|Care and early movement of the limb ipsilateral to surgery in women, Brazil, 2010|
|Variables||%||Crude PR (CI 95%)||p||Adjusted PRa(CI 95%)||p|
|Removing hand cuticles with pliers||Yes||40.2||1||0.06||1||0.02|
|Armpit depilation by razor blade or waxing||Yes||34.8||1||0.10||1||0.81|
|Carry weight with the affected limb||Yes||60.7||1||0.09||1||0.54|
|Receive vaccines and/or injections in the limb||Yes||54.5||1||0.08||1||0.96|
|Injury/burn in any part of the limb||Yes||36.6||1||0.04||1||0.32|
|Guidance on exercising in the postoperative period||First day until first month||22.3||1||0.05||1||0.12|
|After losing movement||23.2||0.67(0.34–1.31)||1.25(0.61–2.54)|
|Didn’t receive guidance||54.5||(1.67(0.92–3.02)||1.94(0.91–4.18)|
aVariables adjusted within their blocks.
Variables related to the clarification received regarding the care and early movement of the limb ipsilateral to surgery in women, associated with lymphedema following surgical treatment for breast cancer Juiz de Fora (MG), Brazil, 2010.
Paiva et al.
Paiva et al. BMC Women's Health 2013 13:6 doi:10.1186/1472-6874-13-6