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Table 4 Binary logistic regression analysis to identify factors associated with surgical site infection among patients who undergone surgical procedure in public hospital of Bahir Dar city, Ethiopia, May, 2018(n = 321)

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

Characteristics SSI COR(95%CI) AOR(95% CI)
Yes No
Age in years
 ≤ 24 4 66 1 1
 25–35 9 119 1.24 (0.37 4.20) 1.33 (0.35 5.00)
 ≥ 36 30 93 5.32 (1.78 15.82) 3.28 (0.98 10.99)
Sex
 Male 23 103 1 1
 Female 20 175 0.51 (0.26 0.97) 0.86 (0.36 1.89)
Wound type
 Clean 20 225 1 1
 Clean contaminated and dirty 23 53 4.88 (2.49 9.53) 4.37 (1.88 10.14)*
Monthly income in ETB
 ≤ 1600 9 102 1 1
 1601–2500 15 73 2.32 (0.96 5.61) 2.42 (0.84 6.90)
 ≥ 2501 19 103 2.09 (0.90 4.83) 2.18 (0.82 5.76)
Length of hospital stay
 < 6 days 7 137 1 1
 ≥ 6 days 36 141 4.99 (2.15 11.61) 2.86 (1.11 7.33)*
Duration of surgical procedure
 ≤ 30 min 5 70 1 1
 31–60 min 17 172 1.38 (0.49 3.89) 2.52 (0.82 7.79)
 > 60 min 21 36 8.16 (2.84 23.45) 15.24 (4.48 51.83)*
  1. *Shows P-value less than 0.05