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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the Women who underwent c/s in Ayder referral hospital, Mekelle, Tigray, Northern Ethiopia, 2016 (N=206)

From: Magnitude and determinants of surgical site infecion among women underwent cesarean section in Ayder comprehensive specialized hospital Mekelle City, Tigray region, Northern Ethiopia, 2016

Variables Category Post c/s SSI Total (%)
Yes No
N % N %
Age ≤19 0 0% 7 100.0% 7(3.4%)
20–34 18 10.3% 157 89.7% 175(85%)
≥35 6 25% 18 75.0% 24(11.6%)
Residence Rural 14 20% 53 79.1% 67(32.5%)
Urban 10 7.2% 129 92.8% 139 (67.5%)
Ethnicity Tigray 22 11.1% 176 88.9% 198(96.1%)
Amhara 0 0% 3 100.0% 3(1.5%)
Afar 2 40% 3 60.0% 5(2.4%)