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.
Show more
Loading statistic...
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%
Download Settings Share
Chart type
Datalabels
Share on Social Media
HTML code to embed chart as PNG (FAQ)
Download started
Please be patient - this may take a moment
Description Source More information
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.
Show more
Release date
March 2015
Region
United States
Survey time period
2014
Age group
17 years and younger
Supplementary notes
* In 2014, 27 physicians reported performing Breast Augmentation procedures on women 17 and under for the above reasons.
** The FDA recommends that cosmetic breast augmentation be restricted to women age 18 and above.

More information

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $588 / Year

Basic Account

Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.

Register for free

Premium Account

Your perfect start with Statista

  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references

$49 / Month *

Corporate Account

Full access

Corporate solution including all features.

Send request

* All products require an annual contract.
   Prices do not include sales tax
   (New York residents only).
Leading companies trust Statista:
paypalgoogleadobepgsamsungtelekom
I think of Statista as Google for researchers. Statista provides you with the information you search for right away.
Dr. Horst Stipp

Dr. Horst Stipp
EVP, Research & Innovation, Advertising Research Foundation

Statistics on "Women in the U.S."

  • Overview
  • Women and career
  • Mothers
  • Women and relationships
  • Women as consumers
  • Women's hobbies and leisure activities
Need help with using Statista for your research? Tutorials and first steps

Further Content: Statistics, Studies, and Topic Pages

Statistics on the topic

Topics

About Statista

Learn more about how Statista can support your business.

Request webinar
Do you have any questions about our business solutions?

We provide you with detailed information about our Corporate Account.