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Table 3 Mastectomized breast cancer patients with reconstructive surgery diagnosed in 2005, 2008 and 2011 in Catalonia, Spain

From: Trends in the surgical procedures of women with incident breast cancer in Catalonia, Spain, over a 7-year period (2005–2011)

  Radical surgery
2005 2008 2011  
n (%) n (%) n (%) β* (95% CI)
Age        
   ≤49 99 (60.7) 147 (65.6) 121 (61.1) 0.000 (-0.026; 0.026)
   50 - 69 56 (34.4) 68 (30.4) 69 (34.8) 0.004 (-0.045; 0.054)
   ≥ 70 8 (4.9) 9 (4.0) 8 (4.0) -0.032 (-0.197; 0.132)
Stage        
   Local 144 (88.3) 173 (77.2) 148 (74.7) -0.030 (-0.047;-0.012)
   Regional 14 (8.6) 48 (21.4) 42 (21.2) 0.113 (0.038; 0.191)
   Distant 5 (3.1) 3 (1.3) 8 (4.0) 0.071 (-0.137; 0.290)
Charlson Comorbidity Index        
   No comorbidity 143 (87.7) 200 (89.3) 177 (89.4) 0.003 (-0.009; 0.015)
   Low comorbidity 15 (9.2) 21 (9.4) 18 (9.1) -0.002 (-0.110; 0.107)
   High comorbidity 5 (3.1) 3 (1.3) 3 (1.5) -0.132 (-0.400; 0.118)
Type of surgery        
   Simple mastectomy 129 (38.7) 175 (78.1) 149 (75.3) -0.008 (-0.027; 0.010)
   Radical mastectomy 17 (8.6) 30 (13.4) 13 (6.6) -0.067 (-0.168; 0.034)
   Subcutaneous mastectomy 17 (52.8) 19 (8.5) 36 (18.2) 0.117 (0.021; 0.216)
Type of reconstruction        
   Immediate 126 (77.3) 192 (85.7) 187 (94.4) 0.033 (0.020; 0.047)
   Delayed 37 (22.7) 32 (14.3) 11 (5.6) -0.213 (-0.307; -0.124)
Hospital complexity        
   Low 26 (16.0) 40 (17.9) 31 (15.7) -0.004 (-0.081; 0.073)
   Medium 47 (28.8) 77 (34.4) 85 (42.9) 0.068 (0.021; 0.115)
   High 90 (55.2) 107 (47.8) 82 (41.4) -0.048 (-0.084;-0.012)
Total 1 163 (17.1) 224 (25.3) 198 (22.8) 0.044 (0.016; 0.073)
  1. *β is the slope of the log-binomial model used to measure the temporal trend; 95% CI: 95% Confidence Interval; In bold, statistically significant; 1Percentages were calculated taking into account the total number of mastectomized patients in the respective years.