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Table 2 Factors (root causes) of surgical site infection

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

Variables OR 95% CI
Prolonged labor (≥25 h) 5.16 (2.65–10.06)
Prolonged rupture of membrane (≥12 h) 5.26 (3.33–8.29)
Maternal anemia 9.41 (3.77–23.51)
Presence chorioamnionitis 9.32 (4.05–21.45)
Presence meconium 3.76 (1.41–9.99)
Vertical skin incision 3.91 (2.61–5.85)
Subcutaneous tissue thickness > 2 cm 2.82 (1.61–4.94)
General anesthesia 2.69 (2.02–5.85)