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Table 2 SSI Distribution based on the factors involved.

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

Variable Classification SSI (+) SSI (-) total P. Val.
   N % N % N %  
Age Age groups under 25 4 3.7 103 96.3 107 100 <0.001
  Age groups 25–65 102 18.1 462 81.9 564 100  
  Age groups above 65 33 25.2 98 74.8 131 100  
Sex Female 61 15.1 344 84.9 405 100 <0.093
  male 78 19.6 319 80.4 397 100  
Type Of Wounds Clean wounds 5 4.6 104 95.4 109 100 <0.001
  Clean contaminated wounds 9 4.2 205 95.8 214 100  
  Contaminated wounds 115 31.3 252 68.7 367 100  
  Dirty – infected wounds 10 8.9 102 91.1 112 100  
Type Of Operation Urgent 29 14.9 166 85.1 195 100 <0.001
  elective 110 18.1 497 81.9 607 100  
Operation Duration Below 1.5 hours 9 5.4 157 94.6 166 100 <0.001
  1.5 – 4 hours 121 19.5 501 80.5 622 100  
  Above 4 hours 9 64.3 5 35.7 14 100  
preoperative bed stay Emergency 24 11.7 181 88.3 205 100 <0.018
  1 – 15 days 100 18.6 439 81.4 539 100  
  More than 15 days 15 25.9 43 74.1 58 100  
Shaving Time One hour before operation 29 14.5 171 85.5 200 100 <0.001
  12 hours before operation 110 18.3 492 81.7 602 100  
showering Before op. Taken 80 13.9 497 86.1 577 100 1.00
  none 59 26.2 166 76.8 255 100  
Body mass index Under 20 10 17.2 48 82.8 58 100 0.692
  Ranging 20.1 – 25 73 16 383 84 456 100  
  Ranging 25.1 – 30 42 19.5 173 80.5 215 100  
  Above 30.1 14 19.2 59 80.8 73 100