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Table 3 Association between breast cancer practice and the respondents' characteristics

From: Breast conserving surgery versus mastectomy: cancer practice by general surgeons in Iran

  Breast conservation No. (%) Mastectomy No. (%) P value
Gender    0.35
Male 14 (82) 61 (92)  
Female 3 (18) 5 (8)  
Age (years)    0.60
<40 4 (24) 10 (15)  
40–59 6 (35) 31 (47)  
≥60 7 (41) 25 (38)  
Work experience    1.0
≤10 4 (24) 16 (24)  
>10 13 (76) 50 (76)  
Working at a teaching hospital    0.12
Yes 7 (41) 14 (21)  
No 10 (59) 52 (79)  
Breast cancer case load of the surgeon (n = 70)    0.007
≤20 8 (53) 48 (87)  
>20 7 (47) 7 (13)