Variables N = 120 %
Time Elapsed Since Stoma Implantation (in months)
≤ 12 months 24 20
>12 months and ≤60 months 40 33.3
>60 months 56 46.7
Nature Of Intestinal Stoma
Definitive 81 67.5
Temporary 39 32.5
Irrigation System Use
Yes 7 5.9
Diabetes Mellitus
Yes 41 34.1
Hypertension
Yes 68 56.7
Smoking
Yes 52 43.3
Table 2: Sample group of patients with intestinal stoma due to colorectal cancer, by clinical characteristics, Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil, 2011.