Reuters - "Sterilization More Common Among Rural Women, Study Finds"

 – July 15, 2013  –– 

Rural women, especially those without much education, are more likely to have their "tubes tied" in their 20s and early 30s than urban and suburban women, according to a new study. For the study, Britt Lunde, MD, from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and her colleagues analyzed data from a national survey of about 4,700 women aged 20 to 34, conducted in 2006 through 2010. Learn more