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Table 2 Characteristics of 11,973 women in the mastectomy population

From: Modification of claims-based measures improves identification of comorbidities in non-elderly women undergoing mastectomy for breast cancer: a retrospective cohort study

Characteristic n (%)
Age, mean (standard deviation) 50.79 (8.36)
Region
 Northeast 2,122 (17.72)
 South 3,966 (33.12)
 Midwest 2,455 (20.50)
 West 3,403 (28.42)
 Unknown 27 (0.23)
Surgical procedure
 Mastectomy-only 4,887 (40.82)
 Mastectomy with immediate implant reconstruction 5,440 (45.44)
 Mastectomy with immediate flap reconstruction 1,228 (10.26)
 Mastectomy with immediate flap plus implant reconstruction 418 (3.49)
Bilateral mastectomy 4,995 (41.72)
Indication for mastectomy
 Metastatic cancer 298 (2.49)
 Regional cancer 2,385 (19.92)
 Local breast cancer 7,381 (61.65)
 Carcinoma in situ 1,529 (12.77)
 Prophylactic 308 (2.57)
 Benign/other 72 (0.60)
Inpatient operation 9,733 (81.29)