Table 3

Number (%) of women who underwent immediate breast reconstruction of those who had a bilateral mastectomy (BM), by presence of a breast cancer diagnosis, 2002–2011

 Women without breast cancerWomen with breast cancer
BM in same operationBM in two operations
No% (95% CI)No% (95% CI)No% (95% CI)
20024259.2 (46.8 to 70.7)5618.2 (14.0 to 23.0)6027.1 (21.4 to 33.5)
20034765.2 (53.1 to 76.1)4313.0 (9.5 to 17.0)8030.4 (24.9 to 36.3)
20047069.3 (59.3 to 78.1)5817.3 (13.4 to 21.8)8330.9 (25.4 to 36.7)
20058766.4 (57.6 to 74.4)8021.7 (17.6 to 26.2)10533.7 (28.4 to 39.2)
200610672.1 (64.1 to 79.2)9322.9 (18.9 to 27.2)14246.3 (40.6 to 52.0)
200716079.6 (73.4 to 84.9)10323.8 (19.9 to 28.1)15546.1 (40.7 to 51.6)
200815181.2 (74.8 to 86.5)13527.4 (23.5 to 31.5)17345.1 (40.0 to 57.3)
200920387.5 (82.5 to 91.5)18533.9 (30.0 to 38.0)20152.2 (47.1 to 57.3)
201020787.0 (82.0 to 91.0)18835.6 (31.5 to 40.0)132*50.2 (44.0 to 56.4)
201123190.6 (86.3 to 93.9)25240.8 (36.9 to 44.8)50*53.8 (43.1 to 64.2)
  • *These figures are incomplete since our version of the HES database only covers the period up to 31 March 2012.