Distribution of breast augmentations among younger U.S. women by reason 2014

Distribution of breast augmentation procedures among U.S. women aged 17 years and younger in 2014, by reason*

Distribution of breast augmentations among younger U.S. women by reason 2014 This statistic shows a distribution of breast augmentation procedures among US women aged 18 years and younger in 2014, by reason for surgery. In that year, around 38 percent of breast augmentation procedures were performed to change severe asymmetry.
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Distribution of breast augmentation procedures among U.S. women aged 17 years and younger in 2014, by reason*

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Reason for surgeryPercentage of total
Severe asymmetry37.6%
Purely cosmetic bilateral breast augmentation**30.6%
Tubular breast deformity12.6%
Congenital micromastia (severe underdevelopment)11%
Poland’s syndrome (congenital absent breast)7.7%
Other0.4%
Reason for surgeryPercentage of total
Severe asymmetry37.6%
Purely cosmetic bilateral breast augmentation**30.6%
Tubular breast deformity12.6%
Congenital micromastia (severe underdevelopment)11%
Poland’s syndrome (congenital absent breast)7.7%
Other0.4%
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This statistic shows a distribution of breast augmentation procedures among US women aged 18 years and younger in 2014, by reason for surgery. In that year, around 38 percent of breast augmentation procedures were performed to change severe asymmetry.
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