Skip to main content

Table 4 Socio-demographic characteristics and surgical wound infection among women having obstetric surgery in 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

Variable Category SSI Crude OR(95%CI)
Yes
Number (%)
No
Number (%)
 
Age ≤ 19 5(13.9%) 18(52%) 3.453(1.18–10.00)
20–34 23(63.9%) 286(82.2%) 1
≥35 8(22.2%) 44(12.6%) 2.26(0.95–5.37)
Residence Urban 17(47.2%) 149(42.8%) 1
Rural 19(52.8%) 199(57.2%) 0.837(0.437–1.66)
Ethnicity Oromo 24(66.7%) 235(67.5%) 1
Amhara 8(22.2%) 54(15.5%) 1.45(0.618–3.404)
Tigrie 2(5.6%) 30(8.6%) 0.653(0.147–2.901)
Guragie 1(2.8%) 19(5.5%) 0.515(0.066–4.020)
Other 1(2.8%) 10(2.9%) 0.979(0.120–7.981)
Religion Orthodox 17(47.2%) 119(34.2%) 1.500(0.729–3.088)
Protestant 3(8.3%) 58(16.7%) 0.543(0.153–1.931
Muslim 16(44.4%) 168(48.3%) 1
Other 0 3(0.9%) 0.000
Occupation House Wife 26(72.2%) 199(57.2%) 2.047(0.815–5.14)
Civil Servant 6(16.7%) 94(27%) 1
Farmer 0 3(0.9%) 0.000(0.000)
Merchant 4(11.1%) 52(14.9%) 1.205(0.325–4.465)
Education Status Illiterate 10(27.8%) 67(19.3%) 1.727(0.64–4.783)
Read and Write only 2(5.6%) 51(14.7%) 0.454(0.091–2.270)
Grade 1–8 7(19.4%) 61(17.5%) 1.328(0.442–3.985)
Grade 9–12 10(27.8%) 88(25.3%) 1.315(0.478–3.617)
Above Grade 12 7(19.4%) 81(23.3%) 1
Month Income ≤ 1000 17(47.2%) 158(45.4%) 0.890(0.400–1.983)
1001–3999 8(22.2%) 99(28.4%) 0.669(0.257–1.736)
≥4000 11(30.6%) 91(26.1%) 1