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Table 1 Descriptive summary of 13 studies reporting the prevalence of SSI among women undergoing Caesarean section in Ethiopia included in the systematic review and meta-analysis

From: Prevalence and root causes of surgical site infection among women undergoing caesarean section in Ethiopia: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Author Publication year Region Study Hospital Sample Size Case Prevalence
95% CI
Amenu, Belachew et al. [36] 2011 Oromia Jimma University Specialized Hospital 770 88 11.40 (9.16, 13.64)
Bizuneh and Ayana [47] 2018 Addis Ababa St Paul’s Hospital Medical College 582 17 2.90 (1.54,4.26)
Dacho and Angelo [39] 2018 SNNP Mizan Tepi University Teaching Hospital 325 42 12.90 (9.26, 16.54)
Fantu, Segni et al. [37] 2010 Oromia Jimma University Specialized Hospital 98 35 35.70 (26.21,45.19)
Gedefaw, Asires et al. [45] 2018 Amhara Felegehiwot Referral Hospital 447 42 9.40 (6.48, 12.32)
Gelaw and Abdela [48] 2018 Addis Ababa Zewditu Memorial Hospital 563 40 7.10 (4.98, 9.22)
Gelaw, Aweke et al. [42] 2017 Tigray Lemlem Karl Hospital 384 26 6.80 (4.28,9.32)
Mamo, Abebe et al. [38] 2017 Oromia Assela Teaching Referral Hospital 384 36 9.40 (6.48, 12.32)
Rose, Fekad et al. [46] 2018 Amhara Felege hiwot Referral Hospital 247 21 8.50 (5.02, 11.98)
Tadesse, Gessessew et al. [43] 2019 Tigray Ayder Comprehensive Specialized Hospital 2911 49 1.70 (1.23, 2.17)
Tesfaye, Hailu et al. [40] 2017 SNNP Yirgalem General Hospital 469 34 7.20 (4.86, 9.54)
Wendmagegn, Abera et al. [44] 2018 Tigray Ayder Comprehensive Specialized Hospital 206 24 11.70 (7.31,16.09)
Wodajo, Belayneh et al. [41] 2017 SNNP Hawassa University Teaching and Referral Hospital 1110 65 5.90 (4.51, 7.29)