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Table 3 Binary logistic regression analysis to identify factors associated with surgical site infection from overall hospitals in Bahir Dar city, Ethiopia, May 2018(n = 642)

From: The prevalence and root causes of surgical site infections in public versus private hospitals in Ethiopia: a retrospective observational cohort study

Characteristics Surgical site infection COR(95%CI) AOR(95% CI)
Yes No
Age of patient
 ≤ 24 7 139 1 1
 25–35 14 200 1.39 (0.54 3.53) 1.35 (0.48 3.77)
 ≥ 36 43 239 3.57 (1.56 8.15) 2.32 (0.90 6.59)
Sex of patients
 Male 36 237 1 1
 Female 28 341 0.54 (0.32 0.91) 0.59 (0.32 1.09)
Wound type
 Clean 27 460 1 1
 Clean-contaminated and dirty 37 118 5.34 (3.12 9.12) 5.35 (2.84 10.06)*
Monthly income in ETB
 ≤ 1600 10 161 1 1
 1601–2500 22 145 2.44 (1.11 5.33) 2.88 (1.15 7.18)*
 ≥ 2501 32 272 1.89 (0.90 3.95) 2.54 (1.05 5.99)*
Length of hospital stay
 < 6 days 18 316 1 1
 ≥ 6 days 46 262 3.08 (1.74 5.44) 1.96 (1.03 3.71)*
Duration of surgical procedure
 ≤ 30 min 9 206 1 1
 31–60 min 28 294 2.17 (1.007 4.71) 1.21 (0.49 2.99)
 > 60 min 27 78 7.92 (3.56 17.60) 5.36 (2.09 13.75)*
Procedure done by
 Surgeon 25 384 1 1
 Residents and GP 39 194 3.08 (1.81 5.25) 3.99 (2.01 7.91)*
Co-morbidities
 No 49 507 1 1
 Yes 15 71 2.18 (1.16 4.10) 1.31 (0.62 2.77)
  1. *Shows P-value less than 0.05