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Table 3 Mean time between incision and prophylaxis and average length of operation in both groups

From: Antibiotic prophylaxis for caesarean section at a Ugandan hospital: a randomised clinical trial evaluating the effect of administration time on the incidence of postoperative infections

Variable Overall Pre-incision Post-incision Mean difference P value
Time difference between prophylaxis and incision (minutes) 19.40 (13.18) 26.09 (9.67) 13.00 (12.93) 13.09 0.001
Length of operation (minutes) 60.71 (120.7) 56.49 (168.6) 64.74 (36.9) 8.25 0.478
  1. The data are presented as mean (standard deviation).