.2. Operations on the cardiovascular system: female, 194.2; male, 282.2. Operations on the female genital organs: female, 147.5; male, not applicable. Operations on the musculoskeletal system: female, 122.1; male, 117.5. Operations on the integumentary system (skin): female, 49.9; male, 43.8. Operations on the nervous system: female, 40.0; male, 36.6. Operations on the urinary system: female, 34.2; male, 32.3. Source: DeFrances CJ, Hall MJ. 2002 National Hospital Discharge Survey. Advance Data from Vital and Health Statistics, No. 342, May 2004.

*Excludes newborn infants.