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Table 1 Population Distribution based on the type of operation and SSI Incidence.

From: Abdominal surgical site infections: incidence and risk factors at an Iranian teaching hospital

Type of operation Frequency Percent SSI incidence Percent
splenectomy 24 3 -- --
cholecystectomy 272 33.9 25 9.2
umbilical hernia 35 4.4 5 14.3
appendicitis 132 16.5 19 14.4
stomach cancer 58 7.2 23 39.7
Excision biopsy 15 1.9 -- --
laparotomy 142 17.7 25 17.6
cystectomy 9 1.1 4 44.4
colon cancer 24 3 14 58.3
colostomy 15 1.9 10 66.7
laparoscopy 18 2.2 -- --
abdominal mass 10 1.2 2 20
ileostomy 10 1.2 5 50
Intestinal adhesion 5 0.6 4 80
others 33 4.2 4 12.1
total 802 100 140 17.4