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Table 1 Socio demographic and medical characteristics of study participants of SSI and associated factors among CDs at DGH, 2017. (n = 334)

From: Surgical site infection and associated factors among women underwent cesarean delivery in Debretabor General Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia: hospital based cross sectional study

Variable Frequency Percent (%)
Age
  < 20 47 14.1
 20–34 232 74.4
 35–49 35 10.5
Residence
 Urban 232 69.5
 Rural 102 30.5
Educational status
 Unable to read and write 56 16.8
 Primary education 79 23.6
 Secondary and above 199 59.6
Religion
 Orthodox 322 96.4
 Muslim 12 3.6
Health status
 ASA class I 238 71.2
 ASA class II 48 14.4
 ASA class III 48 14.4
Chronic hypertension
 Yes 28 8.4
 No 306 91.6
Diabetes mellitus
 Yes 5 1.5
 No 329 98.5
Heart disease
 Yes 9 2.7
 No 325 97.3
Pre-existing anemia
 Yes 15 4.5
 No 319 95.5
Obesity
 Yes 14 4.2
 No 320 95.8
  1. ASA American society of Anesthesiologists