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Table 4 Intra operation and post operation 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 (%)
Type of cesarean delivery
 Emergency 287 85.9
 Elective 47 14.1
Time Prophylaxis antibiotics given
  ≤ 1 h before the operation 300 89.8
  > 1 h before the operation 34 10.2
Skin incision
 Pfannensteil 291 87.1
 Midline 43 12.9
Procedure duration
  ≤ 1 h 331 99.1
  > 1 h 3 .9
Dis-impaction of head
 Yes 8 2.4
 No 333 97.6
Estimated blood loss
  ≤ 500 ml 328 98.2
  > 500 ml 6 1.8
Intra-operation transfusion
 Yes 6 1.8
 No 328 98.2
Wound class
 Clean contaminated 325 97.3
 Contaminated 9 2.7
Skin closure
 Interrupted 22 6.6
 Sub-cuticular 312 93.4
Qualification of surgeon
 Integrated emergency surgical officer 191 57.2
 Obstetrician and gynecologist 143 42.8
Experience
 2–3 years 120 36
  > 3 years 214 64
Post-operative hemoglobin
  < 11 g/dl 59 17.7
  ≥ 11 g/dl 275 82.3
  1. hr hour, Ml: milliliter, g/dl gram/ deciliter