Table 3

Postoperative reoperations within 30 days after all colorectal cancer surgery by presence/absence of a previous diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), Denmark, 2005–2011

Wound rupture (%)Superficial/deep infection (%)Superficial/deep bleeding (%)Anastomosis leakage (%)Other reason for reoperation (%)
COPD
 Yes4.1 (3.2 to 5.3)0.9 (0.5 to 1.5)2.1 (1.4 to 2.9)3.5 (2.6 to 4.6)1.0 (0.5 to 1.6)
 No2.0 (1.8 to 2.2)1.3 (1.1 to 1.5)0.8 (0.7 to 1.0)3.1 (2.9 to 3.4)0.7 (0.6 to 0.9)
  • Numbers in parentheses are 95% CI.