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Table 1 Total number of major surgical interventions (mastectomies and quadrantectomies) performed in Italy between 2000 and 2005 (SDO Italian hospitalizations database)

From: Incidence of breast cancer in Italy: mastectomies and quadrantectomies performed between 2000 and 2005

Age group 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 Six years total
25–44 5 291 5 694 5 854 6 063 6 674 6 808 36 384
45–64 19 485 20 438 21 130 20 748 21 142 21 298 124 241
65–74 9 671 9 966 10 356 10 145 11 209 10 808 62 155
> 75 7 161 7 345 7 151 8 109 8 060 8 286 46 112
Sub total 41 608 43 443 44 491 45 065 47 085 47 200 268 892