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Table 2 Pregnancy and labor related 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 (%)
Gravidity
 1 143 42.8
 2–4 150 44.9
  ≥ 5 41 12.3
Parity
 1 169 50.6
 2–4 124 37.1
  ≥ 5 41 12.3
Ante natal care follow-up
 Yes 288 86.2
 No 46 13.8
Pregnancy induced hypertension
 Yes 57 27.1
 No 277 82.9
Gestational diabetes mellitus
 Yes 5 1.5
 No 329 98.5
Gestational age
 Preterm 47 14.1
 Term 260 77.8
 Post term 27 8.1
Steroid therapy
 Yes 38 11.4
 No 296 88.6
Labor before the operation
 No labor 84 25.1
 Yes (≤24 h) 199 59.6
 Yes (> 24 h) 51 15.3
Way of labor initiation
 No labor 84 25.1
 Spontaneous 195 58.4
 Induced 55 16.5
Vaginal examination
 No 38 11.4
 Yes (≤5) 114 34.1
 Yes (> 5) 182 54.5
Status of membrane
 Intact 189 56.6
 Ruptured (≤ 12 h) 108 32.3
 Ruptured (> 12 h) 37 11.1
Chorioaminitis
 Yes 40 12
 No 294 88