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Table 1 Descriptive summary of eleven studies included in the meta-analysis of SSI after cesarean section and associated factors in Ethiopia 2009–2018

From: Prevalence of surgical site infection and its associated factors after cesarean section in Ethiopia: systematic review and meta-analysis

Author Region study year Sample size Prevalence (%) Factors listed NOSS score
Mamo et al. [20] Oromo 2015 384 9.4 PROM, prolonged labor, chorioamnionitis and vertical skin incision 7
Gelaw et al. [19] AA 2017 474 8.4 PROM, anemia, chorioamnionitis and vertical skin incision 7
Aklilu et al. [15] SNNPR 2017 325 12.9 Anemia 6
Amenu et al. [16] Oromo 2009 770 11.4   9
Wedajo et al. [23] SNNPR 2012 592 11   8
Azeze et al. [14] Amhara 2018 383 7.8 Vertical skin incision 7
Gelaw et al. [18] SNNPR 2016 384 6.8 Prolonged labor, anemia, and vertical skin incision 8
Mulu et al. [22] Amhara 2011 131 13.7   6
Gedefaw et al. [17] Amhara 2018 447 9.4 PROM, prolonged labor, chorioamnionitis and vertical skin incision 7
Rose et al. [21] Amhara 2016 247 8.6 PROM 6
Wondemagegn et al. [24] Tigray 2016 206 11.7 PROM, prolonged labor, chorioamnionitis and anemia 6