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Table 4 Multivariate analyses of demographic, preoperative, and intraoperative characteristics of patients with and without surgical site infection in the cohort of 1173 patients

From: Incidence and risk factors for surgical site infections in obstetric and gynecological surgeries from a teaching hospital in rural India

Variable Adjusted odds ratio (OR) 95% CI of OR P value
Age (Continuous) 1.03 1.01–1.06 0.005
Number of vaginal examinations (Continuous) 1.31 1.23–1.40 <0.001
Vaginal discharge 4.04 1.77–9.20 0.001
Presence of medical illness 5.76 2.84–11.67 <0.001
ASA class >3 12.80 5.32–30.79 <0.001
Concomitant surgery 3.26 1.36–7.83 0.008
Surgical time (Continuous) 2.02 1.53–2.66 <0.001
Inadequate antibiotic prophylaxis 4.91 2.04–11.81 <0.005
Length of stay (Continuous) 1.058 1.01–1.10 0.007