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Table 3 Factors associated with surgical site infections

From: Experience with modified radical mastectomy in a low-income country: a multi-center prospective observational study

No Variables Category SSI rate (%) p-value (univariable analysis) AOR p-value
SSI No SSI
1 RVI Yes 8 (80) 2 (20) < 0.001 4.2 (2.1–5.8) < 0.001
No 5 (6.5) 72 (93.5)    
2 Neoadjuvant Yes 6 (35.3) 11 (64.7) 0.014 1.8 (1.3–3.9) 0.026
No 7 (10) 63 (90)    
3 LN level I–III 2 (66.7) 1 (33.3) 0.06 1.16 (1.03–2.5) 0.10
I and II 11 (13.1) 73 (86.9)    
  1. RVI Retroviral infection, LN lymph nodes, SSI surgical site infections, AOR adjusted odds ratio