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Table 2 Surgical related factors in the surgical ward of WUNEMMH from January 1 to September 1, 2017 (N = 255)

From: Evaluation of antimicrobial prophylaxis use and rate of surgical site infection in surgical ward of Wachemo University Nigist Eleni Mohammed Memorial Hospital, Southern Ethiopia: prospective cohort study

Variables Frequency Percent
Previous surgery
 Yes 30 11.8
 No 225 88.2
Wound class
 Clean 144 56.5
 Clean-contaminated 111 43.5
Surgical type
 Elective 177 69.4
 Emergency 78 30.6