Table 1

Characteristics of the study sample

Characteristics

N

%


Operation type


Reduction

Augmentation

Reconstruction

15

12

21

31.3

25.0

43.8


Type of reconstruction


Implant

12

57.1

Tram

7

33.3

Unilateral implant and tram

2

9.5


Timing of reconstruction


Delayed

9

42.9

Immediate

11

52.4

Unilateral immediate and delayed

1

4.8


Time since surgery


< 12 months

12 to 24 months

> 24 months

8

30

10

16.7

62.5

20.8


Age

20 – 29

30 – 39

40 – 49

50 – 75

3

14

13

17

6.4

29.8

27.7

36.2


Marital Status


Married

Common-law

Divorced

Widowed

Single

21

4

5

2

16

43.8

8.3

10.4

4.2

33.3


Ethnicity


Caucasian

Ethnic minority

42

6

87.5

12.5


Main Activity


Working

Homemaker

Student

Retired

Unemployed

33

5

3

3

2

70.2

10.6

6.4

6.4

6.4


Klassen et al. BMC Women's Health 2009 9:11   doi:10.1186/1472-6874-9-11

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