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Table 4 Frequency distribution of pre-existing medical condition of 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 SSI Frequency Percent (%)
Yes No
N (%) N (%)
Anemia Yes 4 (25%) 12 (75%) 16 7.8%
No 20 (10.5%) 170 (89.5%) 190 92.2%
Hypertension Yes 3 (16.7%) 15 (83.3%) 18 8.7%
No 21 (11%) 167 (89%) 188 91.3%
DM Yes 2 (66.7%) 1 (33.3%) 3 1.5%
No 22 (10.8%) 181 (89.2%) 203 98.5%
HIV Reactive 5 (41.7%) 7 (58.3%) 12 5.8%
Non-reactive223 17 (9.3%) 166 (90.7%) 183 88.8%
Unknown status 2 (18%) 9 (82%) 11 5.3%
Immunosuppressive drug Yes 0 (0%) 2 (100%) 2 1%
No 24 (11.8%) 180 (88.2%) 204 99%
Pre op Hgb label <11 mg/dl 3 (13%) 20 (87%) 23 11.2%
11mg/dl 21 (11.5%) 162 (88.5%) 183 88.8%