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Table 4 Medical quality at BCU Arvika and BCU Uppsala, 2011–2014

From: High experienced continuity in breast cancer care is associated with high health related quality of life

Variables Arvika Uppsala p-value
N = 79 N = 139
MDTC* pre-operative 78 139 0.18
99% 100%
MDTC post-operative 100% 100% _
Type of surgery; BCS** versus mastectomy 49/30 88/51 0.85
62%/38% 63%/37%
Postoperative infection within 30 days 7 13 0.85
9% 10%
Reoperation done due to surgical complications 1 5 0.41***
1% 4%
Reoperation done due to tumour morphology 10 9 0.11
13% 6%
Patients with BCS receiving radiotherapy on the breast 43 63 0.01
92% 73%
  1. *MDTC Multidisciplinary Therapy Conference, **BCS Breast Conserving Surgery ***Fisher’s Exact Test