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Table 2 Incidence of wound outcomes by group in the Closure randomised trial

From: Skin and subcutaneous fascia closure at caesarean section to reduce wound complications: the closure randomised trial

  Group 1
Non-absorbable suture and non-closure fascia
N = 215
Group 2
Absorbable suture and non-closure fascia
N = 211
Group 3
Non-absorbable suture and closure fascia
N = 212
Group 4
Absorbable suture and closure fascia
N = 211
Total
N = 849
Wound infection N(%) 17 (7.91) 17 (8.06) 10 (4.72) 22 (10.43) 66 (7.77)
Haematoma/Seroma N(%) 1 (0.47) 2 (0.95) 0 (0.00) 4 (1.90) 7 (0.82)
Reoperation N(%) 0 (0.00) 1 (0.47) 0 (0.00) 4 (1.90) 5 (0.59)
Readmission N(%) 0 (0.00) 0 (0.00) 1 (0.47) 2 (0.95) 3 (0.35)
Emergency presentation for wound management N(%) 14 (6.51) 8 (3.79) 9 (4.25) 17 (8.06) 48 (5.65)
Pain score at day 3 Mean (SD) 2.87 (1.91) 3.02 (1.99) 3.09 (2.06) 2.85 (2.12)