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Table 3 Multivariable logistic regression of breast reconstruction in women treated with mastectomy for breast cancer at the Siteman Cancer Center from 2000 to 2012 (N = 2809)

From: Breast reconstruction after mastectomy at a comprehensive cancer center

Variable aOR 95 % CI p value
Age*
 <55 1.00
 ≥55 0.35 0.29–0.42 <0.01
Race*
 Caucasian 1.00
 African American 0.70 0.56–0.87 <0.01
Insurance*
 Privatea 1.00
 Publicb 0.45 0.38–0.54 <0.01
Tumor stage*
 Stage 0/DCIS–2 1.00
 Stage 3–4 0.60 0.47–0.76 <0.01
PR status
 Positive 1.00
 Negative 0.87 0.73–1.03 0.12
Laterality of mastectomy*
 Bilateral 1.00
 Unilateral 0.37 0.30–0.46 <0.01
Receipt of adjuvant chemotherapy
 No 1.00
 Yes 1.06 0.87–1.30 0.55
Receipt of adjuvant radiation therapy*
 No 1.00
 Yes 0.72 0.59–0.89 <0.01
  1. DCIS ductal carcinoma in situ, PR progesterone receptor
  2. * Statistically significant variable
  3. aPrivate insurance included: managed care, HMO, PPO, TRICARE, fee for service
  4. bPublic insurance included: Medicaid, Medicare, Veterans’ Affairs, Indian Health Service