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Table 2 Bivariate and multivariable association of surgical site infection

From: Surgical site infection and its associated factors following cesarean section in Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Characteristics Surgical site infection COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)
Yes No
Onset of labour
 Induced 5 13 9.32 (2.2–39.1) 0.76 (0.07–8.13)
 Spontaneous 21 243 2.09 (0.7–6.26) 0.24 (0.03–2.01)
 Not in labour 4 97 1 1
Duration of operation
 ≤ 30 min 7 175 1 1
 > 30 min 23 178 3.23 (1.35–7.72) 4.9 (1.8–13.1)*
Rupture of membrane
 Yes 28 212 9.31 (2.18–39.7) 13.9 (2.99–64.8)**
 No 2 141 1 1
Type of skin incision
 Pfannenstiel 19 313 1 1
 Vertical 11 40 4.53 (2.01–10.2) 4.77 (1.74–13.06)*
Skin closure technique
 Interrupted 9 20 7.13 (2.89–17.58) 6.29 (2.07–19.11)**
 Subcutticular 21 333 1 1
Circumstance of surgery
 Elective 4 115 1 1
 Emergency 26 238 3.14 (1.07–9.21) 1.22 (0.3–4.6)
Number of Vaginal examination
 None 5 120 1 1
 1–9 20 210 2.28 (0.83–6.24) 0.94 (0.25–3.55)
 10+ 5 23 5.2 (1.39–19.48) 2.47 (0.46–13.13)
  1. * p = 0.001, ** p = 0.002