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Table 3 Outcomes of mothers with SSIs following surgery for delivery in Obstetrics of Assela Teaching Hospital, April, 23, 2015 to September 5, 2015

From: Risk factors for surgical site infections in obstetrics: a retrospective study in an Ethiopian referral hospital

Variables Category Frequency(N = 36) Percent
The time surgical site infection detected Before discharge 14 38.9
After discharge 22 61.1
Types of surgical site infections detected Superficial 11 30.5
Deep 23 63.8
Organ /space 2 5.7
Postoperative day SSIs detected ≤ 7 19 52.7
8–14 16 44.4
15–30 1 2.9
Number of additional hospital stay
due to SSIs
≤ 7 7 19.4
8–14 19 52.8
15–30 8 22.2
≥31 2 5.6