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Table 1 The comparison between incidence and type of SSIs in two types of surgery

From: Multicenter surveillance study of surgical site infection and its risk factors in radical resection of colon or rectal carcinoma

SSIs type Radical resection of colon (n = 3406) Radical resection of rectal (n = 2323) X 2 P value
n % n %
Total SSIs 87 2.55 119 5.12 26.281 0.000
Superficial incisional SSI 32 0.94 53 2.28 17.017 0.000
Deep incisional SSI 19 0.56 26 1.11 5.585 0.018
Organ/space incisional SSI 36 1.06 40 1.72 4.665 0.031